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Each week, we’ll update this resource with the top Instagram Reels trends heating up on the feed, what they are, and how you can incorporate them into your strategy.

What’s Trending on Instagram Reels? – June 2022 Roundup

Discover the hottest trends on Instagram Reels this month.

Trend: Take a Nap — June 24, 2022

How To Use It: Do you have a pet or run an animal account? This audio spoof of Lizzo’s “About Damn Time” is for you. 

It’s simple: use the audio with clips of an animal napping or relaxing. 

Audio: Original Audio — captain.the.bully

Trend: Traingazing — June 24, 2022

How To Use It: This trending song is full of chill summer vibes. 

It can be used to stitch various photos together, for a “get ready with me”, a vlog, or a tutorial:

Audio: Traingazing — @samwillsmusic 

Trend: I Did Not Expect My Last Video… — June 14, 2022

How To Use It: Looking to get 100K views on your Reel? This cheeky audio may get you there🤞

Film behind the scenes clips, highlight your range of products, or simply showcase some b-roll.

Audio: I did not expect my last video… – @hambsandwhich

Trend: Little Freak — June 13, 2022

How To Use It: How many Harry Style’s songs can be trending on Reels at once?

The limit does not exist. 

Compile clips of your latest vacation, your morning routine, or your hobby and show off your highlight reel.

Audio: Little Freak – Harry Styles

Trend: She IS The Moment — June 14, 2022

How To Use It: Use this trending track audio to highlight three different things. 

Think: Must-visit travel spots, makeup, skin-care products, or vegan recipes. 

Audio: Original Audio – Calistatee

Trend: Running Up That Hill — June 8, 2022

How To Use It: Thanks to Stranger Things season four (no spoilers here, don’t worry), this 80s Kate Bush song is picking up steam.

The nostalgic track is great for behind the scenes clips, product highlights, an OOTD, or whatever you fancy — it all works!

Audio: Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) – katebushmusic

Trend: Life is Good — June 8, 2022

How To Use It: Show your followers what you’ve been up to by giving them a peek into your camera roll.

Take a screenshot of your “Recents” album in your camera roll, zoom in, and upload at least 20 photos each set to to 0.1 seconds.

Click on the Reel below and select “Use Template” to easily jump on the trend.

Audio: Original Audio – jenniferhanshaw

Trend: At First, I Was Like… — June 3, 2022

How To Use It: This trend is all about facing your fears. Use this audio from the TV series Friends name an experience that terrified you at first, but worked out in the end.

Audio: Original Audio – briannaraefitness

Trend: Dancing In The Moonlight — June 3, 2022

How to Use It: Musician Darcy Stokes’ dreamy cover of Toploader’s “Dancing in the Moonlight” is pure magic.

Sync a couple of video clips to this audio and make your life look like a movie or use as a backing track to show you a behind the scenes of you making your product.

Audio: Original Audio – laurencim

Trend: Roses — June 3, 2022

How to Use It: This slowed-down version of The Chainsmokers’ hit song, “Roses” is the perfect backdrop for your best memories.

The audio is popular among travel bloggers, but versatile enough to use for photo dumps, product features, and more.

Audio: Original Audio – allisonkelleyy

Trend: Talented, Brilliant, Incredible — May 27, 2022

How To Use It: This soundbite from an interview with Lady Gaga and the Hollywood reporter has been a popular meme for years — and now it’s made its way to Reels trending sounds. 

It’s the perfect audio for showing off your skills, your products, or your business.

Audio: Lady Gaga x The Hollywood Reporter Interview

What are the Trending Reels on Instagram? — May 2022 Roundup

Discover the hottest trends on Instagram Reels this month.

Trend: Lizzo X Black Eyed Peas Mashup — May 27, 2022

How To Use It: Lizzo’s “About Damn Time” is mixed with The Black Eyed Peas’ “Let’s Get It Started” in this trending mashup.

Use the song for tutorials, a day in the life vlog, or to launch your latest campaign.

Audio: Original Audio — @altego_music

Trend: Baby Girl — May 20, 2022

How To Use It: Use this track for photo and video montages, throwbacks, recipes, or product highlights.

It’s the perfect trend to try out the new “Use Template” feature.

Audio: BABY GIRL – @discolines

Trend: To Be Real Remix — May 20, 2022

How To Use It: This classic Got To Be Real remix is a bop.

Bring out your best dance moves or use it as a background track for products, recipes, or behind the scenes transformations.

Audio: To Be Real – Austin Millz

Trend: Dear Diary — May 13, 2022

How To Use It: This trend is all about living your best life. Compile clips of your latest vacation, your morning routine, or your hobby and show off your highlight reel.

