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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 August 15, 2022

‘TODAY DRAINED ME’

How it’s being used: To describe situations where they do the bare minimum and get tired.

How you can use it: Use this sound to talk about tasks that drain you in your niche or as an entrepreneur in general. 

‘I THINK YOU MIGHT’VE ACTUALLY SAVED MY LIFE’

How it’s being used: To describe a situation when doing what they love as a job has made their life better.

How you can use it: Use this audio to describe when a client or customer has made your job easier/simpler.

‘I DON’T KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON’

How it’s being used: To describe situations that make no sense or that they don’t want to be a part of.

How you can use it: To describe a ‘Point Of View’ situation where you are giving advice to your target audience that is using an excuse to keeping them from achieving their desired result.

‘DO YOU LIKE……STUFF?’

How it’s being used: To describe situations where they have difficulty talking to others, or about a specific topic.

How you can use it: Use this sound to describe what you feel like when a client/customer asks what your business offers but you don’t know how to explain it.

‘FUNNY, I’M GONNA HAVE A BREAKDOWN’

How it’s being used: When you realize or remember  something that triggers a mental breakdown.

How you can use it: You can use this audio to describe how you feel when you realize you only have a few more days to do an assignment a client asked you to do.

‘HA…WHAT A TIME’

How it’s being used: To reminisce on a situation that was different from what they’re experiencing presently.

How you can use it: Use this sound to describe an experience you had when you just became an entrepreneur.

 

Trending sounds for August 8, 2022

‘THE PRESSURE IS GETTING WORSER’

How it’s being used: To show a situation that is intense or a situation where they feel pressured.

How you can use it: This sound can be used to describe circumstances that make you feel overwhelmed as an entrepreneur. Use a light, humorous example that other entrepreneurs can relate to. Eg. “When it’s time to do my business taxes”, “when I keep hearing that I need to record reels for my business to grow”.

‘UNCOMFORTABLE LAUGH’

How it’s being used: As a response to any situation where they are uncomfortable, creeped out, or scared.

How you can use it: You can use this sound to talk about something in your niche you wish people would stop doing or it makes you feel awkward.

‘RANDALL, THERE’S A COW OUTSIDE’

How it’s being used: To point out obvious correlations in a scenario.

How you can use it: To highlight things you’ve heard people tell you as an entrepreneur/ in your niche that you think is a silly statement/question.

‘AN OUNCE OF SEROTONIN’

How it’s being used: To show things that make them happy or excited.

How you can use it: Use this sound to showcase how happy making your products or performing your services make you feel. 

‘ME’

How it’s being used: To ask a question that describes themselves, or something they did, and then answer by lip syncing the word “me”.

How you can use it: This sound can position you as the solution to your target audience’s problems. For example, “Who can help you (insert whatever pain point your audience wants to be solved here) ?” Then lip sync “Me” Be sure to include a CTA encouraging them to read the caption for additional information.

‘MY WORK HERE IS DONE FOR TODAY’

How it’s being used: To describe situations where they did the bare minimum and were ready to wrap up.

How you can use it: Use this sound to describe a task or situation in your business that tires you out so much that you don’t want to do anything else for the day.

 

Trending sounds for August 1, 2022

‘I’M CARRYING YOUR LOVE WITH ME’

How it’s being used: To show something that someone or something leaves behind when they aren’t there.

How you can use it: You can show how much time you spend working by finding pieces of your work on your clothes. For example, if you own a candle business it could be “when you always find melted wax on your clothes” then cut to pictures of your products when the audio plays “I’m carrying all your love with me”.

‘I’M NOT SCARED OF LIONS AND TIGERS AND BEARS’

How it’s being used: To show what they’re afraid of.

How you can use it: You can use this sound to mention something that you don’t like, or that you’re scared of in your industry.  Eg. “social media gurus who promise to grow your account in 5 days” or “clients who rip off their acrylics instead of soaking them off”.

‘THE RUMORS ARE TRUE’

How it’s being used: To announce something that people have assumed about them that is now true.

How you can use it: You can use this sound to announce a new product or service you’re offering. For example “Are you about to run a huge sale?” with you lip syncing “the rumors are true”.

‘TALKING ABOUT REGINA’

How it’s being used: To showcase a specific topic or situation that they love talking about.

How you can use it: This iconic Mean Girls audio can be used to talk about a specific hack or framework that you use that you LOVE talking about. It can also be a myth that you just can’t wait for something to bring up so you can bust it.

‘TOP GUN MAVERICK SOUND’

How it’s being used: To talk about literally anything. A throwback, a scenario, an opinion.

How you can use it: There are no words to lip sync to on this one! All you need to do is record a video and use the on-screen text to type out something you’re reminiscing on a niche-based opinion or observation, or anything that comes to mind!

‘NOT A FLOP ERA’

How it’s being used: To describe situations where they had to reassure themselves that one bad day isn’t a ‘flop’ and that there are better days ahead.

