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Ah, TikTok. The app that sucks you in and you realize 2 hours later you’ve watched a hundred different videos. I’m here to keep you up to date and in the know with the most popular songs on TikTok right now. I can’t say I love all of the songs on the list but I CAN say that they all are great for a solid TikTok. I’m just going to say this in advance… You’re welcome!
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Top 10 Popular TikTok Songs
- 128.7k videos
Lil Nas X is back with another hit! After his unbelievable success with “Old Town Road,” the artist is proving he’s anything but a one-hit-wonder. Panini is especially popular on TikTok because of the catchy whistling in the beginning. TikTokers everywhere are making videos and using the whistling to add suspense before the drop in the song where they do awesome things like backflips, dance moves, or pranks. What are you going to do with it?
- 10.2k videos
This is a song that really lives up to its name and just makes you want to dance around. The catchy and upbeat song is the perfect background song for a variety of TikToks. I can say that I am guilty of watching countless TikToks that used this song because I couldn’t stop listening to it! Every video is different which shows how many things you can do with this beat. The most popular videos with this song are horseback riding and dancing! For some inspiration, Tones and I made a hilarious music video for their song you should definitely check out.
- 654.8k videos
“Did I really just forget that melody?” You have probably heard that question a hundred times on TikTok. The beginning of “Lalala” is hard to miss and it’s everywhere on TikTok right now. The catchy (and insanely easy) lyrics make this song amazing for almost any video. There’s dance videos, bottle cap challenges, transformations, and countless other ways to use this song to take your video to the next level.
- 400.6k videos
You may remember this song from Stranger Things when Dustin (Dustybun) and Suzie (Suzie-Poo) sang the ~beautiful~ duet over the radio during one of the most pivotal moments this season. This song has taken over TikTok with Stranger Things remixes and references. If you miss the show as much as I do and wish you were in Hawkins check out this song on TikTok and you will not be disappointed.
- 726.4k videos
This catchy song brought to us by two absolute stars, Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber, is ideal background music for almost any TikTok you can imagine. The bubbly and lively beat make anyone want to dance around and sing along. TikToks featuring this video range from painting to cooking to lip-sync. One thing is for sure, you can’t go wrong with “I Don’t Care.”
- 884.1k videos
This is the song behind the infamous #CardChallenge. The card challenge consists of little notes that look sweet and then SIKE, take a turn. They’re honestly pretty funny and are easy to get sucked into. The song starts with an old school tune then after a beat drop switches to a fun and upbeat song. The #CardChallenge does not get old and neither will this song.
- 555.3k videos
Blueface baby!! The trendy rapper is back with more hits that are impossible to not sing along to. This video is perfect for lip-syncing or dancing. You might know Blueface from his song “Thotiana” but he’s back with more hits! He has a signature sound and always has a beat you want to dance to. Get ready to want to get up and dance in front of your mirror… it’s hard to resist listening to this song.
- 570.9k videos
This hit is definitely a change of pace from the rest of the top 10 TikTok songs. Billie Eilish is the queen of chill hits. Even though the song is a bit slower pace than the others, it is still amazing to pair with your TikToks. The upbeat tune enables you to take your video in a bunch of different directions. Other users have used this song in funny videos or artistic videos like painting, makeup, and drawing.
- 130.1k videos
Oh, honey! Ashley O. has a hit and TikTokers are loving it. Plot twist: Ashley O. is Miley Cyrus! You might remember this song from Black Mirror episode “Rachel, Jack and Ashley too” where Cyrus plays a pop singer who is closely controlled by her management team. I would highly recommend checking out this episode AND the great TikToks people have created with this song. It is the perfect tune to tell a little story with a funny twist.
- 671.5k videos
The slow and sultry beat to this song makes it absolutely amazing to make up dances for. Chrishan’s beautiful voice compliments any video you could imagine. I will admit that I got sucked into a TikTok hole of “Sin City” dance videos and it makes me want to be a good dancer more than anything. Get your dancing shoes on and give me some more videos to binge!
