TikTok partners with Billie Eilish to launch new Fan Spotlight Feature

Today TikTok announces the launch of Fan Spotlight, a brand new artist-first feature, which was launched by global superstar Billie Eilish as part of her #HITMEHARDANDSOFT takeover on TikTok to celebrate the release of her new album, HIT ME HARD AND SOFT.

Fan Spotlight is a new artist-first feature which allows artists to showcase their favourite fan videos on their music tab. An artist can choose to showcase up to five of their favourite fan videos at a time, by ‘pinning’ them to the top of their music tab as a ‘Fan Spotlight’. If a video is chosen as a ‘Fan Spotlight’ by the artist, the creator will receive a notification. The video will then remain pinned to the top of the artist’s music tab for up to 7 days, after which the artist can choose to pin new fan videos.

Fan Spotlight was a key part of Billie Eilish‘s #HITMEHARDANDSOFT TikTok takeover in celebration of the release of her new album, HIT ME HARD AND SOFT.

Fans can immerse themselves into the album through playlist curation, challenges to unlock exclusive artwork for their profiles, and the opportunity to be featured in the #HITMEHARDANDSOFT takeover themselves. Fans can discover the Billie Eilish hub by unlocking special entry points such as a fan-exclusive icon across their For You Feed, and fans can also encounter special HIT ME HARD AND SOFT-themed animations by searching Billie Eilish and the album’s track names on TikTok.

Billie Eilish (@billieeilish) joined TikTok in 2020 and quickly amassed a large following of more than 59.3M followers, resulting in nearly 306M likes across her content to-date and more than 7.3M videos created using the #billieeilish hashtag. Eilish’s songs are widely popular among creators, with her song What Was I Made For? resulting in 1.4M creator videos and Therefore I Am inspiring more than 1.5M videos featuring dancing, makeup, and tricks.

The new Fan Spotlight feature is now available for all artists on TikTok.