The Hitmaker: TikTok Crowns Lizzo As The No. 1 Most-Viewed Artist Of 2022 In The U.S.
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The Hitmaker: TikTok Crowns Lizzo As The No. 1 Most-Viewed Artist Of 2022 In The U.S.

The year 2022 is coming to a close, which means that the end-of-year lists are piling in.

As for Lizzo, she didn’t only take over the Billboard charts.

According to its newsroom, the pop star took the top spot on TikTok’s list of The Hitmakers: Most-Viewed Artist in the U.S. for 2022. 

The choreography for her hit “About Damn Time” is what pushed her to the top of the platform’s ranking.

Back in July, the record hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 — marking it as her second song to do so — which she celebrated via her TikTok account.

@lizzoWE GOT A NUMBER 1 SONG YALL♬ 2 Be Loved (Am I Ready) – Lizzo

In addition to being TikTok’s top artist, “About Damn Time” stood as its No. 4 top-trending song and came in at No. 7 on “TikTok Top Trending Videos 2022, U.S.” 

Lizzo has 26 million followers on TikTok, as of this writing.

“We’re honored to celebrate our global community who shaped this year’s trends, shared new ideas, learned from one another, and turned their passions into careers and livelihoods throughout 2022. It’s been truly inspiring to see over a billion people around the world show their creativity and come together to experience joy and find a sense of belonging on TikTok,” Vanessa Pappas, TikTok’s chief operating officer, shared in a statement.

Lizzo has had quite an eventful year.

As previously reported by AfroTech, one of her highlights was joining Logitech for the second annual Song Breaker Awards, which was described as the “first music awards show in the metaverse.”

“I’m excited to be making my metaverse debut with Logitech and to be performing ‘Special,’ which is a song that means so much to me,” Lizzo shared in a statement at the time. “As a musician and creator, I love that Logitech Song Breaker Awards show recognizes the unique talent of all creators, and how each of them are making an impact on pop culture and music.”