1998

1998 Top Artists

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Artists with multiple tracks in the 1998 countdown.

Artist Track Score
Regurgitator! (Song Formerly Known As)95
Polyester Girl75
I Like Your Old Stuff (Remix)74
Black Bugs69
Artist Total Score:313
The Living EndSave The Day91
Second Solution86
Tainted Love (Live)84
Artist Total Score:261
GrinspoonJust Ace83
Black Friday79
Don't Go Away22
Artist Total Score:184
The WhitlamsBuy Now Pay Later (Charlie No 2)64
Melbourne58
Charlie No 345
Artist Total Score:167
JebediahHarpoon94
Teflon59
Benedict10
Artist Total Score:163
Pearl JamDo The Evolution54
Given To Fly50
Wishlist13
Artist Total Score:117
GarbageI Think I'm Paranoid44
Push It14
Special12
Artist Total Score:70

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.

1998 Hottest 100 Countdown

  1. 1 The Offspring Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)
  2. 2 Ben Lee Cigarettes Will Kill You
  3. 3 Custard Girls Like That (Don't Go For Guys Like Us)
  4. 4 Hole Celebrity Skin
  5. 5 Korn Got The Life
  6. 6 Regurgitator ! (Song Formerly Known As)
  7. 7 Jebediah Harpoon
  8. 8 Powderfinger The Day You Come
  9. 9 You Am I Heavy Heart
  10. 10 The Living End Save The Day
  11. 11 U2 The Sweetest Thing
  12. 12 Ben Folds Five Brick
  13. 13 They Might Be Giants Dr Worm
  14. 14 Blink-182 Josie (Everything's Gonna Be Fine)
  15. 15 The Living End Second Solution
  16. 16 Josh Abrahams & Amiel Daemion Addicted To Bass
  17. 17 The Living End Tainted Love (Live)
  18. 18 Grinspoon Just Ace
  19. 19 Wyclef Jean Bubblegoose
  20. 20 Chef Simultaneous
  21. 21 Marcy Playground Sex And Candy
  22. 22 Grinspoon Black Friday
  23. 23 Massive Attack Teardrop
  24. 24 Custard Music Is Crap
  25. 25 Beastie Boys Intergalactic
  26. 26 Regurgitator Polyester Girl
  27. 27 Regurgitator I Like Your Old Stuff (Remix)
  28. 28 Happyland Don't You Know Who I Am
  29. 29 Jeff Buckley Everybody Here Wants You
  30. 30 Cake Never There
  31. 31 Paul McDermott Throw Your Arms Around Me
  32. 32 Regurgitator Black Bugs
  33. 33 Eskimo Joe Sweater
  34. 34 Barenaked Ladies One Week
  35. 35 Harvey Danger Flagpole Sitta
  36. 36 TISM Whatareya
  37. 37 The Whitlams Buy Now Pay Later (Charlie No 2)
  38. 38 The Mighty Mighty Bosstones The Impression That I Get
  39. 39 Adam Sandler Somebody Kill Me
  40. 40 Ben Folds Five Song For The Dumped
  41. 41 Placebo Pure Morning
  42. 42 Jebediah Teflon
  43. 43 The Whitlams Melbourne
  44. 44 Marilyn Manson The Dope Show
  45. 45 Smashing Pumpkins Ava Adore
  46. 46 Powderfinger Don't Wanna Be Left Out
  47. 47 Pearl Jam Do The Evolution
  48. 48 Catatonia Road Rage
  49. 49 Hole Malibu
  50. 50 Run DMC vs Jason Nevins It's Like That
  51. 51 Pearl Jam Given To Fly
  52. 52 Green Day The Grouch
  53. 53 Everclear Father Of Mine
  54. 54 Frenzal Rhomb Mum Changed The Locks
  55. 55 Radiohead No Surprises
  56. 56 The Whitlams Charlie No 3
  57. 57 Garbage I Think I'm Paranoid
  58. 58 Pauline Pantsdown I Don't Like It
  59. 59 Propellerheads & Shirley Bassey History Repeating
  60. 60 Ani Difranco Untouchable Face
  61. 61 The Mavis's Cry
  62. 62 The Offspring Gone Away
  63. 63 Fatboy Slim The Rockafella Skank
  64. 64 Antenna Come On Spring
  65. 65 You Am I Rumble
  66. 66 Rage Against The Machine No Shelter
  67. 67 Metallica Unforgiven II
  68. 68 The Dandy Warhols Every Day Should Be A Holiday
  69. 69 Pollyanna Cinnamon Lip
  70. 70 Manic Street Preachers If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next
  71. 71 Happyland Hello
  72. 72 Frenzal Rhomb Mr Charisma
  73. 73 Stardust Music Sounds Better With You
  74. 74 Foo Fighters My Hero
  75. 75 Rob Zombie Dragula
  76. 76 Marcy Playground Saint Joe On The School Bus
  77. 77 Metallica Fuel
  78. 78 Fuel Shimmer
  79. 79 Grinspoon Don't Go Away
  80. 80 Babybird Bad Old Man
  81. 81 Bran Van 3000 Drinking In L.A.
  82. 82 Drugstore El President
  83. 83 Superjesus Now And Then
  84. 84 Green Day Time Of Your Life
  85. 85 Something For Kate Harpoon
  86. 86 Ben Harper Mama's Trippin'
  87. 87 Garbage Push It
  88. 88 Pearl Jam Wishlist
  89. 89 Garbage Special
  90. 90 Chef No Substitute
  91. 91 Jebediah Benedict
  92. 92 Space Ballad Of Tom Jones
  93. 93 Silverchair Untitled
  94. 94 Smashing Pumpkins Perfect
  95. 95 Beck Tropicalia
  96. 96 Midnight Oil Redneck Wonderland
  97. 97 Even Black Umbrella
  98. 98 Foo Fighters Baker Street
  99. 99 Superjesus Saturation
  100. 100 Not From There Sich Offnen