Keep on reading to see the sounds that are growing in popularity right now that you can use for both Reels and TikTok. Happy scrolling!
Trending sounds for March 20, 2023
‘HAPPY WITH YOU’
How it’s being used: Announce something so irrelevant that people don’t need to know.
How you can use it: Use the CapCut template which you can find on any of the videos, using the TikTok mobile app, and click ‘Use CapCut Template’. Start with “Just letting everyone know” and then follow it up with some irrelevant information about yourself or brand. For example: “Just letting everyone know that I won’t be available all day because I left work until last minute… again”.
Credit: @episodeofficial on TikTok
‘MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC’
How it’s being used: People are using a clip of Nicholas Cage and Pedro Pascal and creating a meme style video to this song.
How you can use it: For the first clip of Nicholas Cage, write text about something where someone seems disapproving or negative, then in the second clip of Pedro Pascal, write text to reflect yourself in the situation, being happy and oblivious.
Credit: @storytent.in on Instagram
How it’s being used: Naming a situation where someone told them something and they were in disbelief.
How you can use it: Mention a crazy request you have gotten.
Credit: @candiselin86 on TikTok
How it’s being used: Being used as background audio for vlogs or BTS footage.
How you can use it: Use this as a backing track for you creating a product, a day in the life footage or any BTS footage you have.
Credit: @houseofclay.co on Instagram
‘WOW THAT’S AWESOME’
How it’s being used: To show something they think is cool, used to think is cool, or where they sarcastically react to someone.
How you can use it: Use this sound to promote what is great about your brand or products, or show off something you love. Or you can use it sarcastically to show your response to feedback you get from people outside of your niche that don’t make sense.
Credit: @aannisdiaryy on TikTok
Trending sounds for March 13, 2023
‘YOU LEFT ME ALONE IN A COSTCO’
How it’s being used: Mentioning somewhere they would spend a big amount of money.
How you can use it: Quote the sound and replace ‘Costco’ with where you could spend all your money in a short amount of time. Relate it to your niche.
Credit: @quinnspolaroid on TikTok
‘FORGET ME NOTS’
How it’s being used: As a background audio for a range of different topics and styles.
How you can use it: Show off your product range.
Credit: @joann.stores on Instagram
‘I AM CG5’
How it’s being used: Quoting something someone said about them and then confirming that is the truth.
How you can use it: Highlight a rumor you heard about yourself which is true, or promote your product in a fun way. For example, ‘People say I look like the person who created (mention product), probably because I am the person who created (said product).
Credit: @um.wut.ercolor on TikTok
Trending sounds for March 6, 2023
How it’s being used: People are using this to show something they thought they wanted but are now questioning if it’s worth it.
How you can use it: Mention something you wanted when you were younger that you now have, and are unsure if it was all worth it. This sound can be used satirical.
Credit: @rod on TikTok
‘A GIRL WHO LOVES’
How it’s being used: To show all the things they love.
How you can use it: Use on screen text and show a little about all the things you love, or that your brand loves.
Credit: @keepitcleaner on Instagram
How it’s being used: People use this to highlight when they are showing someone something and they want that person to be matching their enthusiasm.
How you can use it: Use this to show off your products, accomplishments, or anything you’re proud of while lip-syncing the words “clap” and clapping. Essentially, demanding the viewers to clap along and be proud/enjoy what they’re seeing.
Credit: @niamhadkins on TikTok
How it’s being used: This audio is being used as background music to show a glimpse of things they love, or to romanticize their days.
How you can use it: Use this to showcase your product or service, or a sneak peek at what is coming soon. Alternatively show a clip of you working with on-screen text stating what you currently feel grateful for.
Credit: @lahanaswim on Instagram
‘BETWEEN THEN AND NOW’
How it’s being used: This is being used as an inspiring sound to show how far you have come.
How you can use it: With on-screen text write “somewhere between then and now” followed by what has been replaced with what. For example: “somewhere between then and now, creating for 5 people became creating for 5000 people”.
Credit: @esther.burden on TikTok
Trending sounds for February 27, 2023
‘OBSESSED WITH YOU’
How it’s being used: Highlighting what they are currently obsessed with.
How you can use it: Show what tool or product you are currently using that is making your life easier.
