TikTok’s Top 10 Music Artists That Defined 2023

From K-pop royalty to Latin icons, these artist ruled the popular social media platform.

As we bid farewell to another year, TikTok is giving us a peek into the global music scene that captivated users around the world.

Much like the annual Spotify Wrapped tradition, TikTok has revealed its list of the 10 most popular global artists of 2023, showcasing the platform’s knack for turning internet sensations into music industry powerhouses.

Kim Loaiza

At the zenith of TikTok’s most-viewed artists is the Mexican sensation Kimberly Loaiza, proving that TikTok can launch internet personalities into the stratosphere of the music industry.

Selena Gomez

Pop icon Selena Gomez claims the second spot, demonstrating her enduring appeal and the ability to connect with audiences across generations.


The K-pop phenomenon BLACKPINK continues to dominate global charts and trends, securing the third position on TikTok’s list and cementing their status as reigning queens.


Unsurprisingly, the global sensation BTS claims the fourth spot, reaffirming their position as one of the most influential musical acts of our time. ARMYs, rejoice!


Colombian singer FEID’s presence in the Top 10 reflects TikTok’s ability to showcase talent from the vibrant Latin music scene, adding diversity to the mix.


Another K-pop success story, Enhypen, a South Korean boy band formed through a survival competition show, secures a spot, captivating audiences with their talent and charisma.

Karol G

Colombian singer-songwriter Karol G, known for her influence in reggaeton and Latin trap, takes her place among the top TikTok artists, garnering accolades and nominations.


An emerging K-pop group akin to BLACKPINK, Le Sserafim, a South Korean girl group, adds to the K-pop dominance on TikTok, showcasing the platform’s commitment to global musical diversity.


Another South Korean girl group, NewJeans, makes waves with their girl-next-door image and nostalgic pop and R&B tunes, blending influences from the 1990s and 2000s.


Despite real-life drama, the iconic Colombian singer Shakira closes the list, earning her title as the “Queen of Latin Music” and proving that her musical versatility continues to captivate audiences.

With K-pop taking center stage and a diverse array of artists from different corners of the globe, TikTok’s list reflects the platform’s influence in shaping musical trends and catapulting artists to international fame.

As we head into the new year, one can only wonder who will dominate TikTok’s charts in 2024.