Billboard 100 Greatest Music Videos of 21st Century: R13

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Postby Simon89 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:37 pm

OutKast, "Hey Ya!" (dir. Bryan Barber, 2003) +3
My Chemical Romance, "Helena" (dir. Marc Webb, 2005) +1
The White Stripes, "Fell in Love With a Girl" (dir. Michel Gondry, 2002) +1
Christina Aguilera, "Beautiful" (dir. Jonas Åkerlund, 2002) +1
Dua Lipa, "New Rules" (dir. Henry Scholfield, 2017) +1
Ariana Grande feat. Zedd, "Break Free" (dir. Chris Marrs Piliero, 2014) +1
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Postby leomedar » Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:16 am

ccadavi1 wrote:+3
OutKast, "Hey Ya!" (dir. Bryan Barber, 2003)

+1
The White Stripes, "Fell in Love With a Girl" (dir. Michel Gondry, 2002)
Christina Aguilera, "Beautiful" (dir. Jonas Åkerlund, 2002)

-1
Ariana Grande feat. Zedd, "Break Free" (dir. Chris Marrs Piliero, 2014)
you must vote 5 videos with +1, otherwise i cannot take your votes into account!
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Postby leomedar » Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:48 pm

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RESULTS

Tough group, some great videos out.

100. Ozuna, "Se Preparo" (dir. Nuno Gomes, 2017) (#70)
99. Drake feat. Lil Wayne, "HYFR (Hell Ya **** Right)" (dir. Director X, 2012) (#47)
98. Justin Bieber, "Sorry" (dir. Parris Goebel, 2015) (#55)
97. Miley Cyrus, "Wrecking Ball" (dir. Terry Richardson, 2013) (#19)
96. Girls' Generation, "Gee" (dir. Cho Soo-hyun, 2009) (#92)
95. The Diplomats, "Dipset Anthem" (dir. N/A, 2003) (#50)
94. Rihanna feat. JAY-Z, "Umbrella" (dir. Chris Applebaum, 2007)
93. Sum 41, "Fat Lip" (dir. Marc Klasfeld, 2001) (#72)
92. Dixie Chicks, "Goodbye Earl" (dir. Evan Bernard, 2000) (#35)
91. FKA twigs, "Papi Pacify" (dir. Tom Beard & FKA twigs, 2013) (#82)
90. Orange Caramel, "My Copycat" (dir. Digipedi, 2014) (#48)
89. Robyn, "Call Your Girlfriend" (dir. Max Vitali, 2011) (#59)
88. Tyler, the Creator, "Yonkers" (dir. Wolf Haley, 2011) (#32)
87. Nicki Minaj, "Anaconda" (dir. Colin Tilley, 2014) (#37)
86. Kanye West feat. Dwele, "Flashing Lights" (dir. Spike Jonze, 2007) (#88)
85. The Avalanches, "Frontier Psychiatrist" (dir. Tom Kuntz & Mike Maguire, 2000) (#95)
84. Taylor Swift, "You Belong With Me" (dir. Roman White, 2009) (#52)
83. JAY-Z, "The Story of O.J." (dir. JAY-Z & Mark Romanek, 2017) (#69)
82. Mitski, "Your Best American Girl" (dir. Zia Anger, 2016) (#89)
81. PSY, "Gangnam Style" (dir. Cho Soo-Hyun, 2012) (#12)
80. *NSYNC, "Bye Bye Bye" (dir. Wayne Isham, 2000) (#21)
79. Justice, "D.A.N.C.E." (dir. Jonas & Francois, 2007) (#60)
78. UGK feat. OutKast, "International Players Anthem (I Choose You)" (dir. Bryan Barber, 2007) (#57)
77. The White Stripes, "Fell in Love With a Girl" (dir. Michel Gondry, 2002) (#25)
76. Kendrick Lamar, "i" (dir. Alexandre Moors, 2014) (#75)
75. Alicia Keys, "You Don't Know My Name" (dir. Chris Robinson, 2003) (#84)
74. Adele, "Rolling in the Deep" (dir. Sam Brown, 2010) (#97)
73. Gotye feat. Kimbra, "Somebody That I Used to Know" (dir. Natasha Pincus, 2011) (#77)
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Postby leomedar » Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:15 am

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ROUND 8

Missy Elliott, "Work It" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2002)
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Position: #2 // Views @Youtube: 49,478,274 (as of 07.12.2018)


While most of her contemporaries settled for music videos that made them look tough or sexy, Missy Elliott got strange with hers, and "Work It" is a perfect distillation of her idiosyncratic vision of warped world. From upside-down dance moves on a post-apocalyptic playground to Missy swallowing a Lamborghini whole and donning a dunce cap for the deliciously goofy "why you act dumb?" segment, Elliott pushed imagery into the mainstream that most rappers, rockers, and pop stars wouldn't dare go near in an era before being "weird" or "nerdy" had cultural cache. Sure, someone else might have a Prince parody or a split-second Halle Berry cameo in their clip, but would they also have a U.S. Marine mouthing "give you some-some-some of this Cinnabun" or the lead artist lip-syncing to camera while bees swarm their face? Like its forward-thinking Under Construction parent album, Missy's "Work It" video made it clear that what was normal was boring, and the future belonged to those who weren't afraid to defy expectations, conventions, and even gravity on occasion. -- J. Lynch

OK Go, "Here It Goes Again" (dir. Trish Sie, 2006)
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Position: #20 // Views @Youtube: 44,214,438 (as of 07.12.2018)


In 2006, long before Kim Kardashian broke the Internet, this Chicago band went viral with what is otherwise known as “the treadmill video,” a self-choreographed DIY affair -- with the help of lead singer Damian Kulash’s sister Trish Sie, who was working as a ballroom dancer at the time. The clip features the band executing a series of (mostly) precision dance moves on six moving treadmills, and if you’ve ever fallen off one of those things, the video is as thrilling as it is entertaining, helping it rack up a reported 900,000 views in a single day. It wasn’t the first ambitious video the group had recorded -- see 2002's “C-C-C-Cinnamon Lips” -- nor would it be the last, as the band would only scale up with subsequent visuals, most recently culminating in 2016's “Upside Down & Inside Out,” shot in a plane that simulated zero gravity. How they’ll top that one remains to be seen, but we'll probably find out soon enough. -- F.D.

