triple j’s Hottest 100 sets new record with almost 2.8 million votes | radioinfo

triple j’s Hottest 100 sets new record with almost 2.8 million votes

Thursday 24 January, 2019

triple j has received 2,758,584 votes for the 2018 Hottest 100, officially busting last year's figure by over 370,000 votes, up by nearly 15% on 2017. 

With the poll now closed, and the station busy pouring over the votes to put together the countdown this weekend, here are some interesting stats: 

  • The most common age of voters was 18
  • More than 60% of voters were aged 24 and under
  • Around 80% of voters were under 30  
  • Once again, more women than men voted this year (53% female, 45% male, 2% Non-binary/Other/No answer)  
  • Local votes came from NSW 29%, VIC 23%, QLD 19%, WA 10%, SA 8%, ACT & TAS both 3% and NT 1%
  • At 5%, overseas votes nearly doubled from last year

In the countdown this Sunday there are:

  • 65 Australian songs
  • 21 artists appear in a Hottest 100 for the very first time  
  • 31 artists first heard on triple j Unearthed
  • 5 songs which were uploaded to Unearthed in 2018
  • 2 artists have back-to-back songs 
  • 8 artists celebrate a Hottest 100 hat-trick, appearing 3 years in a row

 The Hottest 100 begins on triple j from Midday AEDT Sun 27 Jan, via FM radio, digital radio , stream on the triple j website and on mobile via the triple j app
 
 Key Dates
12pm Sun 27 Jan AEDT: Hottest 100 on triple j
10am Mon 28 Jan local time: Hottest 200-101 on triple j
12pm Mon 28 Jan AEDT: Classic Hottest 100 of 1998 on Double J
Sun 3 Feb: Hottest 100 replay on triple j

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