Maymay, Edward, Maine Mendoza among 2018's most popular celebrities on TikTok

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 17 2018 01:04 PM

MANILA -- Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber joined Maine Mendoza in the list of this year's most popular celebrities on social media app TikTok.

TikTok on Monday revealed the celebrities, creators, challenges and soundtracks that made 2018 a very exciting year.

Artists from different parts of the world were named most popular on TikTok, including Korean groups Blackpink and Winner, Japanese singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee.

American social media personality Baby Ariel topped the list with around 30 million followers on TikTok.

In the Philippines, dancer Ranz Kyle, Andrea Brillantes and AC Bonifacio gained followers with their impressive dance skills.

Entrata and Barber, along with Mendoza, Maris Racal and Sharlene San Pedro, also made the list of most popular celebrities.

Some of the most popular creators in the Philippines include Shyr Jane Balagtas, Joshua Tuzon, and Vishnu Isles who have mastered the art of TikTok and captured slices of their lives on the platform.

In the Philippines, the most trending OPM tunes on TikTok are “Nadarang” by Shanti Dope as well as Moira dela Torre’s “Titibo-Tibo” and “Tagpuan.”

Data also showed users in the Philippines and Thailand get busy with TikTok from 8 p.m. onwards on Saturdays, while in India, creators become busy with their videos from 11 p.m. until 1 a.m.

TikTok challenges also became a hit this year, with people from different countries joining in the fun.

Among the most popular challenges in the Philippines are #lenschallenge, which is all about changing one's eye color, as well as the #makeupchange that featured a creator's makeup and video editing skills.

Here is the full list of the most popular celebrities, creators, challenges and soundtracks in TikTok in the Philippines:

Most Popular Celebrities

Ranz Kyle
Andrea Brillantes
AC Bonifacio
Baninay Bautista
Maymay Entrata
Edward Barber
Maine Mendoza
Maris Racal
Lloyd Cadena
Sharlene San Pedro

Most Popular Creators

Shyr Jane Balagtas
Joshua Tuzon
Vishnu Isles
Carlyn Ocampo
Jiro Morato
Issey Miyake Parto
RC Coronel
Gyl Camelo
Franz Caparas Miaco
Cassandra Elise Barrameda

Most Popular Challenges

#LensChallenge
#WaterMirror
#MakeupChange
#ChillingChallenge
#GandangGanda
#OkeyDokey
#ColorfulHair
#JustASmile
#PumpLikeThat
#RaindropChallenge

Most Popular Soundtracks

Pump by Valentino Khan
Count on Me by Connie Talbot
Nadarang by Shanti Dope
뚜두뚜두 (DDU-DU DDU-DU) by BLACKPINK
Titibo-Tibo by Moira dela Torre
Havana (feat. Young Thug) by Camila Cabello
Tagpuan by Moira dela Torre
Wicked Wonderland by Martin Tungevaag
Buwan by Juan Karlos
Pretty Girl by Maggie Lindemann