Charli XCX, "Boys" (dir. Charli XCX & Sarah McColgan, 2017)
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Position: #27 // Views @Youtube: 96,889,890 (as of 07.12.2018)


If you came for “Boys,” it’s boys you’ll find in this genius self-directed visual by Charli XCX -- approximately 60 of them, in fact, from Diplo bench-pressing puppies and Joe Jonas seductively feasting on pancakes to Charlie Puth hosting a car wash. Did we mention the whole thing is bathed in millennial pink? The idea, Charli told BBC Radio 1, was to reverse traditional music video gender roles, making dudes do “all the sexy things that girls usually do in videos.” Whip-smart, thought-provoking, and fun as hell -- not to mention providing fans with enough GIFs to last a Twitter lifetime -- “Boys” set the Internet into mayhem, and left it with a message. -- T.C.

Eminem, "Without Me" (dir. Joseph Kahn, 2002)
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Position: #34 // Views @Youtube: 681,777,044 (as of 07.12.2018)


Like the song itself, the 2002 music video for “Without Me” is a fragmentation grenade of rapid-fire images designed to level Eminem’s critics -- most of which he plays in the video himself. The rapper uses battery cables to fry a quasi-mechanical Dick Cheney lookalike and flips off his mother Debbie (Em in a blond metal wig, natch) as she appears on a When Sons Go Bad talk show. And Shady Records lieutenant Obie Trice, in a cameo, body slams Em-as-Moby, who called Shady’s music homophobic and misogynistic. But the real thrill of this clip is watching Shady and partner-in-crime Dr. Dre dressed, respectively, as comic-book characters Robin and Blade, head-bouncing with abandon as they rush to save a minor from purchasing a copy of The Eminem Show, which carries a Parental Advisory sticker. -- F.D.

Johnny Cash, "Hurt" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2003)
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Position: #43 // Views @Youtube: 133,420,803 (as of 07.12.2018)


Whether you knew that country Jesus was knocking on heaven’s door in 2002 or not, this 2003 Mark Romanek masterpiece hits like a slow-motion mule kick to the gut. With his Mt. Rushmore face ravaged by time and hard living, Cash plucks a black guitar in a baroque living room overstuffed with the junk of life, as a montage of snapshots from his younger, hell raisin' years flash across the screen. The devastating, funereal cover of Nine Inch Nails' '90s hit about decay oozes over the unshakable image of a frail Cash pouring out wine at a Last Supper and quick-cuts of Jesus being nailed to the cross. If this final reckoning doesn’t give you shivers, maybe you’re already dead inside. -- GIL KAUFMAN

Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, "Fancy" (dir. Director X, 2014)
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Position: #54 // Views @Youtube: 885,470,248 (as of 07.12.2018)


For Iggy Azalea’s biggest pop moment, the ‘90s throwback love of the 2010s was in full swing, with the Australian rapper and her hook-slinging co-star traveling back to the set of classic teen comedy Clueless. Iconic scenes -- the classroom debate, the house party, the near-car crash on the freeway -- are reproduced with no-expense-spared flair, the cinematic set design and hordes of in-costume extras vaulting this 2014 good-life anthem straight into 1995 and all its plaid-clad pizzaz. Millennial Mean Girls babies nodding to their era’s spiritual forerunner — it’s game recognizing game in a music video that should similarly endure. -- C.P.

Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Californication" (dir. Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, 2000)
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Position: #65 // Views @YouTube: 538,077,333 (as of 07.12.2018)


The Red Hot Chili Peppers' video for "Californication" features the quartet navigating everything from the Hollywood Walk of Fame and movie studios to San Francisco and the Sierra Nevada Mountains -- only as avatars of themselves in an imaginary video game, racking up high scores and eventually meeting at the center of the earth. As fun as the stunning and innovative visuals are, it's the juxtaposition with the song's melancholy lyrics that still lingers well after it's Game Over. -- DENISE WARNER

Toby Keith, "Red Solo Cup" (dir. Michael Salomon, 2011)
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Position: #78 // Views @YouTube: 49,731,653 (as of 07.12.2018)


These days, it might be hard for many viewers to get past the first word of the title when watching the video for Toby Keith's highest-charting, least-resistible Hot 100 hit, especially considering the cameo-strewn close featuring fellow Red-alligned rocker Ted Nugent, among others. But the 2011 clip is such a clever and pure distillation of the forever unpartisan joys of filling your cup, lifting it up and proceeding to parrr-tayyyyyy that it'll make you seethe with nostalgia for a time, perhaps only imagined, when a superior brand of kegger supplies was all you needed to reach across the aisle for. -- A.U.

Marina & The DIamonds, "How to Be a Heartbreaker" (dir. Marc & Ish, 2012)
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Position: #90 // Views @Youtube: 50,869,129 (as of 07.12.2018)


Six years ago, Marina Diamandis gave us a video with six showering Calvin Klein models juxtaposed with a clothed woman, gloriously flipping what is unfortunately still the modern standard. (Each guy is wearing a Speedo, mind you.) As she sings about her guide to breaking you-know-whats, Marina alternates between cozying up to different gentlemen, dancing in the shower, and presenting a severed, bloodied mannequin head on a platter to the camera. It’s hard to know who you’re supposed to be drooling over in this visual -- Marina, or the male models? -- and that’s the whole point. -- GAB GINSBERG

Tim McGraw, "Humble and Kind" (dir. Wes Edwards, 2016)
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Position: #91 // Views @YouTube: 69,368,594 (as of 07.12.2018)


