Now That's What I Call Music! 9 (U.S. series)

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This article describes the ninth 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! 9 and Now That's What I Call Music! discography.
Now That's What I Call Music! 9
Compilation album by Various artists
Released March 19, 2002
Recorded 2000-2001
Genre Pop
Length 78:43
Label UMG
Various artists chronology
Now That's What I Call Music! 8
Now That's What I Call Music! 9
Off the Hook
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Now That's What I Call Music! 9 was released on March 19, 2002. The album is the ninth edition of the (U.S.) Now! series. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 albums chart in April 2002.[2] It is the fourth number-one album in the series and has been certified 2× Platinum by the RIAA.[3]

The album was the first in the series to include radio remixes of some tracks, rather than the originals.[4] It also features the songs, "Family Affair" and "Ain't It Funny", the two Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles in this volume.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Get the Party Started"   Pink featuring Redman 4:02
2. "I'm a Slave 4 U"   Britney Spears 3:23
3. "Family Affair"   Mary J. Blige 3:59
4. "Whenever, Wherever"   Shakira 3:15
5. "Ain't It Funny"   Jennifer Lopez 4:00
6. "Livin' It Up"   Ja Rule featuring Case 4:17
7. "Rollout (My Business)"   Ludacris 4:00
8. "Lights, Camera, Action!"   Mr. Cheeks 4:20
9. "Raise Up" (All Cities Remix) Petey Pablo 3:58
10. "Caramel" (Trackmasters Remix) City High featuring Eve 3:34
11. "Turn Off the Light"   Nelly Furtado 4:35
12. "Gone"   'N Sync 4:50
13. "Emotion"   Destiny's Child 3:53
14. "Differences"   Ginuwine 4:08
15. "Drowning"   Backstreet Boys 4:25
16. "Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of"   U2 3:41
17. "Just Push Play"   Aerosmith 3:17
18. "Dig In"   Lenny Kravitz 3:34
19. "Wish You Were Here"   Incubus 3:32
20. "Giving In"   Adema 3:55

Track variations[edit]


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Now, Vol. 9 - Review.
  2. ^ Martens, Todd (2002-03-28). " 'NOW 9' Takes Hits To The Top".
  3. ^ RIAA Gold and Platinum Search for NOW! Platinum Albums,
  4. ^ Carpenter, Troy (2002-03-04). "J. Lo, 'N Sync, Britney Crowd 'NOW 9' ".
Preceded by
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (soundtrack)
by Various artists
Billboard 200 number-one album
April 6, 2002 – April 12, 2002
Succeeded by
A New Day Has Come by Celine Dion