TikTok is a video-sharing platform that allows users to create short-form videos. Want to make your video go viral on TikTok? Using popular TikTok songs can be helpful. This post have compiled a list of 10 popular TikTok songs and shows you how to add music to TikTok.

Here are 10 popular songs on TikTok. (To make a music video on a computer, try MiniTool MovieMaker.)

1. “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” by Lil Nas X

“Montero” is a hip-hop and electropop song by Lil Nas X. The song was released on March 26, 2021, and debuted at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. “Montero” has been used in about 1.4 million TikTok videos.

2. “Leave the Door Open” by Bruno Mars, Anderson. Paak

“Leave the Door Open” is an R&B and soul song released on March 5, 2021. Charlie Harding from Vulture said “Leave the Door Open” is just like 1970s Philadelphia soul. It’s taking itself extremely serious musically and it’s very lighthearted, lyrically.

3. “Deja Vu” by Olivia Rodrigo

“Deja vu” is a song by Olivia Rodrigo released on April 1, 2021. It went viral on TikTok is being used as the soundtrack to videos using TikTok’s inverted filter.

4. “Levitating” by Dua Lipa

“Levitating” was created in 2020. It’s an enchanting disco track from Dua Lipa’s second studio album Future Nostalgia. Dua Lipa launched the “Levitating” challenge, which garnered 4.3 billion views.

5. “Insomnia” by Daya

The song was created by American singer Daya. She described “Insomnia” as a “gritty club pop anthem about missing the person you love”.

6. “Savage” by Megan Thee Stallion

“Savage” is a song by Megan Thee Stallion. It went viral on TikTok after Keara Wilson created the “Savage” dance challenge. Now, it has been used in about 23.6 million TikTok videos.

Savage dance challenge on TikTok

7. “Say So” by Doja Cat

“Say So” was written by Doja Cat, which initially peaked at No.5 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It has been used in more than 14 million TikTok videos.

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8. “Banana” by Conkarah, Shaggy

The song is adapted from a famous song called “Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)”. The song spawned a dance challenge “banana drop challenge” and has been used in more than 27.6 million TikTok videos.

9. “Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa

“Don’t Start Now”, by Dua Lipa, is a song from Future Nostalgia. It’s one of the best popular TikTok songs used in over 3.4 million TikTok videos.

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The song was released on January 8, 2021. It debuted at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

How to Add Music to TikTok Video

Wondering how to add music to TikTok video? Take the following steps!

Step 1. Open the TikTok app and record a TikTok video.

Step 2. Tap Sounds in the lower-left corner of the video.

Step 3. Click on More to find your favorite song.

Step 4. Choose a portion of the music track you want to use in your TikTok video.

Step 5. Once done, click the Checkmark icon. Then upload the video!


This post introduces 10 popular TikTok songs to you. If you want to share your favorite TikTok songs, leave a comment below!

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