1996

1996 Top Artists

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Artists with multiple tracks in the 1996 countdown.

Artist Track Score
PowderfingerPick You Up95
DAF83
Living Type69
Artist Total Score:247
BushGlycerine96
Swallowed82
Comedown63
Artist Total Score:241
Smashing Pumpkins197988
Zero73
Tonight Tonight46
Artist Total Score:207
Pearl JamHail Hail54
Leaving Here11
Mankind7
Artist Total Score:72

What's the "Score"?

By giving each track in the Hottest 100 a score based on the inverse of it's position number (ie. the track at 10th place gets a score of 90) a combination of all track scores gives an artist a Hot Score.

This doesn't mean that artist is "better" than another, it's just another interesting way of looking at the poll.

1996 Hottest 100 Countdown

  1. 1 Spiderbait Buy Me a Pony
  2. 2 Tool Stinkfist
  3. 3 Ben Folds Five Underground
  4. 4 Butthole Surfers Pepper
  5. 5 Bush Glycerine
  6. 6 Powderfinger Pick You Up
  7. 7 Prodigy Breathe
  8. 8 Allen Ginsberg Ballad of the Skeletons
  9. 9 Weezer El Scorcho
  10. 10 Babybird You're Gorgeous
  11. 11 311 Down
  12. 12 Underworld Born Slippy
  13. 13 Smashing Pumpkins 1979
  14. 14 Fun Lovin' Criminals Scooby Snacks
  15. 15 Regurgitator Kong Foo Sing
  16. 16 Babylon Zoo Spaceman
  17. 17 Prodigy Firestarter
  18. 18 Powderfinger DAF
  19. 19 Bush Swallowed
  20. 20 The Fauves Dogs are the Best People
  21. 21 Foo Fighters Down in the Park
  22. 22 Ash Oh Yeah
  23. 23 Regurgitator To Get Where I am
  24. 24 Everclear Santa Monica
  25. 25 No Doubt Just a Girl
  26. 26 The Chemical Brothers Setting Sun
  27. 27 Cake The Distance
  28. 28 Smashing Pumpkins Zero
  29. 29 Beck Devil's Haircut
  30. 30 The Fauves Self Abuser
  31. 31 Skin Mah Na Mah Na
  32. 32 Powderfinger Living Type
  33. 33 2Pac California Love
  34. 34 Tracey Bonham Mother Mother
  35. 35 Fugees Killing Me Softly
  36. 36 Primitive Radio Gods Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth
  37. 37 Jamiroquai Virtual Insanity
  38. 38 Bush Comedown
  39. 39 Eels Novocaine for the Soul
  40. 40 Tricky/Garbage Milk
  41. 41 Geggy Tah Whoever You Are
  42. 42 Fini Scad Coppertone
  43. 43 Beck Where It's At
  44. 44 Cranberries Salvation
  45. 45 Nirvana Aneurysm
  46. 46 Rage Against The Machine Bulls on Parade
  47. 47 Pearl Jam Hail Hail
  48. 48 Nada Surf Popular
  49. 49 Definition of Sound Pass the Vibes
  50. 50 President's of the U.S.A Mach 5
  51. 51 Garbage Only Happy When it Rains
  52. 52 Metallica Until it Sleeps
  53. 53 Bjork Hyperballad
  54. 54 Lemonheads If I could Talk
  55. 55 Smashing Pumpkins Tonight Tonight
  56. 56 Eels Susan's House
  57. 57 Rebecca's Empire So Rude
  58. 58 Everclear Heartspark Dollarsign
  59. 59 Tumbleweed Silver Lizard
  60. 60 Kula Shaker Hey Dude
  61. 61 Def FX I'll be your Majick
  62. 62 Metallica Hero of the Day
  63. 63 Bad Religion Punk Rock Song
  64. 64 Angelique Kidjo Wombo Lombo
  65. 65 Goldfinger Here in Your Bedroom
  66. 66 Frente What's Come Over Me
  67. 67 Crowded House Everything is Good for You
  68. 68 Mullen/Clayton Mission Impossible
  69. 69 Insurge Speculator
  70. 70 Deadstar Don't It Get You Down
  71. 71 Pulp Disco 2000
  72. 72 Frenzal Rhomb Punch in the Face
  73. 73 Hole Gold Dust Woman
  74. 74 Ministry Lay Lady Lay
  75. 75 Midnight Oil Surf's Up Tonight
  76. 76 Spacehog In the Meantime
  77. 77 Soundgarden Burden in My Hand
  78. 78 OMC How Bizarre
  79. 79 The Whitlams I Make Hamburgers
  80. 80 You Am I Soldiers
  81. 81 The Superjesus Shut My Eyes
  82. 82 Luscious Jackson Naked Eye
  83. 83 Hoodoo Gurus Waking Up tired
  84. 84 You Am I Good Mornin'
  85. 85 Ash Goldfinger
  86. 86 Neneh Cherry Woman
  87. 87 REM E-Bow the Letter
  88. 88 Hunting Party Grooving
  89. 89 Snout Cromagnon Man
  90. 90 Pearl Jam Leaving Here
  91. 91 Barry Adamson Set the Controls
  92. 92 The Mavis's Thunder
  93. 93 Skunk Anansie All I Want
  94. 94 Pearl Jam Mankind
  95. 95 Frank Bennett Creep
  96. 96 Matthew Trapnell Ella's Uncle
  97. 97 AC/DC Hail Caesar
  98. 98 Tori Amos Professional Widow
  99. 99 Republica Ready to Go
  100. 100 Ben Harper Gold to Me