10 of Our Favorite TikTok Dances

Have you tried any of these viral TikTok dances? In this article we break down our favorites which can be tried by anyone!

By bonneville on January 18, 2024
Asian young woman with her friend tiktoker filming them dancing
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These TikTok dances are for everyone

One of the driving forces behind TikTok’s widespread appeal is the trending TikTok dances, where users from all different backgrounds showcase their creativity through innovative dancing. With catchy choreography and modifications to suit different dancing abilities, TikTok dance trends have become a global phenomenon. 

From the FIFA World Cup showcasing people dancing to Rema’s “Calm Down” to newsrooms breaking it down on Mariah Carey’s “Touch My Body,” take a look at some of our favorite TikTok dances. 

1. Mariah Carey – Touch My Body

Mariah Carey’s hit from 2008 reached newsrooms nationwide as anchors and meteorologists hopped on this dance trend. 


@therealslim.jadie Had to hop on this challenge! #touchmybodychallenge #newscaster #news #meteorologist #dance #fun #summertime #newsanchor #newsreporter #sportscaster #shreveport #bossiercity #mariahcarey #touchmybody #louisiana ♬ Touch My Body – Mariah Carey

2. Rema – Calm Down

Soccer fans at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar went wild over this viral song, exploding all over TikTok as nurses, teachers, and everyday people took on this dance challenge. 

@estevesjacque Baby calm down, calm down. 😘 this dance is so fun! Amazing DC: @Loic reyeltv Scrubs: what im wearing – 💚forest green @koascrubs, @diramos23 is wearing 💙 @FIGS, and @ljmagante is wearing 💙 @Jaanuu #chillvibes #dance #danceyourheartout #healthcareworker #nursesoftiktok #fyp #fypシ #dancingnurse #frontliners #scrubs ♬ Calm Down – Rema

3. The Wednesday Adams dance 

The hit Netflix show, “Wednesday,” starring Jenna Ortega, inspired even Lady Gaga to hop on this dance trend. 

@ladygaga BLOODY WEDNESDAY #fyp ♬ original sound – heyy

4. Ariana Grande – 7 rings

Featured on the “Just Dance” videogame, “7 Rings” also made waves on TikTok as even school dance teams hopped on board to learn the choreography. 

@jacobeufemia this video got a million views in Brazil, can it happen here?? #fyp #arianagrande #7rings #dance #likeachamp #highschool ♬ original sound – jacob

5. The Weeknd – Blinding Lights

By far the most popular TikTok dance trend with families, “Blinding Lights” is a group dance originally started by TikTok user @macdaddyz. 

@the.mcfarlands You asked for it… Here it is 📸 #blindinglightschallenge #blindinglights #happyathome ♬ Blinding Lights – GREG DAHL

6. Dua Lipa – Don’t Start Now

TikTok user @thexahn started this dance craze, posting in 2021 a video of her dancing to the song with the caption, “pls do my dance.” TikTok users from all over obliged. 

@d3gelo Meet the creator of this dance @thexhan ♬ Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa

7. Beyonce – Single Ladies

“Single Ladies” made waves when it was released in 2008 before TikTok was even an idea. The song is making a comeback now as people are re-learning the choreography and performing with friends. 

@lansdrr 🕺🕺🕺 #fypシ #fyp #viral #singleladies #dance @😝 ♬ original sound – Curtis Charles

8. Rihanna – If It’s Lovin’ That You Want

Another flashback: released in 2005, this classic from Rihanna made huge waves with its simple dance moves, appealing to TikTok users of all ages. 

@aalexaconcepcionokay transitions😎♬ original sound – 2000spophits🔥

9. Miley Cyrus – 23

Originally released to mixed reviews, this 2013 banger from Mike Will Made It features Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J. Miley Cyrus’ verse has become a famous snippet for people to dance at schools all over. 

@sav_baker The things we do during our study breaks😭 #23 #dance #friends #mileycyrus #studying #studybreak ♬ 23 Miley Cyrus – Keem ✅

10. Kelly Rowland feat. Eve – Like This 

Rowland’s sultry vocals combine with Eve’s confident rhymes on this 2007 hit, making its way to experienced and novice dancers alike. Even the cast of Hamilton hopped on board this TikTok dance trend. 

@shanakotiktok 2 show days like thissss @Hamilton london with @Roshani Abbey & Ally! Sending love to you all!! 💛✨ DC: @brett.sewell #likethisdancechallenge #hamilton #schylersisters #hamiltonldn #theatre #westend #costumes #dance #theatretiktok ♬ Like This (feat. Eve) – Kelly Rowland

Conclusion: try one of these TikTok dance trends for yourself! 

Have you tried any of these TikTok dance moves? The beautiful thing about TikTok is that these trends serve as a bridge that unites people from all over the world, fostering a shared language of movement and expression. And anyone can try them, no matter what level of dance experience you have! 

So, why not step into the spotlight, let loose, and dance your way into the hearts and screens of countless viewers? The next viral dance sensation might be a few steps away. Have fun with it, embrace the joy of movement, and let your creativity flow as you share your unique dance creations with the world. 

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