How TikTok Helps Artists Get No. 1 Hit | Genius News
In the past year, we’ve seen a number of tracks make a major impact on the Genius and Billboard charts, thanks in part to the lip-sync social video app TikTok. YouTube duo iLOVEFRiDAY’s diss track, “Mia Khalifa,” reigned atop the Genius Top Songs chart after becoming a meme on the app, while Ava Max scored her first Top 40 hit with “Sweet But Psycho” due in part to it becoming a TikTok challenge. Meanwhile, Chicago rapper Calboy also made his Billboard Hot 100 debut after his breakout song, “Envy Me,” migrated off Dubsmash and became popular on TikTok as well.
How TikTok Helps Artists