triple j has revealed this yr’s Hottest 100 countdown will tie for essentially the most entries from Australian artists ever.
In a new statistics tease, the radio station stated the ballot for 2020 may have 66 songs from native acts, matching 2016’s document. The month of launch which gave essentially the most entries within the countdown was January 2020, previous to the coronavirus pandemic.
There are 26 artists making their first look within the countdown, whereas two artists are set to notch seven consecutive years within the ballot. Six others are showing for the fourth consecutive time. Three artists may have back-to-back songs within the countdown.
Voting within the ballot closed on Monday (January 18), with the published of the outcomes set to start at 12pm AEDT tomorrow (January 23). Earlier than voting closed on Friday final week, triple j stated that simply 350 votes separated the primary and two spots — they haven’t up to date that determine since then.
Playing odds at present favour Glass Animals to take out the countdown with their observe ‘Heat Waves’ over Aussie favourites like Spacey Jane, Ball Park Music, Flume and Tame Impala. The UK band not too long ago raised the stakes by promising to tattoo the form of Australia on every of their arses in the event that they hit primary.