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“Hey Ya” by OutKast was the first song on iTunes to reach one million downloads

Steve Jobs and Apple launched iTunes on January 9, 2001, A couple years after that, OutKast released their Grammy winning No. 1 single Hey Ya! off their double album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below on September 9, 2003. Hey Ya! became the first song in iTunes’ history to reach one million downloads, making it the first song to achieve platinum status online.

Moving into the future of streaming, Apple has officially ended their iTunes music store with the release of macOS Catalina.

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