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TikTok is growing rapidly as a social media, but what makes it different? What makes TikTok so attractive? The songs. The TikTok community has its finger on the beat of what is hip in the music world and it shows. From classics from the 70s, to trap singles in the 2010s, these top TikTok songs are absolute bangers! For this article, we are going to be exploring those songs and the artists who made them.
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Cosmo Sheldrake is a London-based musician, composer, and producer. He released his first single in 2014 titled “The Moss.” Sheldrake began his rise to fame in 2018 when he released his song “Birthday Suit.” Since its release, “Birthday Suit” has been one of the most popular and used TikTok songs in recent months.
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This song was made by American rappers DeJ Loaf and Big Sean. It was released in 2015 as a single to DeJ Loaf’s EP titled “and See That’s The Thing.” The song has gone viral on TikTok for its retro theme and simple lyrics. Now, the song is one of the top TikTok songs four years after its release.
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Caleb Toliver, or Don Toliver, is an American rapper and singer-songwriter. He became a popular name in music after his untitled and unexpected feature in Travis Scott’s “Can’t Say” from his album Astroworld. Now, Toliver’s most recent song “No Idea” has experienced a great deal of success since then.
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Michael Lamar White, or Trippe Redd, is an American rapper and songwriter. He found his success early on when he paired with Travis Scott on the song “Dark Knight Dummo.” For “Death,” Trippie Redd featured fellow rapper DaBaby, who is from North Carolina and has become one of the most popular rappers of this year. Naturally, this song made its way to TikTok, where it has been featured in countless videos.
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Flo Milli has become famous for her rapping career in the U.S. Her song “In The Party” has become particularly popular on TikTok for its hard transition beats and baseline. Her breakout single “Beef FloMix” dropped in October 2018 and was the beginning of her career. Now, in 2019 with “In The Party,” Flo Milli is gaining even more recognition in rap and on TikTok.
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A.M. was released in 2019 by hip-hop artist Lonr., who is an up-and-coming star within the industry. The song was relatively unpopular on Top 100 charts and other music metrics but has since found its way to TikTok. Lonr.’s incredible vocals and contemporary style have gone viral on TikTok, and now we hear this song everywhere.
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ROXANNE was released on October 10 as a self-written track produced by 94skrt and Jae Green. The song peaked at No. 1 in New Zealand and in the top 10 for the U.S. and U.K. After the song’s release, Arizona signed with Columbia Records and is currently working on an album. For now, ROXANNE is fueling Arizona’s career as one of the soon to be top hip-hop artists of 2020.
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K CAMP is an American rapper and songwriter based out of Atlanta Georgia. His most recent album release Wavy 2 Kritical features his song “Lottery” which has gone viral on TikTok. This is K CAMP’s first breakout song and we love it. With the heavy baseline and catchy beat, it has taken over TikTok and continues to wow social media.
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The early 2000s icon Ray J has made an appearance on our list with his 2005 single titled “One Wish.” The single comes from his album Raydiation which was released on July 25, 2005. The hit made its way to No. 11 on the Top 100 Singles list in the U.S. but has made its comeback all thanks to TikTok.
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This song comes from the hit saga Twilight, which dominated the early 2000s cinematic experience. The song is a particularly somber vibe which is surprising to see on TikTok, but the song’s passion and artistry are truly spectacular. In recent weeks, the song has made a resurgence on TikTok and is now one of the more famous tracks used on the platform.
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“This Could Be Us” is a song made by the popular hip-hop group called Rae Sremmurd. It was released in 2015 by the group’s record label EarDrummers and Interscope Records. The song comes from their popular album SremmLife and it was produced by MikeWillMadeIt. Ever since its release, the song has been popular but now TikTok has taken it by storm.
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Perhaps the most iconic Christmas song of the century, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” will be playing in every mall across America. The song was originally released in 1994 by Mariah Carey, and it has maintained its popularity ever since. With the Christmas season just around the corner, it’s no wonder that this song is on our list.
