Now that's what we call unbelievable!
If you're a fan of pop music who used to buy CDs before the dawn of iTunes and Spotify, then chances are you remember the Now That's What I Call Music franchise.
Well, believe it or not, NOW is still making new sets, and the 93rd installment of the UK-based series just became the fastest selling album of 2016!
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Apparently, 247,000 copies were sold in the album's first week — over 100k more than David Bowie's posthumous Blackstar album — meaning the physical CD business is still booming overseas.
For those of you curious which acts still get some love in the mix CD market, the compilation album features 22 tracks, including:
7 Years — Lukas Graham
Love Yourself — Justin Bieber
Pillowtalk — Zayn Malik
Hymn for the Weekend — Coldplay
I Took a Pill in Ibiza (SeeB Remix) — Mike Posner
Lush Life — Zara Larsson
Fast Car — Jonas Blue featuring Dakota
Stitches — Shawn Mendes
Light It Up (Remix) — Major Lazer featuring Nyla & Fuse ODG
All My Friends — Snakehips featuring Tinashe & Chance the Rapper
Secret Love Song — Little Mix featuring Jason Derulo
Take Me Home — Jess Glynne
Army — Ellie Goulding
History — One Direction
Hands to Myself — Selena Gomez
Get Ugly — Jason Derulo
Coming Home — Sigma & Rita Ora
Ex's & Oh's — Elle King
Stevie Knows — Olly Murs
Worry — Jack Garratt
If You Ever Want to Be in Love — James Bay
A Bridge over You — The Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Choir
Sounds like a hit to us!
Are U one of the thousands who made Now That's What I Call Music 93 the fastest selling UK album of 2016??
[Image via Now Music/Instagram.]
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