Now That's What I Call Music! 8 (U.S. series)

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This article describes the eighth 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! 8 and Now That's What I Call Music! discography
Now That's What I Call Music! 8
Compilation album by Various artists
Released November 20, 2001
Recorded 1999-2001
Genre Pop
Length 71:54
Label Virgin
Series chronology
Now That's What I Call Christmas!
(2001)
Now That's What I Call Music! 8
(2001)
Now That's What I Call Music! 9
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Now That's What I Call Music! 8 was released on November 20, 2001. The album is the eighth edition of the Now! series in the U.S. It peaked at number two on the Billboard 200 and has been certified 3× Platinum by the RIAA.[2] Four tracks selected for the album, "Bootylicious", "I'm Real", "Stutter", and "U Got It Bad" had reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100.

Now! 8 was dedicated to Aaliyah, who had died in a plane crash on August 25, 2001, with a portion of the album's profits going to the Aaliyah Memorial Fund.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Bootylicious"   Destiny's Child 3:27
2. "Pop"   *NSYNC 2:54
3. "I'm Real"   Jennifer Lopez 3:15
4. "Stutter" (Double Take Remix) Joe featuring Mystikal 3:32
5. "Someone to Call My Lover"   Janet Jackson 4:32
6. "AM to PM"   Christina Milian 3:33
7. "A Little Bit"   Jessica Simpson 3:44
8. "Crush"   Mandy Moore 3:49
9. "Rock the Boat"   Aaliyah 4:33
10. "U Got It Bad"   Usher 4:07
11. "More Than That"   Backstreet Boys 3:41
12. "Clint Eastwood"   Gorillaz 3:42
13. "Start the Commotion"   The Wiseguys featuring Greg Nice 2:32
14. "Me, Myself & I"   JIVEjones 3:28
15. "I'm a Believer"   Smash Mouth 3:04
16. "Fat Lip"   Sum 41 2:58
17. "The Rock Show"   Blink-182 2:49
18. "Bad Day"   Fuel 3:13
19. "Be Like That"   3 Doors Down 3:55
20. "Walk On"   U2 4:56

* The song I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez is not the more popular "Murder Remix" version featuring Ja Rule, which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 2

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