Iconic Music Videos That Defined The Past Few Decades

“Chandelier” by Sia (2014)

Before Sia struck gold as a pop singer, she worked behind the scenes, churning out numbers for huge acts like Rihanna and Katy Perry. 1000 Forms of Fear hit it off, but there was a problem—Sia didn’t want the attention. To solve the issue, dancer Maddie Ziegler was introduced as a proxy in the 2014 video for “Chandelier”. Ziegler’s impeccable choreography brought billions (yes, billions) of people to tears, and Sia was able to watch her work come to life through the expression of a talented young woman.


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