How to Find Trending Sounds on TikTok


Here’s how to find trending sounds on TikTok using the built-in search functionality, and some other ideas to find trending music.

How to Find Trending Sounds on TikTok

TikTok is one of the most popular social media apps for content creators. It’s a unique way to share short-form videos and gives everyone a chance to go viral and get their content out in front of more eyeballs. If you want to make viral videos, one aspect to focus on is the sounds you use. Here’s how to find trending sounds on TikTok so you can pick some good ones.

To find trending sounds on TikTok:

  1. Open TikTok on your device and tap 🔍︎ on the top right corner to open the search bar.
  2. Type anything into the search, such as “Sounds.”
  3. When the results load, tap on the Sounds tab.
  4. Browse through the Trending Sounds.
How to Find Trending Sounds on TikTok

That’s how to get to TikTok’s built-in Trending Sounds category by using the search bar. There’s also a tab for Top, which displays Trending Sounds, videos, users, and top searches. The list of trending sounds is sorted in descending order by most views.

If you want to use some unique sounds for your videos, there are some other ways to find trending sounds outside of TikTok. One good way to find trending sounds for TikTok is by browsing through Spotify’s top music.

Here’s how to use Spotify to find trending sounds for TikTok:

  1. Launch Spotify.
  2. Search for the Viral Hits Playlist.
  3. Find a song to use for your TikTok videos.
Spotify Viral Hits - TikTok music

The Viral Hits Spotify playlist is created by Spotify and consists of all the songs going viral on TikTok, or all the songs they anticipate will go viral soon. Another option is going to TikTok’s Spotify profile and browsing their public playlists. The TikTok Hits playlist is a good one to check out for trending music!

For more guides and walkthroughs, check out our TikTok section.