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Katorah Marrero, known by her stage name of Young M.A, is an American rapper and businesswoman. She became famous off of her hit single “Ooouuu,” which went triple platinum this year. Her song “NNAN” was released in 2019 with her new album Herstory in the Making. Now, the song has popped off on TikTok and has gained massive popularity.
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This song is almost a TikTok exclusive song as it was only released on SoundCloud by an unaffiliated artist. The song’s title and lyrics come from the recent meme talking about baby boomer culture. The song talks on this subject and resonates with the meme culture that is present on TikTok.
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“All You Wanna Do” is from the popular British musical called Six. Six is about King Henry VIII and his six wives’ daily lives at the time. “All You Wanna Do” is funny and uplifting with a modern twist, which is perfect for TikTok, and the users agree!
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“Take a Selfie” by bonquiqui is actually a cover of the Chainsmokers song “#SELFIE.” The song was covered by bonquiqui on TikTok and is often used as a replacement to the original for TikTok videos. The song is all about taking a selfie with a heavy dance beat in the background. “Take a Selfie” was made for TikTok and we are pretty sure it isn’t going anywhere soon.
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“Ayy Macarena” is a classic dance song that nearly everyone has heard. In 2019, Tyga did a remix of the song and included his own lyrics, which has brought the song back for TikTok users. Between the easy dance and memorized melody of the tune, “Ayy Macarena” is perfect for beginners on TikTok.
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“Falling” was released in 2018 by artist Trevor Daniel. The song is a vibey hip-hop song about falling in love with someone. The song has been remixed several times with EDM beats by various artists, which have allowed the original to become even more popular. Now, the song has made its comeback and is a massive success on TikTok and the radio.
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“23 Island” is a new song released in 2019 by young American rapper JayDaYoungan. The song comes from JayDayoungan’s album Misunderstood, which was produced by BTGrin. Recently the album has found success and this single stood out to the TikTok audience with its simple lyrics and clean melody.
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Baby Yoda has become an internet sensation overnight. Since his feature in the new Disney+ show The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda has swept the internet with memes and adorable pictures. Now, Song a Day has made a song featuring the little green guy, and it has taken off on TikTok. With the Star Wars Final Episode premiere coming up in December, we expect this song to only get more popular.
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“Nobody” is the released single from Mitski’s upcoming album Be the Cowboy. The lyrics of “Nobody” are very powerful and talk about a planet of love being killed by global warming. The melody over these touching lyrics just adds emotional connection, so it is no wonder why it became so popular on TikTok. With a somber feeling, “Nobody” speaks volumes of emotion in just a few words, which is why it is so helpful on TikTok.
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Doja Cat is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. She signed with RCA Records in 2014 and began producing her music then, which included her debut EP Purrr!. Her Song Candy was released in 2018 and has been featured on the Billboard Top 100 U.S. Songs upon its release. The song’s upbeat and catchy vibe is now making a resurgence in 2019 with TikTok and the fans love it.
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“Immortal” is brought to us by rapper 21 Savage, who has found great success in recent years. 21 Savage was born in London England but grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, where his music career began. “Immortal” is the most recent single from the young rapper, and it has dominated Spotify playlists and airwaves, so it’s no wonder why we find it popular on TikTok.
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Originally released in 2013, “Stolen Dance” is a classic acoustic song that is in every way wholesome. The song was made by Milky Chance, a German folk group from Kassel Germany. Since its release, “Stolen Dance” has been all around the internet and came to define the album Mind the Moon. Now, the song has caught on with TikTok users and has become even more popular.
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YNW Melly has been making hits ever since his viral song “Murder on My Mind.” Now, featuring 9lokknine, YNW Melly comes back in with the song “223’s.” Produced by Rocco, the album Melly vs. Melvin has included massive hits like “223’s.” The rapper has been successful even in prison as he is currently on trial but just recently released a second album. Now, with his name all over the news, TikTok has taken the song by force, and you can now find it almost anywhere on the platform.
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