Now and forever: Compilations franchise can thrive in streaming age, says MD

Ben Homewood

Now That’s What I Call Music has been lauded as a “tried and trusted brand”, whose “consistent quality” has led to continued success.

Co-managing director Steve Pritchard, who runs Now with Peter Duckworth, has told Music Week he’s “very pleased” with its 97th edition, which is released on Friday via Sony Music CG/Virgin EMI and includes tracks by Little Mix, J Hus, Harry Styles and Katy Perry.

“I think it will do well,” he said. “Last year all three compilations ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.


If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...