2015 Hottest 100 Release Dates

This list compiles the dates for when each track that appeared in the Hottest 100 was released, and the name of the accompanying album or other applicable media format it was released on. It should be noted that the release dates listed are the earliest date at which the track in question was first released. This may mean it differs from the official release date of its accompanying album. In many cases, a track can be released months, or even years prior to its accompanying album. This may be due to a song being released as a single first, or being picked up and popularised by a radio station prior to an official release. Regardless, every date listed here has been thoroughly researched and checked to ensure its accuracy.


Release Dates In Countdown Order

This list simply shows the original order of the Hottest 100 with its release date and album information added alongside.
The 2015 Hottest 100 was the fifth countdown to release the names of the tracks which made the positions #101 - 200. These are also added here, seperate from the other data.

Release Dates In Countdown Order - Tracks #1 - 100
# Title Artist Date Album
1 Hoops The Rubens 19/07/2015 Hoops
2 King Kunta Kendrick Lamar 15/03/2015 To Pimp A Butterfly
3 Lean On (feat. MØ & DJ Snake) Major Lazer 12/03/2015 Peace Is The Mission
4 The Less I Know The Better Tame Impala 12/07/2015 Currents
5 Let It Happen Tame Impala 11/03/2015 Currents
6 The Trouble With Us Marcus Marr & Chet Faker 15/10/2015 Work EP
7 Do You Remember Jarryd James 18/01/2015 Thirty One
8 The Buzz (feat. Mataya & Young Tapz) Hermitude 15/04/2015 Dark Night Sweet Light
9 Can't Feel My Face The Weeknd 7/06/2015 Beauty Behind The Madness
10 Magnets (feat. Lorde) Disclosure 25/09/2015 Caracal
11 Never Be Meg Mac 28/07/2015 Single Only
12 You Were Right RÜFÜS 26/06/2015 Bloom
13 Ocean Drive Duke Dumont 31/07/2015 Blasé Boys Club (Part 1) EP
14 Hotline Bling Drake 31/07/2015 Views
15 Like Soda Violent Soho 7/10/2015 Waco
16 Fire And The Flood Vance Joy 24/07/2015 Dream Your Life Away (Deluxe Edition)
17 Middle (feat. Bipolar Sunshine) DJ Snake 15/10/2015 Single Only
18 Downtown (feat. Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee & Grandmaster Caz) Macklemore & Ryan Lewis 30/08/2015 This Unruly Mess I've Made
19 The Hills The Weeknd 27/05/2015 Beauty Behind The Madness
20 Mountain At My Gates Foals 29/07/2015 What Went Down
21 Magnolia Gang Of Youths 17/04/2015 The Positions
22 Keeping Score (feat. Paige IV) L D R U 24/09/2015 Single Only
23 Embracing Me SAFIA 3/07/2015 Single Only
24 Some Minds (feat. Andrew Wyatt) Flume 28/05/2015 Single Only
25 Shine On The Amity Affliction 12/11/2015 Single Only
26 I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times) (feat. Young Thug & Popcaan) Jamie xx 20/05/2015 In Colour
27 Young Vallis Alps 6/01/2015 Vallis Alps EP
28 Like An Animal RÜFÜS 22/09/2015 Bloom
29 Greek Tragedy The Wombats 14/01/2015 Glitterbug
30 Say My Name (feat. Benjamin Joseph) Peking Duk 9/07/2015 Songs To Sweat To EP
31 Loud Places (feat. Romy) Jamie xx 27/03/2015 In Colour
32 Leave A Trace Chvrches 17/07/2015 Every Open Eye
33 Long Loud Hours (feat. Bertie Blackman) Urthboy 11/10/2015 The Past Beats Inside Me Like A Second Heartbeat
34 Eventually Tame Impala 7/05/2015 Currents
35 Counting Sheep SAFIA 13/03/2015 Single Only
36 All My Friends (feat. Tinashe & Chance The Rapper) Snakehips 21/10/2015 All My Friends EP
37 Alright Kendrick Lamar 15/03/2015 To Pimp A Butterfly
38 Delilah Florence And The Machine 19/05/2015 How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
39 Swear Jar Illy 15/11/2015 Single Only
