Now That's What I Call Music! 38 (American series)

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Now That's What I Call Music! 38
Now That's What I Call Music 41 USA artwork.jpg
Compilation album by
various artists
ReleasedMay 3, 2011
Series chronology
Now That's What I Call Music! 37
Now That's What I Call Music! 38
Now That's What I Call Music! 39

Now That's What I Call Music! 38 was released on May 3, 2011.[1] The album is the 38th edition of the Now! series in the United States. The album features six tracks that reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100: "Born This Way", "S&M", "Hold It Against Me", "Grenade", "E.T." and "Rolling in the Deep".

Now! 38 debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 albums chart with first week sales of 124,000.[2]

Track listing[edit]

1."Born This Way"Lady Gaga4:19
2."Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)"Enrique Iglesias featuring Ludacris & DJ Frank E3:49
4."Hold It Against Me"Britney Spears3:46
6."Grenade"Bruno Mars3:38
7."E.T."Katy Perry featuring Kanye West3:48
8."F**kin' Perfect"Pink3:30
9."Coming Home"Diddy – Dirty Money featuring Skylar Grey3:58
10."Look at Me Now"Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes3:42
11."Down on Me"Jeremih featuring 50 Cent3:47
12."The Time (Dirty Bit)"The Black Eyed Peas4:10
14."Rolling in the Deep"Adele3:46
15."Forget You"Cee Lo Green3:40
16."What the Hell"Avril Lavigne3:49
17."Tonight Tonight"Hot Chelle Rae3:18
18."You and Me"Parachute3:33
19."I'll Be Waiting"Michael Franti & Spearhead3:46
20."All Day"Cody Simpson3:06


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]

Now! 38 is "nothing if not timely", says Andy Kellman of Allmusic, with eight songs in the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 at the time of its release. He also points out "the continued dominance of dance-pop" in this volume and the absence of any country and rock tracks.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200[4] 2


  1. ^ a b "Now That's What I Call Music! 38 – Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved May 3, 2011.
  2. ^ Caulfield, Keith (May 11, 2011). "Lucky Seventh Week At No. 1 For Adele's '21'". Billboard. Retrieved May 11, 2011.
  3. ^ a b Kellman, Andy. "Now That's What I Call Music! 38 – Review". Allmusic. Retrieved May 3, 2011.
  4. ^ Caulfield, Keith (May 18, 2011). "Adele Continues Reign on Billboard 200 -- Longest Stint at No. 1 Since 2009". Billboard. Retrieved May 21, 2011.

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