Triple M's G.O.A.T Countdown Full List

Triple M’s G.O.A.T Has Been Crowned: Full Countdown List – Regional

Triple M’s G.O.A.T (Greatest of All Time) is a highly anticipated annual countdown event that celebrates the monumental songs of legendary artists, accompanied by the occasional controversy. Through intense debate and the participation of thousands of passionate voters, one song emerges victorious as Triple M’s G.O.A.T. This year’s edition builds upon the success of previous years, including the 2021 winner, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen. Without further ado, let’s delve into the thrilling journey of Triple M’s G.O.A.T, revealing the full list of iconic songs and exploring the controversies that have made this year’s countdown truly unforgettable.

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The 2021 G.O.A.T: Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”:

2021’s voting saw an exhilarating battle among some of the greatest hits in music history. Ultimately, the timeless masterpiece “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen triumphed, captivating the hearts and minds of fans across generations. With its groundbreaking composition, Freddie Mercury’s unmatched vocal prowess, and the song’s lasting impact on popular culture, “Bohemian Rhapsody” deservedly secured the prestigious title.

The 2023 G.O.A.T Contenders: An Electrifying Lineup:

As anticipation mounted for this year’s Triple M’s G.O.A.T, fans eagerly voted for their favorite songs, hoping to see their beloved artists rise to the top. The full list of contenders encompasses a wide range of genres and artists, showcasing the diversity of talent that has shaped the music industry. From rock legends to soulful crooners and everything in between, here are some notable contenders:

  • “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin
  • “Imagine” by John Lennon
  • “Hotel California” by Eagles
  • “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana
  • “Sweet Child o’ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses
  • “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen (defending champion)
  • And many more!

Controversies and Debates: Fueling the Passionate Discussions:

Triple M’s G.O.A.T is not without its fair share of controversies and debates. As fans passionately defend their favorite songs, heated discussions arise regarding the merits and significance of each contender. Opinions clash, alliances form, and the excitement reaches fever pitch as voters rally behind their preferred tracks.

The subjective nature of music taste ensures that controversies are an integral part of the G.O.A.T event. From debates over the inclusion or exclusion of certain songs to the question of whether new releases can match the iconic status of classics, every year brings forth new and intriguing controversies that fuel the excitement surrounding the event.

The Ultimate Champion: Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ On A Prayer”:

After an ardent voting process and weeks of anticipation, Triple M proudly announces Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ On A Prayer” as the winner of the 2023 G.O.A.T title. This legendary rock anthem encapsulates the spirit of resilience and has become an enduring symbol of the 1980s. With its infectious energy, powerful vocals, and unforgettable chorus, “Livin’ On A Prayer” has solidified its place in music history as an iconic masterpiece.