40 Ship To Wreck Florence And The Machine 9/04/2015 How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
41 Puppet Theatre (feat. Peter Bjorn And John) Claptone 28/07/2015 Charmer
42 Hold Me Down Halsey 1/06/2015 Badlands
43 Pedestrian At Best Courtney Barnett 29/01/2015 Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
44 Something About You Hayden James 11/12/2014 Single Only
45 Throne Bring Me The Horizon 23/07/2015 That's The Spirit
46 Go (feat. Q-Tip) The Chemical Brothers 4/05/2015 Born In The Echoes
47 Dynamite (feat. Allday) Asta 9/06/2015 Single Only
48 Crushed Parkway Drive 24/08/2015 Ire
49 Too Much Time Together San Cisco 8/02/2015 Gracetown
50 Deception Bay Boo Seeka 7/07/2015 Single Only
51 Clearest Blue Chvrches 10/09/2015 Every Open Eye
52 Cream On Chrome Ratatat 11/04/2015 Magnifique
53 Monday Matt Corby 4/10/2015 Telluric
54 Working For It Zhu x Skrillex x THEY. 22/10/2015 Genesis Series EP
55 Multi-Love Unknown Mortal Orchestra 5/02/2015 Multi-Love
56 Alive Sia 27/09/2015 This Is Acting
57 Foolish Alpine 31/03/2015 Yuck
58 Vice Grip Parkway Drive 8/06/2015 Ire
59 Run Alison Wonderland 20/03/2015 Run
60 Kamikaze 15/10/2015 Single Only
61 Cause I'm A Man Tame Impala 5/04/2015 Currents
62 Omen (feat. Sam Smith) Disclosure 27/07/2015 Caracal
63 Walk The Wire Boy & Bear 16/08/2015 Limit Of Love
64 L$D A$AP Rocky 21/05/2015 At.Long.Last.A$AP
65 Don't Wanna Fight Alabama Shakes 10/02/2015 Sound & Color
66 M.O.B. Tkay Maidza 15/02/2015 Switch Tape EP (Reissue)
67 Give Me A Try The Wombats 11/03/2015 Glitterbug
68 Shutdown Skepta 26/04/2015 Konnichiwa
69 Forces (feat. Airling) Japanese Wallpaper 29/03/2015 Japanese Wallpaper EP
70 What Kind Of Man Florence And The Machine 12/02/2015 How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
71 Flesh Without Blood Grimes 26/10/2015 Art Angels
72 Anchor Birds Of Tokyo 24/04/2015 Anchor EP
73 Once (Radio Edit) Ngaiire 28/06/2015 Single Only
74 Powerful (feat. Ellie Goulding & Tarrus Riley) Major Lazer 24/05/2015 Peace Is The Mission
75 Elevator Operator Courtney Barnett 15/03/2015 Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
76 Suddenly British India 13/02/2015 Nothing Touches Me
77 Lay Down DMA's 28/09/2015 Hills End
78 Weathered Jack Garratt 16/08/2015 Phase
79 Wolves The Cat Empire 27/09/2015 Rising With The Sun
80 Everyday (feat. Rod Stewart, Miguel & Mark Ronson) A$AP Rocky 8/05/2015 At.Long.Last.A$AP
81 Big Jet Plane (feat. Thelma Plum) Tuka 6/11/2015 Like A Version 11
82 Depreston Courtney Barnett 2/03/2015 Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
83 Down To Earth Flight Facilities 14/09/2014 Down To Earth
84 Delete Sticky Fingers 6/03/2015 Like A Version 11
85 Heart Attack (feat. Owl Eyes) Flight Facilities 19/10/2014 Down To Earth
86 Happy Song Bring Me The Horizon 12/07/2015 That's The Spirit
87 Begin Again Purity Ring 13/01/2015 Another Eternity
88 Party Machine The Bennies 5/11/2015 Wisdom Machine
89 High By The Beach Lana Del Rey 10/08/2015 Honeymoon
90 Gemini (feat. George Maple) What So Not 1/04/2015 Gemini EP
91 Be Your Shadow The Wombats 5/04/2015 Glitterbug
92 No One (feat. Thelma Plum) Golden Features 31/05/2015 XXIV EP
93 Indian Summer Jai Wolf 9/06/2015 Single Only
94 Ghost Halsey 27/10/2014 Room 93 EP
95 Nobody Really Cares If You Don't Go To The Party Courtney Barnett 15/03/2015 Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
96 Rumour Mill (feat. Anne-Marie & Will Heard) Rudimental 22/06/2015 We The Generation
97 Twilight Driving Methyl Ethel 12/05/2015 Oh Inhuman Spectacle
98 Be Together (feat. Wild Belle) Major Lazer 31/05/2015 Peace Is The Mission
99 True Friends Bring Me The Horizon 25/08/2015 That's The Spirit
100 Hell Boy Seth Sentry 3/05/2015 Strange New Past