It would have been understandably tempting to make a video that interpreted the song as literally as songwriter Lori McKenna intended: As a message to her children. But instead, the clip -- with assistance from OWN’s series Belief (thanks, Oprah!) and McGraw’s understated delivery -- turns the tune into a grander prayer that celebrates our universal humanity and diversity through scenes of people from all ethnicities and religions. -- MELINDA NEWMAN

R8 List

Missy Elliott, "Work It" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2002)
OK Go, "Here It Goes Again" (dir. Trish Sie, 2006)
Charli XCX, "Boys" (dir. Charli XCX & Sarah McColgan, 2017)
Eminem, "Without Me" (dir. Joseph Kahn, 2002)
Johnny Cash, "Hurt" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2003)
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, "Fancy" (dir. Director X, 2014)
Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Californication" (dir. Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, 2000)
Toby Keith, "Red Solo Cup" (dir. Michael Salomon, 2011)
Marina & The DIamonds, "How to Be a Heartbreaker" (dir. Marc & Ish, 2012)
Tim McGraw, "Humble and Kind" (dir. Wes Edwards, 2016)

ADORE 1 VIDEO (+3 points
LIKE 5 VIDEOS (+1 point)
and only if you feel like it... HATE 1 VIDEO (-1 point)


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Postby heppolo » Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:31 am

+3
OK Go, "Here It Goes Again" (dir. Trish Sie, 2006) - quirky and creative
+1
Charli XCX, "Boys" (dir. Charli XCX & Sarah McColgan, 2017) - just because of the cast
Eminem, "Without Me" (dir. Joseph Kahn, 2002) - back in the day when Eminem used to joke around
Johnny Cash, "Hurt" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2003) - so well-made
Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Californication" (dir. Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, 2000) - one of the first instances of video game imitation in a music video
Marina & The DIamonds, "How to Be a Heartbreaker" (dir. Marc & Ish, 2012) - suits the song perfectly
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Toby Keith, "Red Solo Cup" (dir. Michael Salomon, 2011) - so tacky
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Postby Jonathan » Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:38 am

+3
Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Californication" (dir. Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, 2000)

+1
Johnny Cash, "Hurt" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2003)
Charli XCX, "Boys" (dir. Charli XCX & Sarah McColgan, 2017)
Eminem, "Without Me" (dir. Joseph Kahn, 2002)
Missy Elliott, "Work It" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2002)
Toby Keith, "Red Solo Cup" (dir. Michael Salomon, 2011)
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Postby Erotica » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:21 am

+3
Marina & The DIamonds, "How to Be a Heartbreaker" (dir. Marc & Ish, 2012)

+1
Missy Elliott, "Work It" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2002)
Charli XCX, "Boys" (dir. Charli XCX & Sarah McColgan, 2017)
Eminem, "Without Me" (dir. Joseph Kahn, 2002)
Johnny Cash, "Hurt" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2003)
Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Californication" (dir. Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, 2000)
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Postby luckyONE » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:41 am

+3
Marina & The Diamonds "How To Be A Heartbreaker"

+1
Boys
Without Me
Hurt
Californication
Humble and Kind

-1
Fancy
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Postby Carbon » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:14 pm

+3
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, "Fancy" (dir. Director X, 2014)

+1
Johnny Cash, "Hurt" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2003)
Missy Elliott, "Work It" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2002)
OK Go, "Here It Goes Again" (dir. Trish Sie, 2006)
Charli XCX, "Boys" (dir. Charli XCX & Sarah McColgan, 2017)
Marina & The DIamonds, "How to Be a Heartbreaker" (dir. Marc & Ish, 2012)
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Postby cheapthrills » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:21 pm

+3 Missy Elliott, "Work It" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2002)
+1 Charli XCX, "Boys" (dir. Charli XCX & Sarah McColgan, 2017)
+1 Eminem, "Without Me" (dir. Joseph Kahn, 2002)
+1 Johnny Cash, "Hurt" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2003)
+1 Marina & The DIamonds, "How to Be a Heartbreaker" (dir. Marc & Ish, 2012)
+1 Tim McGraw, "Humble and Kind" (dir. Wes Edwards, 2016)
-1 Toby Keith, "Red Solo Cup" (dir. Michael Salomon, 2011)
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Postby JSparksFan » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:24 pm

+3
Eminem, "Without Me" (dir. Joseph Kahn, 2002)

+1
Charli XCX, "Boys" (dir. Charli XCX & Sarah McColgan, 2017)
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, "Fancy" (dir. Director X, 2014)
Marina & The Diamonds, "How to Be a Heartbreaker" (dir. Marc & Ish, 2012)
Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Californication" (dir. Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, 2000)
Missy Elliott, "Work It" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2002)

-1
Toby Keith, "Red Solo Cup" (dir. Michael Salomon, 2011)
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Postby leomedar » Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:01 pm

+3
OK Go, "Here It Goes Again" (dir. Trish Sie, 2006)

+1
Missy Elliott, "Work It" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2002)
Eminem, "Without Me" (dir. Joseph Kahn, 2002)
Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Californication" (dir. Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, 2000)
Tim McGraw, "Humble and Kind" (dir. Wes Edwards, 2016)
Toby Keith, "Red Solo Cup" (dir. Michael Salomon, 2011)

No points:
Johnny Cash, "Hurt" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2003)
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, "Fancy" (dir. Director X, 2014)
Marina & The DIamonds, "How to Be a Heartbreaker" (dir. Marc & Ish, 2012)

-1
Charli XCX, "Boys" (dir. Charli XCX & Sarah McColgan, 2017)
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Postby navi » Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:20 pm

ROUND 8

ADORE 1 VIDEO (+3 points)
OK Go, "Here It Goes Again" (dir. Trish Sie, 2006)

LIKE 5 VIDEOS (+1 point)
Charli XCX, "Boys" (dir. Charli XCX & Sarah McColgan, 2017)
Johnny Cash, "Hurt" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2003)
Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Californication" (dir. Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, 2000)
Marina & The DIamonds, "How to Be a Heartbreaker" (dir. Marc & Ish, 2012)
Tim McGraw, "Humble and Kind" (dir. Wes Edwards, 2016)

and only if you feel like it... HATE 1 VIDEO (-1 point)
Eminem, "Without Me" (dir. Joseph Kahn, 2002)
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RESULTS

3 country acts all kicked out together. Iggy joins them.

