On December 16th, 2020, All Time Low’s official Twitter page re-posted the video, garnering over 15,000 likes and 4,100 retweets. As the video went viral, users began lip-dubbing to it. On December 29th, @trashxm0uth uploaded a lip-dub to the sound, garnering over 4.3 million views in 3 weeks (shown below, left). On January 7th, 2021, @spencergoulding uploaded a lip-dub to TikTok, garnering over 1.4 million views in 2 weeks (shown below, right).

On January 13th, 2021, the lead singer of All Time Low, Alex Gaskarth, tweeted, “I always knew Dear Maria would be a massive TikTok song when we wrote it in 2006” garnering over 108,000 likes and 10,800 retweets in 8 days (shown below).

On January 14th, Alternative Press published an article on the trend. On January 19th, Distractify published an article detailing the trend.

Various Examples

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