Hello: Top New TV Shows of 2022 Driving Music Discovery

Here at Tunefind we’re looking back at some of the highlights from 2022, including the top movie soundtracks, top new TV shows driving music discovery, top tv syncs, and most popular artists on Tunefind. Check out our handy compilation of all our year-end coverage at Round Up: Tunefind’s Best of 2022.  

While we had to say goodbye to some of our favorite music-centric tv shows this past year, a lot of new shows are helping fill the void – and our playlists. Below we recap the most popular new shows in 2022 that have the highest activity and fan engagement on Tunefind. These new shows are the ones that sent fans scrambling to identify the songs and artists featured. All of these shows feature not only great storytelling, but those stories are enhanced and improved by stellar music selection.

Here are the top new shows of 2022 that are driving music discovery:


Music Supervisors: Liza Richardson

Fan Favorite Music Moment:

Can't Do Better

by Kim Petras

from The Summer I Turned Pretty Soundtrack · Season 1 · Episode 1 · Summer House

(0:03) Belly singing in the car; (0:41) End cre…

Music Supervisor: Ben Hochstein

Fan Favorite Music Moment:

Music Supervisors: Jen Malone, Nicole Weisberg

Fan Favorite Music Moment:

Nothing Else Matters – Instrumental Version

by Apocalyptica

from Wednesday Soundtrack · Season 1 · Episode 3 · Friend or Woe

[Metallica Cover] Wednesday types and narrates.

Music Supervisor: Maggie Phillips

Fan Favorite Music Moment:

High On a Rocky Ledge

by Moondog

from Our Flag Means Death Soundtrack · Season 1 · Episode 1 · Pilot

(0:29) At the end; End credits.

Music Supervisor: Trygge Toven

Fan Favorite Music Moment:

Music Supervisors: Season Kent

Fan Favorite Music Moment:

Music Supervisor: Josh Senior, Christopher Storer

Fan Favorite Music Moment:

Oh My Heart

by R.E.M.

from The Bear Soundtrack · Season 1 · Episode 3 · Brigade

End credits.

Music Supervisor: Matt Biffa, Ciara Elwis

Fan Favorite Music Moment:

Why Am I Like This?

by Orla Gartland

from Heartstopper Soundtrack · Season 1 · Episode 2 · Crush

(0:26) At the end, Nick looks at photos of Char…

Music Supervisor: Ian Broucek, Evyen Klean

Fan Favorite Music Moment:

Music Supervisor: Derryck Thornton

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Honorable Mention

This year saw so many new TV shows that a top 10 just wasn’t enough. Inventing Anna, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, and First Kill arrived in 2022 and fans came running to identify all the music from these three honorable mentions.

Music Supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

Fan Favorite Music Moment:

You're Gonna Make It

by Dope Saint Jude

from Inventing Anna Soundtrack · Season 1 · Episode 2 · The Devil Wore Anna

(0:56) The files are being delivered to Anna’s …

Music Supervisor: NA

Fan Favorite Music Moment:

Music Supervisor: Ashley Neumeister

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Bonus Mention

Another popular show, And Just Like That… premiered in December 2021 and aired the second half of the season this year. Nearly 20 years after the original Sex and the City series wrapped and over a decade after the two feature films, a sense of nostalgia and style drew fans in to discover the soundscape of the revived series.

Music Supervisor: Stephanie Diaz-Matos

Fan Favorite Music Moment:

Billie Bossa Nova

by Billie Eilish

from And Just Like That… Soundtrack · Season 1 · Episode 7 · Sex and the Widow

(0:37) Carrie's voiceover; End credits.

For full details on this year’s most popular songs, artists, television shows, and movies in sync and more, check out our Round Up: Tunefind’s Best of 2022.

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