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100 Viral Music Videos

From Disturbing Drug Depictions to Candid Starlet Videos

— December 27, 2011 — Pop Culture
In this day and age, it's no longer enough for a pop star to release a hit record, because as you can see from this gallery of viral music videos, a great song needs a great video to accompany it.

Since the days of Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' video, the bar has been raised and musicians are constantly trying to outdo themselves when it comes to the videos they release.

From Kanye West's 29-minute long video for his hit song 'Runaway' to Rihanna's disturbing and raw video for 'We Found Love,' this gallery of viral music videos demonstrates that videos are a great way to boost sales and get the public talking.

Whether it's hysterical spoof videos or artistic expressions, this list of viral music videos is sure to have you hooked.
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
98
Fan-Generated Music Videos
Fan-Generated Music Videos
Junip Asks Their Fans to Create the Content for Their Latest Song
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97
Pulsating Apartment Music Videos
Pulsating Apartment Music Videos
The Cold Mailman Band Lights Up the Town
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96
Music Video Movie Mash-Ups
Music Video Movie Mash-Ups
'Whisperlude' is a Pogo Musical Masterpiece
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95
Apocalyptic Musical Collaborations
Apocalyptic Musical Collaborations
Chris Brown Features Justin Bieber in His 'Next To You' Video
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94
Pop Music Dance Mash-Ups
Pop Music Dance Mash-Ups
This Thom Yorke Single Ladies Combo Vid is Sure to Get You Cracking
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93
Regretful Wizard Morning-Afters
Regretful Wizard Morning-Afters
Hogwarts Walk of Shame Shows Even Magical Folks Get Humiliated
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92
Flawless Live Video Mashups
Flawless Live Video Mashups
Ithaca Audio's 'Rolling in the Beats' Remixes 24 Videos
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91
Paradoxical Music Videos
Paradoxical Music Videos
The Uffie 'Difficult' Video is Seemingly Endless
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90
Graphic Music Videos
Graphic Music Videos
Superfad Tactile Waveforms Illustrates Sound
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89
Feature-Length Music Videos
Feature-Length Music Videos
The Kanye West 'Runaway' Film Centers On the Phoenix
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88
Movie Mashup Music Videos
Movie Mashup Music Videos
The Buck 65 'Superstars Don't Love' Video is Graphic
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87
Car-Crafted Music Videos
Car-Crafted Music Videos
The BMW Check My Machine Video Features Music Made by the 1 Series
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86
Comical Corporate Rappers
Comical Corporate Rappers
The ‘Law School Husslin' Crew Boasts Senior Partner Swagger
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85
Savory Sweet Stop Motions
Savory Sweet Stop Motions
The Kina Grannis ‘In Your Arms' Video Animates with Jelly Be
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84
Film Director Singers
Film Director Singers
The David Lynch Album 'Crazy Clown Town' Highlights the Director's Talents
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83
Gun-Wielding Pop Queens
Gun-Wielding Pop Queens
The Britney Spears Criminal Video is Dangerously Sultry
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82
Digital Gangsta Collaborations
Digital Gangsta Collaborations
Mafia Wars/Dr.Dre Partnership Brings a Virtual Single Release
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81
Triple Threat Music Videos
Triple Threat Music Videos
Three Instrument Performance Videos are Three Times the Fun
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80
Distorted Viewpoint Vids
Distorted Viewpoint Vids
The Audiobullys 'Only Man' Music Video is Shot from the Ground Up
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79
One-Hit Internet Idols
One-Hit Internet Idols
Rebecca Black Rebounds with Her Second Single
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78
Murderous Children Music Videos
Murderous Children Music Videos
'The Greeks' by IS TROPICAL Features a Cute Kid Killer
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77
Designer Song Challenges
Designer Song Challenges
Dolce & Gabbana Music Video Contest Asks Fans to Dance and Sing
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76
Suicidal Music Montages
