TikTok Trends Right Now (Updated August 2022)

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Wondering what’s currently trending on TikTok?

This is the list you’ve been looking for! If there’s one good thing to come out of my TikTok addiction, it’s that I have a pretty excellent grasp of what’s trending on TikTok right now (and any given time).

The truth is, the best way to identify TikTok trends is to spend a lot of time on the app… but if you’re too busy for that (living that thing some people might call a life), here is a quick, up-to-date guide on what’s currently trending on TikTok.

We’ll be frequently updating this list with new TikTok trends as they emerge, so be sure to bookmark this page for future reference.

PS: Looking for more TikTok tips? You might also like our guide to increasing traffic on TikTok.

NOTE: TikTok trends vary a lot based on what “side” of TikTok you’re on. Feel free to comment below if you want to chime in with a trend you’re seeing (but be sure to include a date) since TikTok trends can come and go so quickly.

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Besides this TikTok trends page, one of the best resources for finding current TikTok trends is specific TikTok accounts.

The truth is, TikTok trends come and go really quickly, so they’ll often be outdated by the time they hit the Trends page in the app, so it’s a good idea to always keep an eye out for emerging trends.

Here are some TikTok accounts well known for their “Trend Alerts”:

  • @wavewyld: Self-proclaimed “Queen of Trend Alerts” – frequently posts emerging trends
  • @jera.bean: Posts tutorials for new trends/filters
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What TikTok trends have we been seeing non-stop on our FYP lately? Here are a few:

(Added August 1, 2022) Floating Rock Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where the first clip shows you with a text overlay describing a situation where you feel anxious or insecure, followed by a second clip zooming out of the Earth showing how our world is just a small part of the universe, demonstrating that we shouldn’t sweat the small stuff because at the end of the day, we are all just tiny specks in the universe.

(Added July 26, 2022) “80% Of My Time” Trend | Example: Posting a video of you lip syncing to this sound where you use a text overlay to show what you spend “80% of your time talking about”, in other words, what you’re obsessed with.

(Added July 25, 2022) Secret Phone Reveal Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you and a friend show each other photos on your phone of people based on fun prompts “e.g. current crush, rudest person you know, etc”, documenting each other’s reactions without showing the photos to the camera.

(Added July 24, 2022) “YOU ARE LIKE PAPA!” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound (usually with two people) lipsyncing the words, with a funny text overlay describing a situation where one of you is angry about being told no about something.

(Added July 21, 2022) “Nickname” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you show different photos of yourself that represent your personality as variations of your name, usually showing cute/candid photos of yourself alongside a nickname that friends call you.

(Added July 20, 2022) Pingu Noot Noot Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with this filter on, with a funny text overlay describing a situation where you’re talking a lot and being annoying.

(Added July 17, 2022) Lost in Translation Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound, acting out a dialogue between two people. The videos usually go in this format: Person #1 says something in regular English, then it cuts to Person #2 looking confused, then Person #1 rephrases their initial sentence but into (generally Gen Z) slang, then it cuts to Person #2 reacting and understanding what they meant.

(Added July 14, 2022) Dramatic Youth Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound, re-enacting a time when a younger version of you overreacted to a random piece of news that (in hindsight) didn’t actually impact you that much. Often this filter is used to show child-you dissociating in response to the news.

(Added July 12, 2022) “I Have a ____” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound, with a large text overlay describing someone wonderful you have in your life (usually a significant other, friend, roommate, etc.) in the format of “I’ll never understand how people settle for bad [insert relevant relationship]”. I have a [name]. [Name] does a, b, and, c”, making sure to include a list of nice things/attributes about [name].

(Added July 10, 2022) “Tell Me Something That’ll Piss Me Off” Trend | Example: Posting a video lip syncing the words to this sound, with a text overlay/screenshot showing something that pisses you off instantly right before saying “Yup that’ll do it”.

(Added July 6, 2022) “Knock Knock” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound, where you use a door as a transition point, starting the video off in one look (usually without makeup, or not dressed up) then transitioning to the other side of the door in another look, knocking (usually fully glammed up).

(Added July 4, 2022) “Ew, That’s So Cringe” Trend | Example: Posting a video lip syncing the words to this sound, with a text overlay describing a habit of yours that some may consider cringey, but that you’re guilty of doing.

