In 2022, TikTok gave us viral sensations Tariq, aka the “It’s corn!” kid, and learning choreography to dances like Lizzo’s “About Damn Time.” In fact, so many people loved dancing to Lizzo’s song that she became the number one most-viewed artist of 2022.
According to TikTok’s Year on TikTok: 2022, the singer with 26 million followers has the most total video views on the platform. “About Damn Time” was the app’s number four top-trending song, and Lizzo’s TikTok video in which she demonstrates the dance for the hit song came in at seventh place on the trending-videos ranking, according to the company.
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The number one trending song in the U.S. was “Sunroof” by Nicky Youre and Dazy, with TikTok users making some 8.9 million videos featuring the track. The number one most trending U.S. video was a construction of an 8.3-foot-tall chocolate giraffe. The most popular tutorial video was a woman teaching her daughter to get her deaf dad’s attention. Drew Barrymore and Lupita Nyong’o were among the top 10 U.S. “breakthrough” creators on TikTok, registering among the creators with the biggest growth on the platform for the year. “Jiggle Jiggle” was the number one trending sound on the platform, the rap created more than two decades ago by documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux. The audio gained a new life after it was remixed by DJ duo Duke & Jones and became a popular dance on TikTok.
Take a look at the TikTok artists with the most video views throughout 2022 below: