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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I have been writing this weekly video-countdown column for almost exactly eight years. (Here's my first stab at it; Trash Talk had that week's #1…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2019 - 2:59 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

On Monday night, at its increasingly irrelevant VMA gala, MTV named Taylor Swift's "You Need To Calm Down" as its Video Of The Year. Which,…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2019 - 11:25 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In a world where the new Missy Elliott video and the new J Balvin/Bad Bunny video both exist, this list already feels painfully obsolete. But…
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2019 - 3:45 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I would now like to call the world's attention to the moment where Normani bounces a basketball off of her ass. This occurs right around…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2019 - 12:29 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Björk is one of history's all-time great music-video artists, but I am very ready for her to finally leave the "trippy alien screensaver" period of…
Tom Breihan | August 9, 2019 - 4:14 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I am not going to put a Chris Brown music video on this list. And even if Chris Brown weren't a loathsome human being, his…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2019 - 12:54 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Our resident music video expert Tom Breihan is away on vacation so you've got me, Ryan, filling in for him this time around. Don't worry,…
Ryan Leas | July 26, 2019 - 4:02 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Today, we at Stereogum bid a fond and tearful farewell to Gabriela Tully Claymore. For the past four and a half years, Gabriela has been…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2019 - 1:45 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This column didn't run last week, since it was the 4th Of July weekend and everyone was off. As a result, this week's edition is…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2019 - 1:12 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We are now about halfway into 2019, and nobody has made a better music video than the one for Billie Eilish's "Bad Guy." I honestly…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2019 - 12:52 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We need to talk about Taylor Swift's "You Need To Calm Down." Because that video is something. The video doubles down on the most objectionable…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2019 - 1:32 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This space is where I might ordinarily draw your attention to something like Martin Scorsese's new Bob Dylan documentary, currently streaming on Netflix. But that…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2019 - 3:04 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Are you aware that Kenny Beats, quite possibly the most exciting rap producer currently working, has a biweekly YouTube series called The Cave? I was…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2019 - 11:15 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Scientists should really look into "Unbelievable," the new video from second-tier American boy band Why Don't We, a video that very nearly made this list.
Tom Breihan | May 31, 2019 - 1:10 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Along with the new album that nobody liked, DJ Khaled released an insane seven music videos this past week. All of them are showy and…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2019 - 11:53 am
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