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The Top TikTok Trends to Try This Week


By Monique Thomas

Published March 31, 2022

12 minute read

Looking for some TikTok inspo? You've come to the right place.

Last Updated May 27, 2022

Stay on top of the biggest social media marketing trends!

Each week, we update this resource with the top TikTok trends heating up on the feed, what they are, and how you can incorporate them into your strategy.

What's Trending on TikTok? — May 2022 Roundup

Discover the hottest trends on TikTok this month.

Trend: I'm Not Meant to Work  — May 27, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend hasn't gone viral *yet*, but it takes a spin on the idea of quitting your job and doing something else (aka easier) instead.

Simply use the audio, "Personally, I believe I'm not meant to work...I'm meant to do this all day." and show us something you'd rather be doing.

Audio: Original Sound — Grace :)

Trend: Night Changes  — May 27, 2022

Trend Recap: One Direction's "Night Changes" is making a comeback with this audio taken after a concert.

Use it for a vlog, day in the life, or a travel recap. All about the nostalgia.

Audio: The original clip's audio was uploaded by TikTok user @sleepyjsee, but the trending audio can be found at 1D Night Changes — Hoppih

Trend: Loop — May 20, 2022

Trend Recap: The loop trend is making its way back onto our For You pages.

It's where a video looks like it never stops, aka it's on a loop!

If you're like us, you've probably searched "How do I do the loop trend?!"

This tutorial from @managedbyskye is everything:

@managedbyskye such a fun one! Knowing how to loop videos is an AWESOME skill to have 🔁✨ practice it here! 🔥 #howtoloop #looptransition #looptrend #loopedvideo #trendtutorial2022 #newtrendontiktok #transitiontutorialforbeginners ♬ som original - LORD.xp

Audio: Original Sound - lord.xp

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Trend: The 60s — May 20, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend is all about nostalgia.

It's a simple one to jump in on — name a specific era and then reminisce with photos, videos, and on-screen text.

@nidiaries

is it too late to go back

♬ The 60s - Sharon Tate

Audio: The 60s – Sharon Tate

Trend: One Thing About Me — May 13, 2022

Trend Recap: This super simple trend is the perfect opportunity to share your quirks.

The text-heavy format has TikTok users exposing their most unique personality trait paired with a smooth jazz track.

Audio: Summer Background Jazz - Jazz Background Vibes

Trend: Freaky Friday — May 13, 2022

Trend Recap: This callback to a 2000s favorite has us feeling all kinds of nostalgic. 

Set a timer for 4.4 seconds and open the door to reveal an outfit change.

TIP: You don’t have to dress up to use this transition — try switching into your gym gear, work uniform, or beach attire. 

Audio: Original Sound - sagerosen

Trend: 30 Thousand? — May 6, 2022

Trend Recap: The easiest way to hop on this trend is to think of something that takes 30 thousand hours or something that costs 30 thousand dollars.

Spell it out via text overlay to the tune of, "30 thousand?" and you're as good as gold!

Audio: Original Sound – @prestonisoverparty

Trend: About Damn Time — May 6, 2022

Trend Recap: The viral dance to this track may be taking over your For You page, but you don't need to whip out dance moves to get involved.

Use the track to showcase an outfit reveal, a weekend getaway, or a step-by-step tutorial!

@trendycurvy

Here I go again breaking all the “rules” and looking good while doing so (if I do say so myself 😂). Outfit details on my LTK page!

♬ About Damn Time - Lizzo

Audio: About Damn Time – Lizzo

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What's Trending on TikTok? – April 2022 Roundup

Discover the hottest trends on TikTok this month.

Trend: Laptop Presentation – April 29, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend takes a new spin on giving a “presentation”.

Start by giving your audience a little peek into what you're going to show, and then once the music starts, showcase your full montage.

Audio: Original Sound — v_torresr

Trend: Tiny Bee – April 29, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend is hilarious and it's taking TikTok by storm.

Use the "Tiny Bee" effect, pair it with the audio below, and include on-screen text of something you’re going to do — and no one can stop you. The funnier, the better.

Audio: Original Sound — Charlie Mosey

Trend: Ah! – April 20, 2022

Trend Recap: Who knew accidentally bumping against the corner of a bed could lead to such a viral sound?

