Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. Pop music's best wasted no time getting into formation this year, with major releases from a galaxy of our brightest stars cluttering the calendar's opening months. But even with so many established huge names taking up space on the marquee, what really made the last twelve months in pop special was how they also found room for the lesser-known little guys; a Desiigner for every Drake, a Kiiara for every Kanye. Soundtracking a period of seemingly limitless real-world disagreement and strife, these artists big and small provided us with rare moments of much-needed unity, ones we all would've actually wanted to freeze time on.
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Welcome to the triple j 'Hottest ' site. Skip to: Hottest Navigation Page Content. Talk may be cheap but Chet Faker's stocks are soaring sky high after banking three songs in the top 10 with 'Talk Is Cheap' at 1, 'Gold' at 7 and '' at 8. It's an epic feat that's only been achieved once before in Hottest history when Powderfinger threw down a threesome in with 'On My Mind' at 4, 'Sunsets' at 7 and 'Love Your Way' at Chet's combo caps off a huge for the year-old who's also enjoyed a J Award, three ARIA Awards and 1,, references to his beard. With 'Cosby Sweater', the Adelaide crew have freakily peaked at third place for the third time in their career. On closer inspection, three seems to be their magic number: three members, three syllables in their name, three words in their latest album title and three songs in this countdown with 'Won't Let You Down' at 36, 'Walking Under Stars' at
The American rapper and producer's catchy song, originally penned for the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack, was Australia's top selling song of last year after spending 12 weeks at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart. The Australian Recording Industry Association released its end of year charts results overnight, which list the Top charting songs and albums of British singer songwriter Ed Sheeran also had a cracker of a year, releasing the highest selling album of the year, X, which spawned three hit singles including the Top 10 charting Thinking Out Loud. While overseas artists appear to dominate the top end of the lists, was a good year for Australian artists. Independent Brisbane band Sheppard and Sydney's Justice Crew lead the charge of 18 local acts contributing to the Top Singles Chart, five more than in and seven more than in On the album front, 36 domestic artists charted in the Top , nine more than the previous two years. This is a great achievement for our local industry and shows how Australian music fans have embraced our local artists. Employment Find out the industries crying out for workers as Queensland records a new record in job vacancies. Employment The plant will process coal using recycled water and density separation so it is more energy efficient and environmentally friendly.
The Billboard Hot is a chart that ranks the best-performing singles of the United States. Its data, published by Billboard magazine and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan , is based collectively on each single's weekly physical and digital sales, as well as airplay and streaming. Throughout a year, Billboard will publish an annual list of the most successful songs throughout that year on the Hot chart based on the information. For , the list was published on December 9, calculated with data from December 7, to November 29, This was the first time in eight years that a male artist topped the chart with a non-collaboration. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 10,