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Top 5 Popular Country Songs on TikTok
- 2,282 videos
This song reminds me of summer! The fun lyrics and happy tune really puts listeners in a good mood. Even if you don’t like country you will appreciate the excitement this song brings. Doesn’t it just make you want to sit back and enjoy the barbecue?
- 2,832 videos
Chris Young and Lauren Alaina have crushed this country song. It has a classic country and a feel-good vibe. Many TikTokers use this song with horseback riding videos, but feel free to be unique with it!
- 1,287 videos
The song is known for its upbeat tone and “horse girl name” videos. Personally, I love a good horse girl meme so this is right up my alley. Use this with your best horse girl name predictions or some fun videos showcasing the country lifestyle.
- 7,479 videos
If you ask me, this song has a certain twang (that was bad, I know). But really, Mason Ramsey is hard to ignore. He has an instantly recognizable voice and a loveable personality. There does not seem to be a trend between the videos so let your creativity run free!
- 18.5k videos
This is a more emotional country song. The serious vibe is a change of tune from the rest of the list but it is necessary to add the perfect balance. It’s a sweet love song that makes your heart melt. The videos are exactly what you imagine when you hear the word country: horses, tractors, and love songs.
Top 5 Popular HipHop Songs on TikTok
- 170.7k videos
You may know “Choices” from the NOPEs and YUPs throughout the song. To say this song is catchy is an understatement and TikTokers are using it to their advantage. No matter what video you put with this song, it will be incredible. E-40 knows what he’s doing and has made a jam that is easy to make fun. This song is especially great to pair with lip-syncing.
- 2.8m videos
Get ready to bring out your inner model and strut your stuff! This isn’t the easiest song to listen to but it makes for a bomb TikTok. It has taken the app by storm with its insanely recognizable tone and aggressive lyrics. The most popular videos for this song are “runway” walks and makeup transformations.
- 208.6k videos
This classic song is a personal favorite. Biz Markie truly has stolen my heart with this song. This song is all over TikTok and generations will know it because of its catchy beat and unforgettable lyrics. He really tells a story with the song and enables TikTokers to do the same.
- 73.9k videos
This song is known for the “perks of dating me” videos. Boys all over TikTok are showcasing their best qualities to showgirls the perks of dating them. It’s basically like Tinder but not at all. Scroll through for some great candidates to be your new crush.
- 280.2k videos
Known for the dance that goes along with it, TikTokers are taking to the app to contribute to the plethora of videos featuring the song and its matching dance. Honestly, it looks pretty hard so I have a lot of respect for everyone who attempts and succeeds at it.
Top 5 Popular Pop Songs on TikTok
- 387.6k videos
This is the ultimate woman empowerment song (along with every other incredible Lizzo song). If you search this on TikTok you will see tons of independent women who don’t need NO man. The videos are full of beauty transformations, dances, and girls strutting their stuff. Leave it to Lizzo to make an iconic track that makes you feel like an absolute superstar.
- 60.6k videos
This year has been Ariana’s year full of hot tracks and amazing music videos. This song oozes love and lust. Ariana Grande and Social House are the perfect collaboration for a TikTok song. The beat for this song makes it great for dance videos or lip-syncing. I have also come across a lot of funny videos that use it.
- 64.6k videos
5 Seconds of Summer never fails to make a hit. This song is perfect for TikToks that tells a story, especially talking about a girl who’s kinda hot. These videos can take a funny route with some people even referencing their friend’s grandma! There’s no doubt that watching these videos will put a smile on your face.
- 11.6k videos
“Small Talk” is an upbeat, girly pop song that makes any video a little more fun. Katy Perry is the best at creating songs that make you smile and want to dance. Most of the TikToks that use this song showcase fun crafts, beauty, or baking skills with amazing transformations. No matter what you’re watching, with this song in the background you will be bopping to the catchy beat.
- 257.9k videos
Sam Smith’s beautiful voice makes anything sound amazing, especially a song like “Fire on Fire.” The song is a little more intense than others on the list but that does not mean that it’s not easy to use in your TikToks. Use this song to showcase beautiful scenery or emotional videos.