Notes

  • #94: 'Ghost' - Halsey: Originally released on the 'Room 93' EP in 2014, it was later re-released on her debut album 'Badlands' in 2015.
Release Dates In Countdown Order - Tracks #101 - 200
# Title Artist Date Album
101 Call My Name Mosquito Coast 30/07/2015 Single Only
102 Distant Past Everything Everything 17/02/2015 Get To Heaven
103 Innerbloom RÜFÜS 20/11/2015 Bloom
104 Breathe Life Jack Garratt 15/10/2015 Phase
105 On Fire (feat. Maribelle) Carmada 5/12/2014 Realise EP
106 Pretty Pimpin Kurt Vile 21/07/2015 b'lieve i'm goin down...
107 Like You Want To Kita Alexander 22/10/2015 Like You Want To EP
108 So Into You Childish Gambino 2/10/2015 N/A
109 40oz. On Repeat FIDLAR 8/05/2015 Too
110 The Love Within Bloc Party 9/10/2015 Hymns
111 Dumb Seth Sentry 7/06/2015 Strange New Past
112 Bend Chet Faker 17/06/2015 Single Only
113 U Don't Know (feat. Wayne Coyne) Alison Wonderland 18/01/2015 Run
114 Dead Fox Courtney Barnett 15/03/2015 Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
115 Run Seth Sentry 11/12/2014 Strange New Past
116 Empty Threat Chvrches 25/09/2015 Every Open Eye
117 What Went Down Foals 16/06/2015 What Went Down
118 Through The Roof (feat. Young Tapz) Hermitude 20/01/2015 Dark Night Sweet Light
119 Emoticons The Wombats 15/02/2015 Glitterbug
120 White Dress (feat. Deutsch Duke) (Radio Edit) Set Mo 26/03/2015 Single Only
121 Hallelujah The Rubens 18/05/2015 Hoops
122 The Moment Tame Impala 8/07/2015 Currents
123 Kingdom Leader Boo Seeka 20/01/2015 Single Only
124 Fool Boo Seeka 17/11/2015 Single Only
125 My Own Way Kita Alexander 24/05/2015 Single Only
126 Should Have Known Better Sufjan Stevens 11/03/2015 Carrie & Lowell
127 Heart Is Full Miike Snow 29/10/2015 iii
128 The Wolf Mumford & Sons 9/04/2015 Wilder Mind
129 Electric Indigo The Paper Kites 21/06/2015 twelvefour
130 Dancin' John Doe Drapht 24/05/2015 Single Only
131 Two Weeks (feat. Tom Snowdon) #1 Dads 27/03/2015 Like A Version 11
132 Damn Baby Alpine 7/06/2015 Yuck
133 House Every Weekend David Zowie 1/05/2015 Single Only
134 Heartburn Wafia 21/10/2015 XXIX EP
135 Girl (feat. Kaytranada) The Internet 23/06/2015 Ego Death
136 Take It To Reality (feat. SAFIA) Alison Wonderland 20/03/2015 Run
137 Rabbit Run City Calm Down 9/06/2015 In A Restless House
138 These Walls (feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat) Kendrick Lamar 15/03/2015 To Pimp A Butterfly
139 Breakaway In Hearts Wake 4/03/2015 Skydancer
140 Searchlight (feat. Yeo) Hermitude 10/05/2015 Dark Night Sweet Light
141 The Night Is On My Side The Rubens 2/08/2015 Hoops
142 Games Alison Wonderland 20/03/2015 Run
143 Give Me Something Jarryd James 18/05/2015 Thirty One
144 Speak Easy Mansionair 11/09/2015 Pick Me Up EP
145 Believe Mumford & Sons 15/03/2015 Wilder Mind
146 I'd Go With You Anywhere Birds Of Tokyo 20/09/2015 Playlist
147 Crystals Of Monsters And Men 16/03/2015 Beneath The Skin
148 Hold Vera Blue 19/11/2015 Fingertips EP
149 Regardless (feat. Julia Stone) Jarryd James 4/08/2015 Thirty One
150 Tattoo Tuka 7/06/2015 Life Death Time Eternal
151 Paper Trail$ Joey Bada$$ 25/01/2015 B4.DA.$$
152 Be Right There Diplo & Sleepy Tom 28/08/2015 Single Only
153 Limit Of Love Boy & Bear 9/10/2015 Limit Of Love
154 T-Shirt Weather Circa Waves 11/02/2015 Young Chasers
155 Baby Blue (feat. Chance The Rapper) Action Bronson 3/03/2015 Mr. Wonderful
156 My Star Tuka 10/07/2015 Life Death Time Eternal
157 West Coast FIDLAR 19/07/2015 Too
158 Bodyache Purity Ring 26/02/2015 Another Eternity
159 Walk With Me (feat. Kučka) Cosmo's Midnight 16/07/2015 Moments EP
160 Queen Of Peace Florence And The Machine 29/05/2015 How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
161 Aerial Love Daniel Johns 1/02/2015 Talk
162 Love Me Badder Elliphant 12/05/2015 Living Life Golden
163 The Alley E^ST 14/06/2015 The Alley EP
164 Skeletons The Amity Affliction 10/07/2015 Let The Ocean Take Me (Deluxe Edition)
165 Holding On (feat. Gregory Porter) Disclosure 26/05/2015 Caracal
166 Ghost Tkay Maidza 16/11/2015 Switch Tape EP (Reissue)
167 Not Many One Day 17/04/2015 Like A Version 11
168 New Romantics Hands Like Houses 2/10/2015 Dissonants
169 Asleep In The Machine Bootleg Rascal 27/10/2015 Asleep In The Machine
170 Ghost Town Sticky Fingers 13/10/2015 Single Only
171 Cuffed & Collared Bad//Dreems 22/03/2015 Dogs At Bay
172 Abrasive Ratatat 16/06/2015 Magnifique
173 Underflow Emma Louise 8/11/2015 Single Only
174 Love Again (feat. JMSN & Sango) Ta-ku 22/04/2015 Songs To Make Up To EP
175 Psycho Muse 12/03/2015 Drones
176 In Plain Sight Dead Letter Circus 19/07/2015 Aesthesis
177 Magic San Cisco 8/03/2015 Gracetown
178 Snow San Cisco 1/03/2015 Gracetown
179 Losers (feat. Labrinth) The Weeknd 23/08/2015 Beauty Behind The Madness
180 Ditmas Mumford & Sons 3/05/2015 Wilder Mind
181 Dreams Beck 15/06/2015 Single Only
182 The Blacker The Berry (feat. Assassin & Lalah Hathaway) Kendrick Lamar 9/02/2015 To Pimp A Butterfly
183 Automatic Zhu x AlunaGeorge 28/08/2015 Genesis Series EP
184 Restraint & Release Gang Of Youths 12/04/2015 The Positions
185 Get Down Jess Kent 22/09/2015 Single Only
186 All Day (feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney) Kanye West 2/03/2015 Single Only
187 Nightlight Silversun Pickups 6/08/2015 Better Nature
188 Kooky Eyes The Jungle Giants 21/06/2015 Speakerzoid
189 Clip My Wings Montaigne 30/08/2015 Single Only
190 Apollo Last Dinosaurs 15/07/2015 Wellness
191 Radioface Gang Of Youths 15/03/2015 The Positions
192 Read My Mind Catfish And The Bottlemen 23/01/2015 Like A Version 11
193 Bottom Feeder Parkway Drive 16/09/2015 Ire
194 Talking To My Diary Dr. Dre 7/08/2015 Compton (A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre)
195 Hurricane Halsey 16/10/2014 Room 93 EP
196 Electrical Eves The Behavior 17/05/2015 Eves The Behavior EP
197 Horses Porsches 17/01/2015 Single Only
198 Can't Get Enough Of Myself (feat. B.C.) Santigold 4/11/2015 99¢
199 The Way You'd Love Her Mac DeMarco 11/05/2015 Another One
200 Preach Daniel Johns 13/03/2015 Talk

Notes

  • #108: 'So Into You' - Childish Gambino: Originally broadcast for Triple J's 'Like A Version' sessions, but it was one of the very few tracks performed that year which did not make it onto the CD..
  • #157: 'West Coast' - FIDLAR: Originally released on the 'Shit We Recorded In Our Bedroom' EP in 2012, it was later re-recorded for their album 'Too' in 2015.
  • #195: 'Hurricane' - Halsey: Originally released on the 'Room 93' EP in 2014, it was later re-released on the deluxe edition of her debut album 'Badlands' in 2015.


Release Dates By Date - Tracks #1 - 100

This list sorts all the tracks that reached the Hottest 100 in order of their release dates.

