‘Now That’s What I Call Music! Vol. 54’ & ‘#1s’ announced for May 4th

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. 54, to be released May 4th. On the same date, NOW Music will release NOW That’s What I Call #1’s, celebrating many of the U.S. series’ biggest chart-topping hits. NOW 54 and NOW #1’s are both available now for CD and digital pre-order.

NOW That’s What I Call Music! Vol. 54 features 16 major current hits from today’s hottest artists, including Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, Ariana Grande, Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, Fall Out Boy, Flo Rida Feat. Sage The Gemini & Lookas, Nick Jonas, One Direction, Kelly Clarkson, Calvin Harris Feat. Ellie Goulding, Walk The Moon, Natalie La Rose Feat. Jeremih, Robin Schulz & Lilly Wood & The Prick, Tori Kelly, OneRepublic, and Sam Hunt, plus five 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 tomorrow’s biggest hits. NOW 54 showcases up and coming tracks from Alex B, Banks, Jukebox, Betty Who, and Elijah Blake.

NOW That’s What I Call #1’s celebrates the NOW series’ biggest chart-topping smash hits in a dynamic collection of 18 No. 1 songs, including Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out Of Heaven,” Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” (From ‘Despicable Me 2′), Katy Perry’s “Roar,” Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way,” Pitbull Feat. KE$HA’s “Timber,” Iggy Azalea Feat. Charli XCX’s “Fancy,” Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass,” Lorde’s “Royals,” Magic!’s “Rude,” Flo Rida Feat. T-Pain’s “Low,” Lil Wayne Feat. Static Major’s “Lollipop,” Black Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida,” Fergie’s “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” P!NK Feat. Nate Ruess’ “Just Give Me A Reason,” John Legend’s “All Of Me,” and Mariah Carey’s “Don’t Forget About Us.”

NOW That’s What I Call Music! debuted in the U.S. in 1998, following 15 years of multi-platinum international success. The series has generated sales exceeding 250 million albums worldwide, including more than 95 million in the U.S. alone. All 53 previous releases in NOW’s numeric U.S. series have reached Billboard’s Top 10, and 19 volumes have reached No. 1.


Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.