NOW 43 Debuts at #1
You’d think by volume 43 the NOW That’s What I Call Music! series might be wearing out its welcome. You’d be wrong. NOW 43 has debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Albums chart, making it the 16th entry of the franchise to top the chart. That makes the NOW series second only to The Beatles in Billboard Albums chart history.
In its first week of release, NOW 43 sold 111,322 copies.
NOW 43 features hits from Carly Rae Jepsen, Katy Perry, Maroon 5, David Guetta featuring Sia, Ellie Goulding, Justin Bieber, Usher, Calvin Harris featuring Ne-Yo, Pitbull, Cher Lloyd, One Direction, Demi Lovato, Alex Clare, M83, Neon Trees, and Luke Bryan.
Thus far, the NOW That’s What I Call Music! series has sold over 200 million albums worldwide. All of the albums from the series have made it into Billboard’s Top 10.
Source: EMI Music / Sony Music Entertainment / Universal Music Group
–Posted by Rebecca Murray