With just a few weeks left before 2022 comes to a close, TikTok Philippines shared the most viewed video and top creators from the platform for the year.
The awards were given at TikTok's Creator Night on Dec. 18, which was attended by the biggest internet personalities like Ayn Bernos, Sassa Gurl, Niana Guerrero, Alodia Gosiengfiao, and more.
The most viewed video of the year goes to Mona Gonzales' video where she sang a soothing short cover of Suave by El Afa. The TikTok has a whopping 276.9 million views on the app with 41.4 million likes and over 211,000 shares.
It’s time to wake up the neighbors 🙂♬ original sound - MONA
Four TikTokers were also recognized as breakthrough creators of the year, including Joshua Garcia for his TikToks that got the likes of Bella Poarch and Nicki Minaj looking twice, Christian Mae for her dancing teacher video, It's Stefano for their Jollibee binge-fest, and Roce Ordoñez for her relatable skits on relationships.
Niana Guerrero was also awarded for being a Global TikTok Originator, creating videos that go viral even outside the Philippines. Her dance cover of the viral Wednesday scene garnered over 137.3 million views.
i am OBSESSED with that dance scene!! jenna really killed it as wednesday fr 😭😭🖤♬ original sound - heyy
Franz Miaco and Janio were named Creators of the Night during the Dec. 18 gathering.
TikTok recently shared their recap of 2022, with songs like Sunroof, Wait A Minute, Jiggle Jiggle, and About Damn Time as the most used sounds of the year.
Here are other videos and creators that made their mark this year.
ForYou Faves: Popular videos of 2022
- @herony - John Heron Sandoval thanked his followers with contents showcasing his flair for creative transitions.
- @genboy3 - Security guards can keep up with the dancing trends too!
- @nianaguerrero - Sibling duo Niana and Natalia wowed us with their dancing skills.
- @adbeatofficial - Beatboxing couple showcased their skills with their rendition of Zoom.
- @iam.joshuagarcia - The famous actor led the "But You Know I Stay" trend.
TikTok Taught Me/Learn on TikTok: Lessons and life hacks
- @abigailfmarquez - Whip up Pinoy-favorite snacks like peach mango 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 - Level up your classic Filipino desserts with simple ingredients!
- @alexisvines2006 - Channel your inner master chef with food hacks.
The Playlist: Popular songs that soundtracked 2022
- @eyavanana - Lipsynced to Andrew Ford Medina by Andrew E.
- @madashnn - Danced and lipsynced to Paro Paro G by DJ Sandy
- @ser.geybin - Performed a dance parody of Diwata by Sam Concepcion
- @nianaguerrero - Danced to Willow Smith's Wait a Minute
Only on TikTok: Trends powered by creative effects, sounds and other TikTok features
- @mngnzls - Made a duet with music producer who made a remix of her original sound.
- @bini_sheena - Used zoom effects to do the Zoom dance challenge.
- @blythe - Entertained us with funny skits using popular sounds.
- @ser.geybin - Humored us with a funny parody of popular dance trends.
The Hitmakers: Most viewed artists
- @mngnzls - Showed off her singing skills with a cover of a popular Latin song.
- @adbeatoa fficial - Showcased their awesome beatboxing skills.
- @marriescabral21 - Discovered she sounded like Justin Bieber when singing Favorite Girl.
- @monicaxbianca - Made a beautiful cover song of Muli by Ace Banzuelo.
- @kuyamagik - Produced a mashup remix of Spin Back x Cardboard Box (Happi).
Eats on Repeat: #FoodTok and other foodie trends
- @hazelcheffy - Made us laugh with her funny voiceovers while cooking.
- @connhcruz - Took a different take on recipes with ASMR.
- @franziee_v - Made entertaining recipes with creative audio match cuts.
- @abigailfmarquez - Made us all hungry with a delightful take on creating the ultimate leche flan.
- @jujumaoo - Had our mouths watering with satisfying recipe videos using fast cuts and ASMR.