It is known that TikTok has new topics that have their own top charts. They are located in the discovery tab but may or may not appear differently.
Apart from a top section, they can appear as a list in a separate tab of the explore.
These different layouts may also be dependent on the country to which your account is bound.
Available topics may include: Anime, Dance, Animals, Comedy, Gaming, Food, Beauty, Sports.
Status: A/B test / Country wide
Which option did you get?