The 2022 top trends and creators on TikTok


The short-form video platform TikTok looks back at the past 12 months to reveal the year in 2022 TikTok’s top trends, creators, and positive moments that have most impacted the country as well as the rest of the world.

Top TikTok stars and creators unite to celebrate the year full of joy and the best of TikTok 2022.

Top TikTok stars and creators unite to celebrate the year full of joy and the best of TikTok 2022.

Creator Niana Guerrero won the Global TikTok Originator Award.

Creator Niana Guerrero won the Global TikTok Originator Award.

TikTok also highlights your favorite #ForYou that gave joy and fun to the community in 2022.

In 2022, food has emerged as the number one category in the country. Filipinos have honored the local cuisine with recipes, cooking tricks, and creative takes on classic dishes. From videos of experimenting with wrapping different types of food in lumpia wrappers to audio commentaries of humorous recipes, Filipinos have undoubtedly reignited their passion for food this year and challenged themselves to recreate dishes made by their favorite food makers.

TikTok is also where Filipinos experience the joy of learning some new tips to make life easier, having culinary adventures, turning the pages of favorite books, singing and dancing to the most popular music, and so much more.

Below are the Pinoy TikTok creators who made 2022 the year that really is #ForYou. See how they stack up with other creators around the world who have made their mark on the platform this year!

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ForYou Faves: Trending Videos of 2022

herony – John Heron Sandoval thanked his followers with contents that show his flair for creative turns.

@genboy3 – security guards can keep up with dance trends too

nianaguerrero Sister duo Niana and Natalia wowed fans with their dancing skills.

adbeatofficial – A couple of Beatboxing showcasing their skills through a Zoom show.

@iam.joshuagarcia – Famous actor Joshua Garcia spearheaded the “But You Know I’m Staying” direction.

Around the world please:

ox_zung – The stitching expert shared tricks that made everyone gasp

Rosalia – Rosalia showed how to kill.

lav_sings – Impressed with her singing skills #DesiTok.

robertirwin – Conservationist Robert Irwin rescues a baby blue-tongued lizard in outback Australia.

thammachad – Popular Thai creator Thammachad has been awarded in all their glory!

TikTok taught me: TikTok-powered tutorials and hacks

abigailfmarquez – Make favorite Pinoy snacks like mango and peach pie at home.

@connhcruz – Impress your loved ones with a feast during the holidays.

kimpeeee – Follow a quick and easy tutorial on the latest dance trends.

craevingsbykumarae – Elevate classic Filipino sweets with simple ingredients!

@alexisvines2006 – channel your inner chef with food hacking.

Playlist (global): Popular songs that hit a soundtrack for 2022

“The Ginseng Bar 2002” – Young Lin

“Sunroof” – Nicky Youre & Dazy

“Wait a minute” – Willow

“Beat Automotivo Tan Tan Tan Viral” – WZ win

“Cool for the Summer” – Demi Lovato

“Jiggle Jiggle” – Duke & Jones & Louis Theroux

“Me Porto Bonito” – Bad Bunny & Chencho Corleone

“About Damn Time” – Lizzo

“L$d” – Locklover

“Una Noche En Medellín” – Cris Mj

Breakthrough Stars (Philippines): mngnzls, @christianmae22, _itsstefano_, @incorrectlyroce, and @iam.joshuagarcia.

The Hitmakers: Most Viewed Artists on TikTok

@mngnzls Showcasing her singing skills with a cover of a popular Latin song.

adbeatoa fficial – Show off their amazing beatboxing skills.

@marriescabral21 – I just found out she sounds like Justin Bieber when she sings favorite girl.

monicaxbianca – Made a beautiful cover song for Molly by Ace Banzuelo.

kuyamagik – Produced mix of Spin Back x Cardboard Box (Happi).

Eat on Repeat: #FoodTok and other favorite foodie trends

hazelcheffy – Made Pinoys laugh with her hilarious voiceovers while cooking.

connhcruz – Taking different recipes with ASMR.

franziee_v – Make entertaining recipes with creative audio cuts to match.

abigailfmarquez – Demonstrate a delightful take on making the ultimate leach pie.

jujumaoo – It was mouth watering with satisfying recipe videos using quick cuts and ASMR.