Audio: Original Audio – nikkiclark

Trend: As It Was – May 6th, 202I’m Just Getting Started — May 13, 2022

How To Use It: Embrace your inner JLO and use this original audio to showcase your proudest achievements, from a completed home renovation to a business milestone.

Audio: Original Audio – jlo

Trend: As It Was – May 6th, 2022

How To Use It: Miley Cyrus’s 2017 pop hit is making a comeback on Reels.

Use the track to show a tutorial, a day in the life, or whatever your heart fancies.

Audio: Malibu — Miley Cyrus

What are the Trending Reels on Instagram? — April 2022 Roundup

Discover the hottest trends on Instagram Reels this month.

Trend: As It Was – April 29, 2022

How To Use It: Harry Styles’ latest hit is making waves on both Reels and TikTok.

For this trend, you can either share random clips to the beat or you can be nostalgic and share older clips set to the lyrics “as it was” on loop.

Audio: As It Was – Harry Styles

Trend: Heaven Is a Place on Earth – April 27, 2022

How To Use It: The Mayries’ cover of this iconic hit is all about showing off something beautiful. It’s slowly picking up steam on Reels so you’re going to want to jump on this ASAP!

Audio: Heaven Is a Place on Earth — The Mayries

Trend: Butterflies – April 27, 2022

How To Use It: This ~ vibey ~ remix has been taking over our timelines — typically accompanying a montage of video clips.

Audio: I SHOULD BE OVER ALL THE BUTTERFLIES !!! — @discolines (Still Into You — Paramore)

Trend: The Real Slim Shady – April 20, 2022

Trend Recap: Talk about a sound from the archives! Whether you’re showcasing some behind-the-scenes content, a weekend trip, or a tutorial, this is the audio for you.

Audio: Nirajvaishnav_— ™️ (Eminem — The Real Slim Shady)

Trend: Always Be My Baby – April 20, 2022

Trend Recap: Mariah Carey’s smash hit, Always Be My Baby is coming back from the vault with a smooth remix. Use this certified bop to show admiration for someone near and dear, a brand, or your go-to product of the month!

Audio: Austin Millz – Always Be (Mariah Carey — Always Be My Baby)

Trend: Biggest Achievement – April 14, 2022

How To Use It: Using Zoe Saldana’s words as a voiceover, this trend is all about showing some love to yourself, your business, and acknowledging how far you’ve come. Remember to use the text tool so viewers can read her words while they watch.

Audio: Intro feat. Zoe Saldana — Rene

Trend: Pyramid – April 14, 2022

How To Use It: If you’re looking to use a cool track to stitch your video clips to, this is it.

The electronic beats of ALYSS’ Pyramid are a great backdrop to a day in your life, a how-to, or even a round-up of your favourite outfits/brunch spots/fonts. The vibes are immaculate.

Audio: Pyramid — alyss_hz

Trend: First Class – April 14, 2022

How To Use It: Jack Harlow’s newest single, “First Class” is heating up on the feed. There’s no specific trend per se, so you can use it for a range of Reels ideas: a mini vlog, behind-the-scenes, a tutorial…the options are limitless.

Audio: First Class — Jack Harlow

Trend: I Love You (Baby) – April 8, 2022

How To Use It: Set to the soundtrack of Frankie Valley and the Four Season’s hit track, I Love You Baby, this trend is all about showcasing pictures of something you love.

Audio: Original Audio (featuring Frankie Valley and the Four Seasons)

What are the Trending Reels on Instagram? — March 2022 Roundup

Discover the hottest trends on Instagram Reels this month.

Trend: Hard Times – March 31, 2022

How To Use It: With Paramore’s Hard Times playing in the background, this is trend is all about those upbeat spring vibes. It goes perfectly with Reels that spotlight your products or offer a glimpse behind-the-scenes.

Audio: Hard Times — Paramore

Trend: Moody Background Track – March 31, 2022

How To Use It: This instrumental track is picking up steam. It’s the perfect moody background track for photo and video montages, throwbacks, recipes, or product highlights.

Audio: Beside You — @ericgodflow

Trend: To The Beat – March 31, 2022

How To Use It: Whether it’s a recipe or a collection of clips from a recent shoot, this track lets you spotlight your content to a catchy beat.

Audio: Original Audio – @diutoajoku

Trend: Just A Cloud Away – March 25, 2022

How To Use It: Spring has officially sprung to the tune of Pharrell’s Despicable Me 2 smash-hit. 

The track is perfect to accompany a morning routine, a quick tutorial, or a weekend montage.

