What Are the Most Popular TikTok Songs? Here Are the Latest Rankings

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What are the most popular TikTok songs this year? The company takes a look back at 2020.

TikTok has had a year fraught with worry over whether or not it will be banned in the United States. Those woes appear to be behind the company, for now, so TikTok is turning an eye towards celebrating this year. TikTok is celebrating the “deep sense of community and connection” people have fostered through the app.

Here’s a peek at some of the end-of-year highlights for TikTok.

Top Viral Videos on TikTok 2020

  1. @bellapoarch – Bella does M to the B.
  2. @420Doggface208 – Skateboarding and singing along to Fleetwood Mac.
  3. @itscaitlinhello – The co-worker you love to hate because working from home is hard.
  4. @nba – Jalaiah performs at the NBA All-Star Game.
  5. @willsmith – Will Smith car wash.
  6. @awa_de_horchata_uwu – A weird song about cereal and bread.
  7. @lizemopetey – Is it meatier or meteor?
  8. @iamtabithabrown – Do you see carrots? Bacon? It’s carrot bacon.
  9. @thejulianbass – Who’s your favorite hero?
  10. @ hartyt_ – A goose takes it back.

Most Popular TikTok Songs – 2020

The playlist on TikTok in 2020 has evolved due to the pandemic. Creativity and dance challenges continue to reign supreme on the platform, but ten songs stood out as top performers on TikTok this year. They were the most featured in videos created by TikTok’s community.

  1. “Savage Love” (Laxed – Siren Beat) — Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo
  2. “Savage” Remix — Megan Thee Stallion
  3. “Out West” (ft. Young Thug) — Travis Scott
  4. “WAP” (ft. Megan Thee Stallion) — Cardi B
  5. “Say So” — Doja Cat
  6. “Tap In” — Saweetie
  7. “The Box” — Roddy Ricch
  8. “Rags2Riches” (ft. ATR Son Son) — Rod Wave
  9. “Supalonely” (ft. Gus Dapperton) — Benee
  10. “What You Know Bout Love” — Pop Smoke

The continued growth of TikTok is aided by celebrities who are finally jumping on board. TikTok is celebrating several celebrities joining the platform this year. Those celebrities include:

  1. Jason Derulo
  2. Kylie Jenner
  3. Lizzo
  4. Charlie Puth
  5. Tyga
  6. China McClain
  7. Lil Yachty
  8. Dr. Phil
  9. Shay Mitchell
  10. Jack Black

Some of the trends featured on TikTok this year highlight how bored the internet was this year. #BoredInTheHouse encouraged users to create a beat about how bored they are. Meanwhile, the #IAmLost tag encouraged users to pour one out for all the great items they’ve lost over the years.

TikTok’s community continues to thrive and will grow throughout 2021, despite Instagram Reels and Facebook Collab. Reels is already pissing people off by taking front and center stage and replacing search in the Instagram app. That hasn’t stopped the feature from being a successful clone for Instagram, though.