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Hottest 100 2012 – Live Updates

Written by Mike Hohnen on January 26, 2013

It’s now almost time for triple j to begin unravelling their selection of the hottest 100 tracks from 2012. The tracklist has been a hot topic of late, not only due to the fact that some dudes attempted to predict it, but also because of the bevy of quality tunage that has hit the airwaves in recent times.

It’s become somewhat obvious which tracks have separated themselves from the pack to form the top 5. Amongst the list is that Thrift Shop song everyone has been talking about, along with Gangnam Style, Tame Impala‘s Elephant, Of Monsters & Men’s track Little Talks, and Skrillex (feat Sirah) with Bangerang – we have our #1 track.

Bets were called off after the Warmest 100 hit the web – a prediction of the final display on behalf of Brisbane-based online marketer Nick Drewe. We will now find out Drewe knows his stuff or not as triple j begin the roll out.

Don’t stress if you get distracted by whatever drinking game is underway – we will be keeping track for you, so stay tuned for updates.

While you’re here, why not check out the full list of Hottest 100 2011 and 2010 winners.

Listen to the stream live on triple j right here.

Milstones

  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis take out #1 track with their hit single Thrift Shop (ft. Wanz)
  • Of Monsters And Men take out #2 with Little Talks along with their #47 placed Mountain Sound
  • alt-j and Flume both end with three songs apiece on the chart
  • Mumford & Sons take two places on the chart with Babel at #58 and #5 spot with I Will Wait
  • Tame Impala claim their highest placed tracks ever on the Hottest 100 with #9 Feels Like We Only Go Backwards and #7 Elephant
  • Frank Ocean now has three on the chart including his #8 placed track Lost
  • The Rubens take #10 spot with their hit single My Gun, and also backing up their #66 positioned track The Best We Got
  • Flume makes three appearances on the chart with two of his own songs (#67 On Top and #12 Sleepless) plus one remix #18 HyperParadise with Hermitude
  • The Black Keys claim a brace in both halves of the hottest 100 with #79 Little Black Submarines and #13 Gold On The Ceiling
  • Rudimental take #20 and #16 with Feel The Love and Not Giving In
  • Ball Park Music take #23 with Coming Down – following their closely placed #27 track Surrender
  • Seth Sentry (Channel [V] Oz Artist of the Year) takes his second placing on the chart with Dear Science at #26
  • Melbourne Unearthed band Loon Lake take #29 with Cherry Lips beating many larger names
  • Lana Del Rey’s Born To Die comes in at #34. Her track Summertime Sadness also came in at #86
  • Two Door Cinema Club take another spot on the chart at #37 with Sun. Their first track Sleep Alone came in at #90
  • Grimes Takes #38 with her hit single Oblivion – her second on the chart following Genesis at #65
  • Chance Waters (previously known as Phatchance) gets his second on the chart at #45 with Young & Dumb (with Bertie Blackman) – his first track Maybe Tomorrow came in at #89
  • San Cisco chart for the second time with Fred Astaire at #48 – following on from Wild Things at #53
  • The Presets get their second song on the charts with Ghosts at #52
  • Odd Future crooner Frank Ocean gets his second track in the charts at #56 with Thinkin Bout You – following Super Rich Kids at #80
  • Channel [V] Oz Artist of the Year Seth Sentry enters the charts with at #57 with Float Away
  • Jack White appears twice at #97 and #60 with tracks I’m Shakin’ and Love Interruption
  • alt-j appear with two songs in the top 50
  • Grimes makes her first appearance in charts at #65 with Genesis
  • The Presets come in at #70 with PromisesGhosts is predicted to rank highly
  • Lana Del Ray appears in the charts again for the second year at #86 with Summertime Sadness

Hottest 100 Countdown 2012 (Updated Live)

1: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop (ft. Wanz)
2: Of Monsters And Men – Little Talks
3: alt-j – Breezeblocks
4: Flume – Holdin On
5: Mumford & Sons – I Will Wait
6: Major Lazer – Get Free {Ft. Amber Coffman}
7: Tame Impala – Elephant
8: Frank Ocean – Lost
9: Tame Impala – Feels Like We Only Go Backwards
10: The Rubens – My Gun

