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Jan 22, 2013, 13:36 ET
The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music! presents NOW That's What I Call Love Songs, a romantic audio valentine featuring major hit ballads by today's top artists.  A special 40-track Deluxe Edition of NOW That's What I Call Love Songs is available starting today, exclusively on The iTunes Store (www.itunes.com).  NOW That's What I Call Love Songs is also available today as an 18-track standard edition.  The series' next numbered edition, NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 45, will be released February 5.  www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music / Sony Music Entertainment / Universal Music Group)

NOW That's What I Call Music Presents A Romantic 40-Track Deluxe Edition Of 'NOW That's What I Call Love Songs,' Available Exclusively On iTunes

 The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music! presents NOW That's What I Call Love Songs, a romantic...

Jan 14, 2013, 11:35 ET
Gathering 18 unforgettable love songs from today's top artists, NOW That's What I Call Love Songs is a romantic bouquet from the hugely successful NOW That's What I Call Music! series, which has collectively scanned more than 86 million CD and digital copies in the U.S.  A perfect gift for Valentine's Day, NOW Love Songs will be released on CD and digitally on January 22. NOW That's What I Call Love Songs is a romantic audio valentine, setting the mood for amore with 18 major hit ballads by today's top artists. www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music / Sony Music Entertainment / Universal Music Group)

'NOW That's What I Call Love Songs' Gathers A Bouquet Of 18 Romantic Hits From Today's Top Artists, Just In Time For Valentine's Day

 Gathering 18 unforgettable love songs from today's top artists, NOW That's What I Call Love Songs is a romantic bouquet from the hugely...

Jan 14, 2013, 11:30 ET
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. 45, to be released February 5. NOW 45 will be available on CD and for download purchase from all major digital service providers. NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 45 features 16 major current hits from today's hottest artists, plus four free up-and-coming "NOW What's Next" New Music Preview tracks. www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music / Sony Music Entertainment / Universal Music Group)

NOW That's What I Call Music! Presents Today's Biggest Hits On 'NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 45'

 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...

Dec 18, 2012, 12:00 ET
The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, has gathered today's hottest, most high-energy hits and remixes for NOW That's What I Call A Workout, an amped-up new collection available exclusively on The iTunes Store (www.iTunes.com).  NOW has also gathered all of the hits from the series' four most recent numbered editions, NOW 41, NOW 42, NOW 43, and NOW 44 for an exclusive, 80-track collection of the big-selling titles, also released exclusively on The iTunes Store today.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group)

NOW That's What I Call Music! Gathers Today's Hottest High-Octane Hits & Remixes For NOW That's What I Call A Workout, Available Exclusively Today On The iTunes Store

 The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, has gathered today's hottest, most high-energy hits and...

Oct 16, 2012, 11:00 ET
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. 44, to be released November 6.  NOW 44 will be available on CD and for download purchase from all major digital service providers. NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 44 features 16 major current hits, including five #1s, seven Top 10s, and five Top 20 pop and mainstream Billboard charters from today's hottest artists. www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music)

NOW That's What I Call Music! Presents Today's Biggest Hits on 'NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 44'

 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...

Oct 15, 2012, 10:48 ET
Two titans of entertainment, NOW That's What I Call Music! and Walt Disney Records, have teamed up for the November 6 release of NOW That's What I Call Disney, a new album collection showcasing beloved music classics.  NOW That's What I Call Disney features 20 favorite musical moments that have been enchanting and entertaining audiences for generations.  www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music)

NOW That's What I Call Music! And Walt Disney Records Team For 'NOW That's What I Call Disney,' To Be Released November 6

 Two titans of entertainment, NOW That's What I Call Music! and Walt Disney Records, have teamed up for the November 6 release of NOW That's...

Sep 11, 2012, 13:19 ET
The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, will heat up the holiday season with a collection of festive Christmas songs recorded by many of today's top artists.  NOW That's What I Call Today's Christmas will be released September 25th. NOW That's What I Call Today's Christmas features 18 holiday songs recorded by superstars Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Train, OneRepublic, Christina Aguilera, Coldplay, Carrie Underwood, Norah Jones, Sara Bareilles, Gavin Degraw, Mariah Carey, Selena Gomez & The Scene, Demi Lovato, Rascal Flatts, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Sugarland, and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music / Sony Music Entertainment / Universal Music Group)

NOW That's What I Call Music! Heats Up The Holiday Season With New Collection Of Festive Songs By Today's Top Artists

The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, will heat up the holiday season with a collection of the...

Aug 15, 2012, 13:46 ET
NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 43, the latest release from the world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, debuts at Number One on Billboard's Albums chart today with first week sales totaling 111,322.  NOW 43 is the NOW series' 16th Number One release, second only to The Beatles in Billboard chart history. NOW is celebrating summer's hottest hits with NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 43 and NOW That's What I Call Party Anthems.  Both titles are available on CD and for download purchase from all major digital service providers.  www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music / Sony Music Entertainment / Universal Music Group)

'NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 43' Debuts At Number One On Billboard's Albums Chart

NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 43, the latest release from the world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!,...

Jul 16, 2012, 15:35 ET
The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, celebrates summer's hottest hits with 'NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 43' and 'NOW That's What I Call Party Anthems,' to be released August 7.  Both new titles will be available on CD and for download purchase from all major digital service providers.  The NOW That's What I Call Music! series is a joint venture from EMI Music North America, Sony Music Entertainment, and Universal Music Group.  'NOW 43' and 'NOW Party Anthems' will be distributed by EMI Music North America.   www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music / Sony Music Entertainment / Universal Music Group)

NOW That's What I Call Music! Celebrates Summer's Hottest Hits With 'NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 43' And 'NOW That's What I Call Party Anthems,' To Be Released August 7

 The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, celebrates summer's hottest hits with NOW That's What...