2014

2014 - September
# Title Artist Date Album
83 Down To Earth Flight Facilities 14/09/2014 Down To Earth
2014 - October
# Title Artist Date Album
85 Heart Attack (feat. Owl Eyes) Flight Facilities 19/10/2014 Down To Earth
94 Ghost Halsey 27/10/2014 Room 93 EP

Notes

  • #94: 'Ghost' - Halsey: Originally released on the 'Room 93' EP in 2014, it was later re-released on her debut album 'Badlands' in 2015.
2014 - December
# Title Artist Date Album
44 Something About You Hayden James 11/12/2014 Single Only
2015

2015 - January
# Title Artist Date Album
27 Young Vallis Alps 6/01/2015 Vallis Alps EP
87 Begin Again Purity Ring 13/01/2015 Another Eternity
29 Greek Tragedy The Wombats 14/01/2015 Glitterbug
7 Do You Remember Jarryd James 18/01/2015 Thirty One
43 Pedestrian At Best Courtney Barnett 29/01/2015 Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
2015 - February
# Title Artist Date Album
55 Multi-Love Unknown Mortal Orchestra 5/02/2015 Multi-Love
49 Too Much Time Together San Cisco 8/02/2015 Gracetown
65 Don't Wanna Fight Alabama Shakes 10/02/2015 Sound & Color
70 What Kind Of Man Florence And The Machine 12/02/2015 How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
76 Suddenly British India 13/02/2015 Nothing Touches Me
66 M.O.B. Tkay Maidza 15/02/2015 Switch Tape EP (Reissue)
2015 - March
# Title Artist Date Album
82 Depreston Courtney Barnett 2/03/2015 Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
84 Delete Sticky Fingers 6/03/2015 Like A Version 11
5 Let It Happen Tame Impala 11/03/2015 Currents
67 Give Me A Try The Wombats 11/03/2015 Glitterbug
3 Lean On (feat. MØ & DJ Snake) Major Lazer 12/03/2015 Peace Is The Mission
35 Counting Sheep SAFIA 13/03/2015 Single Only
2 King Kunta Kendrick Lamar 15/03/2015 To Pimp A Butterfly
37 Alright Kendrick Lamar 15/03/2015 To Pimp A Butterfly
75 Elevator Operator Courtney Barnett 15/03/2015 Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
95 Nobody Really Cares If You Don't Go To The Party Courtney Barnett 15/03/2015 Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
59 Run Alison Wonderland 20/03/2015 Run
31 Loud Places (feat. Romy) Jamie xx 27/03/2015 In Colour
69 Forces (feat. Airling) Japanese Wallpaper 29/03/2015 Japanese Wallpaper EP
57 Foolish Alpine 31/03/2015 Yuck
2015 - April
# Title Artist Date Album
90 Gemini (feat. George Maple) What So Not 1/04/2015 Gemini EP
61 Cause I'm A Man Tame Impala 5/04/2015 Currents
91 Be Your Shadow The Wombats 5/04/2015 Glitterbug
40 Ship To Wreck Florence And The Machine 9/04/2015 How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
52 Cream On Chrome Ratatat 11/04/2015 Magnifique
8 The Buzz (feat. Mataya & Young Tapz) Hermitude 15/04/2015 Dark Night Sweet Light
21 Magnolia Gang Of Youths 17/04/2015 The Positions
72 Anchor Birds Of Tokyo 24/04/2015 Anchor EP
68 Shutdown Skepta 26/04/2015 Konnichiwa
2015 - May
# Title Artist Date Album
100 Hell Boy Seth Sentry 3/05/2015 Strange New Past
46 Go (feat. Q-Tip) The Chemical Brothers 4/05/2015 Born In The Echoes
34 Eventually Tame Impala 7/05/2015 Currents
80 Everyday (feat. Rod Stewart, Miguel & Mark Ronson) A$AP Rocky 8/05/2015 At.Long.Last.A$AP
97 Twilight Driving Methyl Ethel 12/05/2015 Oh Inhuman Spectacle
38 Delilah Florence And The Machine 19/05/2015 How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
26 I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times) (feat. Young Thug & Popcaan) Jamie xx 20/05/2015 In Colour
64 L$D A$AP Rocky 21/05/2015 At.Long.Last.A$AP
74 Powerful (feat. Ellie Goulding & Tarrus Riley) Major Lazer 24/05/2015 Peace Is The Mission
19 The Hills The Weeknd 27/05/2015 Beauty Behind The Madness
24 Some Minds (feat. Andrew Wyatt) Flume 28/05/2015 Single Only
92 No One (feat. Thelma Plum) Golden Features 31/05/2015 XXIV EP
98 Be Together (feat. Wild Belle) Major Lazer 31/05/2015 Peace Is The Mission
2015 - June
# Title Artist Date Album
42 Hold Me Down Halsey 1/06/2015 Badlands
9 Can't Feel My Face The Weeknd 7/06/2015 Beauty Behind The Madness
58 Vice Grip Parkway Drive 8/06/2015 Ire
47 Dynamite (feat. Allday) Asta 9/06/2015 Single Only
93 Indian Summer Jai Wolf 9/06/2015 Single Only
96 Rumour Mill (feat. Anne-Marie & Will Heard) Rudimental 22/06/2015 We The Generation
12 You Were Right RÜFÜS 26/06/2015 Bloom
73 Once (Radio Edit) Ngaiire 28/06/2015 Single Only
2015 - July
# Title Artist Date Album
23 Embracing Me SAFIA 3/07/2015 Single Only
50 Deception Bay Boo Seeka 7/07/2015 Single Only
30 Say My Name (feat. Benjamin Joseph) Peking Duk 9/07/2015 Songs To Sweat To EP
4 The Less I Know The Better Tame Impala 12/07/2015 Currents
86 Happy Song Bring Me The Horizon 12/07/2015 That's The Spirit
32 Leave A Trace Chvrches 17/07/2015 Every Open Eye
1 Hoops The Rubens 19/07/2015 Hoops
45 Throne Bring Me The Horizon 23/07/2015 That's The Spirit
16 Fire And The Flood Vance Joy 24/07/2015 Dream Your Life Away (Deluxe Edition)
62 Omen (feat. Sam Smith) Disclosure 27/07/2015 Caracal
11 Never Be Meg Mac 28/07/2015 Single Only
41 Puppet Theatre (feat. Peter Bjorn And John) Claptone 28/07/2015 Charmer
20 Mountain At My Gates Foals 29/07/2015 What Went Down
13 Ocean Drive Duke Dumont 31/07/2015 Blasé Boys Club (Part 1) EP
14 Hotline Bling Drake 31/07/2015 Views
2015 - August
# Title Artist Date Album
89 High By The Beach Lana Del Rey 10/08/2015 Honeymoon
63 Walk The Wire Boy & Bear 16/08/2015 Limit Of Love
78 Weathered Jack Garratt 16/08/2015 Phase
48 Crushed Parkway Drive 24/08/2015 Ire
99 True Friends Bring Me The Horizon 25/08/2015 That's The Spirit
18 Downtown (feat. Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee & Grandmaster Caz) Macklemore & Ryan Lewis 30/08/2015 This Unruly Mess I've Made
2015 - September
# Title Artist Date Album
51 Clearest Blue Chvrches 10/09/2015 Every Open Eye
28 Like An Animal RÜFÜS 22/09/2015 Bloom
22 Keeping Score (feat. Paige IV) L D R U 24/09/2015 Single Only
10 Magnets (feat. Lorde) Disclosure 25/09/2015 Caracal
56 Alive Sia 27/09/2015 This Is Acting
79 Wolves The Cat Empire 27/09/2015 Rising With The Sun
77 Lay Down DMA's 28/09/2015 Hills End
2015 - October
# Title Artist Date Album
53 Monday Matt Corby 4/10/2015 Telluric
15 Like Soda Violent Soho 7/10/2015 Waco
33 Long Loud Hours (feat. Bertie Blackman) Urthboy 11/10/2015 The Past Beats Inside Me Like A Second Heartbeat
6 The Trouble With Us Marcus Marr & Chet Faker 15/10/2015 Work EP
17 Middle (feat. Bipolar Sunshine) DJ Snake 15/10/2015 Single Only
60 Kamikaze 15/10/2015 Single Only
36 All My Friends (feat. Tinashe & Chance The Rapper) Snakehips 21/10/2015 All My Friends EP
54 Working For It Zhu x Skrillex x THEY. 22/10/2015 Genesis Series EP
71 Flesh Without Blood Grimes 26/10/2015 Art Angels
2015 - November
# Title Artist Date Album
88 Party Machine The Bennies 5/11/2015 Wisdom Machine
81 Big Jet Plane (feat. Thelma Plum) Tuka 6/11/2015 Like A Version 11
25 Shine On The Amity Affliction 12/11/2015 Single Only
39 Swear Jar Illy 15/11/2015 Single Only


