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Taylor Swift bigger than The Beatles? No way. Here’s why.

There’s been a ton of talk in recent years about how Taylor Swift (and to a lesser extent Drake and The Weeknd) have become bigger than The Beatles based on things like chart performance, radio play, streaming, and album sales. This is patently false for a number of reasons. Rick Beato explains. This is an important watch.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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