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Trending TikTok and Reels Sounds To Use This Week

The trends are coming in hot! Check out the current weeks trending sounds across TikTok and Reels – updated weekly so your content stays relevant!

Keep on reading to see the sounds that are growing in popularity right now that you can use for both Reels and TikTok!

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Trending sounds for May 16, 2022!

‘EVERYDAY I WAKE UP’

How it’s being used: To show a contrast between how things have changed from 2020 to now in 2022.

How you can use it: Post about you or your business’ situation in 2020 and then cut to your progress in 2022, with on screen mentioning the progress. For example, (first clip) ‘me in 2020 learning how to code’, cut to (second clip) ‘me in 2022, releasing my first app’.

‘I KNOW THAT ONE’

How it’s being used: When they finally understand a statement that someone else mentions.

How you can use it: State something another person within your niche does that you can relate to.

‘I’M SAT’

How it’s being used: Lip syncing to the audio and putting a picture of someone who they really like.

How you can use it: Lip sync to the start of the audio. Then show a photo of who you listen to or turn for advice when the sound says ‘sit down’. Finally, record the last clip in 0.5 speed on you sitting down.

‘WELL THAT’S YOU’

How it’s being used: State something someone else wouldn’t usually do but you definitely would.

How you can use it: Mention a specific method or policy you may have your business that others wouldn’t use.

‘IT WAS THE END OF THE 60s’

How it’s being used: To describe nostalgic memories and reminisce.

How you can use it: Name a year and list what made it so special.

‘WINK’

How it’s being used: To sarcastically name something they’ve accomplished.

How you can use it: As a business owner, describe something you do that you think is remarkable about yourself or your work in a sarcastic way, and wink at the camera.

Trending sounds for May 9, 2022!

‘SLAYYY’

How it’s being used: To compare two options with the second one being the better.

How you can use it: List two options with the second being the one you preferred. For example, meeting at the office vs meeting in bed.

‘WHY CAN’T LIFE ALWAYS BE THIS EASY’

How it’s being used: Naming situations where everything is perfect and they wish it is always like that.

How you can use it: Mention a time when something came easily to you in your business.

‘30,000?!’

How it’s being used: To describe a situation where you heard an unexpectedly high number.

How you can use it: Describe the total number of your subscriptions or any expenses you may have as business owner.

‘IF YOU’RE NOT REAL’

How it’s being used: To describe any situation that isn’t real but it feels real.

How you can use it: Talk about something you experience within your niche that isn’t actually real but feels real. 

‘THAT’S NOT THE SAME’

How it’s being used: To describe two situations that doesn’t equal with one another.

How you can use it:  Talk about two scenarios or statements that people think are the same within your business but they aren’t.

‘I THINK IT’S NICE NOT TO SEE’

How it’s being used: To talk about their responsibilities or expenses that they wish they could avoid.

How you can use it: As a business owner, describe your expenses that you have to pay or the tasks which you don’t enjoy.

 

Trending sounds for May 2, 2022!

‘I WOULD LOVE TO GO WITH THE FLOW’

How it’s being used: To highlight their need for planning, organizing and being in control.

How you can use it: Describe a situation that makes you anxious, but you need to practice patience. For example, “when someone tells me to just be consistent to grow my social media”.

‘WHAT WILL HAPPEN’

How it’s being used: To describe situations where their parents gave them advice that wasn’t actually as simple to execute as they (the parents) thought it was. 

How you can use it: Talk about a situation where someone told you to do “xyz” to solve a problem you were having, but the suggestion they gave weren’t practical or realistic. 

‘NO ONE CAN STOP ME’

How it’s being used: Using the Tiny Bee filter and on screen text to describe a minor problematic situation that they do often and are never planning on stopping.

How you can use it: Describe something you always do and will never stop doing within your business. For example, “me on my way to pay for all my subscriptions even though I never have any savings”.

‘I’M GONNA CRY’

How it’s being used: To describe any situation (happy or sad) that made them want to cry. 

How you can use it: Talk about something you experience as a biz owner/within your niche that gets you emotional. It could be positive or negative. 

‘OMG I’M NEVER LEAVING’

How it’s being used: To describe their excited about being in an ideal situation that they never want to leave or get out of. 

How you can use it: Use this sound to sell your services or products as the ‘ideal situation’ for your audience. For example, “When you finally sign a social media manager that helps grow your business” or “when you finally find the perfect lash tech”.

‘HOW EXCITED ARE YOU?’

How it’s being used: To talk about new movies, albums, concerts or essentially anything they’re excited for.

How you can use it: As a business owner, describe something that is coming soon in your business that you’re super excited for like a new product, service or event.

 

 

Trending sounds for April 25, 2022!

‘SO DON’T’

How it’s being used: To respond to someone giving their unwarranted opinion on something that the Original Poster does.

