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06 December 2022

Kate Bush Makes TikTok’s Top 10 Songs In UK This Year

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Kate Bush features among the Top 10 most popular songs on TikTok in the UK this year. Running Up That Hill made the list after its incredible post-Stranger Things success.

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Sunroof by singer Nicky Youre and producer Dazy, which charted in the UK Top 40 and propelled Youre to global prominence, was the No 1 most popular song in the UK on the video sharing platform. Yung Lean‘s Ginseng Strip 2002 was in second place while Luclover’s L$d reached No 3. Broadcaster and documentarian Louis Theroux was an unlikely name at No 8 after his rap track Jiggle Jiggle with Duke & Jones wasa a hit.

Top 10 most popular songs in the UK on TikTok (2022):

1. Sunroof – Nicky Youre & dazy
2. Ginseng Strip 2002 – Yung Lean
3. L$d – Luclover
4. Own Brand Freestyle – FelixThe1st & Dréya Mac
5. Reggae & Calypso – Russ Millions & Buni & YV
6. Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God) – Kate Bush
7. We Don’t Talk About Bruno – Carolina Gaitán – La Gaita & Mauro Castillo & Adassa & Rhenzy Feliz & Diane Guerrero & Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto – Cast
8. Jiggle Jiggle – Duke & Jones & Louis Theroux
9. Captain (Whistle) – Nutcase 22
10. About Damn Time – Lizzo

David Mogendorff, Head of UK Music Operations, said: “The music that thrived on TikTok in the UK this year has been as unpredictable and diverse as ever. Just look at Louis Theroux, Kate Bush and even Encanto‘s ‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ in the top tracks, who all became the centre of massive trends on TikTok.

“It’s also been a standout year for emerging talent. From Nicky Youre and Stepz, to Venbee, Cat Burns, FLO, Dréya Mac and so many more – a new generation of wonderful artists are building brilliant, long-term music careers with a huge amount of support and love from our TikTok community.

“It was especially amazing to see Sam Ryder, as an artist we’ve worked closely with for two years and who has appeared regularly on our Year on TikTok lists, become the UK’s Eurovision hero enthralling fans around the world at the Eurovision Grand Final – our biggest LIVE moment on TikTok with a UK artist this year, alongside incredible shows from Sam Smith, Lewis Capaldi and more.

“A huge thanks to all the artists, managers, labels and fans who have been part of our journey in 2022, and to our creator community who never cease to amaze us. Bring on 2023!”

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