11: Calvin Harris – Sweet Nothing {Ft. Florence Welch}
12: Flume – Sleepless {Ft. Jezzabell Doran}
13: The Black Keys – Gold On The Ceiling
14: Icona Pop – I Love It {Ft. Charli XCX}
15: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Same Love {Ft. Mary Lambert}
16: Rudimental – Not Giving In {Ft. John Newman & Alex Clare}
17: Flight Facilities – Clair De Lune {Ft. Christine Hoberg}
18: Hermitude – HyperParadise {Flume Remix}
19: The xx – Angels
20: Rudimental – Feel The Love {Ft. John Newman}

21: Disclosure – Latch {Ft. Sam Smith}
22: The Temper Trap – Trembling Hands
23: Ball Park Music – Coming Down
24: Chet Faker – I’m Into You
25: Skrillex – Bangarang {Ft. Sirah}
26: Seth Sentry – Dear Science
27: Ball Park Music – Surrender
28: Django Django – Default
29: Loon Lake – Cherry Lips
30: Bat For Lashes – Laura

31: Alpine – Gasoline
32: Florence + The Machine – Spectrum (Say My Name) {Calvin Harris Remix}
33: Parachute Youth – Can’t Get Better Than This
34: Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
35: 360 – Run Alone
36: Miike Snow – Paddling Out
37: Two Door Cinema Club – Sun
38: Grimes – Oblivion
39: Alabama Shakes – Hold On
40: Arctic Monkeys – R U Mine?

41: British India – I Can Make You Love Me
42: MS MR – Hurricane
43: The Lumineers – Ho Hey
44: Xavier Rudd – Follow The Sun
45: Chance Waters – Young & Dumb {Ft. Bertie Blackman}
46: Passion Pit – Take A Walk
47: Of Monsters And Men – Mountain Sound
48: San Cisco – Fred Astaire
49: Thundamentals – Brother {Like A Version}
50: Asta – My Heart Is On Fire

51: Birds Of Tokyo – This Fire
52: The Presets – Ghosts
53: San Cisco – Wild Things
54: The Bamboos – I Got Burned {Ft. Tim Rogers}
55: Knife Party – Internet Friends
56: Frank Ocean – Thinkin Bout You
57: Seth Sentry – Float Away
58: Mumford & Sons – Babel
59: Cosmo Jarvis – Love This
60: Jack White – Love Interruption

61: Sticky Fingers – Caress Your Soul
62: Kid Cudi – Just What I Am {Ft. King Chip}
63: First Aid Kit – Wolf
64: alt-J – Tessellate
65: Grimes – Genesis
66: The Rubens – The Best We Got
67: Flume – On Top {Ft. T-Shirt}
68: Avicii – Silhouettes
69: Matt Corby – Lonely Boy {Like A Version}
70: The Presets – Promises

71: Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools (Drank)
72: Regina Spektor – All The Rowboats
73: Ben Folds Five – Draw A Crowd
74: The Shins – Simple Song
75: Muse – Madness
76: Illy – Heard It All
77: Feed Me & Crystal Fighters – Love Is All I Got
78: Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – Household Goods
79: The Black Keys – Little Black Submarines
80: Frank Ocean – Super Rich Kids {Ft. Earl Sweatshirt}

81: alt-J – Something Good
82: Santigold – Disparate Youth
83: The Jungle Giants – She’s A Riot
84: Hilltop Hoods – Rattling The Keys To The Kingdom
85: Purity Ring – Fineshrine
86: Lana Del Rey – Summertime Sadness
87: The Bloody Beetroots & Greta Svabo Bech – Chronicles Of A Fallen Love
88: C2C – Down The Road
89: Chance Waters – Maybe Tomorrow {Ft. Lilian Blue}
90: Two Door Cinema – Sleep Alone

91: Allday x C1 – So Good
92: Lisa Mitchell – Spiritus
93: Snakadaktal – Dance Bear
94: The Gaslight Anthem – 45
95: Last Dinosaurs – Andy
96: Kanye West, JAY Z & Big Sean – Clique
97: Jack White – I’m Shakin’
98: Kimbra – Warrior {Ft. Mark Foster & A-Trak}
99: M.I.A. – Bad Girls
100: Everything Everything – Cough Cough

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