Get ready folks, we’re only days away from what is shaping up to be the biggest Hottest 100 celebration in history.

When triple j kicked off their first annual Hottest 100 countdown back in 1993, music fans likely had no idea that they were witnessing the start of what would become the biggest musical democracy in the world.

In its inaugural year, the Hottest 100 of 1993 attracted approximately 50,000 votes, with music fans voting Denis Leary’s ‘Asshole’ as their favourite track. Over the years, these countdowns have only become more popular, with the 2018 poll attracting close to a whopping 2.8 million votes.

Announced by triple j today, Sunday’s countdown has officially raked in 2,758,584 votes, an increase of 15% on last year’s participation.

Of course, the facts don’t end there, with triple j noting that the most common age for voters is 18, while 60% are aged 24 and under, and only 20% of voters fitting into the 30 and over category.

Likewise, 53% of voters are female, with 45% male and 2% non-binary/other/no answer also getting in on the actions. NSW leads the charge with 29% of Aussie votes, while VIC scores 23%, QLD 19%, WA 10%, SA 8%, ACT & TAS both 3% and NT 1%.

However, our international friends are also getting in on the action, with 5% votes coming from overseas and nearly doubling last year’s result.

The triple j Hottest 100 for 2018 is set to be counted down on Sunday, January 27th, with the Hottest 200 being counted down the following day. Or, if you’re feeling in a mood for throwbacks, you can also head over to Double J on Monday where they’ll be counting down the Hottest 100 of 1998.

Check out the triple j website for more info, and reminisce on last year’s countdown below.

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triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2017

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#1. ‘HUMBLE.’ – Kendrick Lamar
#2. ‘Let Me Down Easy’ – Gang Of Youths
#3. ‘Chateau’ – Angus & Julia Stone
#4. ‘Ubu’ – Methyl Ethel
#5. ‘The Deepest Sighs, The Frankest Shadows’ – Gang Of Youths
#6. ‘Green Light’ – Lorde
#7. ‘Go Bang’ – Pnau
#8. ‘Sally (feat. Mataya)’ – Thundamentals
#9. ‘Lay It On Me’ – Vance Joy
#10. ‘What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?’ – Gang Of Youths

#11. ‘SWEET’ – BROCKHAMPTON
#12. ‘Fake Magic’ – Peking Duk & AlunaGeorge
#13. ‘Young Dumb & Broke’ – Khalid
#14. ‘Homemade Dynamite’ – Lorde
#15. ‘Regular Touch’ – Vera Blue
#16. ‘Feel The Way I Do’ – The Jungle Giants
#17. ‘Marryuna (feat. Yirrmal)’ – Baker Boy
#18. ‘Exactly How You Are’ – Ball Park Music
#19. ‘The Man’ – The Killers
#20. ‘Let You Down (feat. Icona Pop)’ – Peking Duk

#21. ‘Birthdays’ – The Smith Street Band
#22. ‘Lemon To A Knife Fight’ – The Wombats
#23. ‘Not Worth Hiding’ – Alex The Astronaut
#24. ‘rockstar (feat. 21 Savage)’ – Post Malone
#25. ‘Weekends’ – Amy Shark
#26. ‘Feel It Still’ – Portugal. The Man
#27. ‘Be About You’ – Winston Surfshirt
#28. ‘Mystik’ – Tash Sultana
#29. ‘Mended’ – Vera Blue
#30. ‘Low Blows’ – Meg Mac

#31. ‘Lay Down’ – Touch Sensitive
#32. ‘NUMB (feat. GRAACE)’ – Hayden James
#33. ‘Slow Mover’ – Angie McMahon
#34. ‘DNA.’ – Kendrick Lamar
#35. ‘Passionfruit’ – Drake
#36. ‘I Haven’t Been Taking Care Of Myself’ – Alex Lahey
#37. ‘Slide (feat. Frank Ocean & Migos)’ – Calvin Harris
#38. ‘bellyache’ – Billie Eilish
#39. ‘Got On My Skateboard’ – Skegss
#40. ‘True Lovers’ – Holy Holy

