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The Top TikTok Trends to Try This Week


By Alyssa Gagliardi

Updated on September 23, 2022

22 minute read

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

Published March 31, 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.

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What's Trending on TikTok? — September 2022 Roundup

Discover the hottest trends on TikTok this month.

Trend: Forget — September 23, 2022

Trend Recap: You’re going to want to grab a friend for this one!

Share something that you've been actively dodging while recreating this animated Sailor Moon choreography.

Audio: Forget by Pogo - mil

Trend: The Baddest Of Them All — September 23, 2022

Trend Recap: This sound is begging you to walk the runway!

Strut the streets in your best fit or use the track to showcase a day in the life.

Audio: Original Sound - Ian Asher

Trend: If I Was A... — September 16, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend makes for a perfect "get to know you" video.

Sync photos to the beat of the audio, share what you'd be (according to a follower, friend, partner, or yourself) if you were a color, animal, season, place, thing, food, flower — the list goes on.

P.S. This trend requires a lot of photos, so it may take additional editing time!

Audio: Run Boy Run — Woodkid

Trend: Fix My Entire Life — September 16, 2022

Trend Recap: What's something that will instantly "solve" all your problems? Your morning coffee? A new budgeting template? A post-work run?

Whatever it is, this trend is simple and effective, with a dose of sarcasm.

FYI: The word "shit" is used in the audio, so if that isn't aligned with your brand, give this one a skip.

Audio: Original Sound — Braden Wellman

Trend: This Opportunity — September 9, 2022

Trend Recap: This audio comes courtesy of Harry Styles and it's perfect if you've got news to share. 

Use the audio to convince your audience about a cool opportunity or an event that’s of importance to you. 

Audio: Original Sound - Tik Toker 

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Trend: Here We Are Again — September 9, 2022

Trend Recap: To share those “welp” moments, we recommend this Celine Dion audio. 

Use the viral sound to highlight something embarrassing, or a situation you swore you wouldn’t let happen again. 

Audio: Original Sound - joshmyburgh

Trend: In, Out — September 2, 2022

Trend Recap: Short on time? This trend is for you!

Simply capture a few seconds of video and use on-screen text to share a list of what's "in" and what's "out".

TIP: Don't be afraid to throw in a few hot takes to spark a conversation in the comments section.

Audio: A Drug From God - Chris Lake & NPC

Trend: Can We Get The Bill, Please? — September 2, 2022

Trend Recap: It's the little things in life.

Pair this audio with on-screen text and share what brings you joy — it can be as simple as running errands with an iced coffee in hand.

Audio: Original Sound - bluey

Trend: It's Corn — September 2, 2022

Trend Recap: If you've been scrolling through TikTok, there's a good chance this remix has been living in your mind, rent-free. 🌽

Want in on the hype? Use the track to talk about your favorite person, activity, or snack, instead of corn.

Audio: Corn but it becomes a song and unites world - schmoyoho

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What's Trending on TikTok? — August 2022 Roundup

Discover the hottest trends on TikTok this month.

Trend: I'll Blow Up — August 26, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend is both an opportunity to flex a viral video and a clever way to repurpose content.

Post a clip of your viral video along with the trending audio, and when it gets to "I'll blow up," include a screenshot of its total view count. Simple, but effective.

Audio: Original Sound - Geometry Fox

Trend: Agitating, Grating Voice — August 26, 2022

Trend Recap: POV: You're having a great day...until you're confronted by your pet peeve.

This audio sums up a feeling we can all relate to. Use this trend to share a common inconvenience in your niche.

Audio: Original Sound - livinonthedancefloor

Trend: Best of Both Worlds — August 18, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend plays on the irony of two scenarios that are (in your opinion) equally horrible.

Use on-screen text to write out both scenarios, and take a video of yourself giving the thumbs up, dancing, or mouthing, "the best of both worlds."

Audio: Original sound — tatamsounds

Trend: I Could've Said That — August 18, 2022

Trend Recap: Using this audio clip from an interview with Ariana Grande, first share what you really wanted to say in a situation, and then share what you actually said instead.

Audio: Originalton — kida

Trend: Alright — August 10, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend is about moments when things went surprisingly well.

