Dance challenges are to TikTok what ice cream is to summer. While you can have one without the other, it just isn’t as fun.
Over the past few years, TikTok has turned into a source of viral dance challenges that sweep across the world. From celebrities to influential content creators – everyone’s participating in these popular challenges. Even brands can be seen joining in on the fun and using these dance challenges to connect with their fans.
These dance challenges are great to capitalize on because people can conduct searches using TikTok sounds. That means if someone clicks on the song, some of the top videos featuring the song will turn up in the search results.
So whether you’re a content creator who needs inspiration for new content or a brand that needs to drive TikTok engagements, check out these top TikTok dance challenges to get your groove on.
25 Best TikTok Dance Challenges to Get Your Groove on:
- 1. “Laxed (Siren Beat)”
- 2. “Renegade”
- 3. “Adderall (Corvette Corvette)”
- 4. “Savage”
- 5. “Say So”
- 6. “Out West”
- 7. “Stay”
- 8. “Supalonely”
- 9. “WAP”
- 10. “Toosie Slide”
- 11. “Tap In”
- 12. “Don’t Start Now”
- 13. “Attention”
- 14. “Cut the Check Bust It Down”
- 15. “Kiss Me More”
- 16. “Unlock it (Lock it)”
- 17. “The Box”
- 18. “The Git Up”
- 19. “Blinding Lights”
- 20. “Iko Iko (My Bestie)”
- 21. “Domino Lovers”
- 22. “Talkin’ Bout”
- 23. “Fancy Like”
- 24. “Vibe (If I Back It Up)”
- 25. “Stayin’ Alive Mashup”
1. “Laxed (Siren Beat)”
The dance challenge that took the world by storm – “Laxed (Siren Beat)” features simple hand movements and body rolls that you might be able to master in just a few minutes. A favorite for all ages, the dance is set to a track by Jawsh 685 and has seen over 42 million videos created.
@jazlynebaybee Embracing our cultures #fyp #foryou #foryoupage #cookislands #korean #petlife #bestfandom #workdistractions #siblingcheck #OpenForDelivery #couple ♬ Laxed - Jawsh 685
You may also know this track as the hit song, “Savage Love” by Jason Derulo, who sampled the original beat. Both versions of the audio have been used by millions of TikTok users to recreate the viral dance challenge.
Originally created by TikTok user, @jalaiahharmon, the “Renegade” dance is set to the song “Lottery” by rapper K Camp. The dance has blown up since it was first created by the 14-year-old in 2019, with major influencers on the platform taking part and popularizing the challenge.
There are currently more than 20 million videos and influencers like Charli D’Amelio have even created a duet with Jalaiah. This duet video alone received 9.5 million likes and over 360,000 comments.
@charlidamelio #duet with @jalaiahharmon ♬ Lottery - K CAMP
3. “Adderall (Corvette Corvette)”
Choreographed by TikTok user @yvnggprince, the “Adderall (Corvette Corvette)” dance features a few simple arm waves and fluid popping movements. The original video has amassed 1.4 million likes and over 22,000 shares. Gaining popularity largely due to the dance challenge, the track by Popp Hunna has been used in 19.5 million videos so far.
@yvnggprinceY’all hit this and DC: me♬ Adderall (Corvette Corvette) - Popp Hunna
Featuring body rolls, hip sways, and the iconic front-facing clap, the “Savage'' dance quickly caught on among TikTok users after it was first choreographed by @keke.janajah. Set to the hit song by Megan Three Stallion, the original video received 4.4 million likes and more than 32,000 comments. Popular TikTok influencers like Charli D’Amelio and Addison Rae were among the many people who participated in the challenge. And 17.9 million videos have been created using the track.
@keke.janajah NEW DANCE ALERT! 🚨 if u use my dance tag me so i can see🤗 @theestallion #writethelyrics #PlayWithLife #foyou #fyp #foryoupage #newdance #savage ♬ Savage - Megan Thee Stallion
5. “Say So”
Set to Doja Cat’s hit song, “Say So,” this dance challenge was originally created by TikTok user, @yodelinghaley and involves simple arm movements that are easy to learn even for beginners. The song became so popular on TikTok that it has been used in over 12 million videos, with platform influencers participating in the challenge. Doja Cat even ended up featuring Haley in the official music video for the song.
@yodelinghaley this is my audition for @thehypehouse!! i will be expecting an acceptance letter shortly!!! @lilhuddy @charlidamelio ♬ Say So - Doja Cat
6. “Out West”
Also known as the #OutWestChallenge, the “Out West” dance was created by @nicolebloomgarden and is set to the song of the same name by JACKBOYS & Travis Scott. It features simple swiping movements and body waves that are very easy to follow. Over 10.4 million videos have been created using this track. And the dance challenge has witnessed participation from influential users and celebrities including Kylie Jenner.
