Beatles music will be available for streaming, starting Christmas Eve

After years of avoiding the streaming marketplace, the Fab Four’s music will be available on a host of streaming services starting Christmas Eve.

At 12:01 a.m. local time on Dec. 24 around the world, the Beatles' music will be available for streaming from numerous outlets, a representative announced Wednesday.

“Happy Crimble, with love from us to you,” explained a statement accompanying a short video announcing the streaming news on the Beatles website.

'The Beatles' quickly became a trending topic on Twitter Wednesday.

Rumors had been swirling that the Beatles’ catalog would soon be available via streaming.

Streaming services that will carry the Fab Four's musical catalog include: Apple Music, Deezer, Google Play, Microsoft Groove, Napster/Rhapsody and Amazon Prime Music, as well as Slacker Radio, Spotify and Tidal.

The 17 Beatles albums span from "With the Beatles" and "A Hard Day's Night" to "Abbey Road" and "Let It Be," plus subsequent greatest hits collections.

Despite the rapid rise of streaming services in recent years, a number of artists opt not to stream their work. Last year Taylor Swift, who has repeatedly voiced her concerns about the future of the music industry, pulled all of her tunes from Spotify.

Pressure from Swift also forced Apple into an about-face during the early months of its Apple Music streaming service. After the musician slammed the tech titan in an open letter earlier this year, Apple quickly shifted position on Apple Music, announcing that it would pay musicians royalties during the service’s free 3-month trial period.

More recently, British superstar Adele decided not to stream her latest album, "25." In an interview with Time magazine the singer said that music should be "an event," and described streaming as "a bit disposable."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.