How you can use it: Use this sound to show a before and after in your business, a low point followed by your success story, or talk about the transition your product/service gives to your clients. However, they look or feel after working with you should be “The biggest slay”.

‘RINGING SOUND’

How it’s being used: To describe a situation where they are mildly inconvenienced and they call someone who can solve their problem.

How you can use it: This trend is short and simple! Just pretend you are calling somebody and use the on-screen text to state who you’re calling and why. Eg. “Me calling Adam Mosseri to complain every time Instagram adds a new update”.

 

Trending sounds for July 25, 2022

‘THIS IS MY BIRKIN’

How it’s being used: To compare to things that are similar but have slight differences. 

How you can use it: Use this sound to provide educational value to your audience by comparing two things that are widely used within your niche and stating which one you prefer and why. You can even compare your OWN products or services. 

‘FIRST, GET A JAR’

How it’s being used: To highlight things that they use or do as a replacement for therapy.

How you can use it: Use this sound to show something that you (or your ideal audience if you’re doing a POV) do INSTEAD of the actual “step one” they should follow. Eg. Spending hours on TikTok instead of batch creating content. 

‘WATCH THIS’

How it’s being used: To prove people wrong in a situation when they are told they can’t do something.

How you can use it: Use this sound to show something about yourself or your business that is impressive, unexpected or just a scenario where you proved someone wrong in your career.

‘ICE ON MY BABY’

How it’s being used: To show pros and cons or two sides to a certain scenario.

How you can use it: For the first half of the audio, use the onscreen text to describe a downside to entrepreneurship or working in your specific niche. Then, when the music gets loud, show the upside or benefit

‘LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING’

How it’s being used: To show a scenario where they’re trying to explain, get someone’s attention or prove a point to somebody.

How you can use it:  Use this sound to pretend that this is you, as a business owner, trying to tell people how amazing your products are / how your services can help them.

‘GEN Z TRANSLATION’

How it’s being used: To show how it is to use Gen Z / TikTok derived slang to communicate.

How you can use it: Use this trend to pretend you’re giving your expert advice to your ideal audience, but they don’t understand you until you bring it across in a way that resonates with them.

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Trending sounds for July 18, 2022

‘I FEEL BETTER ALREADY’

How it’s being used: To sarcastically describe a situation where they immediately feel better after doing something.

How you can use it: Describe a situation or problem your ideal client has, and position your services or product as the solution to them feeling “better already”.

 

‘I NEED TO FEEL SOMETHING’

How it’s being used: To highlight things that piss them off or make them angry.

How you can use it: Name something that grinds your gears in your industry. It could be a common misconception, a bad practice, or something that frustrates you. Use on-screen text that syncs with the audio. 

‘THE BEST WAY TO OPEN A BANANA’

How it’s being used: To name a situation where they can’t focus or contribute to a conversation.

How you can use it: Provide educational value to your audience by positioning your product or service as the best way to achieve a specific result (to open a banana) or providing a tip or hack. Because it is a short audio, the bulk of value should be in the caption.

‘THE BEST WAY TO OPEN A BANANA’

 

‘RUNNING AWAY IS EASY’ (RESURFACED AUDIO)

How it’s being used: To highlight their perspective or opinion on something. This is a resurfaced trending audio as it was previously used for the ‘Adult Swim’ trend.

How you can use it: Give a piece of advice or tip to your audience that correlates with what you do or offer. Sync up the words to the music and be sure to keep it super short!

‘RUNNING AWAY IS EASY’ (RESURFACED AUDIO)

‘A HOT NEW BOMBSHELL ENTERS THE VILLA’

How it’s being used: To show themselves showing up somewhere to do the bare minimum.

How you can use it: Show off your business’ “new bombshell” like a product or service offering. Or, you can create a video from the pov of a client who had an amazing transformation thanks to your services/products. This sound can be used with or without your face. 

‘A HOT NEW BOMBSHELL ENTERS THE VILLA’

 

’10 ALBUMS FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE ‘

How it’s being used: To show their top ten favorite things. It varies from makeup products to movies and everything in between.

How you can use it: List your top products or services that your business offers, top apps or subscriptions that you have that make your life easier, or tip tips for achieving a certain goal within your niche. 

’10 ALBUMS FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE ‘

 

Trending sounds for July 11, 2022

‘CHRISSY WAKE UP’

How it’s being used: To talk about situations that make them uncomfortable or creeped out.

How you can use it: Describe a situation that was like a nightmare that you wanted to wake up from.

‘CHRISSY WAKE UP’

‘MARGARITAVILLE’

How it’s being used: To play out a scenario where they test someone by mentioning something about themselves/their lives that people usually judge them for, and waiting to see what response they get.

How you can use it: Name a Situation where someone was asking you about something that you thought they would have a negative response to, but they were actually receptive to it. You can use this to point out a controversial opinion within your niche.

‘MARGARITAVILLE’

‘EW, THIS IS SO CRINGE’

How it’s being used: To mention silly or odd things that people do that they are also guilty of.

