Taylor Swift 2014

Shake It Off features Swift dancing in various styles, including twerking, and features Swift's fans, who had written fan letters or posted on Twitter and Instagram. The massively popular, energetic video features Swift and dances in various costumes, which reference movies like Step It Up, Black Swan, and Funny Face.

7/106 ratings

Psy 2012

Gangnam Style was a massive international pop culture phenomenon. It features PSY performing a comical horse-riding dance to parody the Gangnam image of the Korean culture. The video was shot over 48 hours in July 2012 and included cameos from several Korean celebrities.

7.5/106 ratings

Britney Spears 1998

The video begins with Spears appearing bored in class at a Catholic high school. When the bell rings, Spears runs out into the hall and begins a choreographed dance. She dances in different outfits inside and outside the school. The video ends revealing the whole thing was Spears' daydream.

8.2/105 ratings

Madonna 1984

In this video, Madonna is a colorful street girl, toying with one of the boys. A photographer is interested in her, and she lets him take pictures while she sipped champagne. However, Madonna quickly gets bored and tries to win back the heart of her boyfriend.

6.75/104 ratings

Michael Jackson 1983

Bille Jean loosely followed the song's narrative. It features Jackson as a lonely, elusive figure walking the streets while the ground glowed wherever he stepped, suggesting Jackson's stardom and fame. A trenchcoated "stalker," possibly a journalist, pursues Jackson, supposedly to get the scoop on the titular love-interest, missing his opportunity when Jackson seemingly vanishes beneath glowing bedsheets with his never-seen mystery lover.

7.75/104 ratings

Kelly Clarkson 2011

The video begins with Clarkson in a video control room, watching select flash mob videos submitted by various participants in different monitors. Throughout the video, Clarkson's scenes performing the song in three different settings (alone on a stage, with her band in a garden square, and in the control room) alternate with various flash mob videos. Towards the end of the video, Clarkson, along with the people in the garden square, forms a flash mob featuring the same choreograph.

7.5/102 ratings

Christina Aguilera 1999

Genie in a Bottle begins with Aguilera lying on a beach, wearing a white midriff and tiny shorts. The video suddenly breaks into a dance scene. Aguilera's friends in the music video come over to her house, where they meet up with a group of guys driving a red Chevrolet. The music video ends with a guy chasing after Aguilera, and together they sit with a group of friends while a bonfire is lit.

8.67/106 ratings

Mariah Carey 1995

Fantasy features Carey as she explores the amusement park on roller blades and rides on a roller coaster, before joining a group of hip hop dancers after nightfall. The video was filmed at Coney Island park in Rye, New York. This was Mariah Carey's directorial debut.

7.2/105 ratings

Olivia Newton-John 1982

Physical features a lusty Olivia, dressed in a tight leotard, working out in a gym with several overweight men, who eventually transform into attractive muscular young men. This was further emphasized by the video's twist comedy ending when the transformed men who are now oblivious to Newton-John's advances are ultimately revealed to be gay.

7.25/104 ratings

Taylor Swift 2017

Swift has said that part of the premise of the video is rooted in the idea that, "If everything you write about me was true, this is how ridiculous it would look." It is a satirical send-up of media theories about her true intentions that have little validity.

6.6/105 ratings