The Biggest TikTok Dance Trends of 2022

There's a genre for pretty much everything on TikTok, but the platform is definitely renowned for its dancing videos.

Dancing took over the app shortly after its kickoff, leaving users with all sorts of TikTok dance trends to try out for themselves. From goofy moves that anyone could learn to more intense routines best for real dancers, there's a little something for everyone. Feel like making your own dancing video? Here are a few TikTok dances that have been trending so far this year.

Viral TikTok Dances This Year

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'Give It Up To Me' by Sean Paul ft. Keyshia Cole

Sean Paul and Keyshia Cole's smooth reggae hit "Give It Up to Me" is the perfect track for cutting loose, making it perfect for slower, vibier TikTok dance moves. The fun little number in this video by @isidora_villagra and @katteyes is all about rhythm, and since it's not too long, it won't be too tough to master its moves.

@isidora_villagra Te extrañaba bby @katteyes 💞 #fypシ #parati ♬ original sound – vdkmr

 

'I'm Good' by Blaque

Blaque's "I'm Good" music video had some killer choreo when it dropped all the way back in 2003, and though the track may not be all over TikTok just yet, it feels like it'll only be a matter of time before it becomes a dance staple. @zoebaptistee, @cerise_x3 and @tamia.k2 joined forces to create these striking yet sleek dance moves to the underrated classic, demonstrating some new techniques we can't wait to learn ourselves.

@zoebaptistee you've all been killing mine and @cerise_x3 ♬ I'm Good (Radio Version) – Blaque

 

'Crank That (Soulja Boy)' by Soulja Boy

Back in the age before TikTok, only the songs with the most finesse got their own stylish dance moves—and Soulja Boy's "Crank That" was one of those special outliers, with its own choreography baked right into the song itself. The song came out in 2007, but TikTok has reignited its popularity, with new creators putting their own twist on the well-known song to give it new life.

@sadie.1122 @xlcrz ♬ Crank That (Soulja Boy) – Soulja Boy Tell'em

 

'Low' by Flo Rida ft. T-Pain

Flo Rida and T-Pain's "Low" is another hit that never truly left us, and with the help of innovative TikTok dances, the song may be bigger than it ever was. The dance moves from its 2007 music video still hold up today and are definitely TikTok dance-worthy, but we love the unique spins new dancers have put on the song, from new ways to represent apple-bottom jeans and boots with fur, as well as moving along with the title and getting low, low, low.

@tamia.k2 New dance 😭@Zoe Baptiste ♬ original sound – lucia &lt3

 

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'Just Dance' by Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga's 2008 hit song, "Just Dance," has been remixed into the perfect TikTok dance. Get ready to hop on your feet, get down low and have a fun time following the moves with your closest friends. It's also a quick one, so make sure to listen to those beats.

@lanadoma Your 2@ have to dance with you✈️🖤 #dancechallenge #trend #justdance #ladygaga #justdancechallenge #ladygagachallenge✌🏻 #viral #blackandwhite #trend2022 #goviral #tag2friends #autumnvibes #lockigflockig #dance2022 #trythisdance #trendydance #hiphop #sisisdeer #jumpchallenge #squatchallenge ♬ original sound – IRON GAINS

 

'Trick'n' by Mullage

The chorus of "Trick'n" by Mullage makes way for a smooth combo of moves that will have all your friends grooving. It's not your average TikTok dance, mixing continual motion and a confident sense of swagger to create something entirely fresh. This crew is so in sync, even their clothes match.

@ririsimpsonAyeeee lookin like a whole girl group 😂🫶🏽♬ trickn – ⭐️

 

'Cardboard Box' by FLO

If you have ever been inspired by Shakira to shake those hips, this dance to "Cardboard Box" by FLO is absolutely for you. We already know @jaedengomezz and @karaleighcannella slay at every dance, and in this sleek video, they recruited two more friends to show off how polished their whole squad is.

@jaedengomezz all I hear when this song plays is "to the left to the left 📦" DC: @jah.cuzzy ♬ Cardboard Box – Happi Remix – FLO

 

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'Just Wanna Rock' by Lil Uzi Vert

If you know @drewjeeezy on TikTok, you're already well aware that he's an incredibly talented dancer. He's light on his toes, always dancing with the bros and keeping us entertained with every last video he shares. He came up with some fast-paced choreo for Lil Uzi Vert's song "Just Wanna Rock," and we can't get enough.

@drewjeeezymfs all over the place 😭 still killed that h0e tho 🕺🏼❤️‍🔥 | WE SO CLOSE TO HITTING 400K HIT THAT PLUS SIGN TAG ME IF YOU HIT MY DANCE 🫶🏼♬ original sound – liluziwrld__

 

'Cannibal' by Kesha

There's no doubt that this rapid remix of "Cannibal" by Kesha is a fun song to dance to. This dance can be done alone or, as seen on @wwinx_club's TikTok, with a group of your best friends, with a vibe that's guaranteed to get you moving.