  1. Livin’ On A Prayer by Bon Jovi
  2. Down Under by Men At Work
  3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
  4. You’re The Voice [Album Version] by John Farnham
  5. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
  6. Times Like These by Foo Fighters
  7. Never Tear Us Apart by INXS
  8. Better Man by Pearl Jam
  9. Billie Jean by Michael Jackson
  10. Hey Jude by The Beatles
  11. Sweet Child O’ Mine [Remastered] by Guns N’ Roses
  12. Somebody That I Used to Know by Gotye feat Kimbra
  13. You Shook Me All Night Long by AC/DC
  14. Tiny Dancer by Elton John
  15. Eye of the Tiger by Survivor
  16. Shape Of You by Ed Sheeran
  17. Khe Sanh by Cold Chisel
  18. In The Air Tonight by Phil Collins
  19. 3 A.M. by Matchbox Twenty
  20. When Doves Cry [Single Version] by Prince
  21. Dumb Things by Paul Kelly and The Messengers
  22. Hotel California [Remastered] by The Eagles
  23. Rolling In The Deep by Adele
  24. Money For Nothing [Album Version] by Dire Straits
  25. Imagine by John Lennon
  26. Holy Grail by Hunters & Collectors
  27. Fast Car by Tracy Chapman
  28. Locked Out Of Heaven by Bruno Mars
  29. Need You Tonight by INXS
  30. Piano Man [Album Version] by Billy Joel
  31. Summer Of ’69 by Bryan Adams
  32. Raise Your Glass by Pink
  33. Danger Zone by Kenny Loggins
  34. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  35. The Best by Tina Turner
  36. We Will Rock You / We Are The Champions by Queen
  37. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) [Radio Edit] by Eurythmics
  38. Someone You Loved by Lewis Capaldi
  39. Dancing In the Dark by Bruce Springsteen
  40. The Horses by Daryl Braithwaite
  41. Thunderstruck by AC/DC
  42. Dreams by Fleetwood Mac
  43. Mr Brightside by The Killers
  44. Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson
  45. November Rain by Guns N’ Roses
  46. Castle On The Hill by Ed Sheeran
  47. Great Southern Land by Icehouse
  48. Pour Some Sugar On Me by Def Leppard
  49. Somebody To Love by George Michael and Queen
  50. Start Me Up by The Rolling Stones
  51. Wake Me Up (Album) by Avicii
  52. Every Breath You Take by The Police
  53. Learn To Fly by Foo Fighters
  54. Don’t Dream It’s Over by Crowded House
  55. I Will Wait by Mumford and Sons
  56. Don’t You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds
  57. Lightning Crashes [Album Version] by Live
  58. Sounds Of Then by GANGgajang
  59. The Look [Single version] by Roxette
  60. (Baby I’ve Got You) On My Mind by Powderfinger
  61. Africa [Album Version] by Toto
  62. Dreams by The Cranberries
  63. Listen Like Thieves by INXS
  64. Let It Be by The Beatles
  65. Like a Prayer [Single Remix] by Madonna
  66. Dani California by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  67. I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues by Elton John
  68. Keep The Faith [Edit] by Bon Jovi
  69. Young Years by Dragon
  70. Thinking Out Loud [Album] by Ed Sheeran
  71. Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes
  72. Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win) [Remastered] by Fleetwood Mac
  73. Come As You Are by Nirvana
  74. Beat It by Michael Jackson
  75. With or Without You by U2
  76. How Far We’ve Come by Matchbox Twenty
  77. Run To Paradise by Choirboys
  78. More Than Words by Extreme
  79. The Power Of Love by Huey Lewis and the News
  80. Back In Black by AC/DC
  81. Drops Of Jupiter (Tell Me) by Train
  82. Faith by George Michael
  83. My Hero by Foo Fighters
  84. Pressure Down by John Farnham
  85. Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd
  86. We Didn’t Start The Fire by Billy Joel
  87. Uptown Funk [Short Radio Edit] by Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars
  88. Jessie’s Girl by Rick Springfield
  89. Time Of Your Life (Good Riddance) by Green Day
  90. Valerie by Steve Winwood
  91. Flame Trees by Cold Chisel
  92. Only to Be With You by Roachford
  93. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction [Stereo] by The Rolling Stones
  94. How Will I Know by Whitney Houston
  95. My Happiness by Powderfinger
  96. Seven Wonders by Fleetwood Mac
  97. Hurts So Good by John Mellencamp
  98. By My Side by INXS
  99. Lean On Me [Single Mix] by Club Nouveau
  100. Use Somebody by Kings Of Leon
  101. (Billy) Don’t Lose My Number by Phil Collins
  102. Every Rose Has Its Thorn [Album] by Poison
  103. U & Ur Hand [Radio Edit] by Pink
