TikTok: How to do the SZA Bloodstain on My Shirt Dance – and 5 great examples!

Screenshot from @actualsza on TikTok

Singer and songwriter, SZA’s unreleased song which includes the catchy-lyrics, ‘bloodstain on my shirt’, is currently going viral on TikTok!

Creators are now taking part in this dance-trend and experimenting with the choreography that features this unreleased-hit.

Continue reading to find out how you can take part in this challenge.

Who is SZA?

Solána Imani Rowe, professionally known as SZA, is a 30-year-old American singer and songwriter.

SZA is a neo-soul singer, whose music has been categorised under genres such as alternative R&B, hip-hop, trap and much more.

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With 8.2 million followers on Instagram (@sza) along with 4.1 million Twitter followers (@sza), SZA recently joined TikTok (@actualsza) to join in with the dance-trend that features her song and she already has 1.7 million followers.

More information on the artist can be found on her website.

Where did the TikTok trend originate?

SZA first previewed this unreleased song as a snippet on her Instagram story in October 2020, the sound then gained traction on TikTok in January 2021 after a dance challenge was created using the audio.

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Although the song was originally untitled, fans began to refer to it as ‘Shirt’ as it gained attention. SZA then took to Twitter (@sza) to respond:

Once the song had been previewed, TikTok user @szarowe shared the unreleased audio clip onto her account. This sound has now featured in 871.9K videos.

Popular TikTok creator with 314.6K followers, @bgottfanns, then uploaded a video of his dance choreography using the ‘Shirt’ audio:

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@bgottfanns has now gained 13.6 million views on his original TikTok Shirt-dance video.

As the choreography began to spiral the internet, SZA then joined TikTok (@actualsza) and attempted the dance to her unreleased song:

Many other creators then began to try out the dance-challenge, along with edited versions of the song being shared to the app and used continuously.

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How to do the Bloodstain on My Shirt Dance

The main body of the dance requires around 7 movements. Below are 5 amazing examples of the ‘Bloodstain on My Shirt’ dance which enable you to easily learn the motions.

The original dance-creator, @bgottfanns, uploaded a slowed version of his dance:

User, @danceformetiktok shared her slowed-tutorial of the dance:

TikTok star, @charlidamelio also attempted the challenge:

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Content creator, @aliceruthgordon added her own spin onto the choreography by taking the advice of TikTok user @imogencoxon__ in her comment section:


Reply to @imogencoxon__ that was a good idea girl #fyp

♬ FOLLOW ME IF YOU LOVE SZA – i am not sza.

TikTok dancer, @nicolealexakisss showed her viewers that the dance can be accomplished with a partner:


This song is way too 🥵🔥@steven_uno Dc: @bgottfanns

♬ FOLLOW ME IF YOU LOVE SZA – i am not sza.

What are you waiting for? Go ahead and attempt the ‘Bloodstain on my Shirt’ dance!