Here comes the music! Get all the best trending songs 2021 from TikTok in one playlist and listen to them in full.
"Streets" by Doja Cat
This catchy rap song by Doja Cat is being quite popular on TikTok recently. Not as widely-used as her other viral songs, "Streets" is a slow, seductive banger from the queen of TikTok music.
Number of videos on TikTok: 601.5k
“Wait a Minute!" by WILLOW
Willow Smith’s “Wait a Minute!” is a pop song released in 2015 but has grown so popular on TikTok only this year. The catchy chorus and powerful vocals of Willow make this song one that you search and save to your playlist after you hear just a snippet.
Number of videos on TikTok: 1.3M
“Oh No” by Kreepa
“Oh No” is one of those tunes that will be associated with TikTok forever. While it’s been the soundtrack for many viral hits, it’s most commonly used to show the moment when someone realises they are in trouble or stuck in a hilarious situation.
Number of videos on TikTok: 15.1M
“Buss It” by Erica Banks
This is one of the many transition videos that creators use to showcase their favourite outfits. The difference here is that instead of showing just the face, the user has to pop down into a squat-style dance move at the end.
Number of videos on TikTok: 5.6M
“Lotus Flower Bomb” by Wale feat. Miguel
This track was made back in 2020, but it wasn't popular until 2021, when big names like Addison Rae started using the tune as part of a dance trend. One of the reasons it’s gone viral is that it’s a pretty easy dance to mimic.
Number of videos on TikTok: 24.1k
“So Pretty” by Reyanna Maria
Transitioning from a no-makeup look to makeup is a popular video trend on TikTok. And songs like this one make those transitions even more seamless.
Number of videos on TikTok: 13.2k
“drivers license” by Olivia Rodrigo
Olivia Rodrigo's “driver’s license” debuted at number one on the Billboard charts and broke multiple streaming records, including Spotify’s record for most streams of a song in a single week. On TikTok, this tune is often used in sentimental and soft videos.
Number of videos on TikTok: 1.8M
“Laxed (Siren Beat)” by Jawsh 685
If you haven’t heard this one before, you must be opening TikTok for the first time! If you search for this track on TikTok, you will see the Popular mark under the song cover. With millions of videos on the platform, creators use the tune mostly in dance videos.
Number of videos on TikTok: 46.9M
“Roses (Imanbek Remix)” by Saint Jhn and Imanbek
TikTok most popular creator Charli D’Amelio loves this song, one of the reasons why the tune has grown so big on the app. Imanbek, a 19-year-old guy from Kazakhstan who could brag about only a few amateur remixes prior to this hit, to thank for the remix. Creators use the tune in dance videos, DIY, and vines.
Number of videos on TikTok: 300k
“Say So” by Doja Cat
While "Say So" was already known, it went viral after TikTok influencer Haley Sharpe started a dance challenge with this tune. It's been used in about 13 million TikTok videos this year and Doja Cat even invited Sharpe to dance in the music video for the song. "Say So" also hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.
Number of videos on TikTok: 14.9M
“Savage” by Megan Thee Stallion
Yet again, one of those songs that is associated with TikTok only! It’s a perfect viral song for dances. Even though the track grew popular in 2020, it keeps its title and has millions of dance videos with it.
Number of videos on TikTok: 23.4M
"Blinding Lights" by The Weeknd
Number of videos on TikTok: 2.6M
“Dangerous” by Kardinal Offishall
This song came out back in 2008(!!), but thanks to a sound created by PresleyWalker, it’s going viral on TikTok for multiple trends, dance videos and more.
Number of videos on TikTok: 1.3 million
“Aesthetic” by Xilo
This dreamy jam is currently most viral background song on TikTok. It’s most commonly used in artsy videos that tell a story, show a day in the life, or demonstrate a how-to.
Number of videos on TikTok: 14,1M
“Vacation” by Dirty Heads
Because of the line “I’m on vacation every single day because I love my occupation,” this song is famous among creators showing their jobs. Sometimes this is done in an ironic fashion.
Some of the users show their actual vacation trips and leisure with the tune in the background.
Number of videos on TikTok: 1.3M