Triple J Hottest 100 2023: Outcomes, upsets and winner revealed

This yr’s Triple J Hottest 100 is now underway, counting down the 100 finest songs of the previous 12 months, as voted by the general public.

Stick with us by the afternoon as we cowl all of the highlights – and upsets – within the race to this yr’s primary music.

Kylie Minogue, record-breaking Triple J darling

She’s accomplished it! Kylie Minogue has made her first look on the Triple J Hottest 100 in many years, with final yr’s inescapable viral hit Padam Padam coming in at quantity 48.

Australia’s Queen of Pop first made her mark on the Hottest 100 in 1994 when her moody ballad Confide In Me landed at quantity 30. A yr later, her Nick Cave duet The place The Wild Roses Develop cracked the highest ten, and in 1997 she made her last look – till now – when the Indie Kylie anthem Did It Once more made it to quantity 81.

The Triple J hosts introduced that the 26-year break between drinks makes Kylie a report breaker: It’s the longest hole between entries in Hottest 100 historical past.

Followers fume over Triple J’s massive change

The ABC introduced some shocking information in August final yr: The nationwide broadcaster could be shutting down virtually all their official Twitter accounts, amongst them Triple J, adopted by greater than half 1,000,000 folks.

Quick ahead 5 months, and that makes for a really quiet Hottest 100 on Twitter, now X.

With out an official Triple J account to announce every new entry, there’s a definite lack of buzz on the social media platform – and a scarcity of that previous Hottest 100 favorite reply, “Shoulda been greater.”

Followers have famous how unusual this new post-Twitter Hottest 100 feels:

Repeat offenders

At 3:30pm we’re approaching the midway mark of the countdown, and already this afternoon, there have been quite a lot of repeat entries: Lana Del Rey, G Flip, The Child Laroi and Genesis Owusu are among the many acts who’ve already positioned two songs. Aussie pop princess Peach PRC is having a killer yr, with three songs already, and UK steel act Carry Me The Horizon pulled off a uncommon double, with songs charting at 57 and 58.

Aussie acts dominate first quarter

1 / 4 of the best way by the countown, and Aussies have dominated up to now, with 15 Australian acts among the many 25 introduced: Large hitters embrace The Child Laroi at 78 with Bleed, G Flip at 80 with 7 Days and Peach PRC at 81 with Like A Woman Does.

The hosts have teased that this yr, 52 Aussie acts in whole make it into the Hottest 100. That’s truly down on final yr, when 57 Australian acts positioned within the countdown.

A really poppy shock entry

Canadian pop star Tate McRae has scored a few massive hits previously 12 months along with her very pop-heavy new materials, full with tightly-choreographed dance routines. She was a business radio and ARIA chart mainstay – however it was maybe a bit extra of a shock to see her putting on the Hottest 100. Her single Exes was 82 – does that imply her a lot larger hit Grasping will place additional up the countdown?

A bit of greater up the checklist, one other very poppy entry: Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice’s Aqua-sampling Barbie World, from the Barbie soundtrack, at 66.

Final yr’s winner makes an look

Sydney singer-songwriter MAY-A received the Hottest 100 final yr, because the featured vocalist on Flume’s hit single Say Nothing. One yr on, and she or he’s positioned at 94 along with her personal solo single, the rocky Sweat You Out My System. Will she have extra entries on the checklist because the day goes on?

Coming in at quantity 100…

…Is Misplaced The Break-Up by English singer-songwriter Maisie Peters. And one spot greater, at #99, we’ve got our first Like A Model entry: Aussie pop punk band Slowly Slowly with their cowl of Blink-182’s I Miss You. And two extra Aussie entries are available fast succession after that: Genesis Owusu’s Keep Blessed at 97 and Aussie rapper Chillinit at 96 along with his Australian Crawl-sampling Boys Gentle Up.

This yr’s favourites to win

Sportsbet has Doja Cat’s Paint The City Crimson listed because the favorite to win this yr’s ballot – which is sensible, seeing because the music was one of many greatest hits of 2023.

However an Aussie act might nonetheless take it out for the third yr in a row: Additionally within the operating based on Sportsbet are MK and Dom Dolla’s dance flooring filler Rhyme Mud and Troye Sivan’s banger Rush.

Earlier winners

Right here’s who received the Hottest 100 the previous few years:

2022: Flume that includes Could-a – Say Nothing

2021: The Wiggles – Elephant (Like a Model)

2020: Glass Animals – Warmth Waves

2019: Billie Eilish – Unhealthy Man

2018: Ocean Alley – Confidence

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