Viral TikTok Songs & Challenges

As the leading destination for short-form mobile video, TikTok is combining compelling video content with the music that helps shape and inspire creativity. Maybe you’re scrolling through TikTok and hear a song that you just can’t get out of your head, or maybe you’re in on some of the most viral dance challenges, allowing you to test your skills to move your body, or maybe you’re not even on TikTok but heard a great tune in passing or on Instagram, we’ve got you covered. Combining all the great tunes, whether they’re connected to a dance or not, bopdrop is delivering some of the most viral music moments so you can your favorites to a playlist or share the one that really hits home on your bopdrop profile.


Enjoy this resource when it comes to all your favorite musical moments on TikTok. Below are some of the most viral TikTok songs and challenges in 2020-2021, thus far. Which one has been your favorite and what are you looking forward to next?


Top Songs with a TikTok Following (so far)

Whether you liked these songs before they became a TikTok hit or you only know them because of the app, they’re still hits regardless. To help you stay up-to-date with some of the top trending songs of the year, we’ve compiled a list that should be on your playlist. Let us know which hit is your favorite by sharing on the bopdrop app.

  • Good 4 U - Olivia Rodrigo

  • Astronaut In The Ocean - Masked Wolf

  • Kiss Me More - Doja Cat ft. Sza

  • Into The Thick Of It - The Backyardigans

  • Castaways - The Backyardigans

  • Gimme More - Britney Spears

  • Dior - Pop Smoke

  • JOEMAMA - Joewaud (remix)

  • Cannibal - Kesha

  • Bongo Cha Cha Cha - Caterina Valente

  • Whatta Man - Salt-n-Pepa ft. En Vogue

  • I Am - Yung Baby Tate ft. Flo Milli

  • Rumours - Timex Social Club

  • oops! - Yung Gravy

  • Day ‘n’ Nite - Kid Cudi

  • FACK - Eminem

  • Please Don’t Go - Mike Posner

For more Viral TikTok Hits, follow TikTok on Spotify and always stay up-to-date with the newest music on the app.

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Top 6 TikTok Songs Tied to Dance Challenges in 2021 (so far)

As we move into the summer months of 2021, TikTok continues to grow in popularity and dance challenges continue to be produced. As new and catchy songs top the charts, so does their popularity on the app. Nowadays, no good song is complete without a dance that goes along with it. Today, we’re giving you some of the top TikTok songs tied to dance challenges in 2021 so far. We’re sure we missed some, so leave us a comment and let us know what else is out there!


1. Shaxicula (Whole Shack Shimmy) - Mashup by DJ Cummerbund

Mashup of Toxic - Britney Spears, Love Shack - The B-52's, & Dragula - Rob Zombie

Inspired by Soph Hutch


2. Heart Don’t Stand a Chance - Anderson Paak

Inspired by Anderson Paak


3. MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name) - Lil Nas X


4. Lay it Down - Lloyd


5. Talkin’ Bout - Loui ft. Saweetie

Inspired by Saweetie


6. Get down on it (Remix) - Kool & The Gang


Top 10 TikTok Songs Tied to Dance Challenges in 2020

Let’s face it, a variety of popular songs today are in some way tied to a TikTok challenge. Whether the song was so good that a dance was created, or an old song was brought back to the charts because of TikTok, the song is trending for a reason. These viral TikTok moments got most of us through 2020 and into 2021. Enjoy these catchy songs and maybe even take a stab at the challenge that goes along with it.


1. Savage - Megan Thee Stallion

As one of the biggest hits of 2020, this song also made it big on TikTok when the dance challenge was created by Keera “Keke” Wilson. As the most-played song on the app in March 2020, Savage sent Megan Thee Stallion on a fast track to superstardom as everyone jumped on the trend of learning the dance.


2. Lottery (Renegade) - K Camp

Originally created by 14-year-old dancer, Jalaiah Harman, on an app called Funimate, this song grew and challenge grew not only in popularity but also in controversy as the proper credit was not given to Harman right away. Currently, credit is given where credit is do as this intricate dance reached new levels of popularity on the app. Did you participate in this dance challenge?


3. Blinding Lights - The Weeknd

This fun group dance created by MACDADDYZ required plenty of room from participants as they all ran into frame when the song started to deliver a coordinated dance party. When we were all stuck at home last year, the silver lining that we could look forward to was dancing on social media. Even though The Weeknd didn’t win a Grammy for this song, this song grew in popularity faster than most thanks to the world of TikTok.


4. WAP - Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion topping the charts again, for music and for TikTok opportunities, WAP was a hit that no one missed out on. Choreographed for their summer hit by Brian Esperon, WAP had everyone testing out how high they could kick their leg up in the air without falling. Although a 2020 hit, this song is still a must listen to get the party going.


5. Tap In - Saweetie

This mostly upper-body dance was created by TikTok user, Lesley Gonzalez. Playing on the words in the song, the Tap In dance tested participants when it came to following along to the moves and listening to the lyrics. This fun dance compilation allowed you to get creative with your moves and your surroundings, making it a fun challenge for all to test out.


6. Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo

Truly making a new name for himself on TikTok, Jason Derulo quickly joined the bandwagon when it came to all different kinds of content. When it came to dance trends specifically, Derulo saw this as a way to boost the release of his song and music video later. With the help of 17-year-old New Zealander, Joshua Styla, this Savage Love trend reached new heights because of the addition of the “siren jam”.


7. Say So - Doja Cat

This breakout artist went platinum with Say So thanks to her catchy lyrics, music videos, and support of TikTok. Created by Haley Sharpe, this fan favorite dance routine went viral without any effort. Doja Cat was so impressed by the response to this dance trend that she even featured Sharpe and her choreography in the song's official music video.


8. Toosie Slide - Drake

Another well established artist and song made more popular with the help of TikTok trends. Tootsie Slide was named after a popular influence, Daquan, a 23-year-old Atlanta dancer known best for creating routines to popular songs on Instagram. Additionally, when Drake released this song, he put the dance moves right in the chorus. This song was bound to be a hit on TikTok from the start.


9. Vibe (If I Back It Up) - Cookiee Kawaii

Starting her music debut in 2011, Cookiee Kawaii truly came onto the music scene when Vibe was released in 2020. This club driven sound gave people something to look forward to when clubs were open once again. Everyone was giving this dance trend a try to see if they could back it up and throw it back.


10. Why Is Everything Chrome (Lean Swag Rock Wit It) - King Critical

Quickly becoming one of the most popular dance trends on the app, this clip and song is loved by all users and celebrities alike. With such simple dance moves to learn that go right along with the lyrics, this is a catchy song and dance that mostly only requires you to move your hips.


What has been your favorite song that’s come out of the TikTok dance trend? Share your favorites on bopdrop!



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