10 K-Pop Songs That Went Viral On TikTok
K-Pop fans know that there are a variety of reasons why K-Pop is so appealing worldwide. From the unrivaled access to your favorite stars through apps such as Weverse and Bubble, to creative concepts and talented performances with each comeback, and of course, the catchy music, there is constantly something to anticipate.
With global apps such as Instagram and TikTok, K-Pop content is becoming even more attainable, introducing the genre and K-Pop’s top stars to people worldwide. Many K-Pop songs have gone viral on TikTok and have been used in various ways. Here are ten songs that went viral on the popular entertainment platform.
1. Weeekly’s “After School”
Weeekly‘s hit song “After School” went viral on TikTok last year with over 346,600 videos created with the song’s official sound.
The videos mostly consist of dance covers and videos of Weeekly’s live stages.
위클리처럼 멋지게 발을 굴러👣🛹 여러분의 #AfterSchool 을 자유롭게 보여주세요!👀 #Weeekly #위클리 #AfterSchool_Challenge #먼데이 #Monday #박소은 #ParkSoeun
2. Kep1er’s “WA DA DA”
Kepler‘s debut song “WA DA DA” went viral with over 456,900 videos made with the sound.
The sound is mostly used for by people participating in the “WA DA DA” dance challenge, including Kepler’s Huening Bahiyyih and her famous brother TXT‘s Hueningkai.
휴닝카이 선배님과 WA DA DA Challenge 성공💯 #ShowmeyourWADADA #WADADAchallenge #휴닝카이 #HUENINGKAI #TXT #투모로우바이투게더 @txt.bighitent #휴닝바히에 #HUENING_BAHIYYIH #Kep1er #케플러 #WADADA
3. PSY’s “Gangnam Style”
PSY‘s viral song from 2012 was used for over 559,200 videos which were mostly comedic.
There were also videos of live performances, such as PSY’s recent festival performance, where the crowd had a blast dancing along to the hit song.
4. ENHYPEN’s “Polaroid Love”
ENHYPEN‘s song “Polaroid Love” has been used in over 632,300 videos that are a mix of lifestyle videos and dance videos.
Polaroid Love📸❤️ #ENHYPEN #ENGENE #JUNGWON #JAKE #SUNGHOON #Polaroid_Love #PolaroidLoveChallenge
5. Zico’s “Any Song”
Zico‘s song “Any Song” went viral on TikTok in 2020 and was commonly used in life hack videos and videos showcasing people’s homes.
It was also used by K-Pop stars for the “Any Song” dance challenge. The sound has been used in over 756,300 videos.
#AnysongChallenge#ZICO #지코 #청하 #아무노래 #Anysong#아무노래나틀어주세요KOZ⠀
6. TREASURE’s “DARARI”
TREASURE‘s song “DARARI” was used over 873,800 times. A sped-up version of the song was used for dance covers and videos of the TREASURE members.
Play it▶️ #DARARI #dararichallenge #SOJUNGHWAN #소정환 #DOYOUNG #도영 #ASAHI #아사히 #TREASURE #YG
7. BTS’s “Permission to Dance”
BTS‘s English single went viral after it was released in 2021. The sound has been used over 1.6 million times. The song is mostly used over videos of the BTS members.
#bts #taehyung #jhope #jungkook #jin #jimin #suga #rm #permissiontodance
8. Jessi’s “Zoom”
Jessi‘s “Zoom” was released on April 13 of this year but already has over 4.3 million videos using the song.
The catchy song and dance inspired a viral dance challenge that multiple celebrities took part in, including TXT‘s Soobin and Yeonjun.
Moveeeeee out the way 🧡🧡 #soobin #yeonjun #txt #jessi #제시 #zoomjessi #zoomchallenge #zoominzoomoutchallenge
9. Lisa’s “Money”
BLACKPINK‘s Lisa‘s solo song “Money” has been used over 4.6 million times, mostly for impressive dance covers.
LISA – ‘MONEY’ DANCE CHALLENGE #LISA #리사 #BLACKPINK #블랙핑크 #MONEY #MONEYChallenge #YG
10. SHAUN’s “Way Back Home”
Soloist SHAUN‘s 2018 hit song went viral on the app and has been used in over 4.8 million videos. The videos are a mix of sentimental moments, cute dances, and vocal covers.
always love to hear your beautiful voices❤️❤️❤️❤️