Triple j’s Hottest 100 is over for another year, and the biggest question of 2020 so far has finally been answered – will Billie or Tones take out the number one spot? ICYMI, the winner was Billie Eilish, and at 18 years old that makes her the youngest winner in Hottest 100 history. She’s also the first solo female to hit number one in the … Continue reading Triple J’s Hottest 100 Wraps Up
After multiple calls for triple j to change the date of the annual Hottest 100 away from Australia Day (or Invasion Day, as some Australians like to call it) and a public survey, the results are in – Saturday 27th January will host the countdown next year. It will be backed up on Sunday 28th January with the 100 songs that just missed out – … Continue reading Change The Date: Hottest 100 New Date For 2018
National youth radio network Triple J is inviting listeners to have their say on whether the hugely popular Hottest 100 countdown should continue to be held on January 26 or not. One of Australia’s cultural institutions, the Hottest 100 is traditionally held on January 26 because that is the national Australia Day holiday – a day typically reserved for barbies, backyard cricket, beers and… the … Continue reading Should Triple J’s Hottest 100 Change Dates?
In the days leading up to Christmas, at the end of what has been one hell of a year for The Rubens, Girl caught up with keyboardist Elliot Margin to chat about family, music, and what’s in store for the band that beat Kendrick Lamar to number one in Triple J’s Hottest 100 countdown 2016. Hi Elliot! What’s been happening? Catch me up! “Not a … Continue reading The Rubens
Reports emerged this week that Aussie radio heavyweight Triple J was in ‘serious talks’ about the possibility of moving the Hottest 100 countdown from Australia Day. A petition on change.org, which has almost met the required 5,000 signatures, argues that hosting the countdown on Australia Day is disrespectful to the thousands of indigenous Australians that see the date as a day of mourning. While many … Continue reading Triple J may move Hottest 100