How you can use it: Name something that you do a lot that’s related to your industry that others might consider strange or “cringy” while lip-syncing to the audio. 

‘EW, THIS IS SO CRINGE’

‘STRANGER THINGS SOUND’

How it’s being used: Inspired by the latest season of stranger things, people are using it to describe scenarios where they hear the “clock” sound and their reactions to it. 

How you can use it: The whole idea behind this trend is to react to a scary phrase or experience that relates to your industry or niche.

‘STRANGER THINGS SOUND’

 

‘ASTONISHING WORLD-CLASS’

How it’s being used: To show scenarios where they are doing the bare minimum. It is used sarcastically.

How you can use it: Show yourself working on your biz or show off a product or tool that you use that you think is amazing and want people to know about.

‘ASTONISHING WORLD-CLASS’

‘WE’RE HALFWAY THERE’

How it’s being used: To talk about scenarios when reality sets in when they are doing a daunting task or activity.

How you can use it: Use this audio to describe a situation where you’re doing fine but something pops up at the last minute to frustrate you or throw you off course.

‘WE’RE HALFWAY THERE’

 

Trending sounds for July 4, 2022

‘WHO SAID THAT?’

How it’s being used: To describe rumors that they created themselves.

How you can use it: Describe something that’s not true that you’d tell your customers or clients to make your life easier.

‘WHO SAID THAT’

‘JUST CLOSE YOUR EYES’

How it’s being used: Describing something they don’t want people to see.

How you can use it: State a weird circumstance that occurred where a client/customer witnessed something that they shouldn’t have. For example, when you accidentally posted something on your Instagram and you’re rushing to delete it.

‘JUST CLOSE YOUR EYES’

‘I’m ADDICTED’

How it’s being used: To show what they’re addicted to.

How you can use it: Highlight a business tool or system that makes your work life easier. Eg. Canva. Or, if you’re a product-based business, show off products of your own that you’re addicted to!

‘I’m ADDICTED’

‘I’M GONNA LIVE FOREVER’

How it’s being used: To state something they do or hear all the time that adds time to their life.

How you can use it: Think of something you experience often as a biz owner. Use the text feature to say “5 years gets added to your life each time (event happens)” Then lip sync the words “I’m gonna live forever!”.

‘I’M GONNA LIVE FOREVER’

‘THINGS PEOPLE HAVE SAID TO ME’

How it’s being used: To highlight weird or unexpected things people have said to you. 

How you can use it: Discuss myths you’ve heard as an expert in your niche. Or, like in this example, show different ways you’ve seen people do something within your niche, and put the right way to do it in your caption to educate your audience!

‘THINGS PEOPLE HAVE SAID TO ME’

‘I’M ALWAYS ON YOUR LEFT’

How it’s being used: As a transition audio, and to describe situations where people annoyed them. 

How you can use it: Talk a use as a dialogue between you and your audience to describe a pain point your customer has and the error that they’re making that causes this. Use the caption to go into more detail.

‘I’M ALWAYS ON YOUR LEFT’

 

Trending sounds for June 27, 2022

‘NO, THANKS’

How it’s being used: To talk about situations or suggestions they’d say no to.

How you can use it: Share something people ask you as a business owner that you flat out say no to. For example, “When someone asks you for free products”. Or, like in this example, you can use it to position your services or products as the one thing your customers love/never want to stop using or get rid of.

‘NO, THANKS’

‘YOU’VE NEVER BEEN TO HEAVEN’

How it’s being used: To compare their interests and hobbies to being in heaven.

How you can use it: Use an on-screen text that says “I’ve never…(something in your niche that your audience hasn’t done, but SHOULD) For examplem, “I’ve never used Plann to organize my marketing strategy” *you can make this about your specific offer* and mouth the words “you’ve never been to heaven, have you?”
‘YOU’VE NEVER BEEN TO HEAVEN’

‘DO YOU RECOGNIZE ME?’

How it’s being used: To show their drastic change from this time last year.

How you can use it: You can show how much your business has grown in the span of the past year.

‘DO YOU RECOGNIZE ME’

‘GLASSES TREND ‘

How it’s being used: To state something something someone would say as an excuse, and then the truth behind it/what they really mean.

How you can use it: You can use this to bust a common misconception you hear in your industry, or (like in this example) position your product as the solution to your ideal audience’s problems.

‘GLASSES TREND ‘

‘NOTIFICATION SPAM’

How it’s being used: To show something they have done that blew up their phone with notifications.

How you can use it: If you run an ecommerce business, state something you recently released that is a best seller. 

‘NOTIFICATION SPAM’

‘UNSUBSCRIBING FROM THIS DRAMA’

How it’s being used: To show something they simply don’t want to deal with.

How you can use it: Talk about a common misconception in your industry you hear people saying that you just don’t have the energy for. You can set the record straight in your caption!

‘UNSUBSCRIBING FROM THIS DRAMA’

 

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