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NOW That's What I Call Music! Presents Today's Biggest Hits on 'NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 47'

July 22, 2013


LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, has gathered today's biggest hits for NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 47, to be released August 6. NOW 47 will be available on CD and for download purchase from all major digital service providers.

NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 47 features 16 major current hits from today's hottest artists, including Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey with Miguel, Selena Gomez, Avril Lavigne, Demi Lovato, Ke$ha with Juicy J, Icona Pop (feat. Charli XCX), Imagine Dragons, Labrinth with Emeli Sande, Zedd with Foxes, Calvin Harris with Ellie Goulding, Jason Derulo, Anna Kendrick, and Capital Cities, plus four free up-and-coming "NOW What's Next" New Music Preview tracks.

The "NOW What's Next" bonus track program featured on each numeric NOW release continues to preview hot new artists with tomorrow's biggest hits. NOW 47 showcases up and coming tracks from A Great Big World, Nikki Williams, Midnight Red, and MKTO.

NOW That's What I Call Music! launched its first-ever U.S. streaming initiative last week with the debut of a dynamic NOW Spotify playlist app. The new Spotify app allows music fans across the U.S. to stream and share NOW-curated and user-customized playlists featuring major hits spanning the past three decades.

The NOW That's What I Call Music! series is a joint venture from Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment. NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 47 will be distributed by Universal Music Group. NOW and NOW That's What I Call Music! are registered trademarks of Universal Music Group and its affiliates.

Following 15 years of multi-platinum international success, the NOW That's What I Call Music! series debuted in the U.S. in 1998. The series has generated sales exceeding 200 million albums worldwide, including more than 88 million copies in the U.S. Every album in NOW's numeric U.S. series has reached Billboard's Top 10, and 16 of its numbered editions have reached #1, second only to The Beatles in chart history.

NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 47 [CD; digital] 1. ICONA POP (feat. CHARLI XCX) I Love It 2. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE Mirrors 3. MARIAH CAREY w/MIGUEL #Beautiful 4. SELENA GOMEZ Come And Get It 5. IMAGINE DRAGONS Radioactive 6. BRUNO MARS When I Was Your Man 7. LABRINTH w/EMELI SANDE Beneath Your Beautiful 8. ZEDD w/FOXES Clarity 9. CALVIN HARRIS w/ELLIE GOULDING I Need Your Love 10. JASON DERULO The Other Side 11. KE$HA w/JUICY J Crazy Kids 12. ANNA KENDRICK Cups 13. CAPITAL CITIES Safe And Sound 14. DEMI LOVATO Heart Attack 15. TAYLOR SWIFT 22 16. AVRIL LAVIGNE Here's To Never Growing Up BONUS TRACKS: "NOW What's Next" New Music Preview 17. A GREAT BIG WORLD This Is The New Year 18. NIKKI WILLIAMS Glowing 19. MIDNIGHT RED Take Me Home 20. MKTO Classic

Universal Music Enterprises Jennifer Ballantyne, 310-865-2350 Keren Poznansky, 310-865-7797 or Legacy Recordings/Sony Music Entertainment Randy Haecker, 212-833-4101

Source: Universal Music Enterprises

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