NOW That’s What I Call Music Is Apparently Still A Thing — And You Won’t BELIEVE How Many CDs They’re Selling!

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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 YearsLukas Graham
Love YourselfJustin Bieber
PillowtalkZayn Malik
Hymn for the Weekend — Coldplay
I Took a Pill in Ibiza (SeeB Remix)Mike Posner
Lush LifeZara Larsson
Fast CarJonas Blue featuring Dakota
StitchesShawn Mendes
Light It Up (Remix)Major Lazer featuring Nyla & Fuse ODG
All My FriendsSnakehips featuring Tinashe & Chance the Rapper
Secret Love SongLittle Mix featuring Jason Derulo
Take Me HomeJess Glynne
ArmyEllie Goulding
HistoryOne Direction
Hands to MyselfSelena Gomez
Get UglyJason Derulo
Coming HomeSigma & Rita Ora
Ex’s & Oh’sElle King
Stevie KnowsOlly Murs
WorryJack Garratt
If You Ever Want to Be in LoveJames Bay
A Bridge over YouThe 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.]

Mar 28, 2016 6:46pm PST

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