Release Dates By Date - Tracks #101 -200

This list sorts all the tracks that reached the Hottest 100 in order of their release dates.

2014

2014 - October
# Title Artist Date Album
195 Hurricane Halsey 16/10/2014 Room 93 EP

Notes

  • #195: 'Hurricane' - Halsey: Originally released on the 'Room 93' EP in 2014, it was later re-released on the deluxe edition of her debut album 'Badlands' in 2015.
2014 - December
# Title Artist Date Album
105 On Fire (feat. Maribelle) Carmada 5/12/2014 Realise EP
115 Run Seth Sentry 11/12/2014 Strange New Past
2015

2015 - January
# Title Artist Date Album
197 Horses Porsches 17/01/2015 Single Only
113 U Don't Know (feat. Wayne Coyne) Alison Wonderland 18/01/2015 Run
118 Through The Roof (feat. Young Tapz) Hermitude 20/01/2015 Dark Night Sweet Light
123 Kingdom Leader Boo Seeka 20/01/2015 Single Only
192 Read My Mind Catfish And The Bottlemen 23/01/2015 Like A Version 11
151 Paper Trail$ Joey Bada$$ 25/01/2015 B4.DA.$$
2015 - February
# Title Artist Date Album
161 Aerial Love Daniel Johns 1/02/2015 Talk
182 The Blacker The Berry (feat. Assassin & Lalah Hathaway) Kendrick Lamar 9/02/2015 To Pimp A Butterfly
154 T-Shirt Weather Circa Waves 11/02/2015 Young Chasers
119 Emoticons The Wombats 15/02/2015 Glitterbug
102 Distant Past Everything Everything 17/02/2015 Get To Heaven
158 Bodyache Purity Ring 26/02/2015 Another Eternity
2015 - March
# Title Artist Date Album
178 Snow San Cisco 1/03/2015 Gracetown
186 All Day (feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney) Kanye West 2/03/2015 Single Only
155 Baby Blue (feat. Chance The Rapper) Action Bronson 3/03/2015 Mr. Wonderful
139 Breakaway In Hearts Wake 4/03/2015 Skydancer
177 Magic San Cisco 8/03/2015 Gracetown
126 Should Have Known Better Sufjan Stevens 11/03/2015 Carrie & Lowell
175 Psycho Muse 12/03/2015 Drones
200 Preach Daniel Johns 13/03/2015 Talk
114 Dead Fox Courtney Barnett 15/03/2015 Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
138 These Walls (feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat) Kendrick Lamar 15/03/2015 To Pimp A Butterfly
145 Believe Mumford & Sons 15/03/2015 Wilder Mind
191 Radioface Gang Of Youths 15/03/2015 The Positions
147 Crystals Of Monsters And Men 16/03/2015 Beneath The Skin
136 Take It To Reality (feat. SAFIA) Alison Wonderland 20/03/2015 Run
142 Games Alison Wonderland 20/03/2015 Run
171 Cuffed & Collared Bad//Dreems 22/03/2015 Dogs At Bay
120 White Dress (feat. Deutsch Duke) (Radio Edit) Set Mo 26/03/2015 Single Only
131 Two Weeks (feat. Tom Snowdon) #1 Dads 27/03/2015 Like A Version 11
2015 - April
# Title Artist Date Album
128 The Wolf Mumford & Sons 9/04/2015 Wilder Mind
184 Restraint & Release Gang Of Youths 12/04/2015 The Positions
167 Not Many One Day 17/04/2015 Like A Version 11
174 Love Again (feat. JMSN & Sango) Ta-ku 22/04/2015 Songs To Make Up To EP
2015 - May
# Title Artist Date Album
133 House Every Weekend David Zowie 1/05/2015 Single Only
180 Ditmas Mumford & Sons 3/05/2015 Wilder Mind
109 40oz. On Repeat FIDLAR 8/05/2015 Too
140 Searchlight (feat. Yeo) Hermitude 10/05/2015 Dark Night Sweet Light
199 The Way You'd Love Her Mac DeMarco 11/05/2015 Another One
162 Love Me Badder Elliphant 12/05/2015 Living Life Golden
196 Electrical Eves The Behavior 17/05/2015 Eves The Behavior EP
121 Hallelujah The Rubens 18/05/2015 Hoops
143 Give Me Something Jarryd James 18/05/2015 Thirty One
125 My Own Way Kita Alexander 24/05/2015 Single Only
130 Dancin' John Doe Drapht 24/05/2015 Single Only
165 Holding On (feat. Gregory Porter) Disclosure 26/05/2015 Caracal
160 Queen Of Peace Florence And The Machine 29/05/2015 How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
2015 - June
# Title Artist Date Album
111 Dumb Seth Sentry 7/06/2015 Strange New Past
132 Damn Baby Alpine 7/06/2015 Yuck
150 Tattoo Tuka 7/06/2015 Life Death Time Eternal
137 Rabbit Run City Calm Down 9/06/2015 In A Restless House
163 The Alley E^ST 14/06/2015 The Alley EP
181 Dreams Beck 15/06/2015 Single Only
117 What Went Down Foals 16/06/2015 What Went Down
172 Abrasive Ratatat 16/06/2015 Magnifique
112 Bend Chet Faker 17/06/2015 Single Only
129 Electric Indigo The Paper Kites 21/06/2015 twelvefour
188 Kooky Eyes The Jungle Giants 21/06/2015 Speakerzoid
135 Girl (feat. Kaytranada) The Internet 23/06/2015 Ego Death
2015 - July
# Title Artist Date Album
122 The Moment Tame Impala 8/07/2015 Currents
156 My Star Tuka 10/07/2015 Life Death Time Eternal
164 Skeletons The Amity Affliction 10/07/2015 Let The Ocean Take Me (Deluxe Edition)
190 Apollo Last Dinosaurs 15/07/2015 Wellness
159 Walk With Me (feat. Kučka) Cosmo's Midnight 16/07/2015 Moments EP
157 West Coast FIDLAR 19/07/2015 Too
176 In Plain Sight Dead Letter Circus 19/07/2015 Aesthesis
106 Pretty Pimpin Kurt Vile 21/07/2015 b'lieve i'm goin down...
101 Call My Name Mosquito Coast 30/07/2015 Single Only

