@Videostatic RT @EW: How Hocus Pocus writer Mick Garris went from 'Thriller' extra to Michael Jackson collaborator https://t.co/2r85xlUmXh 1 day 3 hours ago
@Videostatic RT @danwootton: EXCLUSIVE Taylor Swift films new video in London kebab shop in a nod to secret dates with Brit love Joe Alwyn https://t.co/1 day 23 hours ago
@Videostatic 21 Savage "Nothin New" (iNightLyfe, dir.) https://t.co/7BVrpRFM0a #video #musicvideo 22 hours 35 min ago
@Videostatic imagine dragons "Whatever It Takes" (Matt Eastin, Aaron Hymes, dir.) https://t.co/n3HZr6HQKs #video #musicvideo 1 day 37 min ago

Best Music Videos Of The Year

Whittling down a year's worth of music videos to a Top 10 is one of my least favorite things, but such are the responsibilities with Video Static.

Here's my Top Ten. And, since I'm allowed to break the rules, I also included 30 more videos worth a watch for one reason or another. (And, I'll remind you that the monthly Best Of list is guaranteed* good viewing.)

2016 Best Videos Of The Year - Top 10

  1. OK Go "The One Moment" (Damian Kulash, dir.)
  2. The Avalanches "The Was" (Chris Hopkins, Al Smithee, dir.)
  3. Jamie XX "Gosh" (Romain Gavras, dir.)
  4. Coldplay "Up & Up" (Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia, dir.)
  5. Michael Kiwanuka "Black Man In A White World" (Hiro Murai, dir.)
  6. Leon Bridges "River" (Miles Jay, dir.)
  7. Stylo G x Jacob Plant "Bike Engine" (Keith Schofield, dir.)
  8. Beyonce "Formation" (Melina Matsoukas, dir.)
  9. The Weeknd "False Alarm [NSFW]" (Ilya Naishuller, dir.)
  10. DJ Shadow f/ Run The Jewels "Nobody Speak" (Sam Pilling, dir.)

2016 Best Videos Continued (in alphaberical order)

And if you want a Playlist of the Best Music Videos of 2016 listed in order of popularity, we got you covered as well!

*not guaranteed

Recent Tweets