(Added July 1, 2022) “Gentleminions” Trend | Example: We know this is a weird one, but in the past week it has become a trend for teenagers to dress up in suits/fancy dresses to go watch the new Minions: The Rise of Gru because it’s “the film of the century”. Videos showcase large groups going to see the movie in formal wear, often to this sound.

(Added June 30, 2022) “Just Close Your Eyes” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you lip sync the “just close your eyes bit”, with a funny text overlay describing a situation when you would tell someone to close their eyes and not look/ignore what they’re seeing.

(Added June 29, 2022) “Cool Kids” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where in the first clip, you make reference to how young you would be proud of where you are today, then you show photos of you as a child to the part of the song where it goes “I wish that I could be like the cool kids” then when the lyric becomes “Cuz all the cool kids they seem to fit in”, you show photos of you now living your best life, making your young self proud.

(Added June 28, 2022) “Incompatible Signs” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you have a text overlay in the format of “I had to break up with my ex because our signs were incompatible. I’m a [sign] and they [insert negative thing about them]”. Other variations include talking about friendship breakups or instances when you had to break off contact with someone in your life.

(Added June 27, 2022) “Personally” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound along with a text overlay that sandwiches a deep confession in between two parts of a mundane question. In other words, you begin the text overlay by asking a mundane question, followed by “Personally + a deep/thoughtful confession unrelated to the question, followed by the answer to your original question.

(Added June 26, 2022) “Therapy Isn’t Enough” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound along with a text overlay in the format of “Therapy isn’t enough, I need….” followed by something that you think would help you heal a past trauma/get over something.

(Added June 23, 2022) “The Money Will Return” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay/videos showcasing a special travel memory you hold dear, with the text overlay format “The money will return, but you will never get to [insert memorable experience] again”.

(Added June 22, 2022) “She’s a 10” Trend | Example: Posting a video in which you play the “She’s a 10, but…” game with at least one other person, where you say “He/She/They’re a 10, but…” followed by an attribute that would make them less attractive, then the other person has to say what number rating they would become in terms of attractiveness. Simply referencing the “She’s a 10, but…” format as a punchline has also become quite popular in videos.

(Added June 21, 2022) Horace Dance Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with this filter, along with a funny text overlay describing a situation where you might be vibing awkwardly with someone that moves like ‘Horace’ in the filter.

(Added June 20, 2022) Starting Again Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you contrast (through text overlays) conversations with two different people: the first with someone you were in a close relationship with, and then the second by someone new who you’re trying to get to know, in order to showcase how tough it can be to try starting again after a new relationship.

(Added June 18, 2022) “What’s Your ‘I’m So Lucky’ Photo?” | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you start with a text overlay on a video of yourself that says “What’s your ‘I’m so lucky’ photo, followed by a grand reveal of a cute/romantic photo that shows everyone why you feel lucky and blessed. A popular variation includes asking your significant other what their ‘I’m so lucky’ photo is.

(Added June 17, 2022) “Hi, I’m Dory” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you stand there with at least one other person, and you lip sync the “Hi, I’m Dory” part of the sound, do a slow wavy arm dance to the beat, then lip sync “Let’s go” and the other person joins you in doing that dance.

(Added June 16, 2022) “Funny Weird” Trend | Example: Posting a video lip syncing to the words of this sound, with a text overlay describing a situation where you would find something weird.

(Added June 15, 2022) Payment Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you hold up your credit card in sync to the beeps, accompanied by text overlays showing what you’re spending money on.

(Added June 13, 2022) “Stupid” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound of you looking at the camera with a text overlay describing a story/situation where you acted stupidly.

(Added June 11, 2022) “Getting Krissed” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you post a shocking lie, then insert a video of Kris Jenner dancing with the text overlay “You’ve just been Krissed!” Think of it as a new version of getting punk’d, or pranked.

(Added June 10, 2022) Their POV Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound contrasting what you look like when you’re doing something (e.g. admiring someone’s outfit) vs what you look like from their perspective.

(Added June 7, 2022) “I’m Gonna Live Forever” Trend | Example: Posting a video of yourself to this sound with a text overlay in the format of “You get x amount of time added to your life when you do x”, highlighting something you do really often. Then, you lip sync when the song gets to the “I’m Gonna Live Forever” part.