This hilarious clip is gaining a ton of traction on the app, so get creative and put your own spin on it!

Audio: Original Sound — Kate

Trend: Wow Crazy – April 20, 2022

Trend Recap: Sarcasm is key to nailing this audio!

Use it to make an obvious statement, reminisce over something you did in the past, or note something that's bizarre.

Audio: Original Sound — CallmeBeba

Trend: As It Was – April 14, 2022

Trend Recap: Harry Style's voice is all over TikTok right now and this trend is reminiscent of #ThrowbackThursday.

Use the track to show how much you've changed over the years. And if you're a brand, why not show off how your logo or social feeds have levelled-up compared to 2019?

Audio: As It Was — Harry Styles

Trend: This Is Perfect – April 14, 2022

Trend Recap: There are two approaches to this trend — so choose whichever fits your brand!

In the first, you'll give a shout out to an ideal situation or scenario.

The second approach requires you to point out the irony of a situation. For example, "When the outfit I wanted to wear to my bday party arrives the day after 🥲"

Audio: Original Sound — Hope Schwing

Trend: Every Morning – April 8, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend is all about highlighting something that brings you joy every morning.

Use this sound, film a quick "before" segment, and then apply the "Rotoscope" effect when the beat drops and dance it out.

Audio: Never Dull Gypsy In My Mind

Trend: "He Might Be Talking to Prettier Girls, But..." – April 6, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend is all about championing your USP. Originally in the context of "He might be talking to prettier girls, but..." we've since seen brands (including Duo Lingo and Later) finding their own take on the trend.

Audio: Original Sound by Tayyyyyyy

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What's Trending on TikTok? – March 2022 Roundup

Discover the hottest trends on TikTok this month.

Trend: Never Been My Thing – March 30, 2022

Trend Recap: Looking to jump on a quick and simple trend?

Use this sound, film yourself looking at the camera, and write out a handful of things you don't like. It's that easy.

Audio: Original Sound - Kardashian Icon

Trend: I Did It Myself – March 30, 2022

Trend Recap: The queen of trending sounds, Julia Fox, is back at it again.

This viral sound from the Oscars red carpet is picking up steam — use it to tell your audience something you're "proud" of that you did yourself. Sarcasm sells for this one.

Audio: I did it myself - Keltie

Trend: How Could You Do This To Me – March 25, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend is all about posing the all-important question, “How could you do this to me? Question mark.”

So what’s something you need answers to? The more humorous, the better.

Audio: Original Sound — A Bored Human

Trend: Crazy – March 25, 2022

Trend Recap: Patsy Cline's old-school hit is here to help tell your most outlandish story.

Pair this audio with text overlay detailing your "crazy" behavior and watch the views roll in.

Audio: Crazy — Patsy Cline

Trend: Meme Maker – March 16, 2022

Trend Recap: Want to create your own memes? This TikTok trend will let you do it, in just a few seconds.

Simply use the "Meme Maker" effect, along with the song "Zou Bisou Bisou" by Gillian Hills.

The meme options are endless — have fun.

Audio: Zou Bisou Bisou — Gillian Hills

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Trend: Reading Rainbow & Space – March 16, 2022

Trend Recap: This childhood favorite theme song has made a return on TikTok — with a twist.

Using both the audio and the Space effect, participate in this trend by sharing something you don't understand, think about (a lot), or are trying to understand.

Audio: Reading Rainbow Theme Song — Reading Rainbow

Trend: What Dreams Are Made Of – March 16, 2022

Trend Recap: Imagine "Hey Now" from the Lizzie McGuire Movie, except it sounds like a wedding song instead?

That's what you get with this mashup, which you can use to reveal something:

Audio: What Dreams Are Made Of — Brent Morgan

Trend: Head vs. Heart – March 9, 2022

Trend Recap: Do you think with your head or your heart?

This trend is a juxtaposition of both.

Film yourself and put supporting text on screen with the brain emoji.

For the second clip, do the same except plug your ears, use the heart emoji, and write what your heart is saying.