  104. Another One Bites the Dust by Queen
  105. Ironic by Alanis Morissette
  106. You Give Love A Bad Name by Bon Jovi
  107. Stayin’ Alive by Bee Gees
  108. Better Be Home Soon by Crowded House
  109. Hanging By A Moment by Lifehouse
  110. Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey
  111. Walking In Memphis by Marc Cohn
  112. Here I Go Again ’87 [Album Version] by Whitesnake
  113. Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ [Single Version] by Michael Jackson
  114. Daughter by Pearl Jam
  115. Little Lies by Fleetwood Mac
  116. It’s A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll) by AC/DC
  117. Handle With Care by Traveling Wilburys
  118. Bad Habits by Ed Sheeran
  119. Jack And Diane by John Mellencamp
  120. Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me [LIV] by George Michael and Elton John
  121. Dangerous [Single Mix] by Roxette
  122. Somebody Told Me by The Killers
  123. I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner
  124. Express Yourself [Single Version] by Madonna
  125. Unwell by Matchbox Twenty
  126. Cheap Wine by Cold Chisel
  127. Let Me Entertain You [Album Version] by Robbie Williams
  128. I Wish It Would Rain Down by Phil Collins
  129. Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
  130. Love Shack [Single Version] by The B-52’s
  131. Forever Young by Youth Group
  132. Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic by The Police
  133. Wonderwall by Oasis
  134. Electric Blue by Icehouse
  135. Purple Rain [Long] by Prince
  136. When I Come Around by Green Day
  137. Something So Strong by Crowded House
  138. Money by Pink Floyd
  139. Hip To Be Square [Edit] by Huey Lewis and the News
  140. Apologize by Timbaland and One Republic
  141. New Sensation by INXS
  142. What’s Up? [Radio Version] by 4 Non Blondes
  143. A Matter Of Trust by Billy Joel
  144. So What [Clean version] by Pink
  145. Born In The U.S.A by Bruce Springsteen
  146. She Will Be Loved [Edit] by Maroon 5
  147. One Summer by Daryl Braithwaite
  148. Hungry Like The Wolf by Duran Duran
  149. Breaking the Girl [Radio Edit] by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  150. American Pie by Don McLean
  151. Driving Wheels [Album] by Jimmy Barnes
  152. Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars
  153. I’m Still Standing by Elton John
  154. Last Kiss by Pearl Jam
  155. I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston
  156. Reckless (Don’t Be So) by Australian Crawl
  157. Candy [Single Version] by Iggy Pop feat. Kate Pierson from The B-52’s
  158. To Her Door by Paul Kelly
  159. Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits
  160. Freedom 90 [Edit] by George Michael
  161. Clocks by Coldplay
  162. I Love Rock N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
  163. Bitter Sweet Symphony [Radio Edit] by The Verve
  164. Everywhere by Fleetwood Mac
  165. Sex On Fire by Kings Of Leon
  166. Thriller [Single Version] by Michael Jackson
  167. The Dead Heart by Midnight Oil
  168. Little Lion Man [Clean Version] by Mumford and Sons
  169. Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper
  170. Pretty Fly (For A White Guy) [Album Version] by The Offspring
  171. Kokomo by The Beach Boys
  172. Message In A Bottle by The Police
  173. Kiss by Prince
  174. Photograph by Nickelback
  175. Rosanna [Album Version] by Toto
  176. Smooth by Santana Feat. Rob Thomas
  177. It Must Have Been Love [Single Version] by Roxette
  178. What You Need by INXS
  179. Runaway Train by Soul Asylum
  180. Wild Wild West [Single Version] by The Escape Club
  181. You Can’t Always Get What You Want by The Rolling Stones
  182. Sussudio by Phil Collins
  183. Riptide by Vance Joy
  184. Bad Medicine [Single] by Bon Jovi
  185. To Be With You by Mr Big
  186. I Won’t Back Down by Tom Petty
  187. Spinning Around by Kylie Minogue
  188. Under Pressure by Queen and David Bowie
  189. Tucker’s Daughter by Ian Moss
  190. The A Team by Ed Sheeran
  191. Desire by U2
  192. I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing [Rock Mix] by Aerosmith
  193. The Heat Is On by Glenn Frey
  194. Evie (Parts 1, 2 and 3) by Stevie Wright
  195. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!
  196. Wish You Well by Bernard Fanning
  197. All Fired Up [Single Version] by Pat Benatar
  198. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
  199. You May Be Right by Billy Joel
