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|1||Little Lion Man||Mumford & Sons||4:07||England|
|2||Parlez Vous Francais?||Art vs. Science||3:34||Australia|
|3||Chase That Feeling||Hilltop Hoods||3:29||Australia|
|7||Coin Laundry||Lisa Mitchell||3:12||Australia|
|8||Not Fair||Lily Allen||3:21||England|
|10||Dog Days Are Over||Florence And The Machine||4:07||England|
|11||Heads Will Roll||Yeah Yeah Yeahs||3:41||USA|
|12||Bonkers||Dizzee Rascal & Armand Van Helden||4:27||England|
|14||Sticks 'n' Stones||Jamie T||4:01||England|
|15||Home||Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros||5:02||USA|
|18||Shooting Stars||Bag Raiders||3:52||Australia|
|21||Fader||The Temper Trap||3:12||Australia|
|23||Warp 1.9 (feat. Steve Aoki)||The Bloody Beetroots||3:24||Italy|
|24||Carol Brown||Flight Of The Conchords||3:27||New Zealand|
|25||Zero||Yeah Yeah Yeahs||4:26||USA|
|26||Help I'm Alive||Metric||4:46||Canada|
|27||(If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To||Weezer||3:29||England|
|28||In For The Kill||La Roux||4:09||Australia|
|29||We Won't Run||Sarah Blasko||3:57||Australia|
|30||All I Want||Sarah Blasko||3:54||New Zealand|
|31||Hurt Feelings||Flight Of The Conchords||2:38||Australia|
|32||The Waitress Song||Seth Sentry||3:35||Australia|
|33||Ramona Was A Waitress||Paul Dempsey||3:34||USA|
|34||Pursuit Of Happiness (Nightmare) (feat. MGMT & Ratatat)||Kid Cudi||4:55||Australia|
|37||Still Standing||Hilltop Hoods||3:31||Australia|
|38||Little Secrets||Passion Pit||3:59||USA|
|39||One Way Road||The John Butler Trio||3:06||Australia|
|40||And The Boys||Angus & Julia Stone||4:10||Australia|
|41||Audacity Of Huge (feat. Chris Keating)||Simian Mobile Disco||3:47||England|
|43||Awesome (feat. The Cool Kids)||The Bloody Beetroots||2:34||Italy|
|44||Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)||Florence And The Machine||3:52||England|
|45||Drumming Song||Florence And The Machine||3:44||England|
|46||Blood Bank||Bon Iver||4:45||USA|
|47||Set Fire To The Hive||Karnivool||4:28||Australia|
|48||Science Of Fear||The Temper Trap||4:20||Australia|
|49||All Of The Dreamers||Powderfinger||3:37||Australia|
|50||Buttons (CSS Remix)||Sia||3:26||Australia|
|51||Where Did All The Love Go?||Kasabian||4:18||England|
|54||Crying Lightning||Arctic Monkeys||3:45||England|
|55||No You Girls||Franz Ferdinand||3:42||Scotland|
|57||The Good News||Philadelphia Grand Jury||3:00||Australia|
|58||Love Lost||The Temper Trap||3:36||Australia|
|59||I'm Not Alone||Calvin Harris||3:32||Scotland|
|61||Two Weeks||Grizzly Bear||4:03||USA|
|62||One More Chance||Bloc Party||4:40||England|
|63||All I Know||Karnivool||4:54||Australia|
|64||Blood||The Middle East||5:27||Australia|
|65||Foreign Land||Eskimo Joe||4:31||Australia|
|69||Meet Me On The Equinox||Death Cab For Cutie||3:44||USA|
|70||My Girls||Animal Collective||5:41||USA|
|71||Byrds Of Prey||Bertie Blackman||3:27||Australia|
|73||Heartbreaker (feat. John Legend)||MSTRKRFT||3:13||Canada|
|74||Friend In The Field||Art vs. Science||3:46||Australia|
|75||New Moon Rising||Wolfmother||3:46||Australia|
|76||11th Dimension||Julian Casablancas||4:06||USA|
|77||She's A Genius||Jet||2:59||Australia|
|78||Remember Me||Tame Impala||4:21||Australia|
|79||Getting Wise||Yves Klein Blue||4:12||Australia|
|81||The Cave||Mumford & Sons||3:38||England|
|84||United States Of Eurasia (+Collateral Damage)||Muse||5:48||England|
|86||Too Many Dicks (On The Dance Floor)||Flight Of The Conchords||2:29||New Zealand|
|87||The Darkest Side||The Middle East||5:07||Australia|
|88||Creeping Out Sara||NOFX||2:46||USA|
|89||D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)||Jay-Z||4:15||USA|
|90||Kiss With A Fist||Florence And The Machine||2:04||England|
|91||I've Got Friends||Manchester Orchestra||4:58||USA|
|92||Skeleton Boy||Friendly Fires||3:34||England|
|94||Blue Lips||Regina Spektor||3:32||USA|
|95||Panic Switch||Silversun Pickups||5:44||USA|
|96||Ghosts 'n' Stuff (feat. Rob Swire)||deadmau5||3:15||Canada|
|97||Laughing With||Regina Spektor||3:13||USA|
|98||New Fang||Them Crooked Vultures||3:49||USA|
|99||Hell||Tegan And Sara||3:25||Canada|
The 2009 Hottest 100 was the seventeenth annual Hottest 100 countdown since the change of the format which allowed only songs from the previous year to be voted for.
The countdown took place in January of 2010 and featured a mixture of 71 different artists. Over 1,100,000 votes were counted in the countdown.
