Special Sub-Topic: Triple J Hottest 100, 2006
|Which song reached number one in the countdown?|
Augie March - "One Crowded Hour". This was the eighth time the list has been topped by an Australian artist. It was also the first time since 1996 that an artist has reached number one, and had no other songs in the countdown. "One Crowded Hour" only peaked at number 29 on the Australian Singles Chart, but it spent 60 weeks in the top 100.
|Which artist had the most entries in the countdown?|
Hilltop Hoods. Hilltop Hoods achieved five entries from their Platinum album "The Hard Road". These entries were "The Hard Road" at number three, "Clown Prince" at number 23, "What a Great Night" at number 41, "Stopping All Stations" at number 56 and "Recapturing the Vibe" at number 77.
|Which song made number 100 in the countdown?|
Blue King Brown - "Come and Check Your Head". This was a debut entry into the countdown for Blue King Brown from their album "Stand Up".
Bloc Party - "The Prayer" made number 65.
The Butterfly Effect - "A Slow Descent" made number 39.
Beck - "Nausea" made number 69.
|What was the highest entry from an artist outside Australia?|
The Killers - "When You Were Young". This was the first time in seven years to feature a completely Australian top three. The Killers reached number four with "When You Were Young", equalling their feat in 2004, when they made it to the same peak with "Somebody Told Me".
Tool - "Vicarious" made number 22.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Gold Lion" made number 24.
TV on the Radio - "Wolf Like Me" made number 63.
|The Living End are regularly featured in the countdown. At what number did they feature in 2006?|
53. The Living End made it to number 53 with "Wake Up". It is the tenth time in a row that they were featured. "Wake Up" is their third top ten single and second top five single in Australia.
|Did any artist have consecutive entries into the countdown? (Example: 45 and 46).|
y. Bob Evans achieved this feat, coming in at number 36 and number 37 with "Nowhere Without You" and "Don't You Think It's Time". Lily Allen also did this, coming in at numbers 92 and 93 with "Alfie" and "Everything's Just Wonderful".
|Which band had the longest song title in the countdown?|
Panic at the Disco. Their song "The Only Difference Between Martyrdom and Suicide Is Press Coverage" is the longest song title to ever appear in the Hottest 100, coming in at number 91.
|There were more American entries than English entries in the countdown.|
t. There were 32 entries by American artists compared with 18 English entries. There were three American entries in the top ten and only one English entry in the top ten.
|The Grates had four entries in the countdown. Which song received the highest placing?|
19-20-20. This was a debut entry into the countdown for The Grates. "19-20-20" reached number ten. "Science Is Golden", "Inside Outside", and "Lies Are Much More Fun" reached numbers 17, 42, and 70 respectively.
|Lily Allen also had four entries in the countdown. Which was the highest?|
Smile. This was also a debut into the countdown. "Smile" reached number 15. "LDN", "Alfie", and "Everything's Just Wonderful" reached numbers 35, 92, and 93 respectively.
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