Radio stars go viral with TikTok Dreams Challenge

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The Dreams Challenge on TikTok – which spawned from US man Nathan Apodaca skateboarding down a road drinking Ocean Spray cranberry juice – has been taken up by a number of Australian radio and television stars.

Leading the pack so far is Ben & Liam’s Liam Stapleton, whose effort eating a KFC Zinger burger has reportedly clocked up 521,000 views.


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A Monday Zinger lunch hits different 🍗

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KIIS FM’s Sydney Breakfast co-host Kyle Sandilands also gave the challenge a go, but in his trademark style is sitting in a car, rather than out in the open air.


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It’s a vibe. 🍇 #dogfacechallenge #oceanspray #lowsugar #cranberries

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And KIIS FM’s drive duo Will & Woody put their own spin on the challenge.


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Wait for it… • #OceanSpray

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Then there’s the Hit Network’s Dan Anstey whose journey as a Queenslander this week has taken quite the turn.

On Apodaca’s TikTok page alone, his original video has amassed almost 60 million views. Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac joined TikTok to post his own response, which on his page has garnered 13.5 million views. Stevie Nicks’ forary into the challenge, her only TikTok video, has 21.8 million views on the platform.

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19 Oct 2020 - 10:59 am

Would love to add Dan Anstey’s efforts to this – saw it retweeted by the Brisbane Lions and the AFL Insta accounts

    19 Oct 2020 - 11:24 am


    Vivienne – Radio Today

20 Oct 2020 - 11:46 am

WSFM’s Steve Fitton was funnily enough the first Aussie radio person to do the challenge.

20 Oct 2020 - 9:50 pm

Liam ( and Ben ) have done some very funny video content. The new pups are showing the old dogs how to do video well ( and radio )


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