@wwinx_club♬ Cannibal by Kesha – rapidsongs

 

'Pon de Replay' by Rihanna

From fashion to makeup, romance and music, Rihanna really is the queen of everything, so it's no surprise that her upbeat song "Pon de Replay" is making the rounds on TikTok at the moment. Dancer @ckj_ckj came up with this brilliant dance to our fave song, and we know we're about to be seeing it everywhere.

@ckj_ckjDc: me♬ originalljud – v£loxotic

 

'Super Freaky Girl' by Nicki Minaj

"Super Freaky Girl" by Nicki Minaj is such a fun song for anyone trying to show off their edgy side. Our girl @madsywadsy01 created a unique combination of moves for a fun and fast dance routine, and we look to none other than Charlie D'amelio and her boo, Landon Barker, to show off the dance.

@charlidamelio @Landon Barker dc @madsywadsy01 ♬ super freaky girl nicki minaj out now – SUPER FRE@KY GIRL OUT NOW !!

 

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'Tití Me Preguntó' by Bad Bunny

If you are really trying to break it down, check out this dance. The duo @enola.bedard and @marco_stra2 took on the challenge of bringing their moves to the street, and wow—not only are they brave, but they are two incredible dancers.

@enola.bedard Dancing in the middle of the street for a dance video🤣 challenge accepted!! W/ @marco_stra2 ♬ Tití Me Preguntó – Bad Bunny

 

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'Got to Be Real' by Cheryl Lynn

Getting home from a long day of working hard and feeling like grooving? Us, too. Check out the smooth sounds of Cheryl Lynn's "Got to Be Real" (U.S. Single Version). It's a '70s hit that will make you wish you were alive during the disco era.

@annmarie.mm Its giving Jackie from that '70s show @Landen Alft ♬ Got to Be Real (US Single Version) – Cheryl Lynn

 

 Fall and Shake It

If you're trying to have some fun, no matter where you are or who you're with, this will definitely put a smile on your face. The dance doesn't really have its own name yet, but once you see it, you'll know exactly what we're talking about.

@liv_opstad captains 🙌‼️💪 #volleyball #fyp #captains #bloomington #mn #jefferson ♬ Kaala chasma samel gurung viral trending song – समेल गुरुङ्ग

 

 DJ Axello's Mix

If you find yourself bored, dancing is fun and great exercise. Get your dancer friends together and try learning this dance combination. The moves may be intricate, but with the right timing, it won't be long before you nail it. As they say, practice makes perfect.

@annprincess24 shesssh 🤙❤️‍🔥 magenggeng shirt #fyp #zamboangacity ♬ original sound – 🔥MR. DREAMBOY🔥

 

'Scream' by Janet Jackson and Michael Jackson

Follow @enolabedard dancing along to an absolute classic. "Scream" by Janet and Michael Jackson is a powerful song, with creative visuals and inspiring dance moves. If you want to impress your parents, learn this dance.

@enola.bedard Scream🔥 one of the most powerful dance I've learn for sure!!! Who else watched this performance more than 10000xtimes? #michaeljackson #janetjackson #scream ♬ Scream – Michael Jackson & Janet Jackson

 

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'Conceited' by Flo Milli

July is really heating up with the dance trends—which is perfect for these sizzling summer months. Our current favorite dance  was created by @karaaleighcannella to Flo Milli's song "Conceited." It's fun and flirty for our hot summer aesthetic. Grab your bestie and learn from the girlie herself.

@karaleighcannellayall are eating this up. thank you thank you thank you 💗 (dc: me)♬ Conceited – Flo Milli

 

'Cash In Cash Out' by Pharrell

Another funky dance is to "Cash In Cash Out" by Pharrell, featuring 21 Savage and Tyler, The Creator. If you're on the lookout for hype new dances, just keep an eye on dancer @jaedengomezz. She has unmatched rhythm and creative moves that you just don't see from other creators.

@jaedengomezz 🔝straight up @Pharrell #cashincashapp ♬ Cash In Cash Out (feat. 21 Savage & Tyler, The Creator) – Pharrell Williams

 

'Baby Work It' by Your Favourite Garcon

If you want a short dance that's easy to learn, the "Baby Work It" dance has your name written all over it. It's even better if you grab your twin or bestie to duet the lovely Haneline Twins. It's a simple, fun dance for people who don't want to twist an ankle while figuring out their next moves.

@hanelinetwins Baby work it@Ben&Zara #hanelinetwins #dance #fyp #twintok #viral #trending #veteransoftiktok #grandpa #twinbrothers ♬ original sound – 💙SPHENCER4💙

 

'Hot S**t' by Cardi B

Again we have our fave duo coming up with the hot new dance for Cardi B's new song. Kara and Jaeden developed this dance, featuring their intense dance moves, but we thoughts we'd showcase the beloved @emmabrooksmcallister tackling the dance this time around.

