From Karol G’s ‘Ay, Dios Mio!’ to J Balvin’s ‘Agua,' Here Are 5 Latin TikTok Dances You Need to Know

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Javier Neris

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TikTok has become the go-to app for people of all ages during the pandemic.

The video-sharing platform, which is used to create short dance, lip-sync and comedy videos, has become a way to keep busy and entertained during these trying times.

Many Latin artists, such as Karol G, J Balvin, and Camilo, have created accounts to not only stay connected with their fans but also promote their new music. In true TikTok fashion, these songs are then accompanied by a short dance or challenge, igniting many influencers, celebrities, and users to jump on the trend.

Garnering thousands, millions, and even billions of views or post creations, check out five Latin challenges on TikTok you should learn below.

Karol G - “Ay, Dios Mío!”

The Challenge: With over 875K videos created at the time of publication, Karol G’s “Ay, Dios Mío!” is making the rounds on the app to narrate the story of a person who had a good night out with someone and their sexual chemistry. Before the current trend, Karol G initially used her own song to show how she was craving a donut in the middle of her diet.

@.kunnoQuien entendió, entendió. // Inspo: @sheismila ♬ Ay, DiOs Mío! - KAROL G

Mau & Ricky - “Papas”

The Challenge: Less than a week after releasing their new single “Papas,” Mau & Ricky’s latest song already counts with nearly 50K videos on TikTok. Evaluna Montaner (the duo’s sister), Stefanía Roitman (Ricky’s girlfriend), and family friend Paula Macher kicked off the new dance, showing a series of hip-swaying and hand gestures that symbolize the song's chorus.

@mauyrickyTIK TOK ACA VAMOSSSS!!! ##PAPÁS ##papaschallenge ##musica ##baile @evaluna @paumacher @stefroitman♬ Papás - Mau y Ricky

Tainy, J Balvin - “Agua”

The Challenge: At over two million videos, Tainy and J Balvin's "Agua" is a fan favorite on TikTok. The dance is simple, demonstrating an imaginary umbrella and swimming gestures to the family-friendly tune. After Balvin kicked off the challenge, artists such as Lele Pons have joined the fun.

@leleponsLook who I found ##spongebob ##spongebobsquarepants ##jbalvin @dave.xp♬ Agua (Music from "Sponge on the Run" Movie) - Tainy & J Balvin

Rosalia & Travis Scott - “TKN”

The Challenge: With over three million videos created, Rosalia and Travis Scott's "TKN" is another popular sound on TikTok. With a specific choreography, which includes booty popping and some flamenco gestures, people of all ages and around the world, including TikTok star Charli D'Amelio, have done the dance.

@rosalia♬ TKN - ROSALÍA & Travis Scott

Rauw Alejandro & Camilo - “Tattoo (Remix)”

The Challenge: In addition to Rauw Alejandro and Camilo's "Tattoo (Remix)" being a summer anthem in 2020, the challenge has become a hit on TikTok with nearly two million videos at the time of publishing. The challenge is fun, showing a mix of an easy dance as well as people flaunting their hidden tattoos.

@camiloCuántas personas caben en un baño?? Hahahaha @rauwalejandro @evaluna @paumacher @soymorelli @the90thshooter♬ Tattoo - Remix with Camilo - Rauw Alejandro & Camilo


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