The 2009 countdown featured possibly the most controversy of any countdown to date when, only 4 days before the countdown, the winner of the countdown was leaked via the ABC Shop. A descriptive piece for a special Hottest 100 edition Triple J magazine inadvertently stated that the winners of the countdown were Mumford & Sons. (A screenshot of the leak is available here.)
The leak was at first believed to be a hoax, or a clever publicity stunt, and even forced betting agent Sportingbet to stop taking bets on the outcome.
Howeverm the leak turned out to be truthful, and along with the song winning by the largest margin ever, Mumford & Sons, who were in the country for a tour, performed the song live in the studio before the studio version of the track was played.
Art vs. Science became the fourth artist who was Unearthed by Triple J to achieve the #2 position. The then-record high was set in 1999 by Killing Heidi and was again equalled by Grinspoon in 2002, Missy Higgins in 2004 and Little Red in 2010. The record was broken however, when Vance Joy reached #1 with 'Riptide' in 2013.
Prior to the Hilltop Hoods' song 'Chase That Feeling' being announced to have reached #3, announcers mentioned that the band that reached #3 were from Adelaide, prompting Triple J presenter Lindsay McDougall to ask whether the band in question was The Testeagles. The Testeagles managed to chart in the 1999 Hottest 100, reaching #66 with their track 'Turn That Shit Up'.
At #95, Tame Impala charted with their cover of Blue Boy's 'Remember Me'. The original version charted at #91 in 1997.
Despite it not being played by Triple J that year, the Foo Fighter's 'Wheels' reached #100.
The 2009 countdown was also the first time that no artist from the United States made it into the top 10.
For the second time, Richard Kingsmill released the tracks that featured in the positions #101 to #200. For more information on those tracks, click here.
Florence And The Machine and Muse got 4 tracks each, their best tracks reaching #10 and #9 respectively. Kasabian, The Temper Trap, Flight Of The Conchords and Sia each were involved in 3 tracks each while 17 other artists managed 2 tracks each.
Artists With Multiple Entries
- Florence And The Machine (10, 44, 45, 90
- Muse (9, 19, 35, 84)
- Flight Of The Conchords (24, 30, 86)
- Kasabian (17, 51, 85)
- The Temper Trap (21, 48, 58)
- Dan Williams (2, 57, 74)
(Twice with Art vs. Science and once with Philadelphia Grand Jury)
- Sia (24, 50, 72)
(Twice solo and once with Flight Of The Conchords)
- Art vs. Science (2, 74)
- Bertie Blackman (71, 93)
- The Bloody Beetroots (23, 43)
- Dizzee Rascal (12, 80)
- Hilltop Hoods (3, 37)
- Karnivool (47, 63)
- La Roux (6, 27)
- Lily Allen (8, 60)
- The Middle East (64, 87)
- Mumford & Sons (1, 81)
- Passion Pit (20, 38)
- Phoenix (4, 13)
- Regina Spektor (94, 97)
- Sarah Blasko (28, 29)
- Vampire Weekend (22, 52)
- Yeah Yeah Yeahs (11, 25)
- Dave Grohl (98, 100)
(Once with Them Crooked Vultures and once with Foo Fighters)
The 2009 Hottest 100 featured artists from 9 countries, including 36 from Australia, 27 from England and 23 from USA. The 2009 countdown marked the first time that the USA had come third in terms of tracks from a country.
England's 27 tracks and Italy's 5 tracks are currently records for those 2 countries.
A Couple Of Notes
‘Bonkers', at #12, was a collaboration between Dizzee Rascal and Armand Van Helden who are English and American, respectively. However, the track is counted as an English entry for simplicity.
‘Warp 1.9', at #23, was a collaboration between The Bloody Beetroots and Steve Aoki who are Italian and American, respectively. However, the track is counted as an Italian entry for simplicity.
‘Carol Brown', at #24, was a collaboration between Flight Of The Conchords and Sia (who performed backing vocals) who are from New Zealand and Australia, respectively. However, the track is counted as a New Zealand entry for simplicity.
‘Audacity Of Huge', at #41, was a collaboration between Simian Mobile Disco and Chris Keating (of the band Yeasayer) who are English and American, respectively. However, the track is counted as an English entry for simplicity.
‘Awesome', at #43, was a collaboration between The Bloody Beetroots and The Cool Kids who are Italian and American, respectively. However, the track is counted as an Italian entry for simplicity.
‘Heartbreaker', at #73, was a collaboration between MSTRKRFT and John Legend who are Canadian and American, respectively. However, the track is counted as an Canadian entry for simplicity.
‘Ghosts 'n' Stuff', at #96, was a collaboration between Deadmau5 and Rob Swire (of the band Pendulum) who are Canadian and Australian, respectively. However, the track is counted as an Canadian entry for simplicity.
Countries Represented in the 2009 Countdown
- 71 Artists
- Florence And The Machine (4 tracks)
- Muse (4 tracks)
- 9 Countries
- Australia (36 tracks)
- England (27 tracks)
- USA (23 tracks)
- Art vs. Science (2 tracks)
- Miami Horror (1 track)
- The Middle East (2 tracks)
- Philadelphia Grand Jury (1 track)
- Seth Sentry (1 track)
- Washington (1 track)
- 3:51 (3 minutes, 51 seconds)
- Kiss With A Fist - Florence And The Machine (2:04)
- United States Of Eurasia (+Collateral Damage) - Muse (5:48)
Leaderboard as of 2009