The Beatles

Band Biography
Formation Date: 1960 – Liverpool, England
Notable Achievements: The Beatles were an English rock band. They became the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed act in the history of popular music. The Beatles have had more number-one albums on the British charts and sold more singles in the UK than any other act. According to the RIAA, as of 2012 they have sold 177 million units in the US, more than any other artist. Collectively included in Time magazine’s compilation of the 20th century’s 100 most influential people, the Beatles are the best-selling band in history, with EMI Records estimating sales of over one billion units. source