The Official Top 40 compilations of 2017 so far

Including movie soundtracks, seasonal releases, club classics and loads more.

The Now! Music franchise is still hugely popular in 2017, as the three latest editions dominate the Top 3 of the rundown of biggest compilations of 2017 so far, with April's release Now That's What I Call Music! 96, claiming the top spot.

553,000 copies of Now 96 have been purchased so far this year, making it the best selling compilation, but coming up behind is the latest edition of the iconic hits collection, Now That's What I Call Music! 96, already on 510,000 since its release in July. Now 95, released November 2016, rounds off the Top 3.

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Now's spin-off collections are also selling well; Now That's What I Call A Summer Party 17 is at 9, while Now Driving Rock is up in 11th. Also making an appearance in the Top 40 are Now R&B (13) and Now Party Hits (20),  Now Disney (21), Now No.1 Hits (23), Now Mum (33), Now Running 2017 (34), Now Classic Soul (35) and Now That's What I Call Love at 36.

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The latest Guardians Of The Galaxy collection, Awesome Mix 2, is at 4 (while Awesome Mix 1 is at 8), and I Love Reggae is at 5. Sing Your Heart Out 2017 is sixth, Ministry of Sound's I Love Trance is at 7 and Dreamboats & Petticoats' 10th Anniversary edition – a four-CD release featuring hits of the '50s and '60s completes the Top 10.

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The Official Compilations Chart is revealed every Friday here on OfficialCharts.com. Click here to view the latest Top 100.

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The Official Top 40 Biggest Compilation Albums of 2017 so far:

1 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC 96
2 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC 97
3 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC 95
4 GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY - AWESOME MIX 2
5 I LOVE REGGAE
6 SING YOUR HEART OUT 2017
7 I LOVE TRANCE
8 GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY - AWESOME MIX 1
9 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL A SUMMER PARTY 17
10 DREAMBOATS & PETTICOATS-10TH ANNIVERSARY
11 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL DRIVING ROCK
12 THE ANNUAL 2017
13 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL R&B
14 100 PERCENT CLUBLAND - HARDCORE
15 SOUL MAN
16 AMERICAN ROAD TRIP
17 100 HITS - CAR SONGS 2
18 R&B MIXTAPE
19 SKA ANTHEMS
20 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL PARTY HITS
21 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL DISNEY
22 BRIT AWARDS 2017
23 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL NO.1 HITS
24 I LOVE 90S
25 FESTIVAL ANTHEMS
26 CLUBLAND - 100 PERCENT EUPHORIC
27 SLEEPIN IS CHEATIN - TOM ZANETTI
28 THE WORKOUT MIX 2017
29 CLASSIC MOTOWN
30 YOUR SONGS 2017
31 MARBELLA COLLECTION 2017
32 ANTHEMIC
33 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUM
34 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL RUNNING 2017
35 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL CLASSIC SOUL
36 NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL LOVE
37 FIFTY SHADES DARKER
38 FOR THE LOVE OF RAVE
39 THROWBACK - HIP HOP
40 EASY LIKE SUNDAY MORNING

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