How you can use it: Quote someone who says “I could never _____” about something that you do .For example, “I could never ditch my 9-5″ … “So, Don’t”.

‘IT’S NICE TO NOT EVEN SEE’

How it’s being used: To share a moment when they avoid acknowledging something.

How you can use it: Name a situation where you would rather close your eyes or look away. For example, “ When you look at your client’s monthly analytics and everything is down”.

‘WOW, CRAZY’

How it’s being used: To mention something sarcastically that isn’t as crazy as someone thinks it is.

How you can use it: You can talk about something you’ve done, or something that someone else has done that’s not that crazy, or a contradiction. For example, “Me when I actually don’t work on weekends” or “When someone tells me they’re broke but is always on lavish vacations”.

‘WHAT DOES HARRY STYLES MEAN TO ME?’

How it’s being used: To describe something you can’t live without.

How you can use it: Lip Sync to the sound and replace Harry Styles with something/someone you can’t live without. This could be a product, service or hobby.

‘BUT HERE I AM’

How it’s being used: To show how far they’ve come as a person/business owner etc. This sound it perfect for showcasing growth.

How you can use it: Replace “writing this song” with something you didn’t think you would do/achieve a few years ago.

‘I TAKE THE BALL’

How it’s being used: To map out a scenario where they took all the right steps to achieve something but it didn’t end up working out.

How you can use it: Describe a scenario step-by-step where you hoped for a positive outcome and then describe why it didn’t work when the audio says “I miss”.

 

Trending sounds for April 18, 2022!

‘I HAVE A PROBLEM WITH YOU’

How it’s being used: Naming something they’re mad about but they don’t know who’s behind it.

How you can use it: State an unrealistic myth you heard but you’re not sure who said it.

‘COUNT TO TEN’

How it’s being used: To share a moment that got them upset.

How you can use it: Use as a POV when you have an indecisive client or when you hear the algorithm changed once again.

‘DIDN’T EVEN NOTICE’

How it’s being used: Quote someone pointing out an obvious fact about you.

How you can use it: State something obvious to you as a business owner or social media manager.

‘I HAVE A THEORY’

How it’s being used: Talking about something they’ve recently spent a lot of time thinking about.

How you can use it: A random theory you’ve been analyzing about your niche that no one else seems to notice.

‘EXACTLY WHAT I’M DOING RIGHT NOW’

How it’s being used: To make fun of a hobby, profession or side hustle that they do or the fact that people don’t listen to them.

How you can use it: Show a question on screen that could be similar to ‘‘If nobody (took your advice) would you still (provide it)?’ and then cut to you mouthing ‘That’s almost exactly what I’m doing right now’.

‘TAKE IT OFF’

How it’s being used: When someone asks to stop doing or wearing something you can’t live without.

How you can use it: State a software, platform or tool you couldn’t live without.

Trending sounds for April 11, 2022!

‘AS IT WAS’

How it’s being used: Thank you to the newly released Harry Styles song, a snippet is being used as a throwback of how things have changed, starting from 2022 to 2019. People are showing a range of things such as themselves, their relationship, pets, etc.

How you can use it: Show your products from the previous years and how you’ve improved, starting to countdown from 2022 to 2019, each time the lyrics say ‘As It Was’.

As It Was Trending Sound

‘NEVER DULL’

How it’s being used: Naming something mildly inconvenient that happened or a negative thought, then using the ‘Rotoscope’ filter of them dancing and stating why it’s actually not an inconvenience.

How you can use it: “Thinking of how much work I need to do” and then the filter and you dancing with on-screen text “Remembering I’m helping people and I enjoy my job”.

‘I’M COMING’

How it’s being used: Naming something they say they never wanna do again and walking in one direction, then mentioning something that changes their mind and walking in the other direction to go do said thing.

How you can use it: Name a time you’ve said you weren’t going to do something anymore then the next day you wake up and do it again anyway.

‘ATTACK ON TITAN’

How it’s being used: Naming a situation that sparks their attention and then they immediately turn their head to it.

How you can use it: For example if you’re a social media manager: “someone mentioning they don’t know how to get engagement on Instagram” then you immediately pay attention because you want to help.

‘TOP 3 CHEESES’

How it’s being used: Getting excited when someone names one of their ‘top 3’ of something and they completely agree.

How you can use it: If you’re a photographer: “Top 3 photographers”, “name your favorite”, then repeat it excitedly with the sound while mouthing “Colby Jack”.

top 3 cheeses trending sound

‘WHAT DID YOU SAY?’

How it’s being used: Quoting something that someone says that they are in disbelief about.

How you can use it: You could describe something crazy you found out about your niche, or something someone has said about your work which you believe is completely untrue.

