TikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)

TikTok shares the top creators, clips, effects and songs on the platform in 2021

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TikTok Top 10 is here for you. We’re headed into the final weeks of 2021, and TikTok has shared an overview of some of the top creators and trends of the year, which also serves as a summary of the broader web trends and memes that dominated another COVID-impacted period.

As explained by TikTok:

“This year, our community discovered new ways to express creativity, championed the teams and the causes they care about, and found new favorites – from recipes to new music trends and genres. Across the United States, creators inspired others to open a new book, chomp on hot chicken, and treat themselves to a “Bones Day.”

TikTok Top 10: Creators

Here’s a look at the top 10 creators on the app right now.

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1stTikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)charli d’amelio130,700,00010,200,000,0001,984
2ndTikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)Khabane lame122,900,0001,900,000,000983
3rdTikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)Addison Rae85,900,0005,500,000,0001,572
4thTikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)Bella Poarch85,700,0002,000,000,000424
5thTikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)Zach King66,300,000827,700,000315
6thTikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)Will Smith63,700,000412,500,000111
7thTikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)TikTok58,400,000261,400,000201
8thTikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)Kimberly Loaiza56,300,0003,200,000,0001,601
9thTikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)dixie56,000,0003,100,000,000297
10thTikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)Spencer X55,000,0001,300,000,0001,276

TikTok Top 10: Clips

TikTok has shared the top videos of the year, starting with the video ‘Drone Dancing’ by David Allen aka @totouchanemu.

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I may not have @maxtaylorlifts dumpy but I do have a drone.

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This TikTok video integrates several key elements of the most popular TikTokes, including a catchy song and dance tune, a remix of an existing video, and a unique creative style.

The video currently sits at 313 million views and 43.9 million likes, highlighting the huge reach potential of viral TikTok videos – even with a relatively simple, yet interesting idea.

Other videos on TikTok’s top clips list include:

TikTok Top 10: Songs

Music also plays a key role on TikTok. Some new artists even change their songs to fit in with TikTok trends, and maximize sales.

TikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)
TikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)

The top songs on TikTok in 2021 were:

  • “Adderall (Corvette Corvette)” – Popp Hunna
  • “Batman ” – LPB Poody
  • “Bundles (feat. Taylor Girlz)” – Kayla Nicole
  • “Kiss Me More (feat. SZA)” – Doja Cat
  • “TWINNEM” – Coi Leray
  • “Up” – Cardi B
  • “Buss It” – Erica Banks
  • “Astronaut In The Ocean” – Masked Wolf
  • “Punk Monk” – Playboi Carti
  • “drivers license” – Olivia Rodrigo

TikTok Top 10: Effects

TikTok has also shared the most popular AR effects, which include the ‘Psychedelic Clown’ effect and others, through the year.

TikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)
TikTok Top 10: Creators, clips, effects, and songs (2021)

The effect is most commonly used in a self-deprecating way, making fun of your own foolish choices. The top effects on TikTok in 2021 were:

  1. Psychedelic Clown
  2. Inverted Filter
  3. Versailles Run
  4. Buffering
  5. Photo Crop
  6. Freeze Frame Slow Zoom
  7. Autumn Aesthetic
  8. Slow Zoom Taylor
  9. Renaissance Art (Green Screen Scan)
  10. Red and Blue Filter

You can check out TikTok’s full best of 2021 overview here.

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