Plus, famed Beatles producer George Martin debuts on Rock Producers.
Danny Boyle’s new movie Yesterday has introduced renewed curiosity in The Beatles’ iconic catalog.
As beforehand reported, a number of classics by the Fab 4 infuse July 13-dated tallies after the primary full monitoring week following the film’s June 28 theatrical launch. Within the movie, the lead character, portrayed by Himesh Patel, finds that he’s the one particular person alive who remembers The Beatles, main him to start performing their music and passing it off as his personal.
On the energy of the group’s 5 entries on the Sizzling Rock Songs chart, Paul McCartney and the late John Lennon concurrently debut on the newly launched Rock Songwriters chart, tied at No. 4.
The weekly Rock Songwriters chart is predicated on whole factors accrued by a songwriter for every attributed track that seems on the Sizzling Rock Songs chart (which blends streaming, airplay and obtain gross sales knowledge); plus, genre-based songwriter and producer charts comply with the identical methodology primarily based on corresponding “Hot”-named style charts. As with Billboard‘s yearly recaps, a number of writers cut up factors for every track equally (and the dividing of factors will result in occasional ties on rankings).
Of The Beatles’ 5 entries on Sizzling Rock Songs, “Here Comes the Sun” locations highest, at No. 9, adopted by “Let It Be” at No. 12, “Yesterday” at No. 14, “Hey Jude” at No. 16 and “Come Together” at No. 17 (Older titles are allowed on Billboard‘s multi-metric charts, akin to Sizzling Rock Songs, in the event that they rank within the tallies’ prime half and present a significant motive for resurging.)
Notably, McCartney and Lennon present writing credit for solely 4 of the 5 tracks above, as “Sun” was written solely by the band’s George Harrison.
Late Beatles producer/composer/arranger George Martin additionally advantages from The Beatles’ Sizzling Rock Songs entries, as they spark his No. 2 debut on the Rock Producers chart. Martin obtained full manufacturing credit score on “Sun,” “Yesterday,” “Hey Jude” and “Come Together” and is co-credited as a producer on “Let It Be” with Phil Spector.
View the complete Rock Songwriters and Rock Producers charts, along with the Sizzling 100 and all style rankings, on Billboard.com/biz.