The megastar posted his first TikTok video and pledged to bring more diversity to his content in 2020.
Short-form video platform TikTok has joined forces with Egyptian megastar Tamer Hosny to enable fans to get a glimpse into his life and take part in his creative work through short videos to inspire creative expression among users.
Through a survey held by TikTok on social media platforms, Tamer Hosny was the name most mentioned by fans after his debut on the platform. Hosny also posted his first TikTok video wishing his fanbase health and success as part of the #2020MakeAWish challenge and pledged to bring more diversity to his content in 2020.
He encouraged users to comment on his video with their own wishes for 2020 and made a promise to grant wishes for five of his lucky fans from across the globe. At the same time, Hosny also wished everyone a Happy New Year through a TikTok video message screened on the Burj Khalifa.
Commenting on the partnership, Hosny said: “I’m thrilled to be joining TikTok, a platform that is loved by millions for its fun, interesting and authentic short videos. It’s humbling to have such a loyal and vocal fan base and I’m thankful to them for enticing me to join such a fun and creatively diverse platform. I’m so excited to be kicking off this new year with my first TikTok video, and I’m looking forward to the upcoming collaborations with TikTok, which I’m sure my fans will love.”
TikTok also used the opportunity to announce the winners of its inaugural 2019 TikTok Hero Awards and also screened the video platform’s highlights of the year on Burj Khalifa.