Instagram Reels and TikTok are both taking over the social scene! Video content is a huge trend this year and to make sure your videos are getting the attention they deserve, you must use trending audio!

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Trending audio for the week of May 16th:

Instagram Reels:

Instagram Reels
To Be Real – Austin MillzThis song has been commonly used to show off a transition of some sort. Here is an example of an art piece transition.
Cry Me a River – Peacful Melody, soave lofiThis song is so peaceful! It’s perfect for a tutorial video. Here’s an example.
About Damn Time – LizzoThis song has been going viral everywhere for its iconic dance! See an example here.

TikTok:

TikTok
Malibu – Miley CyrusThis song has been used to show how far you’ve come with something in your life! Here’s an example.
Funny Song – Cavendish MusicThis is the perfect background song for that funny video in your camera roll that you’ve been dying to post. Here’s an example.
MEAN! – Madeline The PersonThis song has been trending for Creators using it to address their haters! See an example here.

Trending audio for the week of May 9th:

Instagram Reels:

Original Audio – NikkiclarrkThis audio says “Dear Diary, I love my life”, so it would be great to use to highlight a happy moment in your life or a milestone for your brand. Here’s an example of a creator using this audio to show off her awesome ceramic artwork.
I Should Be Over All The Butterflies – DiscolinesThis audio is so fun! The lyrics say “I’m into you”, so it could be great to use for a product you love, food you love or could be a fun dancing video. Here’s a creator highlighting a cafe they love.
My Money Don’t Jiggle Jiggle – Duke and JonesIf you’re in the mood to dance, this one’s for you! This song is taking over the internet. Here’s an example of a creator performing the viral dance to this song!

TikTok:

About Damn Time – LizzoThis is such a fun song to do a dance to with your team, friends, or even by yourself! Check out Joe Jonas doing the iconic dance.
My Money Don’t Jiggle Jiggle – Duke and JonesThis song is taking over both Reels & TikTok! Get your friends or team together and get dancing! Here’s an example of the cast of Riverdale doing the dance.
Summer Background Jazz – Jazz Background VibesThis audio is used for a trend called “Something about me”. Creators have been telling a story about themselves using text and putting this song over top. Here’s an example!

Trending audio for the week of May 2nd:

Instagram Reels:

Demons (Massane Remix) – Jerro MusicThis song is great because it can be used for anything! It has a great beat to show off pictures or a compilation of videos. Here’s an example of someone showing off their recent camera roll.
Dreaming – LeeThis sound is very soft and peaceful. It’s great to have in the background of a tutorial, daily vlog, recipe video and more. Here’s an example.
Jamirobeegees Mashup – Pomplamoose MusicThis song is a funky mashup that can be used for outfit videos, food videos, cute animal videos – the options are endless! Here’s an example of a cat video with this awesome sound.

TikTok:

Grab Da Wall & Rock Da Boat – 504 Boyz & WeebieThis song has been used as a pushup challenge! Here’s an example.
Original Sound – Liam FawellThis is a remix of Taylor Swift’s Blank Space and it has been used for many different videos! Here’s an example of it being used in a travel/landscape video.
MOOSE (The Way I Are) – kemyThis song has been used in many videos of creators strutting on a treadmill! Here’s an example.

Trending audio for the week of April 25th:

Instagram Reels:

Soulful Strut by The Fame GangThis song is so versatile! It can really be used for anything. Here’s an example of someone using it for a recipe video.
Baby I’m a Gangster 2! by rapmaniacmdeeThis song has a great beat, so it could be used for a photo or video slideshow. It could also be used to promote 5 facts about something. Here’s an example.
Gossip Girl Here by HopelavineThis song is a mash-up of Justin Timberlake and Gossip Girl. It’s great audio to use to promote anything new. Here is an example of someone using it to promote a home listing.

TikTok:

Sunroof by Nicky YoureThis sound is great because you can use it for really anything! Here’s an example of someone using it as background music to a video of them taking a stranger out for lunch.
Pizzaz by AkintoyeThis is a great song to lipsync! Here’s an example.
Made for You by RenforshortThis song can be used for anything! It can be great for a tutorial, lip-syncing and more! Here’s an example of someone using in the background of their video about remaking album covers.

Instagram Reels:

Pyramid by alyss_hzThis song is perfect if you’re looking to do a picture slideshow. Here’s an example.
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You by Morten HarketThis song has a great beat for pictures or a compilation of videos. It would be great to show off a vacation, a daily vlog or a home! Here’s an example.
First Class by Jack HarlowThis song is topping the charts! It has been used for many kinds of videos, but here’s an example of it used for a vlog.

TikTok:

Gypsy In My Mind by Never DullThis song is taking over TikTok! Pair it with the Retroscope Effect and you’re on your way to creating a viral video. Here’s an example.
First Class by Jack HarlowThis song has been used for any kind of video you can think of! One trend I’m seeing is taking videos of the inside of homes for sale with this song in the background. Here’s an example.
Rocking a Cardigan in Atlanta by lil Shordie ScottThis song has been used in every way possible! Dances, lip-sync, vlogs and more! Here’s an example of someone doing a makeup tutorial to the song.

Instagram Reels:

Just a Cloud Away by PharrellThis audio can really be used for anything! But the trends we have seen most are daily routines, outfits of the day and recipes. Here’s an example.
Feel u by okayceciiiThis audio can really be used for anything! But the trends we have seen most are daily routines, outfits of the day, recipes and product highlights. Here’s an example.
Sweetest Pie by Megan Thee StallionThis audio can really be used for anything! But the trends we have seen most are daily routines, outfits of the day, recipes and how-tos. Here’s an example.

TikTok:

As it was by Harry StylesThe lyrics say “You know it’s not the same as it was” and creators have been showing old photos of where they were throughout the years. Here’s an example.
Drama (feat Drake) by Roy Wood$This song has been used for many different things such as get ready videos, outfit videos and more. One trend we are seeing is doing a “types of ____” videos. Here’s an example.
Crazy by Patsy ClineThis trend is all over TikTok! Most Creators are using this song to tell a story about something they’ve done that could make them look crazy. Here’s an example.

Instagram Reels:

Clouds by Kanye WestThis song can be used for anything! We’ve seen it used for how-to videos and it works great. Here’s an example.
Lazy Afternoon by Softy_hsThis song has been used for daily vlogs, product highlights, unboxings, recipes and more! Here’s an example.
Lovewave by the1_800This song has a great fast beat and is and the perfect choice for a photo slideshow. Here’s an example.

TikTok:

Ameno Amapiano Remix by Goya Menor & NektunezThis song is taking over lip-syncing and dancing videos on TikTok! Here’s an example.
Da ya think I’m Sexy? By Rod StewardIf you’re looking to do a simple TikTok dance, this is the one for you! Even Rod Stewart got into it. Check it out.
Spongebob Tomfoolery – David SnellThis is the perfect song if you’re looking to do expectations vs. reality video. Here’s an example.

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