Trending sounds for April 4, 2022!

‘I DID IT MYSELF’

How it’s being used: When someone asks about something you did yourself that you’re proud of.

How you can use it: As a solo business owner when you write or say “we” when it’s just yourself. Or you can show off your product, art, a particular service you’ve done in the past that you’re proud of.

‘ALL THE THINGS SHE SAID’

How it’s being used: Something funny or relatable that they either get sentenced to never do again or a bad thing which they’re sentenced to do for 100 years, and act devastated in 0.5x speed.

How you can use it: Being sentenced to stop saying “just hopping on here” when you are talking on your Instagram Story.

‘IT’S REALLY NOT THAT DEEP’

How it’s being used: To name something you or someone else is overreacting to but it’s not that deep.

How you can use it: Describe something your client said that shows they were overreacting.

‘SO HAPPY FOR THEM’

How it’s being used: To show a time they saw something (could be on social media) that made them jealous but they try to be happy for them.

How you can use it: Something you’ve seen a client or competitor do that you wish you could’ve thought of first.

‘CRAZY’

How it’s being used: To describe a crazy encounter or moment they’ve experienced.

How you can use it: You can describe something that you recently found out that blew your mind.

‘THROWING ROSES’

How it’s being used: To describe how perfect they think something is.

How you can use it: Describe a a time you did something that turned out really good, for example, an art piece you made or a social post that performed really well.

Trending sounds for March 28, 2022!

‘NOT INTO IT’

How it’s being used: To show a list of things that you don’t like.

How you can use it: Use the text feature on top of a video, listing the things you don’t like seeing or hearing about within your industry, profession or niche.

‘YOU CAN’T DO WHAT I DO’

How it’s being used: To showcase people’s talents and how their work isn’t as easy as people think.

How you can use it: Show good reviews you have received or you at work so people can see what it is you do, this is a fun way to let people in behind the scenes. For example, if you’re an artist you can show the whole process it takes to create a piece in a quick montage while the audio is playing.

‘THIS IS PERFECT’

How it’s being used: To show their ideal situation or them in their element enjoying themselves.

How you can use it: Describe your favourite thing that you do in your niche. For example, if you do freelance work at home you can show yourself in comfy PJs with your favorite drink or pet on your lap, while working.

‘NAME 3 CONTINENTS’

How it’s being used: When someone asks them something and they only have one answer.

How you can use it: Name the only thing you can think of or the one answer you have to a certain question regarding your niche.

‘WE MUST STAY FOCUSED’

How it’s being used: To highlight the one thing that sidetracks them when they are saying or doing something.

How you can use it: Talk about something specific to your work that makes you lose focus

‘I AM A HATER’

How it’s being used: To show something that is common for people to do but they don’t like it, or to talk about how they are a hater of something.

How you can use it: Describe something that everyone likes or raves about that you just hate.

 

Trending sounds for March 21, 2022!

‘FINESSE’

How it’s being used: People are using this sound to talk about what they are going to spend money on vs how much they actually have in their bank account, and how they don’t care if it’s too expensive, they’ll make it work because it’s worth it.

How you can use it: You can talk about something in your business that costs a lot money but you think is worth it, and mouth the words to the song “If I broke that’s my business”. It could be a tool, a course, a subscription etc.

‘HOW COULD YOU DO THIS TO ME?’

How it’s being used: People are pretending to speech-to-text a message into their phones when someone does something minor that feels like a betrayal.

How you can use it: Describe something that feels like a huge betrayal, even if it probably isn’t that serious. For example, if you’re a hairstylist “When my client goes on vacation after I do her hair and she doesn’t send me pictures”

‘I KNEW IT WAS FAKE’

How it’s being used: To highlight a time when they knew something was fake before they found out.

How you can use it: Describe a situation where you knew something was off or a lie and mouth the words “I knew it was fake! I knew it”. It can also be used positively for example, “when i finally get over my imposter syndrome and realize that I’m a BOSS”

‘DID I SAY THAT?’

How it’s being used: To name a situation where they told someone they’d do something but didn’t.

How you can use it: Highlight a time you made a false promise. For example, “I’m going to start having a distinct line between personal and work life”.

‘CALCULATOR NOISE’

How it’s being used: People are using this sound by acting like they are typing on a calculator and naming a situation where something doesn’t add up.

How you can use it: Using on screen text, talk about you trying to calculate how you can afford to do all the things you have to do, or you trying to calculate a scenario that just doesn’t add up.

‘AH AH AH’

How it’s being used: By quoting something they would shut down before the person has had a chance to finish their question or sentence, it can be used positively or negatively.

How you can use it: On screen, describe your ideal audience talking about a problem they have that your product/service can directly solve. Eg. “When I hear someone say they don’t know how to use reels for their business”.

 

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