Yesterday the results of triple j’s Hottest 100 for 2021 were announced. As always, the winning artists are being inundated with positive messages and social media comments, congratulating them on their achievements.

However, as almost any artist will tell you, their managers work tireless hours behind the scenes to help ensure success, but very rarely do these managers get well-deserved recognition for their hard work.

In light of this, like previous years, we’ve decided to take a closer look at all the managers behind the charting Aussie acts from yesterday, and rank them in terms of how well their artists performed.

To do this, we’ve decided to give each manager a number based on how well their artists charted in the countdown. For example, a #2 position gave The Kid LAROI’s manager a score of 99, #3 gave Spacey Jane’s a score of 98, and so on.

Collating this data, we’ve put together an in-depth list that helps to celebrate the often unsung heroes of the Aussie music scene; the managers.

1. Kieran Lama (Anybody Management) – 258 (3 songs with Spacey Jane)

Kieran Lama

2. Danny Robson (Leisurely) – 250 (3 songs with RÜFÜS DU SOL)

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Leisurely's Danny Robson

3. Tom Cardy (Independent) – 174 (2 songs with Tom Cardy)

Tom Cardy

4. Andrew Stone (Chugg Music) – 147 (2 songs with Lime Cordiale)

Andrew Stone

5. Kurt Bailey (Mirror Music Group) – 139 (2 songs with Gang Of Youths)

Mirror Music Group's Kurt Bailey

6. Dan Nascimento (UNIFIED Music Group) – 128 (2 songs with Ocean Alley)

UNIFIED Music Group's Dan Nascimento

7. Stu McCullough (Amplifire Music) – 116 (2 songs with The Jungle Giants)

8. Stu Kellaway – 100 (1 song with King Stingray)

Stu Kellaway

8. The Wiggles Group – 100 (1 with The Wiggles)

The Wiggles

10. Adam Leber (Rebel Management) – 99 (1 song with The Kid LAROI)

Adam Leber

11. Aaron Girgis (Space 44) – 92 (3 songs – 1 song each with Adam Newling, Ruby Fields, and Skegss)

Aaron Girgis

12. Jaddan Comerford/Rachael Tulloch (UNIFIED Music Group) – 86 (1 song with Vance Joy)

UNIFIED Music Group's Jaddan Comerford
Rachel Tulloch

13. Bill Cullen (One Louder Entertainment) & Andy Bryan (Stop Start) – 80 (1 song with Ball Park

Music)

Bill Cullen

14. Tim Manton (TaP Mgmt) – 74 (1 song with DOPE LEMON)

15. Simone Ubaldi & Andrew Parisi (Sundowner) – 73 (1 song with Amyl And The Sniffers)

Simone Ubaldi

16. Paul Paoliello & Adam Wilkinson (Top Dog Group) – 66 (1 song with Peach PRC)

Adam Wilkinson

17. Greg Carey (Grow Yourself Up) – 63 (1 song with The Rubens)

Grow Yourself Up's Greg Carey

18. Katie Besgrove (Look Out Kid) – 62 (1 song with Middle Kids)

Katie Besgrove

19. Ben Dennis (Myriad Management) – 59 (1 song with Peking Duk)

Myriad Management's Ben Dennis

20. Matty Woo (Macro Music) – 52 (1 song with Dune Rats)

Matty Woo

21. Steve De Wilde (UNIFIED Music Group) – 50 (1 song with The Rions)

Steve de wilde

22. James Fava (Intergalactic Fantastic) – 40 (1 song with Dom Dolla)

23. Dan Zilber (Future Classic) – 37 (1 song with G Flip)

Future Classic's Dan Zilber

24. Gabe Bravo (Cloak Entertainment) – 36 (1 song with Luude)

Cloak

25. Jodie Regan (Spinning Top Music) – 35 (1 song with Tame Impala)

Jodie Regan

26. Skinny O’Leary (SIDEQUEST) – 32 (1 song with Sly Withers)

Skinny O'Leary

27. Caleb Williams (UNIFIED Music Group) – 31 (1 with The Amity Affliction)

UNIFIED Music Group's Caleb Williams

28. Michael Parisi (Michael Parisi Management) – 29 (1 song with Vera Blue)

Michael Parisi

29. Regan Lethbridge, David Morgan (Lemon Tree Music) & Jackson Walkden-Brown (Artists Only) – 27 (1 song with Tones And I)

Regan Lethbridge

Lemon Tree Music's David Morgan

30. Andrew Klippel (Ourness) – 26 (1 song with Genesis Owusu)

Andrew Klippel

31. Hugh Cruickshank (More To Come) – 25 (1 song with The Terrys)

32. Rachel Whitford (27 Music) – 17 (1 song with Teenage Joans)

Rachel Whitford

33. Nat Day (Arcadia Music Co) – 16 (1 song with The Buoys)

nat day

34. Jess Beston (Tiny Monster) – 15 (2 songs with Holy Holy)

35. Brett Fischer (AYITA) – 15 (1 song with FISHER)

AYITA's Brett Fischer

36. Dion Brownfield (Lunatic Entertainment) – 13 (1 song with Baker Boy)

Dion Brownfield

37. Steve Satterthwaite & Luke Allen (Red Light Management) – 11 (1 song with Hayden James)

Steve

38. Telenova (Independent) – 10 (1 song with Telenova)

Telenova

39. Sarah McMillan (UNIFIED Music Group) – 9 (1 song with Slowly Slowly)

40. Jim McKinnon (teamtrick) – 7 (1 song with Tyne-James Organ)Like What Management/teamtrick's Jim McKinnon

41. Ashleigh Hills (UNIFIED Music Group) – 5 (1 song with Client Liaison)

Ashleigh hills

42. Ben Cooper (Space 44) – 3 (1 song with Adam Newling)

43. Ziggy Ramo (Independent) – 2 (1 song with Ziggy Ramo)

Ziggy-Ramo 2020

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