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How Well Do You Remember The Hottest 100 From 2014?

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  1. ABC
    Via Vicious Recordings
    "High" - Peking Duk feat. Nicole Millar
    Via Vicious Recordings
    Via Future Classic
    "Talk Is Cheap" - Chet Faker
    Via Future Classic
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Talk Is Cheap" - Chet Faker

    Chet Faker took out the top possie in 2014. Old mate Chet had a pretty great year with another three tracks on the countdown.

    "Talk Is Cheap" - Chet Faker
    Via Future Classic
  2. ABC
    Via RCA
    "Chandelier" - Sia
    Via RCA
    Via RCA
    "Uptown Funk" - Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars
    Via RCA
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Uptown Funk" - Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

    Despite disqualifying Taylor Swift, Triple J had no problem with mega pop star Bruno Mars making the countdown (even if he was "feat.").

    "Uptown Funk" - Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars
  3. ABC
    Via Republic
    "Yellow Flicker Beat" - Lorde
    Via Republic
    Via EMI Music Australia
    "Heart Beats Slow" - Angus & Julia Stone
    Via EMI Music Australia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Yellow Flicker Beat" - Lorde

    No stranger to the Hottest 100, Lorde's 2014 entry came straight from her curated soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1.

    "Yellow Flicker Beat" - Lorde
    Via Republic
  4. ABC
    Via Interscope
    "West Coast" - Lana Del Rey
    Via Interscope
    Via Inertia
    "King and Cross" - Ásgeir
    Via Inertia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "King and Cross" - Ásgeir

    Aussies love their Icelandic musos and Ásgeir cracked the top 10 with his banger "King and Cross".

    "King and Cross" - Ásgeir
    Via Inertia
  5. ABC
    Via Republic
    "Stolen Dance" - Milky Chance
    Via Republic
    Via Liberation Music
    "Mess Is Mine" - Vance Joy
    Via Liberation Music
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Stolen Dance" - Milky Chance

    Who knew German easy-listening acoustic music was a thing?

    "Stolen Dance" - Milky Chance
    Via Republic
  6. ABC
    Via Universal Music Australia
    "Cosby Sweater" - Hilltop Hoods
    Via Universal Music Australia
    Via ONETWO
    "Tightrope" - Illy feat. Scarlett Stevens
    Via ONETWO
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Cosby Sweater" - Hilltop Hoods

    The South Australian hip-hop crew have dominated the Hottest 100 in years gone by and their awkwardly titled song finished a respectable #3.

    "Cosby Sweater" - Hilltop Hoods
    Via Universal Music Australia
  7. ABC
    Via Inertia
    "Trippin' the Light Fantastic" - Ball Park Music
    Via Inertia
    Via Dew Process/Kitsune
    "Switch Lanes" - Tkay Maidza
    Via Dew Process/Kitsune
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Trippin' the Light Fantastic" - Ball Park Music

    Tkay scraped in at #100 and Ball Park Music pipped her by one to get that #99.

    "Trippin' the Light Fantastic" - Ball Park Music
    Via Inertia
  8. ABC
    Via Third Man
    "Lazaretto" - Jack White
    Via Third Man
    Via Interscope
    "i" - Kendrick Lamar
    Via Interscope
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "i" - Kendrick Lamar

    Kendrick Lamar's track found critical acclaim here and in the US where he took home two Grammy's.

    "i" - Kendrick Lamar
    Via Interscope
  9. ABC
    Via 300 Entertainment
    "Grandma's Hands" - Meg Mac
    Via 300 Entertainment
    Via Island
    "Sweatpants" - Childish Gambino
    Via Island
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Grandma's Hands" - Meg Mac

    It was a big year for Meg Mac, finishing at #46 after taking out the prize for Triple J's "Unearthed Artist".

    "Grandma's Hands" - Meg Mac
    Via 300 Entertainment
  10. ABC
    Via RCA
    "Something from Nothing" - Foo Fighters
    Via RCA
    Via Fat Possum Records/Island City Records
    "RUN" - San Cisco
    Via Fat Possum Records/Island City Records
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "RUN" - San Cisco

    These young Western Australians know how to write a catchy hook, with their previous effort "Awkward" coming in at #7 in 2011.

    "RUN" - San Cisco
    Via Fat Possum Records/Island City Records
  11. ABC
    Via Milk! Records
    "Pickles from the Jar" - Courtney Barnett
    Via Milk! Records
    Via Downtown Records
    "First" - Cold War Kids
    Via Downtown Records
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Pickles from the Jar" - Courtney Barnett

    Courtney can count some of the biggest talk show hosts as her fans with appearances on both Ellen and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

    "Pickles from the Jar" - Courtney Barnett
    Via Milk! Records
  12. ABC
    Via Young Turks
    "Two Weeks" - FKA twigs
    Via Young Turks
    Via Roadrunner
    "Don't Lean on Me" - The Amity Affliction
    Via Roadrunner
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Two Weeks" - FKA twigs

    With lyrics like "Higher than a motherfucker, dreaming of you as my lover" combined with dreamy high notes, "Two Weeks" became one of the tracks of 2014.

    "Two Weeks" - FKA twigs
    Via Young Turks
  13. ABC
    Via ABC
    "Bridges (Like a Version)" - Meg Mac
    Via ABC
    Via ABC
    "Do I Wanna Know? (Like a Version)" - Chvrches
    Via ABC
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Do I Wanna Know? (Like a Version)" - Chvrches

    In the battle of the "Like a Version" covers, Glaswegian band Chrvches comes out on top with their Arctic Monkeys' cover.

    "Do I Wanna Know? (Like a Version)" - Chvrches
    Via ABC
  14. ABC
    Via Future Classic
    "Gold" - Chet Faker
    Via Future Classic
    Via Future Classic
    "1998" - Chet Faker
    Via Future Classic
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Gold" - Chet Faker

    These tracks came in at #7 and #8 respectively and pretty much confirmed that 2014 was well and truly the year of Chet!

    "Gold" - Chet Faker
    Via Future Classic

How Well Do You Remember The Hottest 100 From 2014?

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Rihanna, Katy Perry, The Biebs and more. These are your people making your bangers and you don't give a shit who knows it.

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While you love a bit of the "J's" sometimes the high rotation of Aussie hip-hop gets a bit much for you so you switch to something with a bit of Swift.

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You wouldn't be caught dead listening to commercial radio and you feel like the Triple J announcers are your own family. Bring on Australia day 2016.

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