This year was rough, thanks to the unveiled its picks for the top 100 TikTok videos, creators, trends and songs in the US, where it has about 100 million monthly active users.and no shortage of . But one bright spot was the . The short-form video platform on Wednesday
The ByteDance-owned company broke the videos up into 10 different categories. The first includes top viral videos such as @420Doggface208 listening to Fleetwood Mac's Dreams while skateboarding and casually sipping cranberry juice, and Will Smith participating in the Wipe it Down challenge. The next category lists top trends, hashtags and challenges, like #YouHaveTo, #TwoPrettyBestFriends and #DontLeaveMe.
TikTok also chose top creators, like Charli D'Amelio, Tabitha Brown and Noah Beck; most impactful creators, including @drleslie, @taylorcassidyj and @zachv_pat; and top celebrities like Jason Derulo, Kylie Jenner and Lizzo. Top songs include Savage Remix by Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyonce, Say So by Doja Cat and Tap In by Saweetie. The platform also curated lists for top recipes, trends and hacks; top style and beauty trends; top niche communities and top product elements, such as Green Screen, Duet and Stitch.
The Chinese-owned social media site has had a tumultuous year in the US, with the Trump administration pushing to bar downloads of the app, citing data privacy concerns. ByteDance struck a preliminary deal with software company Oracle and retail giant Walmart, but the . Still, the app has seen an exponential rise in popularity amid COVID-19 lockdowns, early on in the pandemic.
You can see the full TikTok Top 100 list on the company's Newsroom site.