The vibe is strong – a record breaking triple J Hottest 100 is set to land on your airwaves tomorrow, Thursday, 26 January.
If you’ve already voted – you are now a part of a brand new Hottest 100 record. This year, 2,255,110 votes were cast – that’s 7.6% up from last year. Twenty-sixteen is officially the biggest triple J Hottest 100 countdown ever. Another record broken, the 2016 Hottest 100 includes 66 Aussie-made tracks – that’s two thirds to be exact. Shout out to DMA’S, Violent Soho, Sticky Fingers, DZ Deathrays, Amy Shark, Bliss n Eso, Illy, Client Liaison and Emma Louise – to name a few.
More stats reveal that 26 of the chosen artists were first discovered on triple J Unearthed and the countdown includes songs from 13 different countries. We’re looking at you – AURORA, Childish Gambino and Magaret Glaspy.
Voting is now closed. Tune into triple j tomorrow and turn it up loud.
Countdown Start Times:
ACT – Thu 12:00 Noon, NSW – Thu 12:00 Noon, NT – Thu 10:30 AM, QLD – Thu 11:00 AM, SA – Thu 11:30 AM, TAS – Thu 12:00 Noon, VIC – Thu 12:00 Noon & WA – Thu 9:00 AM