triple j’s 2020 Hottest 100 teaser stats

Last week triple j let slip that less than 350 votes separated the #1 and #2 songs in the 2020 Hottest 100 just days before voting closed.

Since then, the tally room has been in overdrive, crunching the numbers to reveal all the juicy stats about this year’s Hottest 100, what it means for the year in music and trends going forward.  
Today triple j reveal some clues about the songs which make up the 2020 Hottest 100…

  • 66 songs are from local heroes, which ties with 2016 as the most Australian entries in a countdown
  • The hottest month with the most amount of entries was January, before COVID really hit hard
  • There are 26 artists making their Hottest 100 debut this year
  • Language warning! Expect 61 F-bombs across 19 songs during the countdown
  • Two artists are set to make their 7th consecutive Hottest 100 countdown, with six others celebrating their 4th consecutive run
  • Three artists land back-to-back songs in this year’s Hottest 100

12pm AEDT Sat 23 Jan: Hottest 100 countdown on triple j
10am local time Sun 24 Jan: Hottest 200 countdown on triple j
12pm local time Mon 25 Jan: Hottest 100 of 2000 on Double J
11pm local time Fri 29 Jan: Hottest 100 videos on rage



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