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How dance music fared in this year’s Hottest 100

The Hottest 100 of 2017 is officially done and dusted, with Kendrick Lamar taking out the top spot with his hit track ‘HUMBLE.’

It was a big year for local acts, with fourteen of the top 20 tracks coming from Aussie artists — three of those from Sydney band Gang of Youths. All up, 65 places in the countdown went to local acts — one down from last year’s record-breaking number.

It was a pretty solid year for the dance scene as well. A number of locals featured at the pointy end of the countdown, including Pnau at #7 with ‘Go Bang’, and Peking Duk at #12 and #20 with ‘Fake Magic’ and ‘Let You Down’.

All up, 13 dance tracks made it into the poll, including Touch Sensitive’s ‘Lay Down’, Hayden James’ ‘NUMB’, Flight Facilities’ ‘Arty Boy’, and Camelphat and Elderbrook’s ubiquitous hit ‘Cola‘. The Preset’s comeback hit ‘Do What You Want’ came in late at #93, and Sydney duo Vallis Alps appeared not long after at #84.

A bunch of local favourites like Slumberjack, Alison Wonderland, and Motez just missed out of making the countdown and instead wound up in the Hottest 200. So close.

Check out the full ranking below.

Triple J’s Hottest 100 of 2017

1. Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE.
2. Gang of Youths – Let Me Down Easy
3. Angus & Julia Stone – Chateau
4. Methyl Ethel – Ubu
5. Gang Of Youths – The Deepest Sighs, The Frankest Shadows
6. Lorde – Green Light
7. Pnau – Go Bang
8. Thundamentals – Sally (Feat. Mataya)
9. Vance Joy – Lay It On Me
10. Gang Of Youths – What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?
11. Brockhampton – Sweet
12. Peking Duk & AlunaGeorge – Fake Magic
13. Khalid – Young Dumb & Broke
14. Lorde – Homemade Dynamite
15. Vera Blue – Regular Touch
16. The Jungle Giants – Feel The Way I Do
17. Baker Boy – Marryuna (Feat. Yirrmal)
18. Ball Park Music – Exactly How You Are
19. The Killers – The Man
20. Peking Duk – Let You Down (Feat. Icona Pop)
21. The Smith Street Band – Birthdays
22. The Wombats – Lemon To A Knife Fight
23. Alex The Astronaut – Not Worth Hiding
24. Post Malone – rockstar (Feat. 21 Savage)
25. Amy Shark – Weekends
26. Portugal. The Man – Feel It Still
27. Winston Surfshirt – Be About You
28. Tash Sultana – Mystik
29. Vera Blue – Mended
30. Meg Mac – Low Blows
31. Touch Sensitive – Lay Down
32. Hayden James – NUMB (Feat. GRAACE)
33. Angie McMahon – Slow Mover
34. Kendrick Lamar – DNA.
35. Drake – Passionfruit
36. Alex Lahey – I Haven’t Been Taking Care Of Myself
37. Calvin Harris – Slide (Feat. Frank Ocean/Migos)
38. Billie Eilish – Bellyache
39. Skegss – Got On My Skateboard
40. Holy Holy – True Lovers
41. Gang Of Youths – Blood (Like A Version)
42. CamelPhat & Elderbrook – Cola
43. Tash Sultana – Murder To The Mind
44. Allday – In Motion (Feat. Japanese Wallpaper)
45. Alex Lahey – Every Day’s The Weekend
46. Mallrat – Better
47. HAIM – Want You Back
48. Ocean Alley – The Comedown
49. The Smith Street Band – Passiona
50. The Jungle Giants – On Your Way Down
51. Big Shaq – Man’s Not Hot
52. Macklemore – Glorious (Feat. Skylar Grey)
53. Bliss N Eso – Moments (Feat. Gavin James)
54. Hockey Dad – Homely Feeling
55. Dune Rats – 6 Pack
56. Odette – Watch Me Read You
57. The Jungle Giants – Bad Dream
58. Camp Cope – The Opener
59. The Jungle Giants – Used To Be In Love
60. Charli XCX – Boys
61. Thundamentals – 21 Grams (Feat. Hilltop Hoods)
62. Khalid – Saved
63. E^ST – Life Goes On
64. Jack River – Fool’s Gold
65. Arcade Fire – Everything Now
66. N.E.R.D. & Rihanna – Lemon
67. DZ Deathrays – Shred For Summer
68. Kingswood – Golden
69. Yungblud – I Love You, Will You Marry Me
70. Nothing But Thieves – Amsterdam
71. Lorde – Perfect Places
72. alt-J – In Cold blood
73. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Nuclear Fusion
74. Lil Uzi Vert – XO TOUR Llif3
75. Dune Rats – Braindead
76. Baker Boy – Cloud 9 (Feat. Kian)
77. The Rubens – Million Man
78. Tash Sultana – Electric Feel (Like A Version)
79. San Cisco – Hey, Did I Do You Wrong?
80. The xx – Say Something Loving 
81. Lorde – Liability
82. Logic – 1-800-273-8255 (Feat. Alessia Cara/Khalid)
83. Amy Shark – Blood Brothers
84. Vallis Alps – Oceans
85. BOO SEEKA – Does This Last
86. Meg Mac – Maybe It’s My First Time
87. Queens of the Stone Age – The Way You Used To Do
88. Paul Dempsey – Edge Of Town (Like A Version)
89. DMA’s – Dawning
90. Flume – Hyperreal (feat. Kučka)
91. Stormzy – Big For Your Boots
92. Kendrick Lamar – LOVE. (Feat. Zacari)
93. The Presets – Do What You Want
94. Kim Churchill – Second Hand Car
95. Future – Mask Off
96. Cub Sport – Chasin’
97. Kendrick Lamar – LOYALTY. (feat. Rihanna)
98. Angus & Julia Stone – Snow
99. Flight Facilities – Arty Boy (Feat. Emma Louise)
100. Snakehips & MØ – Don’t Leave