Now 8 Hits Collection Dedicated To Aaliyah

Portion of LP's profits to go to Aaliyah Memorial Fund.

The eighth edition of the booming compilation series Now That’s What I Call Music! will be dedicated to Aaliyah, with a portion of the album’s profits going to the Aaliyah Memorial Fund.

Now That’s What I Call Music! Vol. 8, due November 20, will include Aaliyah’s “Rock the Boat,” the song the late R&B star filmed the video for shortly before she died in a plane crash in the Bahamas in August (see “Aaliyah Killed In Plane Crash” ).

Joining Aaliyah on the 20-track collection are Destiny’s Child, Janet Jackson, U2 and others, according to Virgin Records. Neither Britney Spears nor Christina Aguilera are on the compilation, though fellow teen queens Jessica Simpson and Mandy Moore do appear.

Now That’s What I Call Music! Vol. 7, which featured Spears, Nelly and others (see “Britney, Janet, ‘NSYNC Hits Reappear On Now 7 ), debuted on top of the Billboard 200 albums chart last summer and has since been certified double platinum (see “‘NSYNC Bumped From Top Of Chart By Now 7 ).

Now That’s What I Call Music! Vol. 8 track list, according to Virgin:


  • Destiny’s Child – “Bootylicious”
  • ‘NSYNC – “Pop”
  • Jennifer Lopez – “I’m Real”
  • Joe featuring Mystikal – “Stutter (Double Take Remix)”
  • Janet Jackson – “Someone to Call My Lover”
  • Christina Milian – “AM to PM”
  • Jessica Simpson – “A Little Bit”
  • Mandy Moore – “Crush”
  • Aaliyah – “Rock the Boat”
  • Usher – “U Got It Bad”
  • Backstreet Boys – “More Than That”
  • Gorillaz – “Clint Eastwood”
  • Wiseguys – “Start the Commotion”
  • Jive Jones – “Me, Myself & I”
  • Smash Mouth – “I’m a Believer”
  • Sum41 – “Fat Lip”
  • Blink-182 – “The Rock Show”
  • Fuel – “Bad Day”
  • 3 Doors Down – “Be Like That”
  • U2 – “Walk On”