(Added June 4, 2022) “Sometimes When I’m Lonely” Trend | Example: Posting a video of yourself to this sound with a text overlay describing something that people tell you you should ‘get over’ because it’s in the past, then showing the thing you can’t get past once the song gets to the “Sometimes when I’m lonely…” bit. Usually, this is accompanied with the words of the song coming up in sync with the Sound.

(Added June 1, 2022) “Well, That’s My Life” Trend | Example: Posting a video lip syncing to this sound with a comical text overlay describing a situation where you would be saying those words to someone.

(Added May 27, 2022) “I Don’t Think That We Should Be Together” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a comical text overlay in this format: “POV: You’re breaking up with me on Facetime, but…” along with a reason you’re distracted/don’t care that much, paired with you acting that description out.

(Added May 20, 2022) “When They…” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound hitting the beat with your hand/fist, with a text overlay saying “When he/she/they…” along with something you find attractive.

(Added May 17, 2022) “I Am Jose Mourinho” Trend | Example: Posting a video lip syncing to this sound with a text overlay describing a strategic/”big brained move” of yours.

(Added May 16, 2022) “How Long Ago” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound showing off a lengthy relationship/friendship, showing a screenshot from Google when the beat hits of how many days you’ve known that person/been in a relationship with them.

(Added May 16, 2022) Multiverse Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay in this format: “If the multiverse is real, I hope…” alongside something either heartfelt or comical about what you would wish for if there is indeed a multiverse out there.

(Added May 15, 2022) Texting Their Group Chat Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with this filter alongside a text overlay that is formatted like a texting convo, where the concept is this: you’ve waited for the person you’ve been seeing to leave the room so you can text their friends’ group chat and ask about yourself, but their answers aren’t what you expected.

(Added May 12, 2022) Fast Forward Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where the first scene is you + a text overlay explaining something you were doing in the past, then there’s a glitchy transition where you “fast forward” to a second scene that has a text overlay showing where you’re at now. E.g. applying for a job, now it’s going really well, or going to school for something, now it’s your full time job, etc.

(Added May 10, 2022) Stargirl Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay contrasting something you say (e.g. I love him) with a note in brackets of what it actually was (e.g. we’ve only spoken once).

(Added May 8, 2022) Most Viewed TikTok Trend | Example: Posting a video in response to this question sticker with a re-share of your most viral TikTok. Often people will also add a text overlay showing how many views it got.

(Added May 7, 2022) “I’m Sat” Trend | Example: Posting a video lip syncing to this sound, where the first scene is you saying “I’m done with this conversation now” then a photo of a celebrity crush/someone you find attractive alongside the text overlay “Sit back down”, then the final scene of you sitting dramatically (usually in slow motion) with the text overlay “I’m sat”.

(Added May 7, 2022) Loop Trend | Example: Doing a dance to this sound, where you change the camera angle half way through the video, then change back to the original clip from the beginning, taking care to sync your movements so that the end result is a perfect loop.

(Added May 3, 2022) “30,000?” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you lip sync the “30,000?” in disbelief, along with a text overlay explaining a situation where you see the price or quantity of something is super high e.g. when you buy groceries at an expensive shop, or when you see how many TikToks your friend has sent you.

(Added May 2, 2022) About Damn Time Dance Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound doing this dance.

(Added April 28, 2022) Glitchy Montage Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where the opening scene is an open laptop with the “title” of your video written in white letters on a plain black background, then transitioning to a cool montage of quick clips with a glitch effect in between that syncs to the music.

(Added April 26, 2022) “No One Can Stop Me” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound lip syncing with this bee effect, with a text overlay explaining a funny situation where you can’t be stopped.

(Added April 21, 2022) Realization Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you are wistfully staring out a window to the distance, with a text overlay explaining a realization you’re having about something in your life due to “the choice” you made, along with a text overlay labelling “the choice” (usually a kid, pet, significant other). Another version of this trend just involves a text overlay about a realization you’re having.

(Added April 17, 2022) “One Thing About Me” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you are just looking at the camera, with a big block of text as an overlay in plain white text with a black outline. The text should start with “One Thing About Me Is…” and you go into detail explaining a certain personality trait/habit that you have, but the key is adding enough detail that the text block covers a large majority of the screen… as inspired by the style of videos pioneered by @bugeater1101.

(Added April 15, 2022) My Money Don’t Jiggle Jiggle Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you are doing this dance.