Share a time you discovered a game-changing hack or found yourself being unexpectedly applauded.

TIP: Use the slow zoom effect to really set the scene.

Audio: Gford._ gets no maidens - Savory_Sadisticpai

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Trend: Paparazzi — August 10, 2022

Trend Recap: Lady Gaga’s live rendition of “Paparazzi” is the perfect track to share what you’re the biggest fan of. 

From a TV show to the inventor of Shirley Temples, there are no wrong answers here!

Audio: Lady Gaga Paparazzivmaperformance - Lady Gaga

Trend: Behind These Hazel Eyes — August 10, 2022

Trend Recap: Kelly Clarkson’s nostalgic track, "Behind These Hazel Eyes" offers a hilarious opportunity to share habits you just can’t shake.

Pair the audio with a clip of you doing something you’re notorious for and watch the LOLs roll in.

Audio: Original Sound - nostalgia central🎶

Trend: August — August 5, 2022

Trend Recap: Taylor Swift’s “august” is making its rounds on TikTok, coinciding perfectly with the beginning of a new month.

Set your favorite summer memories to this track and live out your coastal grandmother dreams.

Audio: August - Taylor Swift

Trend: I’m Not Scared — August 5, 2022

Trend Recap: Set to a sped-up version of “Lions, Tigers & Bears“ by Jazmine Sullivan, this trend is a great way to relate to your audience over a shared fear or dislike.

Lip sync to the sound and add on-screen text to describe what gives you goosebumps.

Audio: Original Sound - ʚ ᵛᵅⁿⁿⁱᵉ ɞ

Trend: Uncomfortable Laugh — August 5, 2022

Trend Recap: Raise your hand if you’ve ever used laughter to hide your discomfort. 🙋

This relatable trend has TikTok users reenact a moment they’ve had to laugh their way out of an awkward situation.

Audio: Emma uncomfortable laugh - cuppy💀

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What's Trending on TikTok? — July 2022 Roundup

Discover the hottest trends on TikTok this month.

Trend: Betty (Get Money) — July 28, 2022

Trend Recap: Yung Gravy’s breakout hit, "Betty (Get Money)" is taking TikTok by storm. 

Everyone from Nina Dobrev to Martha Stewart is jumping on the trend, so why not take the audio out for a spin yourself?

Use it to unveil a before and after or to flex a cute OOTD!

Audio: Betty (Get Money) — Yung Gravy

Trend: Regina — July 28, 2022

Trend Recap: Be honest with yourself, what’s something you just can’t stop talking about?

Replace the word "Regina" and unveil your truth with the most fitting Mean Girls audio we ever did hear. 

Audio: Original Sound — Giuba

Trend: You Are Like Papa — July 22, 2022

Trend Recap: Using this audio clip from Stranger Things, share a relatable situation where you don't want to hear the consequences of your own actions.

Audio: Original Sound — mediaclipped

Trend: Margaritaville x Law and Order — July 14, 2022

Trend Recap: This mashup of Jimmy Buffet’s classic hit and Law and Order’s theme song is a remix we didn’t see coming.

Use the audio to re-enact a time when you weren’t sure how someone would respond — but it worked out in the end.

Audio: Original Sound - officialpaulacole

Trend: Sweet Disposition — July 14, 2022

Trend Recap: This stripped-down cover of The Temper Trap’s hit, “Sweet Disposition” by TikTok user @feelingblew is a total vibe. 

Sync your favorite clips to this track and make your life look like a movie.

Audio: Sweet Disposition FeelingBlew - Kaysie

Trend: Cool Kids — July 7, 2022

Trend Recap: Set to a sped-up version of Echosmith’s “Cool Kids”, this trend is all about showing off your progress.

Compare a childhood photo or video with your present-day, and see just how far you’ve come.

Audio: Cool Kids - Echosmith

Trend: No, Thanks — July 7, 2022

Trend Recap: Kourtney Kardashian's audio is the perfect opportunity to re-enact a moment when all you could think was, “nope”. 

In Later's version of the trend, we shared what it’s like for social media managers to get less-than-glowing feedback from their boss. 

Audio: No thanks - kuwtkclips0

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What's Trending on TikTok? — June 2022 Roundup

Discover the hottest trends on TikTok this month.