Audio:Just A Cloud Away — Pharrell

Trend: And Everybody’s Watching Her – March 25, 2022

How To Use It: This audio has been circulating TikTok for a while now and it finally made its way to the Reels arena. Use it to get playfully honest about what you’re really looking at!

Audio: Original Audio — @chiaraking (Calvin Harris – This Is What You Came For ft. Rihanna)

Trend: My Humps – March 17, 2022

How To Use It: Use this sound to show off a ‘how to style video’ find a way to make your advice entertaining and educational at the same time!

Audio: My Humps Showmusik Dance Mix

Trend: I Do Not Have Time For This – March 16, 2022

How to Use It: Using a clip from Netflix’s Inventing Anna, use this audio to make a joke, call yourself out, or share something that people in your niche can relate to. 

Audio: Original Audio — @Netflix

Trend: “Yes.” – March 16, 2022

How To Use It: Jay-Z’s emphatic “Yes” from Beyoncé’s hit song “Crazy in Love” makes an appearance in this trend. Use it to answer a question or finish a sentence.

Audio:  “Yes” by jayz — @justme.rod

Trend: “Guilty” – March 11, 2022

How To Use It: Grab a blank piece of white paper and use the Aa tool to share how you are guilty of helping people. The trick is to make sure you have a dead pan face while adding humour within the text.

Audio: Original Audio – jul.chens.welt

Trend: Hidden Talent – March 9, 2022

How To Use It: This trend is all about showing the before and after of something. Think before and afters, show case your businesses creative process, photo edits, art projects, a recipe, home renovations, you get the idea. The magic is all in the transition. This audio is slowly growing in popularity, so now is a great time to jump in!

Audio: Original Audio – courtneymichelle

Trend: Right Down The Line – March 2nd, 2022

How To Use It: This chilled guitar track landed a spot on the hit television series and now it’s been taking over our timelines typically accompanying an atmospheric montage of video clips.

Audio:Right Down the Line by Gerry Rafferty

Trend: So I’m Addicted To This – March 2, 2022

How To Use It: Use this trend to call out something (or someone) you simply can’t live without. From adorable puppies to spring wardrobes, and gorgeous home craft creations.

Audio: Reneeroaming – So I’m Addicted To This…

Trend: Trend: Summer on My Mind – March 3rd, 2022

How To Use It: The summer vibes are out to play with this trend. 

This is a great soft background track for photo and video montages, throwbacks, recipes, or product highlights. Swing is in the air!

Audio:  I Got Summer on My Mind – Elli Eli (feat. Raritto San)

What’s Trending on Instagram Reels? – February 2022 Roundup

Discover the hottest trends on Instagram Reels this month.

Trend: Why You Gotta Be So Extra! – February 28, 2022

How To Use It: Show a transition from normal to extra! This could be an empowerment/motivation transition done on yourself or it could be to show case a product or transformation you’re working on within your business.

Audio: Original Audio by @qveenherby

Trend: Younger Me – February 23, 2022

How To Use It: With Phoebe Bridgers’ “Motion Sickness” playing, this trend is all about self-reflecting. 

Using the text tool, write what different versions of yourself would be proud of (or surprised by). You can start at any age – whether it’s 10, 15, or 20.

Audio: Motion Sickness by Phoebe Bridgers

Trend: Yeah – February 22, 2022

How To Use It: Start with “so you’re saying…” and then provide and the solution your ideal client is looking for, you would also use to demonstra products and the benefits.

Audio: Original Audio by @marcherobinson

Trend: Core Memory – February 22, 2022

How To Use It: This trend is fairly straightforward: share a clip and include text that says “Core Memory,” with cute audio playing in the background. It’s become particularly popular with animal lovers:

Audio:Original Audio by @paigepbryant

Trend: Little Things – February 21, 2022

How To Use It: This instrumental song is light, upbeat, and reminds us of summer. 

It goes perfectly with Reels that spotlight your products or offer a glimpse behind-the-scenes.

Audio: Little Things by Adrian Berenguer

Trend: Blinking – February 12, 2022

How To Use It:  To respond to a comment or scenario that is so unbelievable that they don’t even have words for it. Talk about a myth within your industry that’s so crazy, it leaves you speechless. Or, talk about an experience you had while running your business that had you not knowing how to respond.

Audio: Original Audio by @epitomeofclassy

And there you have it – the latest Instagram Reels trends we’ve spotted on the feed.

Feeling inspired? This guide has the top performing hashtags in 2022 you need to know – from lists of hashtags to tips on how many to include in your content.  

FYI: You can plan and schedule all of your Instagram content every month with Easy Peasy! Every month we provide you with brand new content, templates and tools for your online business.

2 Comments

  1. Danny Clarke on March 2, 2022 at 11:39 pm

    This is awesome!

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