100. Ozuna, "Se Preparo" (dir. Nuno Gomes, 2017) (#70)
99. Drake feat. Lil Wayne, "HYFR (Hell Ya **** Right)" (dir. Director X, 2012) (#47)
98. Toby Keith, "Red Solo Cup" (dir. Michael Salomon, 2011) (#78)
97. Justin Bieber, "Sorry" (dir. Parris Goebel, 2015) (#55)
96. Miley Cyrus, "Wrecking Ball" (dir. Terry Richardson, 2013) (#19)
95. Girls' Generation, "Gee" (dir. Cho Soo-hyun, 2009) (#92)
94. The Diplomats, "Dipset Anthem" (dir. N/A, 2003) (#50)
93. Rihanna feat. JAY-Z, "Umbrella" (dir. Chris Applebaum, 2007)
92. Sum 41, "Fat Lip" (dir. Marc Klasfeld, 2001) (#72)
91. Dixie Chicks, "Goodbye Earl" (dir. Evan Bernard, 2000) (#35)
90. FKA twigs, "Papi Pacify" (dir. Tom Beard & FKA twigs, 2013) (#82)
89. Orange Caramel, "My Copycat" (dir. Digipedi, 2014) (#48)
88. Robyn, "Call Your Girlfriend" (dir. Max Vitali, 2011) (#59)
87. Tyler, the Creator, "Yonkers" (dir. Wolf Haley, 2011) (#32)
86. Nicki Minaj, "Anaconda" (dir. Colin Tilley, 2014) (#37)
85. Kanye West feat. Dwele, "Flashing Lights" (dir. Spike Jonze, 2007) (#88)
84. The Avalanches, "Frontier Psychiatrist" (dir. Tom Kuntz & Mike Maguire, 2000) (#95)
83. Taylor Swift, "You Belong With Me" (dir. Roman White, 2009) (#52)
82. JAY-Z, "The Story of O.J." (dir. JAY-Z & Mark Romanek, 2017) (#69)
81. Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, "Fancy" (dir. Director X, 2014) (#54)
80. Mitski, "Your Best American Girl" (dir. Zia Anger, 2016) (#89)
79. PSY, "Gangnam Style" (dir. Cho Soo-Hyun, 2012) (#12)
78. *NSYNC, "Bye Bye Bye" (dir. Wayne Isham, 2000) (#21)
77. Justice, "D.A.N.C.E." (dir. Jonas & Francois, 2007) (#60)
76. UGK feat. OutKast, "International Players Anthem (I Choose You)" (dir. Bryan Barber, 2007) (#57)
75. The White Stripes, "Fell in Love With a Girl" (dir. Michel Gondry, 2002) (#25)
74. Tim McGraw, "Humble and Kind" (dir. Wes Edwards, 2016) (#91)
73. Kendrick Lamar, "i" (dir. Alexandre Moors, 2014) (#75)
72. Alicia Keys, "You Don't Know My Name" (dir. Chris Robinson, 2003) (#84)
71. Adele, "Rolling in the Deep" (dir. Sam Brown, 2010) (#97)
70. Johnny Cash, "Hurt" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2003) (#43)
69. Gotye feat. Kimbra, "Somebody That I Used to Know" (dir. Natasha Pincus, 2011) (#77)
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ROUND 9

Childish Gambino, "This Is America" (dir. Hiro Murai, 2018)
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Position: #10 // Views @Youtube: 441.820.174 (as of 09.12.2018)


We get the music videos we want, but also sometimes the ones we need. Amid racial strife stirred up by a president who blames “both sides” and endless uniformed violence against minority men and women came actor/rapper Donald Glover’s funky, neck-snapping surprise statement. As Gambino, Glover -- dressed in Confederate Army grey pants and no shirt in a possible nod to Afrofunk godhead/provocateur Fela Kuti -- busts hip-cracking African Gwara Gwara dance moves while shooting a hooded black man and striking a pose straight outta Jim Crow imagery. Yes, it’s a lot. Released as Glover rebooted intergalactic schemer Lando Calrissian in Disney’s Solo, the sight of the Atlanta star grabbing his suddenly global platform and gunning down a church choir with a machine gun (à la the Charleston church massacre) then sprinting away from the Sunken Place tells you everything about the current state of the nation. -- G.K.

Kendrick Lamar, "HUMBLE." (dir. Dave Meyers & The Little Homies, 2017)
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Position: #15 // Views @Youtube: 575.670.123 (as of 09.12.2018)


Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy-winning video for “Humble” is a lesson in irony: While the song is a finger-wagging anthem about modesty, the video itself is overflowing with wealth -- both physical and metaphorical. Opening with Pope Lamar in a vacant church, the video rapidly shifts through scenes of the rapper playfully toying with a money machine, enjoying Grey Poupon, and teeing off atop a car’s roof. But the more memorable parts highlight black-centric symbolism. With Lamar recreating Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper with all black men and and a woman fearlessly displaying her stretch marks, the video becomes yet another celebration of the culture in the rapper’s visual armory. -- B.G.

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, "Despacito" (dir. Carlos Peréz, 2017)
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Position: #29 // Views @Youtube: 5.774.588.417 (as of 09.12.2018)


The most-watched video in YouTube history, directed by Carlos Perez, is an unabashed celebration of all things Latin, from the opening guitars and the vistas of Puerto Rico to the brightly painted homes of La Perla with their religious icons and chickens on the porch. And finally, there’s the dancing. Clichéd? Maybe, but totally real, and so expertly realized, we couldn’t help but watch. Ultimately, 5.3 billion viewers can’t be wrong. -- L.C.

Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe" (dir. Ben Knechtel, 2012)
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Position: #31 // Views @Youtube: 1.128.748.977 (as of 09.12.2018)


Fittingly, one of the century’s most beloved No. 1 hits arrived with a timeless visual. Carly Rae flips the male gaze of voyeuristic videos past and becomes the behind-the-blinds observer snooping on a backyard hottie, her giddy enthusiasm matching the lyrical tone perfectly. She’s fanning herself from the heat of the shirtless car-washing hunk a little too vigorously, fantasizing herself into the cover of the kitschy romance novel that’s sitting on her coffee table. She eventually musters the courage to make it out of the living room and into the steamy driveway scene, where the iconic “here’s my number” exchange leads to one similarly expectation-subverting final plot twist. -- C.P.

Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmalade" (dir. Paul Hunter, 2001)
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Position: #46 // Views @Youtube: 269.946.930 (as of 09.12.2018)


This clip from the Moulin Rouge soundtrack was more than a music video; it was a pop culture event. And while several groups of lady titans have recently tried to recreate the magic (see: "Girls" and "Bang Bang," to name a few), none have come close to conjuring up the spectacle that was "Lady Marmalade." With Mya's hyper-feminine feathers, Pink's rocker-chic top hat (a possible nod to Slash?), Kim's blinged-out statement necklace, and Xtina's ginormous, crimped mane, the video let each soul sister showcase their own personality without stealing the attention from the ensemble. -- P.C.

Beyoncé, "7/11" (dir. Beyoncé, 2014)
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Position: #56 // Views @Youtube: 484.112.590 (as of 09.12.2018)


As we all know in 2018, The Carters love a production -- but travel back with us to a Friday night in November 2014, when Beyoncé proved that she could go low-budget and still make a high-quality music video. The grainy, iPhone-looking footage of “7/11” features Beyoncé and her dancers goofing off in their underwear in various hotel-room settings. They twerk. They drink from red plastic cups. They turn hair dryers into props. Beyoncé uses someone’s butt as a surface for throwing dice. Quick-cut edits and scene jumps give the video a playful, frenetic energy, while choreography and costume changes make it pro without being overly polished. It’s safe to assume that the peak into this informal world is highly curated, but “7/11” has the intimacy of a selfie: Even though it doesn’t look like anything you've actually ever shot on your phone. -- C.W.

Ludacris feat. Shawnna, "Stand Up" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2003)
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Position: #66 // Views @YouTube: 19.025.851 (as of 09.12.2018)


The clip for Luda's first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 is more bizarre than it has any right to be. A kiss from 'Cris makes a woman's ass expand to cartoonish size, after which Luda puts on a Sideshow Bob-sized sneaker to start stomping the dancefloor and bring the house down (literally). At the end of the video, Luda and Shawnna's faces are superimposed onto baby bodies, and we're treated to Baby Luda dancing Ally McBeal-style, before an unlucky woman changes his soiled diaper. Why? Who knows! But when he moved in 2003, we followed, just like that. -- J. Lynch

Madonna, "Hung Up" (dir. Johan Renck, 2006)
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Position: #79 // Views @YouTube: 176.077.112 (as of 09.12.2018)


Faced with relationship trouble, a pop queen doesn’t cry it out -- she dances it out. Madonna’s ‘80s-infused video for the ABBA-borrowing Confessions On A Dance Floor smash “Hung Up” turns the star’s sweaty, solo aerobics workout into a therapy session where all you need to squelch anxiety is a pink leotard and a boombox. The visual only gets better as it expands to scenes resembling a Los Angeles street corner, a subway car, and a Chinese restaurant, where crowds of all ages, races, and ethnicities erupt into fiery dance battles of their own. Meant as a tribute to John Travolta’s ubiquitous dance roles in film, the whole thing ends (how else?) with Madonna breaking it down on an arcade Dance Dance Revolution machine -- not bad for a star who broke several bones in a horseback-riding accident just weeks before shooting. -- T.C.

The Lonely Island, "Lazy Sunday" (dir. Akiva Schaffer, 2005)
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Position: #86 // Views @Youtube: - (as of 09.12.2018)


"Lazy Sunday" has the distinction of being the only video on this list to originate from television -- the historic first official Digital Short on SNL, preceding future classics like "I'm On A Boat" and "Dick in a Box," and setting the template for the first wave of YouTube viral videos. "Lazy Sunday" lives on in infamy because of the sheer ridiculousness of their investment in the song's mundanity: Andy Samberg and Chris Parnell rap about going to see The Chronicles of Narnia, but not before "macking on some cupcakes" from Magnolia Bakery and shouting out answers to movie theater Matthew Perry trivia. Part of the video's allure is its low-production quality -- it looks like it was shot by high schoolers in an afternoon -- going to show that you don't need a million-dollar budget to make a classic music video. Perhaps all you need is a camcorder and smartly dumb lyrics. -- XANDER ZELLNER

Aaliyah, "Rock the Boat" (dir. Hype Williams, 2001)
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Position: #93 // Views @YouTube: 45.477.876 (as of 09.12.2018)


The video for Aaliyah’s sinuous “Rock the Boat” might have easily gone down as just one of the many examples of the beloved singer’s preternatural cool and low-key sex appeal, featuring Aaliyah leading an all-female ensemble in understatedly sexy moves mirroring the song’s hypnotic, undulating melody. But it’s impossible to watch without feeling a deep pang of sadness: Directly after filming this video, Aaliyah and eight others were killed in a plane crash over the Bahamas. “Rock the Boat” begins with an in memoriam of sorts, and as the video starts, Aaliyah walks on a deserted beach beneath a sky so beatifically sunlit, it could very well be heaven. The video ends with a gorgeous shot of her swimming alone, trailed by billowy silk, toward a surface that seems contiguous with the clouds. In between, we’re reminded of an artist who was an effortlessly entrancing dancer and singer, a happy young woman with so much ahead of her -- before she floats off to somewhere else. -- REBECCA MILZOFF