@emmabrooksmcallister New Cardi music means more fire dances from @karaleighcannella @jaedenraegomez ♬ Hot Shit (feat. Kanye West & Lil Durk) – Cardi B

 

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@Jean-Victor's Dance

This became a very popular dance ensemble over the course of the last several months. The original creator of the dance is featured in the video below, featuring a slow song that can be easier to learn from than most quick dance videos. Zach Lugo and Jean Victor create numerous dancing videos together, so if you don't want to stop with just one dance, scroll through either of their TikToks for inspiration.

@zacklugo Nothing will ever overcome this duo Dc: @Jean-Victor ♬ original sound – Reuben Snow

 

'Oui'

We love seeing celebs from different fame get together to film TikToks, especially when Lizzo's involved. During the Super Bowl this year, Noah Beck and Lizzo took a break from watching the game to dance it out, and this one is still going strong.

@noahbeck queen @lizzo ♬ Oui – God is good

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Harry Styles' 'As it Was'

If you're a Harry Styles stan, you probably have "As it Was" (and the rest of Harry's House) playing on repeat as we speak. And, of course, TikTok can't get enough of it either. If you watch the video down below, you'll notice that it's one of those universal dances that can go to just about any song—but if you know the moves, why not dance them to Harry?

@maddybyrne13This song and this dance🤩🤩♬ best bridge to exist – jaz 💟

 

'Toxic' by Britney Spears

Britney Spears's music is totally classic, so it never truly fades away. The "Toxic x Pony" remix sound already has  2.6 million videos and counting as more people join the hype behind dancing TikToks.

@pia.notoy ✌🏼😗✌🏼 #hi #trend #fyp #dance #foryou #pip ♬ Toxic x Pony – ALTÉGO

 

'Wanna Be Startin' Something' by Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson's "Wanna Be Startin' Something" is back and better than ever. TikTokers are using this song's "ma-ma-se, ma-ma-sa, ma-ma-ko-ssa" mumbles, coordinating dance moves to each beat. Although we love our classic TikTokers Noah and Charli, we need to give @Fred dance credits for this one!

@noahbeck different fonts @charli d'amelio ♬ Wanna Be Startin' Something – Michael Jackson – livethelifethatyoudread

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'Cool for the Summer' by Demi Lovato

Let's not forget about Demi Lovato's 2015 hit "Cool for the Summer," which has completely taken over TikTok and is destined to only get even bigger as summer actually hits. There are more 3.4 million videos using this specific remix of the track, and one of the biggest dances right now is giving Demi themself the limelight.

@xoteamXo Team in Los Angeles 🤍♬ Cool For The Summer – Bre, a hibryda

 

'Blood Sweat and Tears'

If you aren't the best at dancing, but still enjoy getting your groove on, this might be the dance for you. With simple hip work and hand coordination, this dance is easy to nail down. There are tons of examples of the dance on TikTok, so check out a few to master it yourself.

@lexibrookerivera @Lea Elui ♬ blood sweat and tears by BTS – kay

 

'About Damn Time' by Lizzo

"About Damn Time" isn't just taking over dance TikTok, but the entire platform, and we'd honestly be shocked if you aren't already hearing it daily. If you are curious about how to dance to it, Lizzo herself broke down the entire thing to let her followers in on perfecting every last move.

@lizzoI would've given my left coochie lip to be at the spring awakening reunion show 😭♬ About Damn Time – Lizzo

 

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'Lick' by Shenseea and Megan Thee Stallion

Leave it to Megan Thee Stallion to write the perfect songs for viral TikTok dance moves every time. This one will take a little extra coordination and practice, but grab a friend to make the most out of its fiery summer sound.

@laurenkettering got the whole crew 🔥 dc @☁️Jade☁️ @Lauren Halil ♬ original sound – IPUKEDOLLABILL$👅

 

'Running Back to You' Dance

Whether you do it alone or with your bestie, the "Running Back to You" dance is short and simple to learn. Even your favorite twins, Wayne and Dwayne Haneline, are doing it, so, grab your favorite dance partner and start moving.

@hanelinetwins Running back to you#twinsoftiktok #grandpa #veterans #viral #trending#veteransoftiktok #Fyp ♬ TAG ME FOR DANCE CREDS – BarieSmackathotひ

 

Slap Dance

We love how silly this dance is, setting it apart from most other viral TikTok dances while being super fun to watch. The instrumental mix and quick dance moves always make us stop when we're scrolling, and who can resist those slap motions?

@usimmango why he eat the slap like that🤣@justinplaness ♬ Juicy Fruit Dance Challenge – Rex 🔮

 

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Hit My Phone

This dance is really fun to do with friends. It's only a few moves, making it quick and easy to master on a lazy afternoon hangout, so hop on the trend while it's still hot.

@sadieemckennaago mom go♬ why are famous people using this LMAO – quix 😉

 

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