Audio: Head vs. Heart - kyo (Dancin - Nightcore Reality & Sped Up)

Trend: Isn't This Easy? – March 9, 2022

Trend Recap: What's something that is seemingly easy to do that most people don't do?

Pop your thought on screen and you have your next TikTok. It's that simple.

@joshhallan

How bout we ignore the food on my teeth 🤪

♬ you belong with me - sia

Audio: You Belong With Me - Taylor Swift (sped up version)

Trend: – March 9, 2022

Trend Recap: This sound has been making its rounds on TikTok, and is easy to create.

The evergreen track is typically paired with a long blurb of text explaining something insightful, ironic, or funny to your audience.

Audio: Original Sound - iguana_alana

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Trend: It’s All In The Way She Moves – March 2, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend is all about the element of surprise!

Make a statement or pose a question, then pan the camera behind your subject to reveal the unexpected.

@amodelfamily

The looks on people’s faces when we walk through the door.

♬ Big And Chunky - Juan Torres 🤠

Audio: Big And Chunky - Juan Torres (Big And Chunky - will.i.am)

Trend: Suspicious – March 2, 2022

Trend Recap: Got something on your mind?

This dramatic sound is the perfect opportunity to get in front of the camera and spell out your suspicions via text overlay. 

Bonus points if you can dart your eyes to the beat.

@hannahmelochewhy

what’s goin onnnnn… y’all actually miss me??

♬ My sound is blowing up - LLS🙏🏿🕊

Audio: My Sound Is Blowing Up - LLS

Trend: Pick Somebody Else – March 2, 2022

Trend Recap: If you've been playing favorites lately, this is the sound for you!

Use this audio when you've relied a little too much on a piece of clothing, a co-worker, or even a go-to meal of the week.

Audio: Original Sound - Julian Hagins

What's Trending on TikTok? – February 2022 Roundup

Discover the hottest trends on TikTok this month.

Trend: Caught A Vibe – February 24, 2022

Trend Recap: This sound hasn't blown up *yet*, but we're predicting it'll soon be on everyone's feed, especially as folks start travelling again.

Use it to share clips of a vacation, a past trip, or your favorite local spots. It's a vibe.

Audio: Meet Me At Our Spot Christian French cover by Daniel

Trend: I Am Annoying – February 23, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend requires you to poke fun at yourself or niche by stating one reason why you're annoying.

For example, if you work in the publishing industry, it could be "When people ask why I always talk about books."

Or, if you work in social media, it could be "When my friends ask why I'm constantly scrolling on my phone."

Audio: Original Sound by Serena

Trend: Younger Self – February 22, 2022

Trend Recap: Phoebe Bridgers' "Motion Sickness" is blowing up on social media platforms with this new trend.

Simply film yourself doing something, and put text on the screen: what would your younger self think about your current life?

@salah

pretty happy with me right now :)

♬ Motion Sickness - Phoebe Bridgers

Audio: Motion Sickness by Phoebe Bridgers

Trend: Major Bag Alert – February 16, 2022

Trend Recap: This is the perfect opportunity to share an ironic and funny observation of a topic related to your niche.

You can also take the lyrics literally and celebrate your wins (and $$$) to the catchy tune.

Try filming and lip-synching to this one on 2x speed — the outcome is *chefs kiss*.

Audio: Major Bag Alert by DJ Khaled (feat Migos)

Trend: I Think It's Gonna Be a Long, Long Time – February 15, 2022

Trend Recap: This clip from Dua Lipa and Elton John's popular song "Cold Heart" is making the rounds.

What's something that can take a long time? Write it on the screen and look at the camera — it's that simple!

Audio: Original Sound - Kinseyhagedorn (Cold Heart - PNAU Remix - Elton John and Dua Lipa)

Trend: Grapes That Thrive on the Vine – February 14, 2022

Trend Recap: Think of an ideal situation and then think of something that could potentially ruin it. Got one in mind? You're ready to take on this trend.

Audio: "People with humor are using this sound" - Tik Toker (We Don't Talk About Bruno - Disney Encanto)

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And there you have it – the latest TikTok trends we’ve spotted on the feed.

Feeling inspired? This guide has 10 TikTok ideas for your next viral post – from storytelling tips to making your posts educational.  

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