Now That's What I Call Christmas!

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This article describes a 2001 album in the U.S. Now! series. It should not be confused with other similarly titled "Now!" Christmas albums. For more information, see Now That's What I Call Music! and Now That's What I Call Music! discography
Now That's What I Call Christmas!
Compilation album by Various artists
Released October 23, 2001
Genre Christmas music
Length

CD 1: 48:59

CD 2: 67:33
Label UTV
Series chronology
Now That's What I Call Music! 7
(2001)
Now That's What I Call Christmas!
(2001)
Now That's What I Call Music! 8
(2001)
Christmas chronology
Now That's What I Call Christmas!
(2001)
Now That's What I Call Christmas! 2
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
*Entertainment Weekly B-[2]

Now That's What I Call Christmas! is a two-disc holiday music compilation that was released on October 23, 2001 by Universal Music Group. The album is part of the (U.S.) Now! series, and the first holiday-themed album in the series.

On November 15, 2004, Now That's What I Call Christmas! was certified 6x Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for shipment of six million units in the United States.[3]

Based on sales figures provided by Nielsen SoundScan, the album was also the best-selling Christmas/holiday album in the U.S. for both 2001 and 2002 with sales of 1,614,000 and 741,000 copies respectively.[4] As of November 2014, Now That's What I Call Christmas! is the eighth best-selling Christmas/holiday album in the U.S. during the SoundScan era of music sales tracking (March 1991 — present), having sold 3,480,000 copies.[5]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You)"   Nat King Cole 3:09
2. "White Christmas"   Bing Crosby 2:57
3. "Blue Christmas"   Elvis Presley 2:07
4. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"   Frank Sinatra 3:27
5. "Winter Wonderland"   Tony Bennett 2:13
6. "Sleigh Ride"   Ella Fitzgerald 2:56
7. "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!"   Dean Martin 1:56
8. "(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays"   Perry Como 2:51
9. "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"   Johnny Mathis 2:45
10. "A Holly Jolly Christmas"   Burl Ives 2:13
11. "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"   Gene Autry 3:12
12. "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer"   Elmo & Patsy 3:27
13. "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"   Brenda Lee 2:05
14. "Jingle Bell Rock"   Bobby Helms 2:09
15. "Little Saint Nick"   The Beach Boys 2:08
16. "Merry Christmas Darling"   The Carpenters 3:05
17. "Christmas Collage"   Kathy Mattea 3:33
18. "Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy"   Bing Crosby & David Bowie 2:36

Disc Two[edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"   John & Yoko and The Plastic Ono Band with the Harlem Community Choir 3:32
2. "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town"   Bruce Springsteen 4:25
3. "Do They Know It's Christmas?"   Band Aid 3:40
4. "Wonderful Christmastime"   Paul McCartney 3:45
5. "Our Love Is Like a Holiday"   Michael Bolton 3:16
6. "(It Must Have Been Ol') Santa Claus"   Harry Connick Jr. 4:37
7. "Jingle Bells"   Diana Krall 2:11
8. "Away in a Manger"   Mannheim Steamroller 3:18
9. "Deck the Halls"   Ottmar Liebert 3:06
10. "Love on Layaway"   Gloria Estefan 4:26
11. "Don't Save It All for Christmas Day"   Celine Dion 4:35
12. "This Christmas"   Joe 3:05
13. "Special Gift"   The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald Isley 3:57
14. "All We Need Is Love (Christmas in the Yard)"   The Big Yard Family featuring Shaggy 3:58
15. "My Only Wish (This Year)"   Britney Spears 4:15
16. "You Don't Have to Be Alone (On Christmas)"   'N SYNC 4:32
17. "O Come All Ye Faithful"   Luther Vandross 4:17
18. "Silent Night"   Boyz II Men 2:31

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