@kyliejennerout west ???♬ OUT WEST (feat. Young Thug) - JACKBOYS & Travis Scott
Set to the hit song by The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber, the “Stay” dance challenge is a hilarious trend in which users create a short build-up and do a comical butt shake when the beat drops. Originally created by TikTok user @maxtaylorlifts, this fun challenge has been recreated millions of times with 8.5 million videos created using the track. The original video alone received 8.6 million likes and over 377,000 shares.
@maxtaylorliftssmh♬ STAY - The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber
Originally choreographed by TikTok user @zoifishh, this dance challenge is set to the song “Supalonely” by New Zealand-based singer BENEE. It involves swinging and bouncing movements along with hand gestures coordinating to the lyrics of the song such as “While you're out there drinkin', I'm just here thinkin'.” While the original video saw 2.6 million likes, the participation of popular TikTok influencers added to its popularity. So far, 6.4 million videos have been created using the track.
@zoifishh not my usual content but this song was too catchy to not make a dance to LMAO🥺🥺 try it and tag me !! #foryou #foryour #foryoupage #foryourpage ♬ Supalonely (feat. Gus Dapperton) - BENEE
With 4.1 million videos created on TikTok using the track and a Twitter controversy to boot, it’s safe to say that this Cardi B song swept the nation (and the world). Millions of TikTok users have participated in the dance challenge where they imitate the choreography of the original music video. Even celebrities like Jack Black could be seen taking up the challenge. While you can find plenty of serious recreations from the best TikTok dancers, the most popular videos are the parodies.
@willywonkatiktok Reply to @official.corona.virus - (dc: @besperon ♬ WAP（feat. Megan Thee Stallion） - Cardi B
10. “Toosie Slide”
Named after a popular influencer, Drake’s hit song “Toosie Slide” is the track featured in this dance challenge. It’s an easy-enough dance to follow with the steps right there in the lyrics – right foot up, left foot slide. TikTok influencers like Tony Lopez have also implemented the dance into their content, receiving 6.5 million likes and over 25,000 comments. Partly due to its catchy lyrics, the track has seen immense popularity on the platform and has been used in 3.6 million videos so far.
@tonylopez He’s controlling my “voodoo doll” lol 😂 @bangenergy @bangenergy.ceo #bangenergy ♬ Toosie Slide - Drake
11. “Tap In”
Originally choreographed by TikTok user @yodamnmomma and set to Saweetie’s “Tap In,” this dance challenge features fast arm movements and coordinating hip sways. Influential users like Tony Lopez, Charli D’Amelio, and Addison Rae took up the challenge soon after it was created. This amplified the popularity of the challenge, which has seen more than 3 million participations on the platform.
@qpark The guy at the end liked it a little too [email protected] @bangenergy.ceo #BangEnergy ♬ Tap In - Saweetie
12. “Don’t Start Now”
When TikTok user, @thexhan first created this dance challenge, set to the Dua Lipa song, “Don’t Start Now,” she posted it on TikTok asking people to “pls do my dance.” Featuring simple swaying motions, the challenge soon gained popularity and has seen almost 3 million users creating their own versions of the dance. The original video also received 6.8 million likes and over 36,000 comments.
@thexhanpls do my dance🥺♬ Don't Start Now - Dua Lipa
Not for the faint of heart, the “Attention” dance features professional dancers performing splits and impressive athletic feats. Although this dance challenge, set to the song by Todrick Hall, isn’t meant for amateurs, it still took over TikTok and had millions of people participating. Influential TikTokers like Avani and Colie Ray were among the many users who took up the dance challenge.
@coileray♬ Attention by Todrick Hall - alejandro ★
14. “Cut the Check Bust It Down”
Originally created by TikTok user, @mahakhamidd, the “Cut the Check Bust It Down” dance is set to Nicki Minaj’s “Rake It Up.” The steps are a little more complicated than your usual viral TikTok dance challenge, but not to the level of “Attention.” It involves booty pops, arm reaches, arm swings, and hand gestures coordinating with the lyrics. Almost 3 million videos have been created using the track, with the original video receiving 1.3 million likes.
@avani why was the so hard for me to learn @mahakhamidd ♬ dc mahakhamidd - Tik Toker
15. “Kiss Me More”
“Kiss Me More” is another viral dance challenge created by @zoifishh, along with her friend @cassidycondiee. Set to the Doja Cat song of the same name, this fun dance involves a lot of hip sways, body rolls, and hand movements. The best part about this challenge is that it’s easy enough to learn and you don’t have to perfect it. While the original video received 2.8 million likes, more than 2.4 million videos have been created using the track.
@zoifishh TRY OUR FUN DANCE HEHE🧍🏼♀️ (dc: me and @cassidycondiee ♬ Kiss Me More (feat. SZA) - Doja Cat
16. “Unlock it (Lock it)”
Set to the hit song by Charli XCX, the “Unlock it (Lock it)” dance challenge involves a lot of shaking movements and pointing gestures. Easy enough to master, the dance has been recreated by more than 2 million users on the platform. The artist has even shared a TikTok duet with Addison Rae to participate in the challenge, garnering 2.3 million likes and over 11,000 comments.
