Now that‘s what i call a deal!

UNIVERSAL Music has sold a 50 per cent stake in the Now! CD series as part of its enforced sale of parts of EMI, the record label it has bought for £1.2bn. Sony is set to buy EMI’s stake in Now! for around £40m. The Now That’s What I Call Music! compilation series, which feature artists such as Paloma Faith (right), is set to launch its 84th album soon.