If you’re still dreaming of making your mark on TikTok, you need the best tunes to back your sweet dance moves. TikTok is just nothing unless a seemingly endless font of viral tracks. A number of the most popular songs of the past few years even got their starts on TikTok before racing to the top of the Billboard charts. Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” for example, popped off on TikTok in 2019 after gaining some traction on SoundCloud. From there, radio programmers were ripping the track from the internet to meet listener demand to play it on their stations.

TikTok virality doesn’t just stay on the platform. Many artists with tracks that go viral on the platform will discover that the music has also launched to the top of their top-played songs list on streaming services, too. Certainly, virality from platforms like TikTok has upended the music industry to an extent. As tracks blow up online, labels are put in the position of finding and signing those songs to their labels instead of the other way around, with the music industry delivering the music to listeners. Because more and more artists launch songs and sound on platforms like TikTok and Triller, we can expect this exciting trend to continue.

As 2020 winds down, TikTok has shared the top 10 songs on the app for the year based on their algorithm. Beyond the top 10, we’ve listed here another 14 TikTok songs that have enjoyed virality on the platform this year. Many of those have been used in a lot more videos than TikTok’s top 10. Let’s dive in!

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This complete guide is everything brands need to know about TikTok. We all know that it’s been a minute since TikTok crashed the global social media party in 2018. And a lot has happened.

Here is some example. The Washington Post hired an expert about the TikTok app. Buzzfeed is recruiting teens to manage the election on TikTok. According to The Verge, Justin Bieber is desperate for his single “Yummy” to go viral on TikTok. A whos-who of celebrities, including everyone from Snoop Dogg to Reese Witherspoon, has created TikTok accounts. And ads finally made their way onto the platform, along with a shoppable component.

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TikTok – one of the funniest social media apps for young music fans – allows users to post short videos with meme-able dances, hit tracks, and tons of funny effects.

We all know “Old Town Road” – a mega-smash hit of Lil Nas X which is taken over the world with the help of TikTok.

TikTok is taking the music world by storm.

But you might not know that distributing your music on TikTok can help you earn money for plays the same like on Spotify and Apple Music.

This platform’s viral potential means that a hit trend can quickly get lots of views. That is a big opportunity to gain your audience and get money with music on TikTok.

Here, we will provide you with everything that you need to know to get your music on TikTok.

1. Get digital distribution

Let’s begin with the basics. You can’t just select any track from your hard drive to upload to TikTok. You need to officially add it to the app’s library with digital distribution.

With digital distribution, you may manage the rights to your music and make sure that you get credit for streams.

There are lots of distribution providers out there, however, they’re not all the same. TikTok is a brand new platform, and not every distributor supports it.

Here you can read this article from LANDR, they make a complete guide to digital distro for musicians.

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