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.
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.
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 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|
|16||AMERICAN ROAD TRIP|
|17||100 HITS - CAR SONGS 2|
|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|
|26||CLUBLAND - 100 PERCENT EUPHORIC|
|27||SLEEPIN IS CHEATIN - TOM ZANETTI|
|28||THE WORKOUT MIX 2017|
|30||YOUR SONGS 2017|
|31||MARBELLA COLLECTION 2017|
|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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