  200. Take Me Back by Noiseworks
  201. Don’t Speak by No Doubt
  202. She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals
  203. Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
  204. Patience by Guns N’ Roses
  205. This Love by Maroon 5
  206. Road To Nowhere by Talking Heads
  207. Real World by Matchbox Twenty
  208. The Way You Make Me Feel [Edit] by Michael Jackson
  209. Invisible Touch by Genesis
  210. The Zephyr Song by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  211. Heaven by Bryan Adams
  212. Friday I’m In Love by The Cure
  213. Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners
  214. Heroes by David Bowie
  215. Stuck With You by Huey Lewis and the News
  216. Here Without You by 3 Doors Down
  217. Original Sin [Single] by INXS
  218. Cream by Prince and The New Power Generation
  219. Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen
  220. About A Girl (Acoustic) [ACO] [LIV] by Nirvana
  221. The Boys Of Summer by Don Henley
  222. Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough [Radio Version] by Michael Jackson
  223. Beds are Burning by Midnight Oil
  224. Blame It On Me by George Ezra
  225. I Got You by Split Enz
  226. You Oughta Know [Clean Version] by Alanis Morissette
  227. Footloose [Single Version] by Kenny Loggins
  228. Wherever You Will Go by The Calling
  229. Where The Streets Have No Name [Single] by U2
  230. Losing My Religion by R.E.M.
  231. I’m On Fire by Bruce Springsteen
  232. My Universe [No Rap] by Coldplay & BTS
  233. Janie’s Got A Gun [Album Version] by Aerosmith
  234. She’s So High by Tal Bachman
  235. Dressed For Success by Roxette
  236. You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth [Single Mix] by Meat Loaf
  237. Wanted Dead Or Alive by Bon Jovi
  238. I’m A Believer [Pop Radio Mix] by Smash Mouth
  239. Oh Sherrie by Steve Perry
  240. Long Day by Matchbox Twenty
  241. (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
  242. Don’t Change by INXS
  243. Thought I’d Died and Gone To Heaven by Bryan Adams
  244. R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A. by John Mellencamp
  245. Heart Of Glass by Blondie
  246. In Too Deep by Genesis
  247. Beautiful Day by U2
  248. Flashdance (What a Feeling) by Irene Cara
  249. Mr Jones by Counting Crows
  250. I Want To Break Free by Queen
  251. It’s My Life by No Doubt
  252. What’s My Scene by Hoodoo Gurus
  253. Uptown Girl by Billy Joel
  254. This is How a Heart Breaks by Rob Thomas
  255. Mean To Me by Crowded House
  256. Sweat (A La La La La Long) by INNER CIRCLE
  257. Hit Me With Your Best Shot by Pat Benatar
  258. Come Together by The Beatles
  259. Walk Like An Egyptian by The Bangles
  260. Harder To Breathe by Maroon 5
  261. Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx
  262. If You Could Only See by Tonic
  263. Boys Light Up by Australian Crawl
  264. Crazy by Gnarls Barkley
  265. Walk Of Life by Dire Straits
  266. Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O’Connor
  267. Good Times by INXS & Jimmy Barnes
  268. Don’t Stop by Fleetwood Mac
  269. Tainted Love by Soft Cell
  270. It’s My Life by Bon Jovi
  271. We Don’t Need Another Hero [Thunderdome] by Tina Turner
  272. Tip Of My Tongue by Diesel
  273. Just Like Paradise by David Lee Roth
  274. Grenade by Bruno Mars
  275. Modern Love [Album Version] by David Bowie
  276. I Touch Myself by Divinyls
  277. Counting Stars by One Republic
  278. Small Town by John Mellencamp
  279. All Star by Smash Mouth
  280. You Keep Me Hangin’ On by Kim Wilde
  281. Rocket Man by Elton John
  282. I Want It All by Queen
  283. All Summer Long by Kid Rock
  284. Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears
  285. Mrs. Robinson by The Lemonheads
  286. Roam [Single Version] by The B-52’s
  287. I Send A Message by INXS
  288. Layla (Unplugged) by Eric Clapton
  289. Dancing On The Ceiling by Lionel Richie
  290. Life In The Fast Lane by The Eagles
  291. Throw Your Arms Around Me by Hunters & Collectors
  292. Leave Me Alone (I’m Lonely) by Pink
  293. Easy Lover by Philip Bailey and Phil Collins
  294. Push by Matchbox Twenty
  295. Underneath The Radar [Single Version] by Underworld
  296. Straight Lines by Silverchair
  297. Edge Of Seventeen [Edit] by Stevie Nicks
  298. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For by U2
  299. Ocean Drive by Duke Dumont
  300. Be Good Johnny by Men At Work