@charlixcx #duet with @addisonre ♬ Unlock it (Lock It) [Jeff Prior Mix] - Charli XCX
17. “The Box”
Popularized by one of TikTok’s most recognizable influencers, Charli D’Amelio, “The Box” is a dance challenge set to the Roddy Rich song of the same name. The influencer posted several videos featuring the same choreography, one of which received 6.3 million likes. It involves arm waves and bouncing movements that are pretty easy to recreate.
@charlidamelio♬ The Box - Roddy Ricch
18. “The Git Up”
Commonly known as the “two-step then cowboy boogie,” “The Git Up” dance was created by two Utah-based brothers, @ajani.huff and @davonte.house. And this isn’t the only viral dance challenge that the two brothers have created. Set to the song by rapper Blanco Brown, the dance involves steps described in the lyrics. This fun dance has been recreated over a million times, with participation from influential users like British TikTok star, Harvey Bass.
@harvey Who thinks I should remake this for my 2 year anniversary?! 😲 Who remembers the original back in 2019 #foryou ♬ The Git Up - Blanco Brown
19. “Blinding Lights”
Set to the song by The Weeknd, the “Blinding Lights” dance challenge is a silly group number that was popularized by TikTok user, @macdaddyz. It features steps inspired by ‘80s-style choreography, coordinating with the track. Needless to say, this challenge inspired a lot of family submissions. It was one of the top challenges that got older parents to learn viral TikTok dances. The track has since been used in millions of TikTok videos.
@jj.arch Se rifó mi jefesita #blindinglights #blindinglightschallenge ♬ Blinding Lights - The Weeknd
20. “Iko Iko (My Bestie)”
This challenge involves two people doing a synchronized dance routine set to Justin Wellington’s version of “Iko Iko (My Bestie).” The dance is pretty easy to learn, mostly featuring simple hand movements. With 1.5 million videos created using the track, the challenge has seen immense popularity on TikTok. Influential TikTokers like Nathan Lust even created a comedic version of the challenge, where he synchronized his dance with himself.
@nathanlustI freakin love this dance 🔥♬ Iko Iko (My Bestie) (feat. Small Jam) - Justin Wellington
21. “Domino Lovers”
Set to the popular song, “Domino” by Jessie J, this viral dance challenge features a fun couple’s choreography. The “Domino Lovers” challenge involves synchronized hand movements and dips. More than 1.2 million videos have been created using the track and the #dominochallenge hashtag has seen 394.6 million views. The artist herself even participated in the challenge, further amplifying the popularity of the dance.
@jessiej You knew it was coming #dominochallenge ♬ Domino Lovers Challenge - stilestefanbae
22. “Talkin’ Bout”
Featuring sharp movements and hip sways, the “Talkin’ Bout” dance is one of the harder TikTok dance challenges. But it still saw a ton of participation from influential TikTokers like Sienna Mae Set and Enola Bedard. Set to the song of the same name by Loui, the track has been used to create more than 600,000 videos so far.
@siennamae i haven’t done a dance vid in forever heyyyyy DC @4abeyy ♬ Talkin' Bout (feat. Saweetie) - Loui
23. “Fancy Like”
Country artist Walker Hayes became a TikTok sensation owing to the “Fancy Like” dance challenge that he choreographed with his daughter. Set to the artist’s song with the same name, the dance is sometimes called the “Applebee’s dance” because the lyrics go, “Yeah, we fancy like Applebee's on a date night.” The song has been used in over 800,000 videos and the #fancylike hashtag has been viewed 838.5 million times.
@walkerhayesofficial #fancylike ♬ Fancy Like - Walker Hayes
24. “Vibe (If I Back It Up)”
One of the more recent dance challenges to hit TikTok, “Vibe (If I Back It Up)” is set to the song by Cookiee Kawaii. Featuring hip sways and body rolls, the challenge was started by TikTok influencer Mikeila J and was quickly picked up by the TikTok crowd. 1.2 million videos have been created using the track, with one of the most popular videos being the comedic version created by Q Park. It received 12.1 million likes and over 85,000 comments.
@qpark I backed it up but it wasn’t fat enough #foryou #foryoupage #xyzbca ♬ Vibe (If I Back It Up) - Cookiee Kawaii
25. “Stayin’ Alive Mashup”
Set to the iconic Bee Gees song mashed up with 50 Cent’s “In Da Club,” the “Stayin’ Alive” dance challenge features groovy moves and fancy footwork. Influential TikTokers like Nathan Ramsay and Josh Richards were among the thousands of people who participated in the challenge. The video by Josh ended up with 1.9 million likes.
@joshrichards Suns in 5 @blakegray @luvanthony ♬ BEE GEES VS 50 cent - EZ
Ready to Put Your Dancing Shoes On?
With TikTok gaining more popularity among brands and consumers alike, participating in these TikTok trends is a great way to build visibility on the platform. This can work for both content creators who want to grow their following on the platform and brands that want a fun way to connect with their fans. Better yet, start coming up with your own viral dance challenge to grow your community.