Some featured electric dancing of the highest caliber; others highlighted moves anyone could pull off. A few cleverly embraced the memed-out culture of modern media, while some aimed for old-fashioned timelessness. In total, they all proved that there is no one way to make a spectacular video. Maybe: Even Chance the Rapper says this video deserves an Oscar nod. Collaborating with the British artist DAPS, Quavo takes all the fun parts of The Revenant— fur coats, campfires, gorgeous mountain vistas—and subtracts all the gritted-teeth and super-serious drama to make something just about as grandly beautiful and a trillion times more watchable. In a flash of red smoke, Towley re-emerges anew, invigorated with new power. This video is nothing less than a decadent, full-bodied exploration of queerness, protest, and pleasure. But the best friends confront their tormentors by tearing down the boundaries of their perceived reality, revealing a brightness and power that can not be extinguished. Your accessories: flaming swords and violin bows, stiletto-sharp nails, giant bubbles , and a pair of angel wings.
Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. Below are this year's 10 best. After her rousing tribute to androgyny during the VMAs, P! Not only is this clip charming, but its saturated hues and carefully choreographed dance sequences compliment the fully realized storyline -- one that never once feels overly ambitious. Dua Lipa 's hair-flipping takedown of everyone's shady ex, "New Rules," was a bop to begin with, but it was the track's girl-powered music video that truly sealed the song's success.
50. (TIE) Kid Rock, "Po-Dunk"
This is a partial list of viral music videos , that gained rapid attention on the Internet. Like Internet memes , viewership of such videos tend to expand rapidly and become more widespread because the instant communication facilitates word of mouth. This list documents music videos known to have become viral; other viral videos can be found at list of viral videos with additional videos that have become Internet phenomena for other categories can be found at list of Internet phenomena. These videos are videos from various artists that have over million views and gained viral popularity after their release.
Now, they carry a truth with them. But after a test run of an early idea that involved elaborate car stunts resulted in a crash after a trial run, the band decided to try something a bit more simple. Over the past several years, Kendrick Lamar has consistently made some of the most innovative and engaging music videos out there. When you listen to the actual lyrics and you see the visuals behind it, you know they fight against each other. For the striking video, the Georgia-bred singer enlisted noted indie rock director Ashley Connor Mitski, Angel Olsen for a visual exploration that encapsulated many of the themes the singer wrestles with on her new album. The viral single from Dua Lipa proved that, even in , music videos can still provide key breakthroughs for new artists. For New Rules, the singer enlisted the director Henry Scholfield for her portrayal of post-breakup female companionship. In a series of hungover morning-after scenes in New York, SZA and her friends go sledding, get pizza, and hang out on a freezing rooftop. At one point, Drew Barrymore herself even makes a cameo.