Thursday, 6 December 2018
Twenty One Pilots crowned Hottest Record of the Year
Jumpsuit by Twenty One Pilots has been crowned the Hottest Record of the Year announced in Annie Mac’s show tonight on BBC Radio 1.
They beat the likes of The 1975, Arctic Monkeys, Florence + The Machine, and Drake to win the award, following last year’s winners The Killers with The Man.
Known for breaking some of the biggest and newest music on the planet, Annie features her Hottest Record in the World every Monday to Friday at 7.30pm, the time and place to find out what is the biggest track right now.
Listeners were able to vote for their favourite tracks via the BBC Radio 1 website and via the Radio 1 twitter account.
The 2018 Top 20 Hottest Records in the World voted by the listeners are (in order):
Twenty One Pilots - Jumpsuit
The 1975 - Give Yourself A Try
Years & Years – Sanctify
Arctic Monkeys – Four Out Of Five
Calvin Harris Ft. Dua Lipa - One Kiss
George Ezra - ShotGun
Christine and the Queens – Girlfriend
Bring Me The Horizon – MANTRA
Florence + The Machine – Hunger
Mabel Ft. Not3s - Fine Line
Robyn - Missing U
BROCKHAMPTON - 1999 Wildfire
Calvin Harris Ft. Sam Smith – Promises
Peggy Gou - It Makes You Forget (Itgehane)
A$AP Rocky Ft. Skepta – Praise The Lord (Da Shine)
Janelle Monáe - Make Me Feel
Post Malone – Psycho
Travis Scott Ft Drake - Sicko Mode
Theophilus London Ft. Giggs – Bebey (SN1 Road Mix)
Drake Ft Michael Jackson - Don't Matter To Me
Twenty One Pilots say: “I knew all that voting we did would pay off. It’s one of our favourite songs to play live and favourite songs in general so to hear it’s an important record to our fans is pretty awesome.”
Annie Mac says: "Hottest Record Of The Year is a chance to celebrate the incredible array of music I have the pleasure of launching every single week night at 7.30pm on Radio 1. It’s a great cross section of the best music of the year and a chance for us to really engage with the many passionate music fans that listen to our show. It was so exciting to play Jumpsuit for the first time , there were people locked in form all over the world and it felt like a truly exciting and inclusive radio moment. It’s such a deserved win, I’m delighted for them."