A slowed down version of the 2009 Stromae banger was used by TikToker user @usimmango in a video, where he and a group of friends rock to the beat of the track. The video itself has gone viral with almost 20 million likes and over 120 million views. Other TikTokers are putting themselves on top of it, and rocking in sync frantica.com with the group alongside their own on-screen meme caption. This ’80s bop from Timex Social Club has been turned into a meme that basically exposes every day lies, thanks to its “stop spreading those rumours around” lyrics. Technically, this one started at the end of December 2020 but it’s thriving in January 2021.

  • The ‘Adeola wanna roll with a geezer’ track is everywhere on TikTok right now, especially in transition edits.
  • The pop legends performed a live version of each of their iconic songs before they were blended together in TikTok.
  • And with technology allowing younger artists to self-release with an ease that has never been seen before, major labels are massively losing out, while indie labels are improving their market share by more than 10% a year.
  • This is a clear mark of how trends in music are not only about the tracks that are released, but also how music can provide a framework to promote cultural changes that improve people’s lives.

Half the track is stone-cold club classic – the other half borrows heavily from one of the cheesiest tracks ever… Whigfield’s Saturday Night. Maybe, if you weren’t around in 1994, it won’t sound naff to you… for everyone else it’s going to bring back bad memories of synchronised dance moves at school discos and weddings. Summer 2022 has seen an explosion of tracks I’m going to call Halfway House hits.

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The ‘Up’ dance is credited to @theemyanicole and @cchrvs, with Mya Nicole’s original video being viewed over 7.5 million times. The dance was created by @layzchipz, who saw the routine blow up within two days of posting. Charli D’Amelio is now among those who have recreated the dance on their own accounts. This one isn’t a full on dance routine but the viral movies paired with those iconic “my back is aching, my bra’s too tight, my hips are shaking from left to right” lyrics are all over the FYP.

2021 was notable for new levels of achievement by returning artists. Little Simz’s LP Sometimes I Might Be Introvert rewarded the rapper with her first Top-10 placing, while both KSI and Wolf Alice scored maiden No.1 LPs. RJ Thompson’s Lifeline became his first Top-5 album and Black Honey’s album Written and Directed was their first to make the Top-10.

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For music fans everywhere, Spotify’s annual Wrapped event is a lot of fun. It gives all Spotify users a round-up of their top songs, artists, albums and playlists for the year in a social media-friendly format that’s perfect for sending to your friends. The dominant trend in music video grading today is no trend at all. As artists don’t feel confined to any one genre, their videos are, likewise, free to roam across aesthetic categories and time periods, borrowing and referencing what appeals most at a given point.

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But NFTs support musicians by providing them with another source of income and give them greater control over their revenue streams. With celebrities and brands having quickly jumped on the trend, it’s clear that NFTs are here to stay. Every couple has their own budget, but Jonny suggested that music is one of the most memorable parts of a wedding, and it’s therefore worth investing a little more of your budget. Bardcore is an online phenomenon that has exploded during the coronavirus pandemic with 1.1 million fans enjoying Algal the Bard’s trouvère cover of Metallica’s Nothing Else Matters.