#41. ‘Blood’ – Gang Of Youths
#42. ‘Cola (Radio Edit)’ – CamelPhat & Elderbrook
#43. ‘Murder To The Mind’ – Tash Sultana
#44. ‘In Motion (feat. Japanese Wallpaper)’ – Allday
#45. ‘Every Day’s The Weekend’ – Alex Lahey
#46. ‘Better’ – Mallrat
#47. ‘Want You Back’ – HAIM
#48. ‘The Comedown’ – Ocean Alley
#49. ‘Passiona’ – The Smith Street Band
#50. ‘On Your Way Down’ – The Jungle Giants

#51. ‘Man’s Not Hot’ – Big Shaq
#52. ‘Glorious (feat. Skylar Grey)’ – Macklemore
#53. ‘Moments (feat. Gavin James)’ – Bliss N Eso
#54. ‘Homely Feeling’ – Hockey Dad
#55. ‘6 Pack’ – Dune Rats
#56. ‘Watch Me Read You’ – Odette
#57. ‘Bad Dream’ – The Jungle Giants
#58. ‘The Opener’ – Camp Cope
#59. ‘Used To Be In Love’ – The Jungle Giants
#60. ‘Boys’ – Charli XCX

#61. ’21 Grams (feat. Hilltop Hoods)’ – Thundamentals
#62. ‘Saved’ – Khalid
#63. ‘Life Goes On’ – E^ST
#64. ‘Fool’s Gold’ – Jack River
#65. ‘Everything Now’ – Arcade Fire
#66. ‘Lemon (feat. Rihanna)’ – N*E*R*D
#67. ‘Shred For Summer’ – DZ Deathrays
#68. ‘Golden’ – Kingswood
#69. ‘I Love You, Will You Marry Me’ – Yungblud
#70. ‘Amsterdam’ – Nothing But Thieves

#71. ‘Perfect Places’ – Lorde
#72. ‘In Cold Blood’ – alt-J
#73. ‘Nuclear Fusion’ – King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
#74. ‘XO TOUR Llif3’ – Lil Uzi Vert
#75. ‘Braindead’ – Dune Rats
#76. ‘Cloud 9 (feat. KIAN)’ – Baker Boy
#77. ‘Million Man’ – The Rubens
#78. ‘Electric Feel’ – Tash Sultana
#79. ‘Hey, Did I Do You Wrong?’ – San Cisco
#80. ‘Say Something Loving’ – The xx

#81. ‘Liability’ – Lorde
#82. ‘1-800-273-8255 (feat. Alessia Cara & Khalid)’ – Logic
#83. ‘Blood Brothers’ – Amy Shark
#84. ‘Oceans’ – Vallis Alps
#85. ‘Does This Last’ – Boo Seeka
#86. ‘Maybe It’s My First Time’ – Meg Mac
#87. ‘The Way You Used To Do’ – Queens Of The Stone Age
#88. ‘Edge Of Town’ – Paul Dempsey
#89. ‘Dawning’ – DMA’S
#90. ‘Hyperreal (feat. Kučka)’ – Flume

#91. ‘Big For Your Boots’ – Stormzy
#92. ‘LOVE. (feat. Zacari)’ – Kendrick Lamar
#93. ‘Do What You Want’ – The Presets
#94. ‘Second Hand Car’ – Kim Churchill
#95. ‘Mask Off’ – Future
#96. ‘Chasin” – Cub Sport
#97. ‘LOYALTY. (feat. Rihanna)’ – Kendrick Lamar
#98. ‘Snow’ – Angus & Julia Stone
#99. ‘Arty Boy (feat. Emma Louise)’ – Flight Facilities
#100. ‘Don’t Leave’ – Snakehips & MØ