The triple j Hottest 100 of 2018 is clearly upon us, with the station revealing all the pertinent details for January’s countdown today.
With only weeks to go until the end of 2018, it’s time to start thinking about which tracks soundtracked your year. Now, triple j have revealed just when the 2018 edition of its annual countdown is set to take place.
After making the somewhat controversial decision to move the Hottest 100 to the “fourth weekend in January”, the station has today revealed that Sunday, January 27th, 2019 is when we’re set to count down our favourite tracks of the year.
Then, making use of the public holiday on Monday, January 28th, the station will be counting down its Hottest 200, while Double J will be replaying the classic Hottest 100 of 1998 to give listeners a blast from the past.
Voting for the 2018 countdown is set to open at 8am on Monday, December 10th, and will close over a month later on Tuesday, January 22nd.
This year’s Hottest 100 also sees triple j teaming up with Lifeline, who are the leading provider of crisis support and suicide prevention in Australia.
As with previous years, folks who vote in the Hottest 100 have an opportunity to donate some money of pick up a limited edition Hottest 100 x Lifeline ice cream t-shirts. Together, triple j and Lifeline are hoping to help raise money for volunteers to help take on around 4,000 more calls from those in need annually.
Check out all the details below, but in the meantime, enjoy the most-played track released in 2018, which we assume will be a front-runner for this year’s countdown.
Check out The Vaccines’ ‘I Can’t Quit’:
triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2018: Key dates
8am Monday, 10th December: Hottest 100 voting opens
9am Tuesday, 22nd January: Hottest 100 voting closes
12pm Sunday, 27th January AEDT: Hottest 100 on triple j
12pm Monday, 28th January local time: Hottest 200-101 on triple j
10am Monday, 28th January AEDT: Classic Hottest 100 of 1998 on Double J
Sunday, 3rd February: Hottest 100 replay on triple j