(Added April 14, 2022) “What Would Happen if You Just Called Taylor Up?” Trend | Example: Posting a video lip syncing to this sound, along with a caption describing a funny situation where someone (usually a parent) boldly asked you why you didn’t just reach out to someone well-known (like a celebrity) and ask them for some kind of favor.

(Added April 12, 2022) Wow, Crazy. Crazy Girl Trend | Example: Posting a video lip syncing to the words in this sound, with a text overlay explaining a situation where you would be saying something is crazy/wild (sometimes people use things that aren’t actually that crazy for comedic effect, but others use it to showcase something actually crazy they’ve done).

(Added April 9, 2022) Never Let Them Know Your Next Move Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with the text overlay “Never let them know your next move” alongside clips of you doing unexpected things, usually with a ‘fake-out’ aspect where you look like you’re about to do something, but then swerve and do something else completely different.

(Added April 6, 2022) “Bad Bitch Genre” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you lip sync the words “I’m sorry, not everybody fits in the bad bitch jen-rah. It’s a jen-rah”, along with a text overlay explaining a situation where someone is commenting or asking about something you do, and your response is that not everybody gets it because not everybody is a bad bitch like you.

(Added March 29, 2022) “I Actually Did it Myself” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you lip sync the words, alongside a text overlay explaining a funny scenario where your reply would be “I actually did it myself…. yeah”.

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We’ll be leaving an archive of past TikTok trends below, since hey, you never know! Trends do have a way of making a comeback.

(Added March 27, 2022) “I Hereby Sentence You” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you sit as if your hands are handcuffed behind a chair, with a text overlay saying “I hereby sentence you to [insert funny, undesirable punishment]”. When the chorus hits, you should start screaming and moving around in your chair in slow motion.

(Added March 22, 2022) “Ah Ah Ah” Trend | Example: Posting a video this sound, where you wag your finger no in time with the audio, alongside a text overlay that describes a situation where would say nor or nuh ah ah in this way.

(Added March 21, 2022) “Never Been My Thing” Trend | Example: Posting a video clip syncing to this sound where there’s a text overlay with different things you’ve never liked scattered across the screen in white font with a black outline.

(Added March 18, 2022) “Did You Just Stab Me” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you have a text overlay describing a situation where someone would try to hurt you but can’t because of something you do/have endured. Be sure to mime removing a knife from your chest in sync with the sound, and be sure to lip sync the line “did you just stab me? What’s your problem?”

(Added March 16, 2022) “Crazy” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay describing a time you did something crazy. Be sure to lip sync the word “Crazy” at the end!

(Added March 14, 2022) Beeping Calculations Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you move your fingers around like you’re calculating something, and you have a text overlay explaining what confusing thing you’re trying to calculate/figure out.

(Added March 12, 2022) Butterfly in the Sky Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with this filter, where you have a text overlay describing a situation where you are confused and trying to figure something out.

(Added March 9, 2022) “What Dreams Are Made of” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound contrasting videos/photos from two different periods, usually to show the progression and development of a relationship, friendship, kids/pets growing up, etc. Usually accompanied by text overlays that explain the different time periods, and a change of video when the slow version of the song kicks in.

(Added March 7, 2022) “How Could You Do This To Me? Question Mark?” Trend | Example: Posting a video lip syncing to this sound while speaking into your phone, with a funny text overlay describing a situation when you would ask someone how they could do this to you.

(Added March 6, 2022) “Petite” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you joke about how small and petite you are, alongside a visual that proves your tiny size by showing how small you look doing certain activities (usually with an oversized version of an ordinary object). The text overlay will also explain the joke e.g. “I am so small and petite, this is what I look like when I do x”.

(Added March 3, 2022) “No Darling” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you lip sync both parts of the dialogue, with a text overlay that contrasts your perception of what something is vs. what it really is.

(Added March 1, 2022) “If I Were A…” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you showcase (using photos) a representation of what you (or someone close to you) would look like as different things, e.g. a drink, a food, a flower, a character, a place, a season, a scent).

(Added February 28, 2022) “Isn’t This Easy?” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you passive aggressively point out something other people do wrong by having a text overlay that describes the right way to do things, followed by you lip syncing “isn’t this easy?”

(Added February 26, 2022) “Wait is This F*cking Play About Us?” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you lip sync the words, with a text overlay explaining a comical scenario where you know a certain situation is about you/calling you out.

(Added February 20, 2022) “I Do Not Have Time for This” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay explaining a scenario where you would not have time/patience for something.

