100 Greatest Music Videos

Criteria: These music videos were chosen for their direction, choreography, art direction, special effects, editing, cinematography, & overall creativeness.

Greatest Music Videos
1. Thriller
Micheal Jackson (1983)
2. Sledgehammer
Peter Gabriel (1986)
3. Take On Me
a-ha (1985)
4. Heart Shaped Box
Nirvana (1993)
5. November Rain
Guns N' Roses (1992)
6. Losing My Religion
R.E.M. (1991)
7. Sabotage
Beastie Boys (1994)
8. Money For Nothing
Dire Straits (1985)
9. Jeremy
Pearl Jam (1993)
10. Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen (1975)
11. This Note's For You
Neil Young (1989)
12. Nothing Compares 2 U
Sinead O'Connor (1990)
13. Express Yourself
Madonna (1989)
14. California Love
Tupac feat. Dr. Dre (1996)
15. Ashes to Ashes
David Bowie (1980)
16. Weapon Of Choice
Fatboy Slim (2001)
17. Cry
Godley And Creme (1985)
18. Rockit
Herbie Hancock (1983)
19. Walk This Way
Run-D.M.C. and Aerosmith
20. Closer
Nine Inch Nails (1994)
21. One
Metallica (1989)
22. All Is Full of Love
Björk (1999)
23. Vogue
Madonna (1990)
24. Beat It
Michael Jackson (1983)
25. Subterranean Homesick Blues
Bob Dylan (1967)
26. Buddy Holly
Weezer (1995)
27. Smells Like Teen Spirit
Nirvana
28. Land Of Confusion
Genesis (1986)
29. Virtual Insanity
Jamiroquai (1997)
30. Bad Romance
Lady Gaga (2009)
31. Californication
Red Hot Chili Peppers (2000)
32. Right Now
Van Halen (1992)
33. Black Hole Sun
Soundgarden (1994)
34. Learn To Fly
Foo Fighters (2000)
35. Don't Come Around Here No More
Tom Petty (1985)
36. Billie Jean
Michael Jackson (1983)
37. Scream
Michael and Janet Jackson (1995)
38. Going On
Gnarls Barkley (2008)
39. The Thunder Rolls
Garth Brooks (1991)
40. The Beautiful People
Marilyn Manson (1997)
41. Hot For Teacher
Van Halen (1984)
42. Been Caught Stealing
Jane's Addiction (1990)
43. Tonight, Tonight
Smashing Pumpkins (1996)
44. Give It Away
Red Hot Chili Peppers (1992)
45. Freak On A Leash
Korn (1999)
46. Love Will Never Do (Without You)
Janet Jackson (1991)
47. Every Breath You Take
The Police (1983)
48. In Bloom
Nirvana (1992)
49. Bastards Of Young
The Replacements (1985)
50. Epic
Faith No More (1990)
51. Once In A Lifetime
Talking Heads (1980)
52. Kool Thing
Sonic Youth (1990)
53. Everybody Hurts
R.E.M. (1993)
54. Like A Prayer
Madonna (1989)
55. You Might Think
The Cars (1984)
56. Burning Down The House
Talking Heads (1983)
57. Free Your Mind
En Vogue (1993)
58. Man On The Moon
R.E.M. (1993)
59. Tennessee
Arrested Development (1992)
60. Sleep Now In The Fire
Rage Against The Machine (2000)
61. No Rain
Blind Melon (1993)
62. Basket Case
Green Day (1994)
63. Wild Thing
Tone Loc (1988)
64. Justify My Love
Madonna (1990)
65. Do The Evolution
Pearl Jam (1998)
66. We Used To Wait/The Wilderness Downtown
Arcade Fire (2010)
67. Even Better Than The Real Thing
U2 (1992)
68. Livin' On The Edge
Aerosmith (1993)
69. Waterfalls
TLC (1995)
70. Enter Sandman
Metallica (1991)
71. 1979
Smashing Pumpkins (1996)
72. Big Me
Foo Fighters (1996)
73. Loser
Beck (1994)
74. Stupid Girl
Garbage (1996)
75. Wicked Game
Chris Issak (1991)
76. Don't Speak
No Doubt (1997)
77. It's My Life
Talk Talk (1984)
78. Smack My Bitch Up
Prodigy (1998)
79. Janie's Got A Gun
Aerosmith (1990)
80. Hurt
Johnny Cash (2003)
81. Smells Like Nirvana
Weird Al Yankovic (1992)
82. Jump
Van Halen (1984)
83. Alive
Pearl Jam (1992)
84. White Wedding
Billy Idol (1982)
85. True Faith
New Order (1988)
86. Falling Away From Me
Korn (2000)
87. Interstate Love Song
Stone Temple Pilots (1995)
88. Dirty Boots
Sonic Youth (1991)
89. Block Rockin' Beats
Chemical Brothers (1998)
90. My Lovin' (Never Gonna Get It)
En Vogue (1992)
91. Human Behaviour
Björk (1993)
92. Thunderstruck
AC/DC (1990)
93. More Human Than Human
White Zombie (1995)
94. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
The Eurythmics (1984)
95. Gone Till November
Wyclef Jean (1998)
96. Under The Bridge
Red Hot Chili Peppers (1992)
97. The Boys Of Summer
Don Henley (1985)
98. Let's Get Rocked
Def Leppard (1992)
99. Faith
George Michael (1987)
100. One
U2 (1992)
40 More Worth Mentioning
101. Back On The Chain Gang
The Pretenders (1982)
102. Silent All These Years
Tori Amos (1992)
103. Tears In Heaven
Eric Clapton (1992)
104. Tommy The Cat
Primus (1992)
105. Cryin'
Aerosmith (1993)
106. Umbrella
Rihanna (featuring Jay-Z) (2007)
107. Close (To The Edit)
Art Of Noise (1984)
108. Pour Some Sugar On Me
Def Leppard (1987)
109. Where The Streets Have No Name
U2 (1987)
110. Walking Contradiction
Green Day (1996)
111. Strawberry Fields Forever
The Beatles (1968)
112. Hey Ya
Outkast (2003)
113. Bittersweet Symphony
The Verve (1998)
114. Independence Day
Martina McBride (1994)
115. Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See
Busta Rhymes (1997)
116. Single Ladies
Beyoncé (2008)
117. Need You Tonight/Mediate
INXS (1988)
118. 99 Problems
Jay-Z (2004)
119. Wanderlust
Björk (2008)
120. Porcelain
Moby (1999)
121. Float On
Modest Mouse (2004)
122. Take Me Out
Franz Ferdinand (2004)
123. All Downhill From Here
New Found Glory (2004)
124. Walkie Talkie Man
Steriogram (2004)
125. All Falls Down
Kanye West (2004)
126. Prison Sex
Tool (1994)
127. Glycerine
Bush (1996)
128. The Scientist
Coldplay (2003)
129. Days Go By
Dirty Vegas (2002)
130. Breaking The Habit
Linkin Park (2004)
131. Sober
Tool (1993)
132. Memories
Within Temptation (2004)
133. Rock DJ
Robbie Williams (2001)
134. Tightrope
Janelle Monáe (2010)
135. Trouble
Coldplay (2001)
136. Original Fire
Audioslave (2006)
137. In This World
Moby (2002)
138. Here It Goes Again
OK Go (2005)
139. Road To Nowhere
Talking Heads (1985)
140. Necropolis
Kamelot (2011)

Last Updated: 2015-01-16