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And the winner of the Hottest 100 of 2016 is…

It’s been Australian music’s day of days, with veritable cultural institution triple j conducting the biggest democratically-decided musical countdown in the world.

Yesterday, we found out that the countdown would contain 66 Australian songs in the countdown this year (the most ever), there are 23 artists making their Hottest 100 debut, 26 artists who were discovered on Unearthed, and there are songs from 13 countries across the ranking.

And now, we know the winner.

After a big 2016, Flume has claimed the number one spot for ‘Never Be Like You’. The track beat out Amy Shark’s ‘Adore’. The top five is rounded out by

Tash Sultana – ‘Jungle’
Hilltop Hoods – ‘1955’ (Feat. Montaigne & Tom Thom)
Childish Gambino – ‘Redbone’

Check out the full Hottest 100 of 2016 below.

1. Flume – ‘Never Be Like You’
2. Amy Shark – ‘Adore’
3. Tash Sultana – ‘Jungle’
4. Hilltop Hoods – ‘1955’ (Feat. Montaigne & Tom Thom)
5. Childish Gambino – ‘Redbone’
6. DMA’s – ‘Believe’ (Like A Version)
7. Illy – ‘Papercuts’ (Feat. Vera Blue)
8. Flume – ‘Say It’ (Feat. Tove Lo)
9. Peking Duk – ‘Stranger’ (Feat. Elliphant)
10. The Weeknd – ‘Starboy’ (Feat. Daft Punk)
11. PNAU – ‘Chameleon’
12. Milky Chance – ‘Cocoon’
13. Mura Masa – ‘Love$ick’ (Feat. A$AP Rocky)
14. Violent Soho – ‘Viceroy’
15. Miike Snow – ‘Ghenghis Khan’
16. A.B. Original – ‘January 26’ (Feat. Dan Sultan)
17. Big Scary – ‘The Opposite Of Us’
18. Chance The Rapper – ‘All Night’ (Feat. Knox Fortune)
19. Catfish And The Bottlemen – ‘7’
20. The xx – ‘On Hold’
21. The Smith Street Band – ‘Death To The Lads’
22. Kanye West – ‘Ultralight Beam’
23. Illy – ‘Catch 22’ (Feat. Anne-Marie)
24. Cub Sport – ‘Come On Mess Me Up’
25. Montaigne – ‘Because I Love You’
26. SAFIA – ‘Make Them Wheels Roll’
27. Gretta Ray – ‘Drive’
28. The Avalanches – ‘Frankie Sinatra’
29. Sticky Fingers – ‘Our Town’
30. RÜFÜS – ‘Innerbloom’ (What So Not Remix)
31. Drake – ‘One Dance’ (Feat. Kyla & Wizzkid)
32. Tash Sultana – ‘Notion’
33. Dune Rats – ‘Bullshit’
34. Dune Rats – ‘Scott Green’
35. Client Liaison – ‘World Of Our Love’
36. Sticky Fingers – ‘Sad Songs’
37. Flume – ‘Smoke & Retribution’ (Feat. Vince Staples & Kučka)
38. Glass Animals – ‘Youth’
39. DMA’s – ‘Step Up The Morphine’
40. Kid Cudi – ‘Surfin’’ (Feat. Pharrell Williams)
41. The Weeknd – ‘I Feel It Coming’ (Feat. Daft Punk)
42. Broods – ‘Heartlines’
43. MØ – ‘Final Song’
44. D.D Dumbo – ‘Satan’
45. A.B. Original & Paul Kelly – ‘Dumb Things’ (Feat. Dan Sultan – Like A Version)
46. Mac Miller – ‘Dang!’ (Feat. Anderson .Paak)
47. D.D Dumbo – ‘Walrus’
48. Kingswood – ‘Creepin’
49. Hilltop Hoods – ‘Higher’ (Feat. James Chatburn)
50. Gang Of Youths – ‘Strange Diseases’
51. Sticky Fingers – ‘Outcast At Last’
52. Halsey – ‘Love Yourself’ (Like A Version)
53. Violent Soho – ‘Blanket’
54. Blink-182 – ‘Bored To Death’
55. RÜFÜS – ‘Say A Prayer For Me’
56. Paces – ‘Keeping Score’ (Feat. Guy Sebastian – Like A Version)
57. Catfish And The Bottlemen – ‘Twice’
58. Ali Barter – ‘Girlie Bits’
59. Frank Ocean – ‘Solo’
60. Sofi Tukker – ‘Drinkee’
61. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – ‘Gamma Knife’
62. DOPE LEMON – ‘Marinade’
63. Glass Animals – ‘Life Itself’
64. Maggie Rogers – ‘Alaska’
65. The Amity Affliction – ‘All Fucked Up’
66. Beyoncé – ‘Hold Up’
67. The Amity Affliction – ‘I Bring The Weather With Me’
68. L D R U – ‘Next To You’ (Feat. Savoi)
69. Violent Soho – ‘So Sentimental’
70. Golden Features – ‘Wolfie’ (Feat. Julia Stone)
71. Broods – ‘Free’
72. Kanye West – ‘Famous’
73. Violent Soho – ‘No Shade’
74. Camp Cope – ‘Lost: Season One’
75. The Avalanches – ‘Because I’m Me’
76. The Amity Affliction – ‘This Could Be Heartbreak’
77. Catfish And The Bottlemen – ‘Soundcheck’
78. Vera Blue – ‘Settle’
79. Radiohead – ‘Burn The Witch’
80. BANKS – ‘Gemini Feed’
81. Desiigner – ‘Panda’
82. Thundamentals – ‘Think About It’ (Feat. Peta & The Wolves)
83. Tkay Maidza – ‘Simulation’
84. Frank Ocean – ‘Pink + White’
85. SAFIA – ‘My Love Is Gone’
86. Bliss N Eso – ‘Dopamine’ (Feat. Thief)
87. DOPE LEMON – ‘Uptown Folks’
88. Childish Gambino – ‘Me And Your Mama’
89. SAFIA – ‘Over You’
90. Luca Brasi – ‘Anything Near Conviction’
91. The Avalanches – ‘Subways’
92. Violent Soho – ‘How To Taste’
93. Empire Of The Sun – ‘High And Low’
94. Vallis Alps – ‘Fading’
95. Flume – ‘Lose It’ (Feat. Vic Mensa)
96. Elk Road – ‘Hanging By A Thread’ (Feat. Natalie Foster)
97. Alex Lahey – ‘You Don’t Think You Like People Like Me’
98. Glass Animals – ‘Season 2 Episode 3’
99. Drake – ‘Too Good’ (Feat. Rihanna)
100. Birds Of Tokyo – ‘Brace’