The Black Eyed Peas Shakira 2020

The video for Girl like Me resembles an 80s workout video. It features Shakira on a skateboard and with backup dancers doing aerobics. It also features Black Eyed Peas in a set singing the song. The Black Eyed Peas dance around enormous set pieces.

8/102 ratings

Beyoncé Wizkid Saint Jhn Blue Ivy Carter 2020

The video acts as a celebration and affirmation of the beauty of dark skin. It depicts a black debutante ball (a tradition in African-American communities in the Southern United States) and showcases various black and brown girls and women. Beyoncé included it in Black Is King, a visual album and film based on the music of The Lion King: The Gift.

7.2/105 ratings

Angélique Kidjo 1993

Agolo is a dance number with a conscience. Agolo emphasized the importance of caring for the environment while becoming a legitimate international hit from the country of Benin. The video was a favorite across Africa.

7/104 ratings

Childish Gambino 2018

The video starts with a shirtless Gambino dancing through a warehouse, interacting with a series of chaotic scenes. According to director Hiro Murai, the video was inspired by the films Mother! and City of God. It's dense with commentary on racism throughout American history.

9.56/109 ratings

Peter Gabriel 1986

Sledgehammer cleaned up at the VMAs, winning nine awards - still a record. The video uses a mix of animation styles, including claymation, pixilation, and stop motion. Peter Gabriel had to stay under a sheet of glass for 16 hours while filming the video while animators moved objects above him, one frame at a time.

8.9/1010 ratings