Beach Boys Beat Beatles For Billboard Record
beach boys record (June 15, 2012)
The Beach Boys just bested the Beatles by breaking the Fab Four’s previous record by a group by expanding their span of Billboard 200 top 10 albums to 49 years and one week. They first reached the top 10 with Surfin’ U.S.A. the week of June 15, 1963. The Beatles’ span of top 10 albums stretches 47 years, seven months and three weeks.Meet the Beatles first entered the top 10 the week of February 8, 1964 and their best of set 1 arrived the week of October 1, 2011. Among all acts, Frank Sinatra is still the chairman of the charts for the longest top 10 span on the Billboard 200: 52 years, two months and one week.