Keep reading to explore more hot TikTok songs through 2021.
13. Lottery (Renegade) by K Camp
If you opened TikTok even once in 2020, you absolutely saw a video featuring “Lottery (Renegade)” on your For You page. More than 30 million TikTok creators participated in the “Renegade” dance challenge based on choreography by Jalaiah Harmon. K Camp eventually credited Harmon for creating the choreography after some controversy around Harmon not getting credit for the dance initially. The song became the first sound on the platform to be used in 20 million videos.
14. Banana (DJ FLe – Minisiren Remix) by Conkarah featuring Shaggy
“Banana” is based on the Harry Belafonte hit, “Banana Boat (Day-O),” from 1956. It’s been used in more than 30 million TikTok videos in 2020 thanks, in part, to the (you guessed it) viral dance that accompanied the track on the platform.
15. Baila by Tampa Curhat Beat and Karl Wine
“Baila” is another dance song with a catchy beat that went viral on TikTok. It’s been used in around 24 million videos this year.
16. Coño by Puri, featuring Jhorrmountain x Adje
More than 22 million TikTok videos in 2020 use this song “Coño”.
17. Sunday Best by Surfaces
“Sunday Best” is from the American electro-pop band Surfaces and was originally released at the beginning of 2019. The music video was released in July 2019. But the song really started gaining traction and popularity in February 2020 when it started showing up on TikTok. It was the song that launched a thousand dance routines and has been used in more than 20 million TikTok videos in 2020.
18. Death Bed (Coffee for Your Head) by Powful
“Death Bed (Coffee for Your Head)” is a sweet-sounding song by Powfu that samples “Coffee” by Filipino-British artist Beabadoobee. It was uploaded to SoundCloud and YouTube in 2019 and after Powfu signed to Columbia Records and Robots + Humans. They release these songs on streaming services. It is one of the hot TikTok songs that went viral shortly after its release to streaming platforms, earning more than 4.1 billion plays in March 2020 alone.
19. Stunnin’ by Curtis Waters, featuring Harm Franklin
If you’re looking for a song that fits your TikTok video about how good you look and feel, “Stunnin'” is it.
20. Dreams by Fleetwood Mac
Imagine Fleetwood Mac’s surprise when they ended up on the Billboard charts yet again thanks to skateboarder Nathan Apodaca using “Dreams” as the backdrop to his now-iconic TikTok video of him skateboarding and drinking Ocean Spray cranberry juice. The video’s popularity landed Apodaca an Ocean Spray collaboration. And it has had Stevie Nicks herself on the platform using the sound. It’s also been a source of humor for many a Fleetwood Mac fan whose children are just now discovering the band… and telling their parents about it.
21. Boss Bitch by Doja Cat
“Boss Bitch,” by American singer and rapper Doja Cat. It has been used by many TikTok creators to highlight their own badassery. Of course, since the internet was created for cats, you can also find the song used in videos featuring pets, too.
22. Potential Breakup Song by Aly & AJ
“Potential Breakup Song” is by American duo Aly & AJ and is the pair’s most successful single yet. The song peaked at number 17 on Billboard’s Hot 100 and thanks to TikTok, the song quickly blew past Aly & AJ’s second most played track on Spotify. The song was originally released in 2007 but gained renewed popularity after getting more than 26 million viewers during November 2020.
23. Whole Lotta Choppas by Sada Baby
“Whole Lotta Choppas” is from American rapper Sada Baby. It was released in August 2020 as the first single from the artist’s debut album. The song and its accompanying choreography went viral on TikTok. After a remix of the song featuring Nicki Minaj, released in October 2020, the song hit a peak on Billboard Hot 100 at number 35.
24. Love Story by Taylor Swift
Not that Taylor Swift isn’t already well-known enough, she enjoyed a resurgence of support for her early-2000s hit “Love Story”. The song was used in thousands of TikToks with choreography and skits set atop the background of Swift’s cutesy love song.
Go Viral on TikTok With Songs and Sounds
One of the best ways to get more TikTok followers and really make a name for yourself on the platform is to actively participate. While you’ll want to be sure to create content that resonates with your target audience, there’s also a lot to be said for joining in on trending TikTok challenges to get more exposure for your content. To get started on your path to TikTok fame, check out our tips to create TikTok videos that go viral.