Now That’s What I Call Music 57 (2016)

Now That’s What I Call Music 57 (2016) is the latest release in the popular compilation series, and it’s packed with all the latest hits! If you’re looking for the perfect soundtrack to your summer, this is it.

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Introduction

Now That’s What I Call Music 57 (or simply Now 57) is a double-disc compilation album released in the United Kingdom on 21 November 2016. It debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart, becoming the 1,573rd album to achieve the feat. It is the fifty-seventh instalment of the (UK) Now! series.

Track Listing

“Can’t Stop the Feeling!” – Justin Timberlake
“One Dance” – Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla
“Panda” – Desiigner
“Work from Home” – Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign
“This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna
“Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” – Adele
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia feat. Sean Paul
“Cake by the Ocean” – DNCE
“Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers feat. Daya
“Into You” – Ariana Grande

Critical Reception

The album was met with generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 74, based on 8 reviews.

Gavin Matthews of NME gave the album a perfect rating and said, “From Bieber to Beyoncé, Zara to Zayn, this confusingly titled 57th instalment in the ever-reliable Now That’s What I Call Music! series is another hit-packed collection of recent radio faves.” In a less enthusiastic review, Luke Morgan Britton of The Daily Telegraph gave the album 2 out of 5 stars and wrote that “it’s all so safe it could induce a coma.”

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Commercial Reception

The album received mixed reviews from music critics. Hannah Mylrea of NME said, “Now That’s What I Call Music! 57 isn’t a terrible record by any means, but it does offer a sobering insight into the current state of mainstream pop.”

commercial reception for the album was mixed; some praised its wide range of genres while others found it to be too eclectic.

Awards and Nominations

Now That’s What I Call Music 57 reached number one on the Billboard 200, with 131,000 album-equivalent units sold in its first week. It also peaked at number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums and Billboard Top Rock Albums charts. The album was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for combined sales and album-equivalent units of over a million units in the United States.

At the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, the album was nominated for Best Country Album.

Legacy

Now That’s What I Call Music 57 is a compilation album that was released on October 28, 2016. The album features some of the biggest hits from 2016, including “Closer” by The Chainsmokers, “Heathens” by Twenty One Pilots, and “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” by Justin Timberlake. The album also features a number of legacy artists, including Michael Jackson, Prince, and Whitney Houston.

See Also

Now That’s What I Call Music!, often shortened to Now!, is a series of various artists compilation albums released in the United Kingdom and Ireland by Sony Music and Universal Music (Universal/Sonylegacy) which began in 1983.

The 57th edition of the original album series was released on 21 October 2016. This is a double album and includes 4 CDs. It reached number one on the UK Albums Chart, becoming the Christmas number one album of 2016 in its first week of release. The previous Christmas number one was Now That’s What I Call Music! 56.

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References

Now That’s What I Call Music 57 or simply Now 57 is a double-disc compilation album released in the United Kingdom on 18 November 2016. The album entered the UK Albums Chart at number one, becoming the first Now! album to do so since Now That’s What I Call Music 85 in 2014.

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– [Now That’s What I Call Music 57 (2016)](http://www.discogs.com/Various-Now-Thats-What-I-Call-Music-57/release/8665305) at Discogs.com

Now That’s What I Call Music 57 (2016)

Now That’s What I Call Music 57 (2016) is a double-CD album released on December 9, 2016. It contains 40 tracks and is the 57th entry in the Now! series in the United States.

The album includes four songs which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart: “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”, “One Dance”, “This Is What You Came For” and “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)”; as well as three songs which peaked at number two on the chart: “Work”, “Treat You Better” and “Closer”.

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