(Added February 19, 2022) Head vs. Heart Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound contrasting something your head is saying vs. what your heart is saying. Use text overlays that incorporate the brain and heart emojis to show the difference, and lip sync the beginning part that says “Slay”, while covering your ears and dancing as the beat drops.

(Added February 19, 2022) Text Your BF What You Get Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you use this Euphoria filter to get a quote from the show, then you flash a screenshot using the Green Screen effect to show how your boyfriend reacted when you texted him that quote. Usually it’s accompanied with a text overlay that says “Text your boyfriend what you get”.

(Added February 15, 2022) “Why Not?” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you lip sync the “Why not” lyrics at the end, with a text overlay describing something that someone would say to you that would prompt you to say “why not?”

(Added February 13, 2022) Unka Jahmz Trend | Example: Lip syncing to or making fun of this sound of Julia Fox saying she was Josh Safdie’s muse in Uncut Gems, pronounced like “Unka Jahmz”.

(Added February 11, 2022) “But It’s Not Funny” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay explaining a scenario where you would be joking around about something inappropriate and then lip syncing “no, no, but it’s not funny, at the end of the day, it seems…”

(Added February 9, 2022) “x Year Old Me” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay explaining how the past you in different ages would be proud of certain accomplishments you’ve now achieved, e.g. “10 year old me would be proud that I graduated with honors”, etc.

(Added February 9, 2022) Echo Trend | Example: Posting a video of an emotional memory to this sound with an Echo voice effect, along with a text overlay explaining what that memory is/its significance to you. Click here for a tutorial if you need one.

(Added January 26, 2022) “Come On, Brain, Think of Things” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay explaining a (comical) situation where you’re trying to summon your brain to work and think of something.

(Added January 24, 2022) Nosey Rat Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound using this rat filter with a text overlay describing a situation where you would be really nosey. All the better if you start eating popcorn!

(Added January 21, 2022) Just Hay Fever Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound using this crying eyes filter with a text overlay describing a situation where you would have red/crying eyes but would dismiss it as “just hay fever”. Usually you would lip sync that last line.

(Added January 13, 2022) “Let’s Talk Emoji” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where there are emojis on the screen that you “bite” to the beat of the song, often accompanied by a text overlay explaining what the emojis mean, with a common example being foods you like.

(Added January 10, 2022) “Yeah” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound lip syncing the dramatic “yeah” whisper when it comes up, with a text overlay describing a scenario where you would say “yeah” in that way… tough to explain, but check out the example and you’ll see what we mean!

(Added January 6, 2022) “I Gotta Put Me First” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay describing a (humorous) scenario in which you would have to act selfishly and put yourself first, usually while lip syncing to the sound.

(Added January 1, 2022) “American Dream” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay poking fun at what your immigrant ancestors had to endure just so you can now do some of the things that would probably bring them embarrassment/shame.

(Added December 30, 2021) “Feeling 2022” Trend | Posting a video to this sound to transition into the New Year. While there’s no concrete trend linked to this sound yet, we expect it to be used for a lot of makeup/outfit transitions.

(Added December 22, 2021) “I Know Something You Don’t” Trend | Example: Posting a video lip syncing to this sound with a text overlay describing a scenario where you would be boasting about knowing something that others don’t (and never will).

(Added December 20, 2021) “Bye 2021” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay saying “Bye 2021” with a mashup of clips and photos showing the highlights of your year.

(Added December 17, 2021) “Are You New Here” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay describing a situation where someone is clearly new to something and doesn’t get particular norms/common behaviors linked to that situation, where you lip sync “are you new here”, and when the other person in the video goes “yeah” then you look disgusted and dramatically walk off.

(Added December 16, 2021) “This is a Work of Art” Trend | Example: Posting a video lip syncing to this sound while using the Green Screen effect and showing/comparing things that you like (“this is a work of art”) vs things that you don’t like (“this is trash”).

(Added December 14, 2021) Go Little Rockstar Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound showing something/someone you’re proud of/rooting for, while usually lip syncing “Go little rockstar” as those words pop up in the video in sync with the music.

(Added December 13, 2021) “So I Give You a 1” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you expose fashion faux pas from your past by standing in front of an old photo of yourself using the Green Screen effect, and only stepping side to reveal it at the end when you lip sync the line “so I give you a one”.