  301. And We Danced by The Hooters
  302. I Can See Clearly Now by Jimmy Cliff
  303. Under The Milky Way by The Church
  304. My Sharona [Edit] by The Knack
  305. Talkin’ Bout A Revolution by Tracy Chapman
  306. Rock DJ by Robbie Williams
  307. White Wedding [Single Mix] by Billy Idol
  308. Save Tonight by Eagle-Eye Cherry
  309. Two Strong Hearts by John Farnham
  310. Sunsets by Powderfinger
  311. Kids In America by Kim Wilde
  312. Addicted to Love [Single] by Robert Palmer
  313. Circles by Post Malone
  314. Rain [Radio Edit] by Dragon
  315. You Don’t Treat Me No Good [Remix] by Sonia Dada
  316. A Kind Of Magic by Queen
  317. Revolution by The Beatles
  318. Hungry Eyes by Eric Carmen
  319. When You Were Young by The Killers
  320. Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood
  321. Weather With You by Crowded House
  322. The Final Countdown [Single Edit] by Europe
  323. Drive by The Cars
  324. Even Better Than The Real Thing by U2
  325. Real Wild Child by Iggy Pop
  326. Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley
  327. Dreams by Van Halen
  328. Some Nights by Fun
  329. Who Can It Be Now by Men At Work
  330. Torn by Natalie Imbruglia
  331. Nothin’ But A Good Time by Poison
  332. Budapest by George Ezra
  333. We Built This City by Starship
  334. Two Princes by Spin Doctors
  335. As The Days Go By by Daryl Braithwaite
  336. Galway Girl by Ed Sheeran
  337. Boys In Town by Divinyls
  338. A Girl Like You by Edwyn Collins
  339. Thorn In My Side by Eurythmics
  340. I Heard It Through The Grapevine [Single Edit] by Creedence Clearwater Revival
  341. The King Of Wishful Thinking by Go West
  342. The Middle by Jimmy Eat World
  343. What About Me by Moving Pictures
  344. All For You by Sister Hazel
  345. Open Your Heart by Madonna
  346. Don’t Stand So Close To Me by The Police
  347. To The Moon and Back [Short Edit] by Savage Garden
  348. Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty
  349. Nutbush City Limits by Ike and Tina Turner
  350. Touch [Edit] by Noiseworks
  351. Far Away by Nickelback
  352. Walkin’ On Sunshine by Katrina and the Waves
  353. Always [Edit] by Bon Jovi
  354. Sledgehammer (album) by Peter Gabriel
  355. Viva La Vida by Coldplay
  356. Working For The Weekend by Loverboy
  357. Crazy by Icehouse
  358. Who Knew by Pink
  359. Sunday Bloody Sunday by U2
  360. Only Wanna Be With You by Hootie and The Blowfish
  361. Close To You [Single Version] by Maxi Priest
  362. I Was Made For Lovin’ You [Album version] by Kiss
  363. You Can Call Me Al by Paul Simon
  364. Break Even by The Script
  365. Echo Beach by Martha and the Muffins
  366. Closing Time by Semisonic
  367. Something Happened on the Way to Heaven by Phil Collins
  368. Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around by Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty
  369. Baby I Love Your Way by Big Mountain
  370. Kiss The Dirt (Falling Down The Mountain) by INXS
  371. The Gambler by Kenny Rogers
  372. That’s When I Think Of You by 1927
  373. Gold On The Ceiling by The Black Keys
  374. All Night Long (All Night) [Radio Edit] by Lionel Richie
  375. Wind Of Change by Scorpions
  376. Chained To The Wheel by The Black Sorrows
  377. Moves Like Jagger [Edit] by Maroon 5 Feat. Christina Aquilera
  378. Rebel Yell (Single) by Billy Idol
  379. If I Could Turn Back Time by Cher
  380. Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol
  381. Bow River by Cold Chisel
  382. One Headlight [Radio Edit] by The Wallflowers
  383. I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by Aretha Franklin and George Michael
  384. Light My Fire [Single Mix] by The Doors
  385. Higher Love [Edit] by Steve Winwood
  386. No Such Thing by John Mayer
  387. Blame It On The Boogie by The Jacksons
  388. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door by Guns N’ Roses
  389. When Tomorrow Comes by Eurythmics
  390. Girls On Film by Duran Duran
  391. Man On The Moon by R.E.M.
  392. The Flame [Single Mix] by Cheap Trick
  393. Bat Out of Hell [Album Version] by Meat Loaf
  394. Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle
  395. Missing Piece by Vance Joy
  396. Jump by Van Halen
  397. Can’t Help Falling In Love by UB40
  398. Cherry Bomb by John Mellencamp
  399. Thunder (Rock Mix) by Imagine Dragons
  400. What I Like About You by The Romantics
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