Iconic Music Videos That Defined The Past Few Decades

All music videos are not created equally, but these are some of the best since "Video Killed the Radio Star". From Prince to Lady Gaga, these artists' iconic videos will be remembered long beyond their debut.

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“Here It Goes Again” by OK Go (2006)

In the early 2000s, YouTube was seeking to become the next MTV, and OK Go seized the opportunity. The band is now famous for their low-budget music videos, the first of which being 2006’s “Here It Goes Again”, which kickstarted OK Go's career. The video depicts the band performing a complex dance routine on treadmills—all filmed in a single take.


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The More You Know

  • Eric Clapton wrote “Layla” with the intention to steal George Harrison’s wife.
  • After Kurt Cobain passed away, Dave Grohl almost joined Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers after they played together on Saturday Night Live.
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan was the guitarist on David Bowie‘s Let’s Dance album
  • Panic! at the Disco started out as a Blink-182 cover band.
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