Notes

  • #157: 'FIDLAR' - West Coast: Originally released on the 'Shit We Recorded In Our Bedroom' EP in 2012, it was later re-recorded for their album 'Too' in 2015.
2015 - August
# Title Artist Date Album
141 The Night Is On My Side The Rubens 2/08/2015 Hoops
149 Regardless (feat. Julia Stone) Jarryd James 4/08/2015 Thirty One
187 Nightlight Silversun Pickups 6/08/2015 Better Nature
194 Talking To My Diary Dr. Dre 7/08/2015 Compton (A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre)
179 Losers (feat. Labrinth) The Weeknd 23/08/2015 Beauty Behind The Madness
152 Be Right There Diplo & Sleepy Tom 28/08/2015 Single Only
183 Automatic Zhu x AlunaGeorge 28/08/2015 Genesis Series EP
189 Clip My Wings Montaigne 30/08/2015 Single Only
2015 - September
# Title Artist Date Album
144 Speak Easy Mansionair 11/09/2015 Pick Me Up EP
193 Bottom Feeder Parkway Drive 16/09/2015 Ire
146 I'd Go With You Anywhere Birds Of Tokyo 20/09/2015 Playlist
185 Get Down Jess Kent 22/09/2015 Single Only
116 Empty Threat Chvrches 25/09/2015 Every Open Eye
2015 - October
# Title Artist Date Album
108 So Into You Childish Gambino 2/10/2015 N/A
168 New Romantics Hands Like Houses 2/10/2015 Dissonants
110 The Love Within Bloc Party 9/10/2015 Hymns
153 Limit Of Love Boy & Bear 9/10/2015 Limit Of Love
170 Ghost Town Sticky Fingers 13/10/2015 Single Only
104 Breathe Life Jack Garratt 15/10/2015 Phase
134 Heartburn Wafia 21/10/2015 XXIX EP
107 Like You Want To Kita Alexander 22/10/2015 Like You Want To EP
169 Asleep In The Machine Bootleg Rascal 27/10/2015 Asleep In The Machine
127 Heart Is Full Miike Snow 29/10/2015 iii

Notes

  • #108: 'So Into You' - Childish Gambino: Originally broadcast for Triple J's 'Like A Version' sessions, but it was one of the very few tracks performed that year which did not make it onto the CD.
2015 - November
# Title Artist Date Album
198 Can't Get Enough Of Myself (feat. B.C.) Santigold 4/11/2015 99¢
173 Underflow Emma Louise 8/11/2015 Single Only
166 Ghost Tkay Maidza 16/11/2015 Switch Tape EP (Reissue)
124 Fool Boo Seeka 17/11/2015 Single Only
148 Hold Vera Blue 19/11/2015 Fingertips EP
103 Innerbloom RÜFÜS 20/11/2015 Bloom


Facts

  • 96 of the songs that charted in the Hottest 100 for 2014 were released within the year of the countdown. Whereas in the tracks that made positions #101-200, there were 97 songs actually released in 2012 that charted.
  • The most common month for a song to be released was March 2015, which each had 32 of the 200 songs enter the countdown.
  • The earliest track released was Down To Earth' 'Down To Earth', which was released on September 14th, 2014.
  • The most recent tracks to have made the countdown was RÜFÜS' 'Innerbloom', which was released on November 20th, 2015.


Adjusted Countdown

These lists are adjusted versions of the 2015 Hottest 100 countdown.
This shows what the countdown would have looked like if only songs from 2015 were allowed to chart.