(Added December 12, 2021) Reposting Your Most Viral Video Trend: Simply reposting your most viral TikTok in response to this question sticker.

(Added December 9, 2021) Unlock It / “Face ID” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay saying “POV: You have [insert famous figure]’s phone but it has Face ID”, followed by you doing an impression of that famous figure.

(Added December 2, 2021) Helicopter Helicopter Trend | Example: Posting a video to this song doing a timelapsed dance involving gliding and spinning, sometimes paired with a funny text overlay/caption about the situation that would involve you doing that dance.

(Added November 22, 2021) “People in the Place, If You Wanna Get Down” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with clips in slow motion, showing (usually quite mundane) actions done in a flashy and extreme way. Usually accompanied with a text overlay that contextualizes the clips shown e.g. “When _____”.

(Added November 16, 2021) “Please Don’t Be in Love with Someone Else” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay describing a situation where you would dramatically shout “PLEASE DON’T BE IN LOVE WITH SOMEONE ELSE”, usually accompanied by very dramatic singing and/or getting in the shower fully clothed while the song plays.

(Added November 14, 2021) “The Feminine Urge” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay saying “The feminine urge to [insert situation or thing you want to do]”, with visuals that support that urge.

(Added November 11, 2021) “What a Time to Be Alive” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay saying “When you realize… [insert happy things that are going on in your life that make it a great time to be alive]”. Usually, you should be lip syncing the “Oh, what a time to be a live” lyrics too.

(Added October 25, 2021) “And I Think to Myself… WTF” Trend | Example: Posting a video lipsyncing to this sound with a text overlay describing a situation where your reaction was “what the f*ck”.

(Added October 23, 2021) Off-beat Food Dance Trend | Example: Posting a video of yourself to this sound where you showcase some food, take a bite, then step back and do that specific dance (off beat – this is key!). Many variations involve pouring a hot sauce/pan of cheese over the food, which adds a bit more magic to the chaos.

(Added October 22, 2021) Immortal Snail Assassin Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay that says “The year is [insert far away year, usually thousands of years in the future]” then showing/describing the scenario in which you and the immortal snail finally meet. If you have no idea what that means, read our full guide to the Immortal Snail Assassin Trend.

(Added October 17, 2021) “I’m So Happy” Trend | Example: Posting a video lipsyncing to this sound with a text overlay describing one scenario where you would first be happy, then feel sad.

(Added October 16, 2021) “Video Game” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with the text overlay “if _____ was a video game”, where you move around like the hypothetical character in this video game, accompanied by the inner monologue/thoughts of this character as a voiceover.

(Added October 14, 2021) “Oh I’m Curious” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you lip sync the “I’m curious” part with the text overlay “You look like a famous ____”, then showing the celebrity you’re often compared to while lip syncing the next line.

(Added October 12, 2021) “I Know It Ain’t the Stallion, You Know It’s Your Girl” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you lip sync the words, usually with a friend/other person that comes in the second half with the “You know it’s your girl” line, alongside a text overlay that describes a comical situation to be lip syncing those words.

(Added October 8, 2021) CAP Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you lip sync the words with a text overlay that describes something you think is “cap”, as in BS/untrue.

(Added October 5, 2021) “Throwing Up and Crying Thinking About” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you have a text overlay saying you spent all last night throwing up and crying thinking about x (usually something that would gain you favor with the group you want to attract e.g. thinking about the wage gap), then tacking on a random fact that would make you even more attractive to this group e.g. I’m 6’3″ by the way.

(Added October 4, 2021) “Slipping Through My Fingers” POV Text Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you have a text overlay that starts with POV: You’re ____, then showing text message screenshots that are in line with this POV.

(Added October 3, 2021) That is a Scarecrow Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound, with the a text overlay for the first few lines describing something that you do/happens to you, then a text overlay saying what that thing actually means/is indicative of, while lip syncing “that is a scarecrow”.

(Added October 2, 2021) Boyfriend/Girlfriend/Husband Wife Application Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you introduce yourself (usually your name, height, age, and some interests/hobbies, inviting people to duet with their own “application” to date you. Alternatively, you can duet existing popular videos with that sound/format as YOUR application.

(Added October 1, 2021) Couch Guy Slander Trend | Example: Posting a video commenting on, analyzing, or parodying the infamous “surprising my boyfriend at college” Couch Guy video.

