Top Tik Tok Dance ChallengesOctober 4, 2019
TikTok seems tailor-made for dancers. The app’s short-form video format makes it easy to show off your best moves to a song that’s gone viral. It has definitely the algorithm that favors unknown users means up-and-coming dancers have a better chance of reaching a large audience than they might on Instagram or YouTube.
Before even seeing it on Facebook feed, little did you know that it first rummaged on the Tik Tok app. Which is why dance challenges are especially popular on TikTok, with over one billion views for the hashtag #DanceChallenge alone.
Even people who’ve never heard of the platform know about campaigns like #TheGitUpChallenge, which started on TikTok, spilled over into Instagram and YouTube, and ultimately helped propel musical artists Blanco Brown to stardom. The instant fame you needed even without the effort to buy tiktok fans.
Today, let’s take a peek on this year’s best dance challenges on Tik Tok.
Uno Dance Challenge
Ambjaay used his viral moment to create opportunities for more artists with his #UnoDanceChallenge, which also made waves on Instagram. The rapper teamed up with DanceOn to give aspiring pros a chance to win a spot in his next video by perfecting some short choreography to his single.
He even continued the challenge on a local level by collaborating with NYC-based choreographer Jona Biddle to host an open workshop for kids wanting to get in on the fun.
Dip and Lean Challenge
The #DipAndLeanChallenge is basically a compilation of every viral dance you can think of, set to rapper BlacKlout’s “DIP & Lean.” While the challenge was created by the Young Black Kings, who are featured on the song, it looks lit got its dance moves from Dragon House crew member Brandon “Bam” Morales.
Kill This Love Challenge
OK, yes, K-pop girl group BLACKPINK had a huge following well before TikTok took off. But their choreographed routines were made to be watched on repeat and recreated at home. The TikTok reaction to their single “Kill This Love,“.
Dance for Change
This past spring, the institution teamed up with choreographer Sherrie Silver and “Freedom” singer Mr Eazi to start the #DanceForChange challenge. Submissions were used as a virtual dance petition, calling on global leaders to increase funding for agriculture.