Media Release: Thursday March 16, 2017
1000 Greatest Songs of All Time
Top 1000 Countdown returns exclusively to MAX or stream on Foxtel Play
Hosted by Molly Meldrum

he greatest music countdown returns to MAX this Easter Long Weekend – the 1000 Greatest Songs Of All Time. Which music great will win the coveted No.1 spot – could it be a song from Michael Jackson, Queen, Bon Jovi, Madonna or maybe AC/DC?

Tune in to MAX or stream instantly on Foxtel Play from 12pm Friday April 14 to the evening of Monday April 17 to see the 1000 Greatest Songs Of All Time, a musical must-see this Easter long weekend only on Foxtel. The greatest countdown event will be hosted by none other than the iconic Australian music critic, journalist and record producer, Molly Meldrum.

The MAX 1000 Greatest Songs Of All Time countdown will be compiled using viewer votes, feedback from industry experts, chart ratings and song popularity.

Fraser Stark, Foxtel’s Arts & Music Channel Manager said, “MAX is all about great music – the channel represents the ‘soundtrack to your life’ so it made sense to ask our viewers to help us pull together this countdown. Let’s face it – there have been some incredible songs over the years and we all have our favourites.

“Over his enduring career, the iconic Molly Meldrum has made an extraordinary impact on Australian popular music culture. Without his influence being asserted who knows how differently we would have come to hear the music of the times? Obviously he was the perfect host and expert in helping bring this countdown together over the Easter long weekend.”

Molly Meldrum is no stranger to countdowns and is guaranteed to throw in a few famous stories from Aussie legends and international superstars covering decades of unforgettable songs. Molly has worked alongside many music greats from David Bowie to Michael Jackson. He is the man responsible for giving Madonna, Blondie, John Mellencamp, AC/DC and countless others their first worldwide hits.

MAX viewers are invited to help shape the countdown with Molly Meldrum. Voting is now open at, voters could win a massive MAX prize pack valued at over $6000*.

What songs do you think should make the 1000 Greatest Songs Of All Time? Vote now and then get your mates together this Easter Long weekend for the greatest countdown only on MAX!

** All voted songs must have a licensed broadcast music video available.