(Added October 1, 2021) “From Now On, Nothing But Short Skirts” Trend | Example: Posting a video lip syncing to this sound of Margot Robbie in the Wolf of Wall Street, with a text overlay describing something your significant other does that makes you want to reward them with “nothing but short skirts around the house”.

(Added September 30, 2021) “Where Your Clothes At?” Trend | Example: Posting a video lip syncing to this sound, with a text overlay describing a scenario where you are doing something (usually wholesome e.g. showing off your mug collection) but then are surprised by someone else’s nakedness at the end (when you lip sync “where your clothes at?)

(Added September 27, 2021) “If Only You Knew” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a text overlay that pops up in time with the music in a heart shape saying “If only you knew what goes on in my” then usually the buffering effect, followed by quick shots of what is going on your mind.

(Added September 26, 2021) Emily Mariko Salmon Trend | Example: Posting a video recreating the salmon rice recipe popularized by Emily Mariko, or making a joke about this food trend and how it has a chokehold on your FYP/life.

(Added September 25, 2021) “Are You Sh*tting My D*ck?” Trend | Example: Posting a video lipsyncing to this sound with a text overlay that describes a scenario when your reaction was “are you sh*tting my d*ck?” or in other words “are you kidding me?”

(Added September 24, 2021) “Lucky” Trend | Example: Posting a video lipsyncing to this sound with the words “This is the story about a girl named Lucky” and a text overlay describing a story/reason why you’re lucky.

(Added September 23, 2021)” I Can Be Brown, I Can Be Blue” Trend | Example: Posting a video lipsyncing to this sound while telling a crazy story (usually one that takes unexpected turns, or continues to escalate).

(Added September 20, 2021) “Let’s Go” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a gif of Saweetie walking away, along with a text overlay that describes the scenario where you would be like “Let’s go”. Often this trend adds effects to the Saweetie gif at the end, like getting run over or fried like moths.

(Added September 18, 2021) “Remind Me of Your Gender Again” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound, lip syncing the lines “Remind me of your gender again? Right, you’re a boy. These are for girls only” with a text overlay explaining something you’re gatekeeping something that’s supposed to be “for girls only” (i.e. a certain activity, celebrity crush, etc.)

(Added September 15, 2021) “Where’s My Treat” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you lip sync the words “Where’s my treat? I’ve been a brave little girl” and the text overlay lists a scenario that isn’t actually that challenging or deserving of a treat.

(Added September 13, 2021) Commenting Chair Emojis Trend: Commenting chair emojis on TikTok users’ videos and pretending like the video is the funniest thing you’ve ever seen as part of a huge TikTok inside joke.

(Added September 12, 2021) “Slow Zoom + Wildest Dreams” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with this slow zoom effect, usually where you’re looking amazing & smiling as the camera slowly zooms in on you.

(Added September 11, 2021) “Okay Batman, We’ll Take it From Here” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound (often accompanied by this slow zoom effect) where you act at a loss for words/in a state of shock and dissociation as the audio plays, with the text describing a scenario that made you feel that way.

(Added September 10, 2021) “What Does it Mean?” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you describe a scenario that you don’t understand, while lip syncing emotionally to the “What does it MEAN?” part of the sound.

(Added September 9, 2021)” Excuse Me. Mommy. Sorry. Mommy.” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you lip sync the words (often directed towards someone whose attractiveness is making you trip up over your words), with text describing the scenario that would cause you to have that reaction e.g. “When she wears _____”.

(Added September 8, 2021) “Performing Rick and Morty” Trend | Example: Posting a video with the caption “Performing Rick and Morty until [insert scenario] ” where you are rapping Rick and Morty by Soulja Boy, often in inappropriate situations.

(Added September 6, 2021) “Wall-E” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you describe a wholesome scenario that makes you go “awww”. The first section describes the scenario set-up, the second section describes the event in the scenario that makes you go “aww”, and the final clip is your reaction.

(Added September 4, 2021) “Love This Game” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you lip sync “Love this game” while the caption describes a scenario in your life that you treat like a game (i.e. your job, a frequent quirk, etc.)

(Added September 2, 2021) “Berries and Cream” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you show off something that makes you feel/look like an old timey historical lad (usually Medieval or Colonial vibes). Often this is accompanied by doing the original Berries and Cream dance.