Jun 26, 2012, 13:23 ET
As the world eagerly awaits the July 27 start of the London 2012 Summer Olympics, the world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, 'NOW That's What I Call Music!' is set to release a new collection of major hits from today's best British artists.  To be released July 17, 'NOW That's What I Call British' will be available on CD and for download purchase from all major digital service providers.  The 'NOW That's What I Call Music!' series is a joint venture from EMI Music North America, Sony Music Entertainment, and Universal Music Group. www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music/Sony Music Entertainment/Universal Music Group)

The British Invasion Continues...NOW That's What I Call Music! To Release 'NOW That's What I Call British,' Featuring The Biggest Hits From Today's Best British Artists!

As the world eagerly awaits the July 27 start of the London 2012 Summer Olympics, the world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's...

Apr 17, 2012, 13:58 ET
The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, will release NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 42 and NOW That's What I Call Classic Rock Hits on May 1.  Both titles will be available on CD and for download purchase from all major digital service providers. NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 42 features 16 current major chart hits from today's hottest artists, plus four free up-and-coming "NOW What's Next" New Music Preview tracks. NOW That's What I Call Classic Rock Hits is a new companion collection of 17 huge, genre-defining singles.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music / Sony Music Entertainment / Universal Music Group)

'NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 42' and 'NOW That's What I Call Classic Rock Hits' To Be Released May 1

The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, will release NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 42 and NOW...

Jan 30, 2012, 15:27 ET
The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, will release 'NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 41' on February 7.  'NOW 41' will be available on CD and for download purchase from all major digital service providers.   www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music / Sony Music Entertainment / Universal Music Group)

'NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 41' to be Released February 7

 The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, will release NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 41...

Jan 12, 2012, 16:05 ET
The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, will release a special new collection of country music's most romantic contemporary hits on January 24, just in time for Valentine's Day. NOW That's What I Call Country Ballads will be available on CD and for digital download purchase from all major digital service providers. www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music)

NOW That's What I Call Country Ballads to be Released January 24

 The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, will release a special new collection of country...

Nov 09, 2011, 00:01 ET

"Songs For Japan" Hits $10m Milestone

Songs For Japan, the unique, star-studded album collection created to help raise money for victims of Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami...

Oct 10, 2011, 11:00 ET
The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, 'NOW That's What I Call Music!,' is celebrating unparalleled success and a milestone release with its 40th numbered volume. On November 8, 'NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 40' will be released in single-disc and deluxe 2CD packages. Both configurations will also be available for download purchase from all major digital service providers.   www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music / Sony Music Entertainment / Universal Music Group)

World's Best-Selling NOW That's What I Call Music! Series Celebrates Milestone with 40th Numbered Edition in Single-Disc and Deluxe 2CD Packages; Both Configurations Also Available Digitally

The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, is celebrating unparalleled success and a milestone release...

Jul 19, 2011, 11:00 ET
The latest edition of the world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, will be released on August 9.   NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 39 features 16 current major chart hits, plus four up-and-coming "NOW What's Next" New Music Preview tracks.  www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music / Sony Music Entertainment / Universal Music Group)

'NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 39' to be Released August 9

The latest edition of the world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, will be released on August 9.   NOW...

Apr 26, 2011, 11:30 ET
Today, the world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, has released a new digital collection of 80 smash hits from the 1980s, exclusively on the iTunes Store® (www.itunes.com). NOW That's What I Call The 80s Hits (Deluxe Edition) gathers 80 major hits for one decade-defining collection. 'NOW 80s Hits Deluxe' features superstars including Billy Idol, Cyndi Lauper, Pat Benatar, Phil Collins, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Blondie, Tears For Fears, Lionel Richie, INXS, and more.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music / Sony Music Entertainment / Universal Music Group)

'NOW That's What I Call Music' Releases New Digital Collection of 80 Top '80s Hits, Available Today Exclusively on the iTunes Store

Today, the world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, has released a new digital collection of 80 smash hits...

Apr 12, 2011, 12:00 ET
The latest edition of the world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 38, will be released on May 3, featuring 16 current major chart hits, plus four "NOW What's Next" New Music Preview tracks.  NOW That's What I Call The 80s Hits, a new companion title with 18 huge hits that defined a decade, will be released on the same date.  www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music/Sony Music Entertainment/Universal Music Group)

'NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 38' and 'NOW That's What I Call the 80s Hits' To Be Released May 3

The latest edition of the world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, will be released on May 3.   NOW...

Mar 25, 2011, 12:41 ET
Songs for Japan cover art. (PRNewsFoto/Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, EMI Music)

Global Music Effort Launches "Songs for Japan" Album on iTunes to Benefit Japan Disaster Relief

In what stands as a major global music relief effort to benefit those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, over 30 of the biggest...

Feb 16, 2011, 12:54 ET
The latest edition of the world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 37, released on February 8, debuts at #1 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart.  With first-week sales totaling 150,798, the collection featuring seven #1 smash hits and other major chart standouts is the year's bestselling chart debut. www.nowthatsmusic.com.  (PRNewsFoto/EMI Music / Sony Music Entertainment / Universal Music Group)

'NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 37' Debuts at #1 on Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart With Year's Best First Week Sales

The latest edition of the world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 37, released on February 8, debuts at...