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2024 trending audio for Reels and TikTok [updated weekly]
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2024 trending audio for Reels and TikTok [updated weekly]

Keep up with the latest trending audio on Instagram Reels and TikTok.Β Get direct links to audio and see examples of how to use them effectively with your brand or clients.

Social Media Planning
February 23, 2024

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We update this blog every Monday with 3 options for trending audio for both Instagram and TikTok.

One of the major signals Instagram looks at when ranking Reels in the algorithm is trending audio. On top of that, TikTok reported that 68% of its users remember a brand better when the video contains a song they like. So, you can take back your day by letting us to the heavy lifting of finding those sounds for you.

Here's this week's trending audio on Instagram Reels and TikTok.

  1. Original audio - pxlesthetics (Reel)
  2. Original audio - ot.outside.the.box (Reel)
  3. Original audio - kourtdaily (Reel)
  4. Original sound - girls (TikTok)
  5. Original sound - imfaithelizabeth (TikTok)
  6. Original sound - Minimum Wage Memes (TikTok)

Keep scrolling to learn how to use them and to see examples.

Trending audio for Reels and TikTok from the week of February 28

Trending audio for Instagram Reels

Original audio - pxlesthetics

For this trend you'll need to start with a statement "I don't know how you [something you do daily within your niche] everyday" during the chaotic part of the sound. And once it shifts to the nice part you show your job with the caption "my brain when I [something you do daily within your niche]". You can see how much The Lightheart Coffee Shop loves making coffees.
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Original audio - ot.outside.the.box

There is always one thing that you like less about your job. This is the perfect audio to highlight that. You can mouth "Is it easy? No! Do I like it? No I don't. But do I do it? Yeah I do." See how Maria hates having to be an analytical marketer over a creative one.
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Original audio - kourtdaily

Sometimes you just want to let someone know that they deserve the best. You can use this audio from The Kardashians "I just want the best for you. And I think that you deserve the world. So...that's really all I want." and shoutout your customers. Look at how Nea Beauty wishes only the best for her customers.
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Trending audio for TikTok

Original sound - girls

There are moments when you don't want to admit what you are doing when someone asks: "What are you doing?" so you just come up with a generic answer like "Texting". With this trending audio you can either do it by yourself and mouth one part of the dialogue or have some fun with someone else. Take a look at how Kayla did a solo take on this trend.
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Original sound - imfaithelizabeth

Has there ever been a moment when you spent all this time doing something that didn't help you in the slightest and you just ask yourself: "All that work and what did it get me?". If the answer is yes, you can take this trend and poke fun at it. You can check out Jacob's roman empire.
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Original sound - Minimum Wage Memes

Maybe there's a habit that you do "Quite a few times". This audio is the perfect opportunity to highlight that. Bonus points if you make it industry specific. Check out Kari's habit.
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Trending audio for Reels and TikTok from the week of February 19

Trending audio for Instagram Reels

Original audio - kacia.ghetmiri

The classic typing sound is an amazing and quick way to create content that makes a statement. You can use this audio to highlight information you just have to share with someone (bonus points if it's self-promo). Check out Kelsie's relatable experience.
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Original audio - cordeliaetc

If you want to share a wholesome moment this sound "I think I like this little life". You can take a look at Nicole's happy moment.
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My Girl [Wukileak] - Wuki

This is a nice original mix you can use in the background of your videos. Take a look at how Skylight Salon used it to showcase behind the scenes of their salon.
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Trending audio for TikTok

Original sound - Saint Hoax

Have you ever been caught in a lie or caught someone in a lie? This audio perfectly embodies this moment. You can either play the one caught in a lie or the one catching someone in a lie. It's the way you react to "The things you lied about" that sells the part. Check out how Jess Val got caught in a lie.

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Original sound - Cody Taurus

There are moments when we sometimes try to fill the void by oversharing. You can user this audio by poking fun at a moment you were oversharing some information. You can mouth "I never told anybody this before. Like anybody. In 2014 during a depressive episode I spent 87 dollars on Candy Crush". Take a look at Cody & Taurus' hilarious take on this audio.
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@cody.taurus

(sound on) what kinda stories yall gotta sit thru?πŸ˜‚

♬ original sound - Cody Taurus

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Original sound - Itzz_Wendellzz

Sometimes you get caught doing something you shouldn't be doing. Use this sound to showcase some fun corporate humour. You can check out Zenif's hilarious take on this trend.
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Trending audio for Reels and TikTok from the week of February 12

Trending audio for Instagram Reels

Something just came across my desk - msviciousdesign

Sometimes you just have to shamelessly plug your own products and this is the perfect sound to do so. You can use this famous line by The Wolf of Wall Street where the character Jordan Belfort famously starts his pitch by saying "...something just came across my desk, John. It is perhaps the best thing I've seen in the last six months. If you have 60 seconds, I'd like to share the idea with you." Take a look at how Now and Forever Tattoo used this audio to promote their new tattoos.
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Original audio - northvalleygrp