Trend: Benny And The Jets x Chiquitita — June 29, 2022

Trend Recap: Remember when ABBA’s Chiquitita lived rent-free in our minds summer 2021? 

The viral song is making a comeback in this endlessly catchy ABBA and Elton John mashup. 

Use this audio to share travel montages, a fit check, or your latest photoshoot.

Audio: Benny and Chiquitita - reymifasol

Trend: Kim Kardashian’s “Guilty” – June 29, 2022

Trend Recap: We’re all guilty of having cringeworthy habits.

This audio from Kim Kardashian’s SNL skit offers an opportunity to be transparent about your not-so-shining moments.

Plus, being able to poke fun at yourself gives major relatability points.

Audio: Original Sound - quackitheestallion

Trend: “I Win” – June 29, 2022

Trend Recap: Life has a funny way of humbling you. 

Lip sync to the audio and use on-screen text to share a time when you felt on top of the world… and were quickly brought back down to earth.

Audio: Original Sound - qcrazy_storys_slimes

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Trend: Things People Have Said to Me — June 24, 2022

Trend Recap: Put on your dancing shoes!

It's time to show off some moves while poking fun at all of the questions you receive as an entrepreneur, creator, teacher, chef, social media manager — whatever your niche.

Warning: This trend contains flashes of light that could trigger seizures for people with visual sensitivities.

Audio: Original Sound — KyleAndJackieo

Trend: Feel No Ways — June 24, 2022

Trend Recap: This is a very specific trend, mixing Drake's "Feel No Ways" audio with the Horace filter, and using the text tool to spell out a time you "took one for the team."

Give it a whirl (quite literally), but if you can't make it work for your audience — that's okay, too!

Audio: Feel No Ways — Drake

Trend: "Um." — Wendy Williams — June 16, 2022

Trend Recap: Sometimes our emotions get the best of us, and this Wendy Williams moment perfectly captures that feeling.

Use the audio and re-enact a time when your feelings caught you off guard. For Later’s take on the trend, we couldn’t help but reminisce about Vine.

Audio: Original Sound – aaron.boden

Trend: I’m Gonna Live Forever — June 16, 2022

Trend Recap: Irene Cara’s “Fame” is both a certified bop and the background track to a hilarious trend.

If you gained five minutes of life every time you did a specific thing, which habit of yours would allow you to live forever?

Use this 80s throwback as your audio and let your personality shine.

Audio: Fame – Irene Cara

Trend: Credit Card Beep — June 16, 2022

Trend Recap: This "beep" sound is slowly heating up on the feed. Tap your "credit card" to each beep and share things you spend money on.

It works for every niche, so have fun with it!

Audio: Original Sound — dgraphqxx

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Trend: Background Vibes — June 10, 2022

Trend Recap: This super simple trend is the perfect opportunity to share anything that's on your mind.

Want to brag about your favorite thing about yourself? Write it out. Offer advice? Share it. Have a POV you want to describe? That works too.

@nataliezacek what kind of fabric does @Free People ♬ Sands - Lethilda

Audio: Sands - Lethilda

Trend: New Bombshell — June 10, 2022

Trend Recap: You know summer has arrived when Love Island sounds start going viral on TikTok.

The easiest way to hop on this trend is to think of something that you have done over and over again.

Film yourself waving and walking into a room, spell it out via text overlay, and you're as good as gold!

Audio: Hot New Bombsell - Love Island

Trend: I Am José Mourinho — June 3, 2022

Trend Recap: Know how to cheat the system? TikTok users are sharing their life hacks with this audio from soccer legend, José Mourinho.

Use this audio to share your clever (or not-so-clever) tricks.

Audio: Original Sound – gtikkytokky

Trend: That’s My Life — June 3, 2022

Trend Recap: This trend is all about obvious truths. Hint: Sarcasm works best here.

For our take on the trend, we spoke to the universally-shared experience of putting content into the world — only to get lost in the scroll. 

Audio: Original Sound – bbytreezy  

Trend: Every Day — June 3, 2022

Trend Recap: We all have our guilty pleasures. 

Hop on this trend by using on-screen text to ask, “How often do you…” and share something you do or think about every day. 

Audio: Original Sound — brandonkeithrogers

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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

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

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