These Are The Most Viral Dances On TikTok For 2020 So Far

From "Savage" to alt girls dancing to Phoebe Bridgers.

One thing that's made TikTok stand out from the very beginning is the way dance challenges spread through the app like wildfire.

Here is our ongoing list of 2020's most popular viral dance challenges. Make sure to check back as we update this post. You can also check out this year's most popular songs (not always the same thing!).

1. "Say So" by Doja Cat

OK, yes, technically this dance got popular at the end of 2019, but it's entirely worth including. Not only did this dance remain popular well into 2020, but Doja Cat released a music video for the song in February that included not only the dance, but its creator, @yodelinghaley.


HERE IT IS!! the full say so dance🥺🥰

♬ say so by doja cat - haley sharpe

2. "Cannibal" by Kesha

I know this feels like it was 20 years ago, but it was actually just February. This dance went completely viral but was started by @ya.girl.bri.bri97.

3. "Motion Sickness" by Phoebe Bridgers

This is like the indie/art/alt/queer girl version of a TikTok dance craze. This one was started by @biblegirlirl.

4. "Blinding Lights" by the Weeknd

This dance challenge was particularly cute because it emerged in the early days of the pandemic when everyone was trapped at home with their parents, inspiring family versions.

5. "WAP" by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion

It was only natural that one of the biggest songs of the years would turn into a dance challenge. And yes, your butt will be doing the heavy lifting on this one. If you go to creator @besperon's channel you can find a slowed-down tutorial.


NEW DANCE ‼️ This is our mood when @iamcardib posted our video on her instagram! @kltkatnat #wap #dance #cardib

♬ WAP(feat. Megan Thee Stallion) - Cardi B

6. "Tap In" by Saweetie

This was so popular that Saweetie herself did it, too, along with the likes of Addison Rae, Charli D'Amelio, and James Charles. It was created by @yodamnmomma, who also posted a tutorial.


🚨SO I MADE A DANCCEEE-🚨 TRY IT AND TAG MEEE😳 #Prince4Ever #foryou #LittleBitFancy #newdance #dc #fyp #ye

♬ Tap In - Saweetie

7. "3 Musketeers" by ppcocaine feat. NextYoungin

Both this song and dance were all over TikTok this summer with all your favorites doing it, but it was actually started by @colo.cag, and here's how to do it yourself.


YALL REALLY POPPIN OFF W/ my dance, hope this helps🥵 dc: me ‼️#boloyouknow

♬ 3 Musketeers (feat. NextYoungin) - NextYoungin & ppcocaine

8. "Attention" by Todrick Hall

So here's one that requires actual dance skills since it's more involved than just some arm movements. Prepare to sweat! In what is actually kind of a rarity, this one was started by Charli D'Amelio, probably because she's actually a trained dancer.

9. "Supalonely" by BENEE

Creator @zoifishh certainly wasn't super lonely in dancing to this catchy song.


not my usual content but this song was too catchy to not make a dance to LMAO🥺🥺 try it and tag me !! #foryou #foryour #foryoupage #foryourpage

♬ Supalonely (feat. Gus Dapperton) - BENEE

10. "Savage" by Megan Thee Stallion

You know Meg would be coming up again! This was created by @keke.janajah, but you can just call her Queen Keke.


NEW DANCE ALERT! 🚨 if u use my dance tag me so i can see🤗 @theestallion #writethelyrics #PlayWithLife #foyou #fyp #foryoupage #newdance #savage

♬ Savage - Megan Thee Stallion

11. "WAP" vs. "Anaconda" by Adam Wright

Dancing to this mashup is extra fun because you get to duet yourself! It was created by @gwenythryan in October.


#duet with @gwenythryan THANK U FOR 13k!!! 🖤 keep dancin & tagging me!

♬ WAP vs Anaconda by adamusic_ - scary spice

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