Adjusted Countdown - #1 - #100
# Title Artist Date Original
1 Hoops The Rubens 19/07/2015 1
2 King Kunta Kendrick Lamar 15/03/2015 2
3 Lean On (feat. MØ & DJ Snake) Major Lazer 12/03/2015 3
4 The Less I Know The Better Tame Impala 12/07/2015 4
5 Let It Happen Tame Impala 11/03/2015 5
6 The Trouble With Us Marcus Marr & Chet Faker 15/10/2015 6
7 Do You Remember Jarryd James 18/01/2015 7
8 The Buzz (feat. Mataya & Young Tapz) Hermitude 15/04/2015 8
9 Can't Feel My Face The Weeknd 7/06/2015 9
10 Magnets (feat. Lorde) Disclosure 25/09/2015 10
11 Never Be Meg Mac 28/07/2015 11
12 You Were Right RÜFÜS 26/06/2015 12
13 Ocean Drive Duke Dumont 31/07/2015 13
14 Hotline Bling Drake 31/07/2015 14
15 Like Soda Violent Soho 7/10/2015 15
16 Fire And The Flood Vance Joy 24/07/2015 16
17 Middle (feat. Bipolar Sunshine) DJ Snake 15/10/2015 17
18 Downtown (feat. Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee & Grandmaster Caz) Macklemore & Ryan Lewis 30/08/2015 18
19 The Hills The Weeknd 27/05/2015 19
20 Mountain At My Gates Foals 29/07/2015 20
21 Magnolia Gang Of Youths 17/04/2015 21
22 Keeping Score (feat. Paige IV) L D R U 24/09/2015 22
23 Embracing Me SAFIA 3/07/2015 23
24 Some Minds (feat. Andrew Wyatt) Flume 28/05/2015 24
25 Shine On The Amity Affliction 12/11/2015 25
26 I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times) (feat. Young Thug & Popcaan) Jamie xx 20/05/2015 26
27 Young Vallis Alps 6/01/2015 27
28 Like An Animal RÜFÜS 22/09/2015 28
29 Greek Tragedy The Wombats 14/01/2015 29
30 Say My Name (feat. Benjamin Joseph) Peking Duk 9/07/2015 30
31 Loud Places (feat. Romy) Jamie xx 27/03/2015 31
32 Leave A Trace Chvrches 17/07/2015 32
33 Long Loud Hours (feat. Bertie Blackman) Urthboy 11/10/2015 33
34 Eventually Tame Impala 7/05/2015 34
35 Counting Sheep SAFIA 13/03/2015 35
36 All My Friends (feat. Tinashe & Chance The Rapper) Snakehips 21/10/2015 36
37 Alright Kendrick Lamar 15/03/2015 37
38 Delilah Florence And The Machine 19/05/2015 38
39 Swear Jar Illy 15/11/2015 39
40 Ship To Wreck Florence And The Machine 9/04/2015 40
41 Puppet Theatre (feat. Peter Bjorn And John) Claptone 28/07/2015 41
42 Hold Me Down Halsey 1/06/2015 42
43 Pedestrian At Best Courtney Barnett 29/01/2015 43
44 Throne Bring Me The Horizon 23/07/2015 45
45 Go (feat. Q-Tip) The Chemical Brothers 4/05/2015 46
46 Dynamite (feat. Allday) Asta 9/06/2015 47
47 Crushed Parkway Drive 24/08/2015 48
48 Too Much Time Together San Cisco 8/02/2015 49
49 Deception Bay Boo Seeka 7/07/2015 50
50 Clearest Blue Chvrches 10/09/2015 51
51 Cream On Chrome Ratatat 11/04/2015 52
52 Monday Matt Corby 4/10/2015 53
53 Working For It Zhu x Skrillex x THEY. 22/10/2015 54
54 Multi-Love Unknown Mortal Orchestra 5/02/2015 55
55 Alive Sia 27/09/2015 56
56 Foolish Alpine 31/03/2015 57
57 Vice Grip Parkway Drive 8/06/2015 58
58 Run Alison Wonderland 20/03/2015 59
59 Kamikaze 15/10/2015 60
60 Cause I'm A Man Tame Impala 5/04/2015 61
61 Omen (feat. Sam Smith) Disclosure 27/07/2015 62
62 Walk The Wire Boy & Bear 16/08/2015 63
63 L$D A$AP Rocky 21/05/2015 64
64 Don't Wanna Fight Alabama Shakes 10/02/2015 65
65 M.O.B. Tkay Maidza 15/02/2015 66
66 Give Me A Try The Wombats 11/03/2015 67
67 Shutdown Skepta 26/04/2015 68
68 Forces (feat. Airling) Japanese Wallpaper 29/03/2015 69
69 What Kind Of Man Florence And The Machine 12/02/2015 70
70 Flesh Without Blood Grimes 26/10/2015 71
71 Anchor Birds Of Tokyo 24/04/2015 72
72 Once (Radio Edit) Ngaiire 28/06/2015 73
73 Powerful (feat. Ellie Goulding & Tarrus Riley) Major Lazer 24/05/2015 74
74 Elevator Operator Courtney Barnett 15/03/2015 75
75 Suddenly British India 13/02/2015 76
76 Lay Down DMA's 28/09/2015 77
77 Weathered Jack Garratt 16/08/2015 78
78 Wolves The Cat Empire 27/09/2015 79
79 Everyday (feat. Rod Stewart, Miguel & Mark Ronson) A$AP Rocky 8/05/2015 80
80 Big Jet Plane (feat. Thelma Plum) Tuka 6/11/2015 81
81 Depreston Courtney Barnett 2/03/2015 82
82 Delete Sticky Fingers 6/03/2015 84
83 Happy Song Bring Me The Horizon 12/07/2015 86
84 Begin Again Purity Ring 13/01/2015 87
85 Party Machine The Bennies 5/11/2015 88
86 High By The Beach Lana Del Rey 10/08/2015 89
87 Gemini (feat. George Maple) What So Not 1/04/2015 90
88 Be Your Shadow The Wombats 5/04/2015 91
89 No One (feat. Thelma Plum) Golden Features 31/05/2015 92
90 Indian Summer Jai Wolf 9/06/2015 93
91 Nobody Really Cares If You Don't Go To The Party Courtney Barnett 15/03/2015 95
92 Rumour Mill (feat. Anne-Marie & Will Heard) Rudimental 22/06/2015 96
93 Twilight Driving Methyl Ethel 12/05/2015 97
94 Be Together (feat. Wild Belle) Major Lazer 31/05/2015 98
95 True Friends Bring Me The Horizon 25/08/2015 99
96 Hell Boy Seth Sentry 3/05/2015 100
Adjusted Countdown - #101 - #200
