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2016 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2016

The music-video event of 2016 was easily the HBO premiere of Beyoncé's Lemonade -- inarguably one of the best albums of the year, and maybe…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2016 - 10:16 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Have you guys been watching American Crime Story: The People Vs. OJ Simpson? You should be watching that show. It's fucking nuts. My favorite bit…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2016 - 1:28 pm

2015 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2015

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

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DJ Snake – “The Half” (Feat. Young Thug, Jeremih, & Swizz Beatz) Video

For "The Half," a bloopy dance-pop banger from his 2016 album Encore, the French dance superstar DJ Snake recruited the talents of cresting weirdo king…
Tom Breihan | January 3, 2017 - 9:09 am

Watch Skrillex, Alice Glass, & Kylie Jenner Party In An Alexander Wang Ad

If music videos are anything to go by, famous people are really good at partying. And that's exactly what they're doing in a new Alexander…
Peter Helman | September 28, 2016 - 11:04 pm

Rihanna – “Work” (Feat. Drake) Videos (NSFW)

Rihanna and Drake have shared the video for sneakily awesome ANTI single "Work" -- or videos, I should say, because there are two separate clips…
Chris DeVille | February 22, 2016 - 12:09 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week's list is necessarily going to be incomplete, since Joanna Newsom and Paul Thomas Anderson made a video for "Divers" and it's already been…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2015 - 9:56 am

Drake – “Hotline Bling” Video

Although it seemed like a tossed-off curio at first, "Hotline Bling" has become one of Drake's biggest hits ever. Currently holding steady at #2, it…
Chris DeVille | October 19, 2015 - 9:20 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The best music-related video this week may have been something that didn't have any music. I'm talking about Hannibal Buress consuming Justin Bieber's soul. There…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2015 - 10:53 am

Kendrick Lamar – “King Kunta” Video

Talk about an entrance: Kendrick Lamar debuted his new "King Kunta" video on a Beats-branded billboard in Times Square earlier this evening, and it has…
James Rettig | April 1, 2015 - 9:06 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In a week full of big music videos, the one that generated the most conversation was, logically enough, the one that raised the most hackles.
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2013 - 10:59 am

Drake – “Worst Behavior” Video

Drake's last video, "Hold On, We're Going Home," was a wonderfully silly short film featuring guest stars like A$AP Rocky. The one before that, "Started
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2013 - 12:56 pm

The-Dream – “IV Play” Video

The-Dream made a video for his absolutely bananas track "IV Play" -- one of the best songs of the year, for my money -- and…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 16, 2013 - 1:13 pm

Ciara – “Body Party” Video (Feat. Future)

This is the sort of thing that helps me get up in the morning: Robotic R&B stars Ciara and Future are totally in love, and…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2013 - 10:35 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The two videos I liked best this week are about reintroducing superstars: One who's been away for a while, one who's barely taken enough time…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2013 - 5:08 pm
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