Image for The Richest Songs in the WorldNot currently available on BBC iPlayer

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Mark Radcliffe presents a countdown of the ten songs which have earned the most money of all time - ten classic songs each with an extraordinary story behind them. Radcliffe lifts the lid on how music royalties work and reveals the biggest winners and losers in the history of popular music.

Last on

Sun 6 Jul 2014 23:40 BBC Four

Music Played

50 items

Credits

Presenter
Mark Radcliffe
Producer
Guy Evans
Director
Guy Evans
Executive Producer
Richard Bowron
Executive Producer
Mark Hill

Broadcasts

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss