What is this ‘I am woman’ trend on TikTok and is it a real song?

I am literally obsessed

There’s a new TikTok trend doing the rounds right now and to be completely honest, I’m OBSESSED. This ‘I am woman’ TikTok song has everything about it absolutely on point – the soulful vocals, women gassing themselves up, and the sheer volume of self-love.

So, let’s break it down: where did the song come from, how did the trend start and why is it the best thing to come out of TikTok this year?

The ‘I am woman’ sound first rose to fame after it was posted by @emmymelimusic absolutely belting her heart out. She captioned the video “‘I AM WOMAN’ I write the best sh!t when I ain’t trying hahaha”. The video has since gained over 17.5 million views and 3.7 million likes.

@emmymelimusic“I AM WOMAN” I write the best sh!t when I ain’t trying hahaha ##fyp ##singer ##iamwoman ##original ##myfinALLYmoment

♬ I AM WOMAN – ❦ emmy meli ❦

What actually is the ‘I am woman’ TikTok trend?

People quickly started getting obsessed with this song and its ultimate feminist tone. Next, they took to TikTok to simply big themselves up – using the song as a backtrack to a photo slideshow of themselves that makes them “feel it”.

Each photo relates to the lyrics in the song – cut up into the following sections:

I am woman

I am fearless

I am sexy

I’m divine

I’m unbeatable

I’m creative

Honey you can get in line.

TikTok influencers have been adding their own take to this trend – including annaxsitar, Natalie Mariduena and Jena Frumes. Not to mention the ridiculously cute dogs stealing the limelight:

@tuckerbudzynBut mostly…I am derp 🤪

♬ I AM WOMAN – ❦ emmy meli ❦

So, is the sound actually a real song?

Yes!!! It came out on Spotify last week, and you can stream it here. It’s already amassed a whopping three million streams.

The 21-year-old artist describes her sound as “a smooth, mysterious combination of technique and fiery R&B passion” and hopes that she can use her music to “help people express their deepest thoughts and feelings”.

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