As more and more services continue to release years-in-review, the social network of 2020, TikTok, has released it own version specifically for Canada.
Today, with the year coming to an end – the platform actually released its 2020 list of most beloved creators, videos and even shared the songs that were used the most to make them!
Here’s the top TikTok videos in Canada for the entire year, straight from the social network’s mouth to IIC:
1) Vibe Check: TikTok videos Canadians loved in 2020
2020 saw an astounding number of videos go viral, entertaining millions and forever changing the lives of the creators who made them. As the year comes to a close, TikTok is celebrating the trends, creators, songs and cultural moments that have had everyone talking over the past 365 days.
• @davidbeck05 – Who know water balloons could be so satisfying
• @Megmartel – Four generations in one TikTok
• @big.bidou – This cleaning hack broke the internet
• @dobyandblue – Corgis: So short. So adorable.
• @hermes_and_madi – Good morning from this chihuahua
2) Breakout Stars: The rising Canadian stars of 2020
Creators are the heart of TikTok, making the platform unlike any other through their creativity, commitment, and constant drive to make content that inspires so many. TikTok has become a launch pad for many creators to build their livelihoods by creating content authentic to themselves and driven by their passions. 2020 has been a tumultuous year, but for some TikTok creators, it was their time to shine.
3) Learn Something: Most impactful Canadian creators
2020 was full of major cultural shifts both on and off of TikTok and we are so proud of the work our community has done to raise each other up. This year, Canadian creators used TikTok as a platform to educate, spread awareness for social causes, advocate for marginalized and underrepresented communities and to celebrate the many cultures that make the TikTok community so special. We can all use a little joy in our lives, so check out how these creators are using their platform to be a force for good. You might learn something!
• @tiamiscihk – Indigenous education
• @kissyduerre – Need to know: transgender education
• @daveanddheana – Self-defense moves
• @marklharrison – Earth is truly round
• @nilered – Science rules!
• @marcolivier_slam – Black or white? Aren’t we all human?
4) Great Outdoors: Showcasing Canada’s natural beauty
While many Canadians have spent the better part of 2020 at home, we can still travel our beautiful country from the comfort of our homes with TikTok. From majestic waterfalls on a sunny day to freshly falling snow on mountain tops, these Canadian creators are reminding us about the beauty of our home and native land.
5) Health and Wellness:
2020 had us all practicing a little more self-care than we may have expected. These TikTok content creators inspired us to think beyond bubbles baths to practice good habits, move our bodies and nurture our minds.
• @evolveandbloom – Mental health awareness
• @Aliciamccarvell – Workout inspo (language warning on sound)
• @Ta.dil – Masking for a friend!
• @Natalieallport – High performance habits
• @Angiebarrr – Stay hydrated
6) Home and DIY: Canadians getting creative at home and in the studio
From the kitchen to an artist’s studio, Canadians were forced to get creative from the comfort of their homes in 2020 and WOW, did they deliver. Whether breaking the internet with a new favourite breakfast or turning a blank canvas into a thumbstopping piece of art, these Canadian content creators inspired us to try something new.
• @sydneymelhoff – Pancake cereal
• @everything_delish – Cookies & cream latter
• @callenschaub – Spin art!
• @creating_anything – Homemade engagement ring
• @annaquartzartist – Level up cheese boards
7) Glow Up: Top style and beauty trends
The world is your runway and TikTok is your wardrobe designer! TikTok has quickly become a go-to resource for all our fashion and beauty needs. With countless beauty and makeup hacks, fashion gurus and those who are on their way to be, there’s no shortage of opportunities to learn how to glow up.
8) The Playlist: Top songs
It’s been a strange and savage year for music, and the TikTok community came through in shaping the soundtrack to our lives. This 10 song playlist — featuring hits from established hitmakers, rising stars, and previously-unknown artists — is just a glimpse into some of 2020’s most defining hits that helped people from coast to coast find (or reconnect with!) their inner superstar as they danced their way through the year.
• “Savage Love” (Laxed – Siren Beat) – Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo
• “Savage” Remix – Megan Thee Stallion (language warning on song sound)
• “OUT WEST” (feat. Young Thug) – Travis Scott
• “WAP” (feat. Megan Thee Stallion) – Cardi B (language warning on song sound)
• “Say So” – Doja Cat
• “Tap In” – Saweetie
• “The Box” – Roddy Ricch
• “Rags2Riches” (feat. ATR Son Son) – Rod Wave
• “Supalonely” (feat. Gus Dapperton) – BENEE
• “What You Know Bout Love” – Pop Smoke