Welcome to the Top 5s, where we are counting down the songs that have been given a second life thanks to TikTok users! With over 1 billion users and a platform with the most social media engagement in the World getting your song featured on TikTok has lead to instant vitality for old and new songs alike, lets take a look..
5. Crazy, Patsy Cline (1961)
Fun fact Crazy, Patsy Cline is the number 1 most played jukebox single in the US. This 61-year-old song has gone viral once again but this time in a modern way through TikTok. Initially, a piece used for lost lovers, creators have used the sound to make hilarious but relatable videos for audiences around the World.
4. Teenage Dirtbag, Wheatus (2000)
The sped up and remixed version of this popular song from the noughties has been making its rounds on TikTok this year. The trend that the song is famous for on the app is people posting pictures of their teenage selves in videos with the music as a Soundtrack. Celebs like Jimmy Kimmel, Terry Crews, and Nina Dobrev have all gone viral using the sound by taking part in the trend and posting their own takes on it.
3. Vegas, Doja Cat (2022)
Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis 2022 movie had an award-winning soundtrack. Still, undoubtedly the most popular track on TikTok from the film is Vegas. The song is a revival of Big Momma Thornton’s 1952 song and Elvis Presley’s 1956 hit Hound Dog. It’s going viral, with over 450 thousand videos created using the sound on TikTok.
2. First Class, Jack Harlow (2022)
Do you remember Fergie and Ludacris’ iconic 2006 hit, G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S? Well, TikTok became obsessed over Jack Harlow’s 13-second sampled version of the song, First Class. The revived song has been released and is so popular on the app that over 1.1 million videos have been created using it as the soundtrack!
1. Running Up That Hill, Kate Bush (1985)
And at the top of our list.. It may be 37 years after the song was first releases but it is now the top song of Summer 2022 after it recently topped the charts on the Billboard top 200. Kate Bush’s iconic song is trending all over the for you page and in June 2022, became the most streamed song in the world, The song features in over 2.8 million videos on TikTok and has earned the singer over 2.3 million dollars.
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Frequently Asked Question:
What is the most popular song on TikTok?
For TikTok users it will come as no surprise that the most popular song on the platform is: Oh No, by Kreepa which is used in more than 8.5 Million Videos.
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Read more about the songs we featured in our Top Five songs TikTok made popular again.