Credit: @iainjeffery on Instagram
‘SHE’S FROM MANITOBA’
How it’s being used: Naming a situation where someone acted a certain way and you find out a certain characteristic which makes it all make sense.
How you can use it: Naming a situation where someone acted a certain way and you find out a certain characteristic which makes it all make sense.
Credit: @brooklynandbailey on TikTok
‘I LOVE IT’
How it’s being used: To show off something they love doing.
How you can use it: Use a video of you pursuing your work or hobby over the top of this sound.
Credit: @_urban_flower_ on Instagram
How it’s being used: People are using this sound to talk to their past self about where their 2023 self is.
How you can use it: Show yourself talking to your past self about something you’ve accomplished and then film how your past self would react to that news.
Credit: @ionamacgowan on TikTok
Trending sounds for February 20, 2023
How it’s being used: People are using this sound to show them silently judging what someone has done or said.
How you can use it: Highlight a strange request you have gotten before.
Credit: @emilykrogsboel on TikTok
How it’s being used: This trending sound is all about showing the ‘vibes’. People are using it to show off their style, interior design, new purchases or daily vlogs.
How you can use it: Use this sound in the background of you showing off your favorite product, behind-the-scenes footage, or something else that gives off good vibes.
Credit: @salt.x.steel on Instagram
‘IN HA MOOD’
How it’s being used: As a backing track to showcase anything from a tutorial, recipe or fashion vlog.
How you can use it: Use this sound to give a quick tutorial or hot tips within your niche.
Credit: @bakingthursdays on TikTok
Trending sounds for February 13, 2023
‘BE THE RUBBER BAND’
How it’s being used: An audio being used in the background of any style TikTok or Reel.
How you can use it: Use this sound to show off your new product range or tips within your niche.
Credit: @blossomandpear on Instagram
How it’s being used: Naming situations where they have overreacted and are now trying to convince you they are a chilled person.
How you can use it: Recall a scenario where you were very overwhelmed and dramatic and now it has passed you’ve realized you overreacted. For example: ‘me trying to convince people I don’t care about Instagram likes after I cried for getting 3 likes”.
Credit: @jjcoffee.co on TikTok
‘YOU GOT ME THERE’
How it’s being used: Highlighting a time when they felt they were caught red-handed.
How you can use it: Mention a time you did something embarrassing and got caught. For example, “the time I Facetuned a photo and accidentally uploaded it with the watermark”.
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Trending sounds for February 6, 2023
‘I HAVE THIS THING’
How it’s being used: People are using this sound to mention a time someone did something that triggered or annoyed them.
How you can use it: You can use how people are using it, or you can be more niche specific and use the sound to show off said “thing” you have such as an upcoming sale, a product you sell or a skill you have.
Credit: @cannaqueensproject on TikTok
How it’s being used: To show their response to something they didn’t want to hear.
How you can use it: Use this sound to highlight something people may tell you that you didn’t want to know.
Credit: @amysheppardpie on Instagram
‘LOOK AT THIS’
How it’s being used: Showing off something they love and people need to see it.
How you can use it: Show something you bought recently that has changed your life, or show something you’re proud of making.
Credit: @valerie_sanders on TikTok
Trending sounds for January 30, 2023
‘PASS AND SMASH’
How it’s being used: Naming things they don’t like as a ‘pass’ and then something they love for ‘smash’.
How you can use it: Go through several common things within your niche that you don’t like doing and then finish it with your favorite part about your job.
Credit: @realtormarketing on TikTok
‘GIVE IT TO ME’
How it’s being used: A fun background sound being used to show off products or tutorials.
How you can use it: Show a sneak peek at your new releases and products or use this background in a tutorial of a recipe, gym day, a product coming to life etc.
Credit: @hayleyjconnor on Instagram
How it’s being used: Quoting the sound and stating their biggest fear at the very end.
How you can use it: Use photos similar to how the example video has done, and at the end state what your biggest fear is regarding your industry. You can be serious or satirical. For example: failure, getting less than 10 views on a TikTok, or a client leaving a negative review
Credit: @swimfeed on TikTok
How it’s being used: Using on screen text of a myth that people say and lip syncing “stop believing stupid people”.
How you can use it: Bust an industry myth and provide all the context needed in the caption.
Credit: @itsemilyhufton on Instagram
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