Now That's What I Call Music 27 or Now 27 was released on 7 July 2008. The album is the 27th edition of the (New Zealand) Now! series. The compilation continued the chain of number-one Now That's What I Call Music CDs, sitting at number one for nine consecutive weeks and was certified Platinum in its first week. The album features two number-ones from the RIANZ New Zealand singles chart: Chris Brown's "Forever" and Usher’s' "Love In This Club". Of the eighteen songs on the CD, thirteen reached the New Zealand top ten.