Tiktok recaps 2021 with a review of popular trends, break-out stars and most viral videos in Kenya
TikTok, the leading destination for short-form mobile video, has unveiled a review of the year 2021, recognizing talent and looking back at creativity, trends, creators, movements, and moments that made 2021 a momentous year.
The year on TikTok 2021, placed under different categories, ranged from breakthrough stars of 2021 to popular songs that kept Kenyans on their feet and fully entertained.
According to the report, the top 10 songs that were loved most on the platform included: Naanzaje by Diamond Platnumz, Running To You by Chike and Simi, Sukari by Zuchu, Nimekuzoe by Nandy, Touch It by Kidi, Baikoko by Mbosso, Jennifer by Guchi, Ni Wwe by Killy and Harmonize, Fall by Mbosso and Dangerous by Jah Prayzah.
The most popular and trending videos that transcend cultures and borders to reach For You feeds everywhere, across categories including comedy, nostalgia, animals, and family videos were by content creators Azziad Nasenya, Vick Brandon, Comedy Cartel, The Roaming Chef and Mr. Mbilimbili.
"As the beating heart of TikTok, creators make our community what it is today by entertaining and connecting with the community at large. TikTok creators who hit new heights this year as breakthrough stars were listed from Azziad, Vick Brandon, Just totally random and Candy and the King," TikTok says in the report
To celebrate the year on TikTok, the platform also launched #AskOnTikTok; a new Q&A feature inviting you to look back on your most memorable moments in 2021.
In a press statement, the TikTok Content Operations Manager in Africa, Bonisa Sidwaba, noted that he has seen Kenyan popular trends spread across the platform
“It’s been incredible to see how Kenyans continued to grow and support one another this year on the platform," he said
"We’ve seen popular trends spread across For You feeds. We’re humbled to see how much joy our community has brought us this year, and we’re excited to experience more incredible moments as we continue this journey together,”