R9 List

Childish Gambino, "This Is America" (dir. Hiro Murai, 2018)
Kendrick Lamar, "HUMBLE." (dir. Dave Meyers & The Little Homies, 2017)
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, "Despacito" (dir. Carlos Peréz, 2017)
Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe" (dir. Ben Knechtel, 2012)
Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmalade" (dir. Paul Hunter, 2001)
Beyoncé, "7/11" (dir. Beyoncé, 2014)
Ludacris feat. Shawnna, "Stand Up" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2003)
Madonna, "Hung Up" (dir. Johan Renck, 2006)
The Lonely Island, "Lazy Sunday" (dir. Akiva Schaffer, 2005)
Aaliyah, "Rock the Boat" (dir. Hype Williams, 2001)

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Postby Erotica » Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:53 am

+3
Madonna, "Hung Up" (dir. Johan Renck, 2006)

+1
Childish Gambino, "This Is America" (dir. Hiro Murai, 2018)
Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe" (dir. Ben Knechtel, 2012)
Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmalade" (dir. Paul Hunter, 2001))
The Lonely Island, "Lazy Sunday" (dir. Akiva Schaffer, 2005)
Aaliyah, "Rock the Boat" (dir. Hype Williams, 2001)
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Postby Goldmoney » Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:38 am

+3
Lady Marmalade

+1
This Is America
Humble
7/11
Stand Up
Hung Up

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Lazy Sunday
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Postby ccadavi1 » Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:18 pm

+3
Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmalade" (dir. Paul Hunter, 2001)

+1
Childish Gambino, "This Is America" (dir. Hiro Murai, 2018)
Madonna, "Hung Up" (dir. Johan Renck, 2006)
Aaliyah, "Rock the Boat" (dir. Hype Williams, 2001)
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Postby cheapthrills » Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:09 pm

+3 Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, "Despacito" (dir. Carlos Peréz, 2017)
+1 Childish Gambino, "This Is America" (dir. Hiro Murai, 2018)
+1 Kendrick Lamar, "HUMBLE." (dir. Dave Meyers & The Little Homies, 2017)
+1 Madonna, "Hung Up" (dir. Johan Renck, 2006)
+1 Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmalade" (dir. Paul Hunter, 2001)
+1 Aaliyah, "Rock the Boat" (dir. Hype Williams, 2001)
-1 Ludacris feat. Shawnna, "Stand Up" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2003)
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Postby heppolo » Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:42 pm

+3
Kendrick Lamar, "HUMBLE." (dir. Dave Meyers & The Little Homies, 2017)
+1
Childish Gambino, "This Is America" (dir. Hiro Murai, 2018)
Aaliyah, "Rock the Boat" (dir. Hype Williams, 2001)
Ludacris feat. Shawnna, "Stand Up" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2003)
The Lonely Island, "Lazy Sunday" (dir. Akiva Schaffer, 2005)
Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmalade"
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Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, "Despacito" (dir. Carlos Peréz, 2017)
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Postby leomedar » Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:19 am

+3
Childish Gambino, "This Is America" (dir. Hiro Murai, 2018)

+1
Kendrick Lamar, "HUMBLE." (dir. Dave Meyers & The Little Homies, 2017)
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, "Despacito" (dir. Carlos Peréz, 2017)
Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmalade" (dir. Paul Hunter, 2001)
Beyoncé, "7/11" (dir. Beyoncé, 2014)
Madonna, "Hung Up" (dir. Johan Renck, 2006)

No Points:
Aaliyah, "Rock the Boat" (dir. Hype Williams, 2001)
Ludacris feat. Shawnna, "Stand Up" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2003)
Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe" (dir. Ben Knechtel, 2012)

-1
The Lonely Island, "Lazy Sunday" (dir. Akiva Schaffer, 2005)
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Postby leomedar » Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:21 am

ccadavi1 wrote:+3
Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmalade" (dir. Paul Hunter, 2001)

+1
Childish Gambino, "This Is America" (dir. Hiro Murai, 2018)
Madonna, "Hung Up" (dir. Johan Renck, 2006)
Aaliyah, "Rock the Boat" (dir. Hype Williams, 2001)
1 video +3
5 videos +1

need 2 more +1
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RESULTS

Another round with a low turnout of votes, which resulted in Beyonce losing a video early.

100. Ozuna, "Se Preparo" (dir. Nuno Gomes, 2017) (#70)
99. Drake feat. Lil Wayne, "HYFR (Hell Ya **** Right)" (dir. Director X, 2012) (#47)
98. Toby Keith, "Red Solo Cup" (dir. Michael Salomon, 2011) (#78)
97. Justin Bieber, "Sorry" (dir. Parris Goebel, 2015) (#55)
96. Miley Cyrus, "Wrecking Ball" (dir. Terry Richardson, 2013) (#19)
95. Girls' Generation, "Gee" (dir. Cho Soo-hyun, 2009) (#92)
94. The Lonely Island, "Lazy Sunday" (dir. Akiva Schaffer, 2005) (#86)
93. The Diplomats, "Dipset Anthem" (dir. N/A, 2003) (#50)
92. Rihanna feat. JAY-Z, "Umbrella" (dir. Chris Applebaum, 2007)
91. Ludacris feat. Shawnna, "Stand Up" (dir. Dave Meyers, 2003) (#66)
90. Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe" (dir. Ben Knechtel, 2012) (#31)