Just need some background music for your Reels? You can use this one for your edits. Check out this edit by Katie.
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Original audio - yatziriallison

This audio can go two different ways. You can either showcase a question that makes you makes you feel like "let's go" and motivated or you can use a question that doesn't motivate you to do something. You can take a look at Dr Clare Le Roy's version.
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Trending audio for TikTok

Murda on the dancefloor sped up - Stan :)

If you have't jumped on the "Murder On the Dance floor" trend this is your chance. You can highlight something that makes you want to start dancing out of happiness. Take a look at fombasyllah's happy moment.
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ewww brother eww - Sofia_AlAfia

What are things that make you immediately go "ewww"? You can highlight those by using this audio. Check out this relatable example by Tarquin.
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Original sound - cassie

"I'm just feeling really down these days and I don't know why" is a funny sound that highlights how we often forget to properly take care of ourselves. After you take a look at this example by Laura please make sure you stretch, eat and go on a walk.
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@lauraelizabethgraham If anyone can figure it out, please let me know! Such a mystery tbh 😩πŸ˜ͺ #relatable #relatablemom #motherhoodunplugged #postpartum #momlifebelike #momtok #momsoftiktok ♬ original sound - cassie

Trending audio for Reels and TikTok from the week of February 5

Update: As of February 1st, 2024 all music from Universal Music Group has been removed from TikTok. That however does not affect this list, since we make sure to provide you with weekly copyright free music.

Trending audio for Instagram Reels

Original audio - barbofthecentury

We all get distracted while working sometimes. You can take this audio of Nicki Minaj's interview to showcase what goes on in your mind while working. Check out Flicker Socials' example.
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‍Original audio - ilovemusiics

You can use this audio to showcase your Valentines Day content, deals and/or products. Take a look at Mimi's example Valentine's Day content.
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‍altego_music - HOLLABACK GIRL X LET ME THINK ABOUT IT - ALTEGO

This remix by Altego Music might be the perfect upbeat background song for your videos. Look at how Noosh used it for her morning routine video.
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Trending audio for TikTok

Original sound - MARI LEE NYC xoxo

The trend of pretending to be an influencer on their live is making a comeback. You can start off by mouthing "I am just waiting for a few more people to join". Come closer to you screen and pretend you are reading someone's comment saying: "you're so pretty" and answering "thank you. You can see how Waitrose Woodly recreated this trend.
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Original sound - ok :)

This is the perfect opportunity to have some fun at the office. The "my apologies miss gurl" sound from Judge Towler has been everywhere. You'll need 3 volunteers to make the trend work. Take a look at how Tulsa Women's Healthcare created a viral moment.
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Original sound - Amazon Freevee

As marketers we love to poke fun at ourselves. Use this sound to poke fun at wanting to make content out of everything. Get a very annoyed co-worker to mouth "I don't think you should be documenting this" while you remain excited to be "documenting the day". Here is a perfect example by Zenif Online.
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Trending audio for Reels and TikTok from the week of January 29

Trending audio for Instagram Reels

Original audio - emilyrogs

Use this audio to showcase Galentines content, deals and/or products. You can take a look at Emily's Galentines edit.
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Original audio - fenityfashion

If you're looking for the perfect audio for Valentine's day you can use "Look at me" as the perfect background sound. Check out how Kawa Coffee is spreading the love.
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Original audio - djshu_g

Non-copyrighted audios are a must for content creation. You can use this lovely instrumental mixed by DJ SHU-G as background music to your content. Take a look at Reunion Interiors' example.
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Trending audio for TikTok

Original sound - StinkyAsher

Use this sound to showcase some co-worker dynamics. Have one energetic co-worker mouth the words "Not me, not Hermione, you!" and the more chill co-worker responds with "That's amazing, but we're doing work." You can take a look at Jared's example.
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Originalton - moetdaddy

You can use this audio to poke fun at something niche that you do that later makes you realize "Yeez I really need to get that fixed". Take a look at how Dr. Miami utilized this trend.
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@therealdrmiami

This app has taken over my life

♬ Originalton - moetdaddy

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Love Is Gone (feat. Dylan Matthew) (Acoustic) - Dylan Matthew&SLANDER

This audio is perfect to poke fun at a completely ridiculous statement within your industry. You can use the tears filter and lipsync "I'm sorry don't leave me." Check out Matt's use of the audio.
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How to stay up to date with trending audio

In addition to bookmarking this article for future reference, the best way to stay up to date with trending audio for Reels and TikTok is to sign up for our free newsletter The HeyOrca Brief. We gather the latest news in social media, including trending audio, changes to social media platforms, and more, to help you take back your day.Β 

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