Lately, Tik Tok stars have been taking over the media world. Even though Tik Tok is a huge platform, creators can find it limiting in regard to building a career; so, it’s not surprising that Tik Tok stars have tried to expand their horizons by dabbling in other industries besides social media.
Dixie D’Amelio rose to fame after her sister, Charli, got famous for her dance videos. The D’Amelio sisters have similar features and at first, people assumed they were twins, but fans were quick to find out that besides genetic similarities the sisters are distinguishably different. While Charli is more passionate about her dancing career, Dixie debuted her own song, ‘Be Happy’ in July of 2020, surprising the world with her musical talent. Ever since that debut, besides releasing other tracks, she has collaborated with Liam Payne, Wiz Khalifa, and more. In terms of her music career, she mentioned to V Magazine, “My ultimate goal with music going forward is to definitely share my struggles with mental health, how I deal with it, how I move past it, and how I work with it every day.”
Throughout Addison Rae’s Tik Tok career she has become the second most followed person and the highest-earning creator according to Forbes. Besides Tik Tok, Addison has started acting as she will be in the spin-off of She’s All That. On March 19th, she debuted her first single, ‘Obsessed’, and she commented to Vogue, “ I can love myself as much as you love me, and that’s important. There are days where I struggle, and it’s definitely a work in progress to accept who I am and give myself the love I deserve” as she explained the meaning of the song. Addison was lucky enough to have her first singing performance ever on the Jimmy Fallon Show recently. So, fans and supporters are excited to see where Addison will go with her music career.
Nessa Barrett is another current singer that originated from Tik Tok. She became known on the social media app for her viral videos. After having to quit sports because of a concussion, Nessa told Zach Bang, she had to “find a new hobby” and that’s how her social media career began. At the end of July in 2020, Nessa came out with her first song ‘Pain’. After the release, she managed to acquire a record deal with Warner records. In the last couple of months, she has released more music: ‘if u love me’, a cover of ‘Santa baby’ and ‘la di die’. Nessa referred to her style of music as “dark pop. She also stated that she has recorded eight songs and one of them is ready for her next release.
For fans and supporters, this has been an exciting time to see some of their favorites branch themselves out. So, the music industry has plenty of exciting newcomers on the way to dominate the charts!