Now That's What I Call Music! 47 (U.S. series)

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This article describes the 47th album in the U.S. Now! series. It should not be confused with identically-numbered albums from other Now! series. For more information, see Now That's What I Call Music! 47 and Now That's What I Call Music! discography
Now That's What I Call Music! 47
Compilation album by Various artists
Released August 6, 2013
Genre Pop
Length 71:17
Label Sony Music
Numbered series chronology
Now That's What I Call Music! 46
(2013)
Now That's What I Call Music! 47
(2013)
Now That's What I Call Music! 48
(2013)
Full series chronology
Now That's What I Call a Country Party
(2013)
Now That's What I Call Music! 47
(2013)
Now Christmas
(2013)

Now That's What I Call Music! 47, released on August 6, 2013, is the 47th edition of the Now! series in the United States. The album features the number-one Billboard Hot 100 hit, "When I Was Your Man", by Bruno Mars.[1] The song, "Safe and Sound" was included as a "Now What's Next" bonus track on Now That's What I Call Music! 45 and is featured as a main track in this edition.

Now! 47 debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 albums chart with sales of 82,000 copies in its first week of release.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "I Love It"   Icona Pop featuring Charli XCX 2:33
2. "Mirrors"   Justin Timberlake 4:36
3. "#Beautiful"   Mariah Carey featuring Miguel 3:19
4. "Come & Get It"   Selena Gomez 3:50
5. "Radioactive"   Imagine Dragons 3:06
6. "When I Was Your Man"   Bruno Mars 3:31
7. "Beneath Your Beautiful"   Labrinth featuring Emeli Sandé 4:30
8. "Clarity"   Zedd featuring Foxes 4:27
9. "I Need Your Love"   Calvin Harris featuring Ellie Goulding 3:50
10. "The Other Side"   Jason Derülo 3:45
11. "Crazy Kids" (Remix) Kesha featuring Juicy J 3:49
12. "Cups" (Pitch Perfect's "When I'm Gone") Anna Kendrick 2:05
13. "Safe and Sound"   Capital Cities 3:10
14. "Heart Attack"   Demi Lovato 3:28
15. "22"   Taylor Swift 3:47
16. "Here's to Never Growing Up"   Avril Lavigne 3:37
17. "This Is the New Year"   A Great Big World 3:12
18. "Glowing"   Nikki Williams 4:05
19. "Take Me Home"   Midnight Red 3:33
20. "Classic"   MKTO 2:55

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Andy Kellman of Allmusic notes the continued dominance of "bulky but swift dance-pop" in Now! 47 with country and rap being virtually shut out.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[3] 2
US Top Digital Albums (Billboard)[3] 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kellman, Andy. Now, Vol. 47 > Overview at AllMusic. Retrieved August 27, 2013.
  2. ^ Caulfield, Keith (2013-08-14). "The Civil Wars Debut at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). Retrieved 2013-08-14. 
  3. ^ a b Now, Vol. 47 > Awards - Billboard Albums at AllMusic. Retrieved October 8, 2013.