89. Sum 41, "Fat Lip" (dir. Marc Klasfeld, 2001) (#72)
88. Dixie Chicks, "Goodbye Earl" (dir. Evan Bernard, 2000) (#35)
87. FKA twigs, "Papi Pacify" (dir. Tom Beard & FKA twigs, 2013) (#82)
86. Orange Caramel, "My Copycat" (dir. Digipedi, 2014) (#48)
85. Robyn, "Call Your Girlfriend" (dir. Max Vitali, 2011) (#59)
84. Tyler, the Creator, "Yonkers" (dir. Wolf Haley, 2011) (#32)
83. Beyoncé, "7/11" (dir. Beyoncé, 2014) (#56)
82. Nicki Minaj, "Anaconda" (dir. Colin Tilley, 2014) (#37)
81. Kanye West feat. Dwele, "Flashing Lights" (dir. Spike Jonze, 2007) (#88)
80. The Avalanches, "Frontier Psychiatrist" (dir. Tom Kuntz & Mike Maguire, 2000) (#95)
79. Taylor Swift, "You Belong With Me" (dir. Roman White, 2009) (#52)
78. JAY-Z, "The Story of O.J." (dir. JAY-Z & Mark Romanek, 2017) (#69)
77. Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, "Fancy" (dir. Director X, 2014) (#54)
76. Mitski, "Your Best American Girl" (dir. Zia Anger, 2016) (#89)
75. PSY, "Gangnam Style" (dir. Cho Soo-Hyun, 2012) (#12)
74. *NSYNC, "Bye Bye Bye" (dir. Wayne Isham, 2000) (#21)
73. Justice, "D.A.N.C.E." (dir. Jonas & Francois, 2007) (#60)
72. UGK feat. OutKast, "International Players Anthem (I Choose You)" (dir. Bryan Barber, 2007) (#57)
71. The White Stripes, "Fell in Love With a Girl" (dir. Michel Gondry, 2002) (#25)
70. Tim McGraw, "Humble and Kind" (dir. Wes Edwards, 2016) (#91)
69. Kendrick Lamar, "i" (dir. Alexandre Moors, 2014) (#75)
68. Alicia Keys, "You Don't Know My Name" (dir. Chris Robinson, 2003) (#84)
67. Adele, "Rolling in the Deep" (dir. Sam Brown, 2010) (#97)
66. Johnny Cash, "Hurt" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2003) (#43)
65. Gotye feat. Kimbra, "Somebody That I Used to Know" (dir. Natasha Pincus, 2011) (#77)
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ROUND 10

Fatboy Slim, "Weapon of Choice" (dir. Spike Jonze, 2000)
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Position: #9 // Views @Youtube: 26.792.626 (as of 12.12.2018)


"Weapon of Choice" predicted the viral video as well as any other clip released in the pre-YouTube era, down to the fact that a lot of the people who remember the video probably couldn't name who its song was by: Undoubtedly, at least half of the clip's Internet traffic comes from "Christopher Walken hotel dancing" searches. "Choice" was a good song but a sensational video, one that brings the aforementioned four-word concept to such improbable three-dimensional life that it remains compulsively watchable even after the 57th time you're seeing the guy who played Max Shreck doing the hands-in-pockets shimmy. The key? Those beginning and closing shots of a silent, still Walken seated in deep contemplation, with only the whirring sounds of hotel maintenance showing signs of life around him, as existentially haunting as anything Beckett ever staged. -- A.U.

Drake, "Hotline Bling" (dir. Director X, 2014)
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Position: #16 // Views @Youtube: 1.461.115.992 (as of 12.12.2018)


The dorky dad moves, the Sean Paul references, the pastel lighting reminiscent of artist James Turrell, the slightly passive-aggressive lyrics, the D.R.A.M. "Cha Cha” controversy, the parodies, the endless memes! There was no way that anyone could escape the pop culture phenomenon that was Drake’s “Hotline Bling” video. Helmed by Director X, the video catches you off guard by beginning with a bunch of Drizzy-approved women working at -- what else -- a call center. As the camera zooms into the water cooler just 20 seconds in, the dancing that sparked a thousand GIFs begins. No matter how hard you try to look away, Drake keeps you lured in with every corny salsa step, cell phone-imitating hand wiggle, and agonized facial expression. Being the cultural mastermind that he is, Drake had to have predicted the video’s outcome. And somehow that makes it all the more brilliant. -- B.G.

Justin Timberlake, "Cry Me a River" (dir. Francis Lawrence, 2003)
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Position: #24 // Views @Youtube: 282.213.242 (as of 12.12.2018)


There’s a long and tired history of Justin Timberlake using Britney Spears as a punch line, and, sure, the concept of of a disgruntled ex breaking into his former girlfriend’s house and lurking menacingly while she showers hasn’t aged well. But the kind of pettiness on display in the captivating “Cry Me a River” is an extinct breed: a revenge fantasy that doesn’t bother with plausible deniability or subtle shady references, and instead lets its darkest impulses curdle in the open for all to see. It wasn’t pretty, but it swung big -- and everyone grabbed the popcorn and gave in to the twisted voyeurism of it all. -- N.F.

Gwen Stefani, "Hollaback Girl" (dir. Paul Hunter, 2005)
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Position: #38 // Views @Youtube: 177.457.691 (as of 12.12.2018)


Ah, “Hollaback Girl:” a video that contains multitudes. This is prime Love.Angel.Music.Baby content, which means the Harajuku Girls -- Stefani’s “super kawaii” but disturbingly silent Japanese girl squad -- are front and center, riding through Van Nuys and Reseda in an Impala behind fearless leader Gwen, twerking, and (quietly) helping her spell “bananas.” The minimalist-meets-marching band sound, courtesy of the Neptunes, is in nearly every frame -- along with Pharrell himself, blessing Stefani with a brief cameo and his ineffable brand of cool. But this video, in the end, is really all about Stefani and the charming ball of contradictions she has increasingly revealed herself to be: a magnetic-enough presence to make us consider her motives, and then abandon any semblance of logical thought to scream “This shit is bananas!” at the top of our lungs. -- R.M.

