2021 Music Trend Report on Video Platforms
What was the most trended music on YouTube and TikTok on 2021?
Reading the trends of 2021 will guide you to in using good music in videos in 2022.
So here are lists of top trending music used in YouTube and TikTok from each platforn's official annual report, as well as similar royalty-free version of top-trending tracks!
Top 10 Music Video Views on YouTube
YouTube revealed a report about top trending videos, creators and top music videos of 2021 on Dec.01
1. Pooh Shiesty - Back In Blood (feat. Lil Durk)
2. The Weeknd- Save Your Tears
3. Lil Nas X - Montero (Call Me By Your Name)
4. Polo G - RAPSTAR
5. DJ Khaled - EVERY CHANCE I GET ft. Lil Baby, Lil Durk
6. MO3 & OG Bobby Billions - Outside (Better Days)
7. Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic - Leave the Door Open
8. Cardi B - Up
9. Olivia Rodrigo - drivers license
10. Rod Wave - Street Runner
According to YouTube, the honor of top trending music video of 2021 went to Pooh Shiesty.
"Back In Blood” garnered more than 211.3 million views since its release on Jan. 2.
YouTube also explained that artists who reflected culture and tapped into the language of the Internet — with songs that inspired dance challenges, memes and so much more — saw chart-topping wins.
Pooh Shiesty - Back in Blood
The Weekend - Save Your Tears
Olivia Rodrigo - drivers license
Top Trending Music on TikTok
TikTok also released 2021 Music Report last december.
With TikTok set to reach 1.5 billion users in 2022, that influence only looks set to increase, which adds even more weight to this overview of key music trends.
First off, TikTok shares a listing of the most popular tracks in the app, both in the US and globally:
TikTok's list of top
songs for 2021 features a mix of megahits from unlikely sources strewn across
the globe. Powered by irresistible dance challenges and memes, U.S. hip-hop
takes up much of the global list, but the community's diverse tastes propelled
pop songs from Australia, hyperpop from Canada, and ragged rock from Italy into
Popp Hunna - Adderall
Masked Wolf - Astronaut In The Ocean
Måneskin - Beggin'
ElyOtto - SugarCrash!
TikTok also shares the top music genres based on views:
In general, the distribution of genres on TikTok reflects the tastes of the public at large–rap and pop lead the way, followed by passionate subcultures who can't get enough EDM, R&B, or indie. The biggest growth genre of the year was Latin music, which hopped from 10th on the list in 2020 to 6th this year.
TikTok also highlights classic tracks that have made a comeback via the app:
Probably the most popular example in this case would be Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’, which was first released in 1977,
but re-entered the Billboard chars last year on the back of a viral TikTok clip.
If you want to watch the full official report of YouTube and TikTok, follow the link below!
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