(Added September 1, 2021) “Mama Said That it Was Okay” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this song where the first caption is a question someone asks you about something you do, then when the song goes “mama said that it was okay” showing photos/clips of the role model who inspired these behaviors and let you know they were okay.

(Added August 28, 2021) “Good Soup” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound with a caption in the format of “When I _____”, and calling it “good soup”, when it’s usually not actual soup (e.g. tears, weird concoctions you made as a kid, etc.)

(Added August 27, 2021) “All I Think About is You” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you describe a scenario in the first clip “e.g. Me telling others I’m happier single”, then have the “Sometimes all I think about is you” come up in beat with the lyrics in different fonts as you show photos of what you’re thinking about (that somewhat contradicts the opening scenario).

(Added August 25, 2021) “Cry if I Want To” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where you act out a dialogue in which you realize a belief or behavior you always thought was normal actually… isn’t.

(Added August 19, 2021) “Smooth Talkin, So Rockin” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound where one person lip syncs the ‘Smooth talkin, so rockin, he’s got everything that a girl’s wantin’ lines while panning to someone doing random dance moves during the instrumental strums.

(Added August 16, 2021) “Yo bro, who got you smilin like that?” Trend | Example: Posting a video to this sound that starts with you grooving with the caption “Yo bro, who got you smilin like that?”, followed by a (wholesome) reason you’re smiling – often it’s a cute animal video or something else similarly adorable.

(Added August 9, 2021) “But you don’t look gay” Trend | Example: Posting a statement to this sound that people say to you like “you don’t look British” and then switching up to be a more stereotypical version of what people expect.

“I like you, have a cupcake” Trend | Example: Showing things you like to this sound, and juxtaposing with a thing you find “ew”, or in this sound variation, something you especially like.

“A single mom who works two jobs” Trend | Example: Jokingly posting scenarios about being the caretaker/mom figure in the family, set to this sound.

“Look at where you came from, look at you now” Trend | Example: Posting your name, birth year and a contrasting photo from you in the past vs you now, set to the iconic Jeff Bezos Bo Burnham sound.

“This is exactly what I was afraid of” Trend | Example: Lip syncing to this sound while in a comical situation you didn’t want.

Convertible tote bag/backpack from IKEA Trend | Example: Everybody is going crazy over this bag and making TikToks about it. Here’s where to buy it/find alternatives!

“I Brought You Myrrh” Trend | Example: Posting about something you’ve been given that’s nice (e.g. a girlfriend), then poking fun of the unexpected aspects/consequences of it (e.g. they’re long distance).

“Nobody” Trend (June/July 2021) | Example: Making the caption about a scenario that you would run away from/dislike, then running away to this sound while occasionally glancing back at the camera like you’re being chased.

“In The Heights” Duet Trend (July 2021) | Example: Singing both parts of this duet (Blackout from In The Heights) with the Blue & Red filter, swapping genders as you sing the parts for both Usnavi and Vanessa.

“Running Through the Six with my Woes” Trend (July 2021) | Example: Making the caption about something that you can’t believe happened to you and lip-syncing to this audio, changing your demeanor/the text color when you lip sync the line the 2nd time.

I’m Just in A Silly, Goofy Mood” Trend (Summer 2021) | Example: Making the caption about something weird, random or silly you did in the past, and lip syncing to this sound.

“Clown Face” Trend (Throughout 2020/2021) | Example: This trend keeps resurfacing and it’s really simple – making the caption about a foolish (clown-like) mistake you made, while using the clown face filter and this sound.

“Everybody Makes Mistakes” Trend (Throughout 2020/2021) | Example: This trend has a way of constantly making a comeback. It’s simple: making the caption about an embarrassing mistake/situation set to this sound.

“Two Best Friends in a Room, They Might Kiss” Trend (Spring 2021) | Example: Lip syncing to this sound while leaning in for a kiss at the end and (usually) turning away.

Bridgerton the Musical (January 2020) | This original musical based off the Netflix hit, Bridgerton, was an epic trend that took over TikTok, with creators Barlow & Bear churning out one banger after the next, and the entire TikTok community getting involved singing, creating choreography, and even stage design/marketing.

DracoTok Trend (Summer/Fall 2020) | This massive trend was filled with various types of POVs, fan edits, and more ft. the Harry Potter fan favorite, Draco Malfoy.

Photo by May Gauthier on Unsplash

Let us know in the comments if you know of any current TikTok trends we should add to the list.

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