Best TikTok dances: Top 15 ft. WAP, Corvette Corvette, Renegade & more - Dexerto

Best TikTok dances: Top 15 ft. WAP, Corvette Corvette, Renegade & more

Published: 21/Oct/2021 13:56 Updated: 21/Oct/2021 15:27

by Georgina Smith


TikTok has become infamous for the countless dance routines that have gone viral on the app, with new dances being created on a constant basis. Here are some of the best dances on TikTok – from the classic favorite, to new trends.

Dances have become a huge staple of TikTok culture. Whether it’s to the tune of new or old hits, users have been creating their own short dance routines on the app since the days.

Many of these routines even reach the most popular creators on the app, but anyone can be in with a shot of their dance going viral, spawning dance tutorials and covers across TikTok.


Here are some of the most popular TikTok dances.


Most viral TikTok dances

While some TikTok dances achieve a moderate level of fame for those who are familiar with the platform, but these are the dances that even those who don’t frequent the app might be familiar with.

1. WAP – Cardi B

Brian Esperon does the WAP dance

The dance to Cardi B’s ‘WAP,’ choreographed by Brian Esperon, was at the peak of its popularity back in August 2020. The bold dance set to an even bolder track was an instant hit amount TikTok users, and it quickly spread across the platform. Stars like Addison Rae went viral for their take on Esperon’s dance, and it still proves to be popular, months later.


2. Savage – Megan Thee Stallion

Keara Wilson doing the Savage dance

Keara Wilson’s choreography for ‘Savage’ became one of TikTok’s most iconic dances after she posted it in March 2020. As many new users joined the app at the time, for some this became the first dance they tried to learn, thanks to the moves that match the song perfectly.

3. Say So – Doja Cat

YodelingHaley doing the Say So dance

TikToker Haley Sharpe created the dance to this hugely popular hit. After rapper Nicki Minaj appeared on remixes of the track, the song was being used in TikToks more than ever before, and Haley’s dance was one that everyone wanted to learn.

4. Renegade – (Lottery – K Camp)

Jalaiah Harmon does the Renegade

The Renegade is arguably the most famous TikTok dance, and while plenty of famous creators became well-known for doing the dance, the talent behind it all is Jalaiah Harmon.


She originally posted it to Funimate, and then Instagram with friend Kaliyah Davis. She even ended up collaborating with Addison Rae and Charli D’Amelio to teach them the original dance, and the choreography remains an iconic part of TikTok history.


Easy TikTok Dances

If you want to join in the TikTok dance fun but don’t feel like you can manage some of the complex choreography from the most viral dances, here are some slightly easier options.

5. Blinding Lights – The Weeknd

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@macdaddyzWe got bored🤷🏼‍♂️🤷🏼‍♂️♬ Blinding Lights – MACDADDYZ

Blinding Lights was instantly successful when the song was released in 2019, and it quickly became the inspiration for the ‘Blinding Lights challenge.’ The creators from @macdaddyz struck gold with their choreography that involves constant leg kicking, making for a combo that people loved.


People loved getting all their family members involved in this trend, so could be an easier option if you’re looking to learn a new TikTok dance.

6. Laxed, Siren Beat – Jawsh 685 (Savage Love – Jason Derulo)

Jazlyne Baybee doing Siren Beat dance

This dance popularized by Jazlyne Baybee went hugely viral thanks to the simple choreography paired with Jawsh 685’s viral tune. Jason Derulo controversially ended up using Jawsh’s tune in his song Savage Love, and the singer even ended up releasing a TikTok version of the music video, including videos of Jason doing the dance alongside popular TikTokers.

Popular TikTok Dances

TikTok dances come and go as all trends do, and these amazing dances may have you reminiscing over the times you’d see them pop up on your For You Page on a regular basis.


7. Up – Cardi B

Mya Johnson and Chris Cotter doing the Up TikTok dance

Cardi B’s songs have proven to be endless fuel for TikTok dances, and Mya Johnson along with Chris Cotter made an incredible routine for her song ‘Up.’ The energetic dance was a hit, and countless popular creators have recreated it on their own page.

8. Corvette Corvette – Popp Hunna

YvnggPrince does the Corvette Corvette dance

This dance was originally created by Dorien Scott a.k.a. yvnggprince, and the chilled yet dynamic dance had people across the app recreating it in their own way – some doing it casually, and some going all out. Charli D’Amelio and the Sway House boys were just some of the creators to participate in this trend.

9. Laffy Taffy – Fly Boy Fu (remix)

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@2flyymyi hope yaal know i made this 😳 not @meagan.harrington♬ FlyBoyFu – Laffy Taffy (Remix) – Tik Toker

This Laffy Taffy remix by Fly Boy Fu became the ideal inspiration for a TikTok dance, and Indii a.k.a. 2flyymy was the person to bring that to life, making an amazing dance that everybody on the app wanted to learn.

The dance was particularly popular back in July 2020, but it still remains a popular dance among users of the app today.

10. Tap In – Saweetie

Lesley Gonzalez doing the Tap dance

The Tap In dance, choreographed by Lesley Gonzalez was another huge hit on the app, thanks to the slick movements along with the catchy song.

This dance was particularly popular around July 2020, a great period for TikTok dances.

New TikTok Dances

TikTok dances are as popular now as they were before, and talented creators are constantly coming up with new routines for some of the newer songs to hit the charts. Here are some that have been popularized over the past few months.

11. From Tha Back — lil eaarl

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@avadeblassiemade this dance cuz i have too much time on my hands♬ lil.eaarl – From Tha Back – jovynn

This energetic song combined with avadeblassie’s matching dance was the perfect recipe for viral success when it was posted on TikTok in September, and thousands of people have since gone on to recreate the routine.

12. Woman — Doja Cat

Tracy Joseph dancing on TikTok

Doja Cat is constantly releasing hits that go insanely viral on TikTok, and her addictive song ‘Woman’ inspired Tracy Joseph to create her stunning dance that got millions of likes and views across the platform.

13. Not Around — Nova

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@famoustaytayY’all really like this one ❤️🙈 dc:🙋🏾‍♀️ ##taytay🦋 ##summervibes ##trend ##fypシ ##exploring ##wellness♬ DC ME – Tay Tay🦋

‘Not Around’ by Nova is a dreamy hit that saw a boost in popularity thanks to TikTok, and with famoustaytay’s perfect routine, thousands of people including some prominent stars on the app were recreating it.

14. Yeah Yeah — Young Nudy

User JayDan dances on TikTok

JayDan McCauley went viral with his perfect dance to this popular TikTok track, and many people even said that it had become their favorite TikTok dance to date.

15. Gimme More — Britney Spears

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@karaleighcannellaso y’all blew this up🤍 love you all sm. i miss my other half 🙁 @jaedengomezz ( dc us)♬ Gimme More – Britney Spears

This dance choreographed for two people by users karaleighcannella and jaedengomezz took TikTok by storm, and had countless people teaming up with their besties to perform.

That’s only a portion of the huge number of iconic dances that have been popularized via TikTok—and there’s sure to be more viral choreography to come.