# Title Artist Date Original
101 Call My Name Mosquito Coast 30/07/2015 101
102 Distant Past Everything Everything 17/02/2015 102
103 Innerbloom RÜFÜS 20/11/2015 103
104 Breathe Life Jack Garratt 15/10/2015 104
105 Pretty Pimpin Kurt Vile 21/07/2015 106
106 Like You Want To Kita Alexander 22/10/2015 107
107 So Into You Childish Gambino 2/10/2015 108
108 40oz. On Repeat FIDLAR 8/05/2015 109
109 The Love Within Bloc Party 9/10/2015 110
110 Dumb Seth Sentry 7/06/2015 111
111 Bend Chet Faker 17/06/2015 112
112 U Don't Know (feat. Wayne Coyne) Alison Wonderland 18/01/2015 113
113 Dead Fox Courtney Barnett 15/03/2015 114
114 Empty Threat Chvrches 25/09/2015 116
115 What Went Down Foals 16/06/2015 117
116 Through The Roof (feat. Young Tapz) Hermitude 20/01/2015 118
117 Emoticons The Wombats 15/02/2015 119
118 White Dress (feat. Deutsch Duke) (Radio Edit) Set Mo 26/03/2015 120
119 Hallelujah The Rubens 18/05/2015 121
120 The Moment Tame Impala 8/07/2015 122
121 Kingdom Leader Boo Seeka 20/01/2015 123
122 Fool Boo Seeka 17/11/2015 124
123 My Own Way Kita Alexander 24/05/2015 125
124 Should Have Known Better Sufjan Stevens 11/03/2015 126
125 Heart Is Full Miike Snow 29/10/2015 127
126 The Wolf Mumford & Sons 9/04/2015 128
127 Electric Indigo The Paper Kites 21/06/2015 129
128 Dancin' John Doe Drapht 24/05/2015 130
129 Two Weeks (feat. Tom Snowdon) #1 Dads 27/03/2015 131
130 Damn Baby Alpine 7/06/2015 132
131 House Every Weekend David Zowie 1/05/2015 133
132 Heartburn Wafia 21/10/2015 134
133 Girl (feat. Kaytranada) The Internet 23/06/2015 135
134 Take It To Reality (feat. SAFIA) Alison Wonderland 20/03/2015 136
135 Rabbit Run City Calm Down 9/06/2015 137
136 These Walls (feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat) Kendrick Lamar 15/03/2015 138
137 Breakaway In Hearts Wake 4/03/2015 139
138 Searchlight (feat. Yeo) Hermitude 10/05/2015 140
139 The Night Is On My Side The Rubens 2/08/2015 141
140 Games Alison Wonderland 20/03/2015 142
141 Give Me Something Jarryd James 18/05/2015 143
142 Speak Easy Mansionair 11/09/2015 144
143 Believe Mumford & Sons 15/03/2015 145
144 I'd Go With You Anywhere Birds Of Tokyo 20/09/2015 146
145 Crystals Of Monsters And Men 16/03/2015 147
146 Hold Vera Blue 19/11/2015 148
147 Regardless (feat. Julia Stone) Jarryd James 4/08/2015 149
148 Tattoo Tuka 7/06/2015 150
149 Paper Trail$ Joey Bada$$ 25/01/2015 151
150 Be Right There Diplo & Sleepy Tom 28/08/2015 152
151 Limit Of Love Boy & Bear 9/10/2015 153
152 T-Shirt Weather Circa Waves 11/02/2015 154
153 Baby Blue (feat. Chance The Rapper) Action Bronson 3/03/2015 155
154 My Star Tuka 10/07/2015 156
155 West Coast FIDLAR 19/07/2015 157
156 Bodyache Purity Ring 26/02/2015 158
157 Walk With Me (feat. Kučka) Cosmo's Midnight 16/07/2015 159
158 Queen Of Peace Florence And The Machine 29/05/2015 160
159 Aerial Love Daniel Johns 1/02/2015 161
160 Love Me Badder Elliphant 12/05/2015 162
161 The Alley E^ST 14/06/2015 163
162 Skeletons The Amity Affliction 10/07/2015 164
163 Holding On (feat. Gregory Porter) Disclosure 26/05/2015 165
164 Ghost Tkay Maidza 16/11/2015 166
165 Not Many One Day 17/04/2015 167
166 New Romantics Hands Like Houses 2/10/2015 168
167 Asleep In The Machine Bootleg Rascal 27/10/2015 169
168 Ghost Town Sticky Fingers 13/10/2015 170
169 Cuffed & Collared Bad//Dreems 22/03/2015 171
170 Abrasive Ratatat 16/06/2015 172
171 Underflow Emma Louise 8/11/2015 173
172 Love Again (feat. JMSN & Sango) Ta-ku 22/04/2015 174
173 Psycho Muse 12/03/2015 175
174 In Plain Sight Dead Letter Circus 19/07/2015 176
175 Magic San Cisco 8/03/2015 177
176 Snow San Cisco 1/03/2015 178
177 Losers (feat. Labrinth) The Weeknd 23/08/2015 179
178 Ditmas Mumford & Sons 3/05/2015 180
179 Dreams Beck 15/06/2015 181
180 The Blacker The Berry (feat. Assassin & Lalah Hathaway) Kendrick Lamar 9/02/2015 182
181 Automatic Zhu x AlunaGeorge 28/08/2015 183
182 Restraint & Release Gang Of Youths 12/04/2015 184
183 Get Down Jess Kent 22/09/2015 185
184 All Day (feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney) Kanye West 2/03/2015 186
185 Nightlight Silversun Pickups 6/08/2015 187
186 Kooky Eyes The Jungle Giants 21/06/2015 188
187 Clip My Wings Montaigne 30/08/2015 189
188 Apollo Last Dinosaurs 15/07/2015 190
189 Radioface Gang Of Youths 15/03/2015 191
190 Read My Mind Catfish And The Bottlemen 23/01/2015 192
191 Bottom Feeder Parkway Drive 16/09/2015 193
192 Talking To My Diary Dr. Dre 7/08/2015 194
193 Electrical Eves The Behavior 17/05/2015 196
194 Horses Porsches 17/01/2015 197
195 Can't Get Enough Of Myself (feat. B.C.) Santigold 4/11/2015 198
196 The Way You'd Love Her Mac DeMarco 11/05/2015 199
197 Preach Daniel Johns 13/03/2015 200

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