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And The Winner Of The Hottest 100 Of The Decade Is…

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Hottest 100 of the decade

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Tame Impala have taken out the Hottest 100 of the Decade with their track ‘The Less I Know The Better’.

They beat out strong entries from Gang of Youths, Flume, and Kanye West to nab the crown.

As the station flagged prior to the broadcast, the countdown was heavy on the nostalgia. Old favourites like Robyn’s ‘Dancing On My Own’, Adrian Lux’s ‘Teenage Crime’, Flight Facilities’ ‘Crave You’, and Disclosure’s ‘Latch’ made appearances, alongside newer cuts like Mallrat’s ‘Charlie’, Cub Sport’s ‘Come On Mess Me Up’, and Fisher’s ‘Losing It’.

In somewhat surprising news, Adele’s ‘Rolling In The Deep’ made its Hottest 100 debut at #97 — and consequently pissed off a large chunk of triple j listeners.

The Hottest 200 was counted down throughout the week, featuring a number of curious entries: Tones and I’s mega hit ‘Dance Monkey’ only came in at #182, and Kanye West’s ‘Power’ just missed out on the 100 by placing at #102. It was a strange countdown, to be sure.

Check out the full Hottest 100 below.

Hottest 100 of the Decade

1. Tame Impala — ‘The Less I Know The Better’
2. Gotye — ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ (feat. Kimbra)
3. Arctic Monkeys — ‘Do I Wanna Know’
4. Violent Soho — ‘Covered In Chrome’
5. RÜFÜS DU SOL – ‘Innerbloom’
6. Gang of Youths – ‘Magnolia’
7. Foster The People – ‘Pumped Up Kicks’
7. Foster The People – ‘Pumped Up Kicks’
8. Flume — Never Be Like You (feat. Kai)
9. Angus & Julia Stone — ‘Big Jet Plane’
10. Matt Corby — ‘Brother’
11. Chet Faker – ‘Talk Is Cheap’
12. alt-J – ‘Breezeblocks’
13. Vance Joy – ‘Riptide’
14. Kanye West – ‘Runaway’ (feat. Pusha T)
15. Sticky Fingers – ‘Australia Street’
16. Lorde – ‘Royals’
17. Ball Park Music – ‘It’s Nice To Be Alive’
18. Flume – ‘Holdin On’
19. Gang of Youths – ‘Let Me Down Easy’
20. Hilltop Hoods – ‘Cosby Sweater’
21. DMA’S – ‘Delete’
22. M83 – ‘Midnight City’
23. Kendrick Lamar – ‘King Kunta’
24. JAY-Z & Kanye West – ‘Ni**as In Paris’
25. Flight Facilities – ‘Clair De Lune’ (feat. Christine Hoberg)
26. Tame Impala – ‘Let It Happen’
27. Childish Gambino – ‘3005’
28. Childish Gambino – ‘Redbone’
29. Lana Del Rey – ‘Video Games’
30. Of Monsters and Men – ‘Little Talks’
31. The Wombats – ‘Tokyo (Vampires & Wolves)’
32. Peking Duk – ‘High’ (Feat. Nicole Millar)
33. Sticky Fingers – ‘Rum Rage’
34. Frank Ocean – ‘Lost’
35. Ocean Alley – ‘Confidence’
36. Hilltop Hoods – ‘1955’ (Feat. Montaigne & Tom Thum)
37. Milky Chance – ‘Stolen Dance’
38. Avicii – ‘Levels’
39. Flight Facilities – ‘Crave You’ (feat. Giselle)
40. Disclosure – ‘Latch’ (Feat. Sam Smith)
41. DMA’S – ‘Believe’ (triple j Like A Version 2016)
42. Arctic Monkeys – ‘R U Mine?’
43. Angus & Julia Stone – ‘Chateau’
44. Florence + The Machine – ‘Shake It Out’
45. The Black Keys – ‘Lonely Boy’
46. The Rubens – ‘Hoops’
47. Mumford & Sons – ‘I Will Wait’
48. Hermitude – ‘HyperParadise’ (Flume Remix)
49. Tash Sultana – ‘Jungle’
50. Daft Punk – ‘Get Lucky’ (feat. Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers)
51. Amy Shark – ‘Adore’
52. Gang of Youths – ‘The Deepest Sighs, The Frankest Shadows’
53. Sia – ‘Chandelier’
54. Grouplove – ‘Tongue Tied’
55. Skrillex – ‘Bangarang’ (feat. Sirah)
56. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Wanz – ‘Thrift Shop’ (feat. Wanz)
57. Kendrick Lamar – ‘HUMBLE.’
58. Sticky Fingers – ‘Gold Snafu’
59. Adrian Lux – ‘Teenage Crime’
60. Kendrick Lamar – ‘Swimming Pools (Drank)’
61. Lorde – ‘Green Light’
62. Frank Ocean – ‘Thinkin Bout You’
63. Hermitude – ‘The Buzz’ (feat. Mataya & Young Tapz)
64. RÜFÜS DU SOL – ‘Innerbloom’ (What So Not Remix)
65. Tame Impala – ‘Feels Like We Only Go Backwards’
66. Tame Impala – ‘Elephant’
67. Hilltop Hoods – ‘I Love It’ fFeat. Sia)
68. Azealia Banks – 212′ (feat. Lazy Jay)
69. Flume & Nick Murphy / Chet Faker – ‘Drop The Game’
70. Catfish and the Bottlemen – ‘7’
71. Billie Eilish – ‘bad guy’
72. Kanye West – ‘Monster’ (feat. Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Bon Iver)
73. Arctic Monkeys – ‘Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?’
74. Robyn – ‘Dancing On My Own’
75. Calvin Harris – ‘Feel So Close’
76. Travis Scott – ‘SICKO MODE’
77. Kanye West – ‘Black Skinhead’
78. San Cisco – ‘Awkward’
79. Mallrat – ‘Charlie’
80. Kanye West – ‘Ultralight Beam’ (feat. Chance The Rapper, The-Dream, Kelly Price & Kirk Franklin)
81. Cub Sport – ‘Come On Mess Me Up’
82. Flume – ‘On Top’ (feat. T-Shirt)
83. Ruel – ‘Painkiller’
84. Ruby Fields – ‘Dinosaurs’
85. J. Cole – ‘No Role Modelz’
86. The Wombats – ‘Greek Tragedy’
87. Matt Corby – ‘Resolution’
88. Glass Animals – ‘Gooey’
89. Two Door Cinema Club – ‘Undercover Martyn’
90. Childish Gambino – ‘This Is America’
91. Rex Orange County – ‘Loving Is Easy’ (feat. Benny Sings)
92. Kendrick Lamar – ‘m.A.A.d city’ (feat. MC Eiht)
93. Flume – ‘Sleepless’ (feat. Jezzabell Doran)
94. The Preatures – ‘Is This How You Feel?’
95. Fisher – ‘Losing It’
96. Major Lazer – ‘Get Free’ (feat. Amber Coffman)
97. Adele – ‘Rolling In The Deep’
98. Disclosure – ‘You & Me’ (feat. Eliza Doolittle) {Flume Remix}
99. Ruel – ‘Dazed & Confused’ (Prod. M-Phazes)
100. Bon Iver – ‘Holocene’