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Here Are Triple J’s Most Played Artists Of 2015

Written by Emmy Mack on December 21, 2015

Anyone who listens to triple j on the reg would probably be able to tell you this anyway, but Tame Impala, Florence + The Machine and Courtney Barnett were among the station’s most-played artists of 2015.

After meticulously crunching the numbers, jjj has revealed that Kevin Parker and his Perth-bred psych-poppers received the highest rotation on their flagship station over the past 12 months, followed by The Wombats, Florence + The Machine, Hermitude and Courtney Barnett.

Making the announcement via ABC online, the station cooed that their top 20 list was “incredibly diverse, from British indie rock and Scottish synthpop to dreamy Canadian electro”.

“But if there’s one consistent thread,” they said, “It’s that we love Australian music”.

Interestingly, no metal bands received high enough rotation to make the cut, with the heaviest act to feature on the list being London indie rockers, Wolf Alice.

It was a similar story over at Double J, where Blur, Laura Marling, Beck, Darren Hanlon and The Chemical Brothers rounded out the top five most-played artists of 2015, topping a super-diverse list that also featured Death Cab For Cutie, Bjork and Father John Misty.

Finally, the triple j Unearthed top 5 was dominated by Sydney ‘Future Folk’ singer Gordi, electronic duo Vallis Alps, indie-popper Le Pie, post-punks Mangelwurzel and indie rockers Tired Lion.

For the record, Justin Bieber did not feature in any of the lists, which we can’t imagine bodes well for his #Bieber4Hottest100 aspirations.

Voting in the annual triple j Hottest 100 is now open (and if we had to bet on an outcome, it would be that every one of the artists on the station’s most-played list makes it in there at least once).

Check out the top 20 most played artists on triple j, Double J and triple j Unearthed, below.

triple j

1. Tame Impala
2. The Wombats
3. Florence & The Machine
4. Hermitude
5. Courtney Barnett
6. Jarryd James
7. Alison Wonderland
8. Gang of Youths
9. Mark Ronson
10. Major Lazer
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. San Cisco
13. Purity Ring
14. The Rubens
15. Disclosure
16. Alpine
17. Wolf Alice
18. Daniel Johns
19. Chvrches
20. Flight Facilities

Watch: Tame Impala – Let It Happen

Double J

1. Blur
2. Laura Marling
3. Beck
4. Darren Hanlon
5. The Chemical Brothers
6. Sufjan Stevens
7. Paul Kelly
8. Hot Chip
9. Sleater-Kinney
10. Death Cab For Cutie
11. Bjork
12. Natalie Prass
13. Hiatus Kaiyote
14. My Morning Jacket
15. Leon Bridges
16. Oh Mercy
17. Father John Misty
18. Spoon
19. Alabama Shakes
20. Blank Realm

Watch: Blur – New World Towers

triple j Unearthed

1. Gordi
2. Vallis Alps
3. Le Pie
4. Mangelwurzel
5. Tired Lion
6. Banff
7. Polish Club
8. Tiny Little Houses
9. Baro
10. Boo Seeka
11. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
12. Ayla
13. LTC
14. The Hard Aches
15. Dianas
16. Moses Gunn Collective
17. Ali Barter
18. Mosquito Coast
19. Crepes
20. Broadway Spounds

Watch: Gordi – Can We Work It Out

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