JAY-Z, "99 Problems" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2004)
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Position: #42 // Views @Youtube: 12.722.821 (as of 12.12.2018)


Intended as his pre-retirement swan song, JAY-Z’s 2003 opus The Black Album gave fans several striking visuals, from “Change Clothes” to “Dirt Off My Shoulders.” But Hovito’s most visceral clip came when he and director Mark Romanek conjured up the black and white video for “99 Problems.” With "Problems" producer Rick Rubin riding shotgun, Jay masterfully illustrates his volatile relationships with the New York streets, the boys in blue and, ultimately, his own demise, as he is violently gunned down at the end of the video. Though Hov never really “faded to black” and continued to release more albums, the video for “99 Problems” had every rap fan petrified at the sheer thought of losing the culture’s most revered hero. Luckily for us, Superman is still taking out rap villains for a living. -- CARL LAMARRE

Bruno Mars & Cardi B, "Finesse" (Remix) (dir. Bruno Mars & Florent Dechard, 2018)
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Position: #53 // Views @Youtube: 522.289.772 (as of 12.12.2018)


Everyone loves a good dose of nostalgia, and Bruno Mars served up a giant splatter-painted platter of it with his “Finesse” video. Recruiting Cardi B for a remix of the high-energy 24K Magic track, Mars emphasized the song's punchy ‘90s-style hip-hop beat with an homage to the era’s sketch-comedy classic In Living Color, using smooth moves and neon outfits to create an awesome spitting-image tribute. And the shout-outs were reciprocated: “Finesse” immediately drew praise from show stars Damon, Marlon, and Kim Wayans, and even sparked a reaction out of Jennifer Lopez, who got her start dancing as a Fly Girl on the show. Just as ILC was a cultural moment of the ‘90s, “Finesse” helped Bruno Mars and Cardi B solidify their place as icons of 2018. -- T.W.

BTS, "Blood, Sweat & Tears" (dir. Choi Yongseok & Ko Yoojeong, 2016)
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Position: #67 // Views @YouTube: 381.647.772 (as of 12.12.2018)


“Blood, Sweat & Tears” is the thesis for BTS as a K-pop group whose work is rich for interpretation. The grab-bag of high-art references makes this music video ripe for fan theories. Cut to a museum filled with European Renaissance replications: Michelangelo’s Pietà explodes! Van Goghian sky swirls abound! V jumps off a balcony in front of a painting of the fallen Icarus! Amid this lavish portrait of BTS at the height of their game, one thing is clear: the septet makes K-pop for the thinking fan. -- CAITLIN KELLEY

Miley Cyrus, "We Can't Stop" (dir. Diane Martel, 2013)
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Position: #80 // Views @YouTube: 838.443.771 (as of 12.12.2018)


There’s tiptoeing into a new era, and then there’s diving in headfirst: Following her underperforming Can’t Be Tamed album, Miley Cyrus chose the latter in 2013, reinventing herself in the first video from the Bangerz campaign and boldly kickstarting her adult career. The “We Can’t Stop” video features a house party full of debauchery and twerking, but for all of the hip-hop excess Cyrus was clearly cribbing from, Diane Martel's clip also provides several uniquely off-kilter set pieces, from the giant-teddy-bear-backpack dance sequence to the game of kick-the-french-fry-skull. -- J. Lipshutz

A$AP Rocky, "Peso" (dir. Abteen Bagheri, 2011)
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Position: #81 // Views @Youtube: 50.370.466 (as of 12.12.2018)


The low-budget street video, shot in the artist’s neighborhood, is a hip-hop staple, and one of the best 21st century entries in the genre drops you in Harlem for an annunciation. Is there a more invigorating entrance in contemporary rap than Rocky busting through a sticker-covered bodega door wearing a black baseball cap that reads FUNERAL, while rapping, “I be that pretty ****”? The money spent shows up in the form of Rick Owens, Raf Simons and Supreme, but the swag is priceless. -- R.S.

Shakira, "Whenever, Wherever" (dir. Francis Lawrence, 2001)
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Position: #99 // Views @YouTube: 443.412.084 (as of 12.12.2018)


The video for Shakira’s first English-language hit is not her most seen; those honor belong to the Maluma-featuring “Chantaje" and World Cup anthem “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)," both with around two billion YouTube views. But “Whenever, Wherever” was the video that introduced Shakira’s swiveling hips to the world, as well as her “small and humble” breasts. The minimalist production, which memorably featured Shakira dancing alone without props, musicians or other dancers, was enough to catapult her to international stardom. -- LEILA COBO

R10 List

Fatboy Slim, "Weapon of Choice" (dir. Spike Jonze, 2000)
Drake, "Hotline Bling" (dir. Director X, 2014)
Justin Timberlake, "Cry Me a River" (dir. Francis Lawrence, 2003)
Gwen Stefani, "Hollaback Girl" (dir. Paul Hunter, 2005)
JAY-Z, "99 Problems" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2004)
Bruno Mars & Cardi B, "Finesse" (Remix) (dir. Bruno Mars & Florent Dechard, 2018)
BTS, "Blood, Sweat & Tears" (dir. Choi Yongseok & Ko Yoojeong, 2016)
Miley Cyrus, "We Can't Stop" (dir. Diane Martel, 2013)
A$AP Rocky, "Peso" (dir. Abteen Bagheri, 2011)
Shakira, "Whenever, Wherever" (dir. Francis Lawrence, 2001)

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LIKE 5 VIDEOS (+1 point)
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Postby Jonathan » Thu Dec 13, 2018 5:11 am

+3
Fatboy Slim, "Weapon of Choice" (dir. Spike Jonze, 2000)

+1
JAY-Z, "99 Problems" (dir. Mark Romanek, 2004)
Justin Timberlake, "Cry Me a River" (dir. Francis Lawrence, 2003)
Gwen Stefani, "Hollaback Girl" (dir. Paul Hunter, 2005)
Bruno Mars & Cardi B, "Finesse" (Remix) (dir. Bruno Mars & Florent Dechard, 2018)
A$AP Rocky, "Peso" (dir. Abteen Bagheri, 2011)

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Drake, "Hotline Bling" (dir. Director X, 2014)
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