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TikTok’s Top Five Songs of 2022 (So Far…)

Posted 30 Oct 2022

Want to know if a song will make it big? Turn off the radio, sign out of Spotify and head over to TikTok. Because there’s no surer sign that a tune’s about to become a hit than it going viral on TikTok.

So if you’re planning on getting gig tickets soon and want to know what the hottest acts in town are, you need to look at TikTok and see what’s trending. Because these top ten songs of 2022 are certain to turn into 2023’s most in-demand gigs.

#5: Sweetest Pie - Dua Lipa and Megan Thee Stallion

If you had Glastonbury tickets, then you’ll have seen Megan Thee Stallion live already this year, but if you didn’t, you’ll still have heard this track doing the rounds on TikTok. Maybe it’s inspired you to keep an eye out for Dua Lipa tickets or Megan Thee Stallion tickets?

#4: Right Where You Left Me - Taylor Swift

Rumour has it that Taylor Swift is about to announce a 2023 world tour that will see Taylor Swift tickets on sale in the UK again for the first time in nearly five years. But until that happens, you can get your Swift fix by joining millions of TikTok users and giving “Right Where You Left Me” a listen.

#3: I Like You (A Happier Song) - Post Malone feat. Doja Cat

TikTok’s all about sharing things you like and sharing happy moments, so it’s no surprise that Post Malone’s lates song is getting a lot of airtime backing videos of people enjoying everything from smoked BBQ brisket to new iPhones to just spending time with friends. And while Post Malone’s currently touring the USA, Canada and Australia, we’re expecting to see him in the UK again very soon.

#2: As It Was - Harry Styles

Harry Styles is touring the UK next year, and he’s already sold out Wembley Stadium on multiple nights. His song has been the TikTok soundtrack to everything from gig videos (from people who already have Harry Styles tickets) to dances and - oddly - vets petting very cute dogs. That’s TikTok for you!

#1: About Damn Time - Lizzo

Featuring in well over 2m videos, Lizzo’s biggest hit is TikTok’s biggest tune of 2022. And with Lizzo’s new album Special now on shelves, it’s no surprise that she’s touring next year. You can find Lizzo tickets for a whole host of American venues, with a UK and European tour expected to be announced very soon.

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