Suicidal Music Montages
Chloe Lattanzi 'Play With Me' Video is Shocking and Gruesome
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75
Zany Song Dubs
Zany Song Dubs
Rebecca Black's 'Friday' Gets the Lip Dub Treatment
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74
Urkel Dancing Videos
Urkel Dancing Videos
The Cee Lo Green Jaleel White 'Cry Baby' Vid is Vintage Smooth
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73
Animated Music Videos
Animated Music Videos
The Score's Latest Video Inspired By a T-Shirt Design
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72
Masked Music Videos
Masked Music Videos
The MNDR Duo Cut Me Out Music Video Embraces Nerd Funk and Styling
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71
Historical Music Video Remixes
Historical Music Video Remixes
'History for Music Lovers' Teaches With Top Tunes
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70
Cover Girl Rap Covers
Cover Girl Rap Covers
‘Empire State of Mind' by Supermodels Pays a Fashionable Ode to
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69
8-Bit Pop Parodies
8-Bit Pop Parodies
The Rebecca Black Gameboy Video is Hilariously Geeky
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68
Vogue Editor Music Videos
Vogue Editor Music Videos
The Anna Dello Russo Edge of Glory Video is Outrageous
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67
Rap-Rock Zombie Music Videos
Rap-Rock Zombie Music Videos
The Converse Soulja Boy, Matt & Kim, Andrew WK Song is Collaborative
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66
One-Shot Music Videos
One-Shot Music Videos
The OK Go White Knuckles Music Video Shows Love for Rescue Dogs
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65
Inspiring Hip-Hop Narratives
Inspiring Hip-Hop Narratives
Jay-Z 'Rap is Poetry' Provides an Enlightening Insight to Music
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64
Retro Popstar Tributes
Retro Popstar Tributes
The Robert Jeffrey 'Vogue' Video is Material-Girl Glamorous
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63
Geriatric Radio Rappers
Geriatric Radio Rappers
The AS&S Enkelschreck Campaign Features a Senior With Serious Swagger
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62
3D Stereoscopic Music Vids
3D Stereoscopic Music Vids
Get Your 3D Specs Ready for the Faithless ‘Not Going Home'
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61
Cloned Celebrity Music Videos
Cloned Celebrity Music Videos
The Beyonce Countdown Video Features Multiples of the Pop Star
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60
Disabled Persons Music Campaigns
Disabled Persons Music Campaigns
SCOPE 'See the Person' Asks People to Look Past Disabilities
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59
How-To Marijuana Music Videos
How-To Marijuana Music Videos
Learn to Smoke Up Legally With Weed Card by Garfunkel and Oates
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58
Painted Music Videos
Painted Music Videos
Breakbot's Watercolor Music Video is an Incredible Piece of Art
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57
Music Video Shoevertisements
Music Video Shoevertisements
Dwight Howard's ‘Fast Don't Lie' is Hilarious
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56
Epic Mash-Up Movies
Epic Mash-Up Movies
‘Girl Walk // All Day' Presents Girl Talk's Record as a Film
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55
iPhone Music Videos
iPhone Music Videos
The ‘On My Way' by Izabo Music Video is iPhone Awesomeness
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54
Cryptic Crooner Short Films
Cryptic Crooner Short Films
Fan Anticipation for The Weeknd 'The Knowing' Video is Finally Over
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53
Digital Dance Videos
Digital Dance Videos
The Stateless 'Ariel' Music Video is an Eternal Battle Between Good & Evil
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52
Hip-Hop Mascot Duos
Hip-Hop Mascot Duos
Snoop Dogg and Rico the Puppet Collaborate on a Track in This Hilarious Clip
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51
Seductive Detective Music Videos
Seductive Detective Music Videos
The Beyonce Dance For You Video Shows Off the Singer's Moves
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50
Twitter Rap Songs
Twitter Rap Songs
Drake and Jimmy Kimmel's 'Tweet Tweet' Video Parodies Celebritweets
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49
Time-Traveling Music Videos
Time-Traveling Music Videos
OK GO 'End Love' Video is a Chromatic Stop-Motion Flash Mob
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48
Interactive Music Videos
Interactive Music Videos
The Cold War Kids Let Fans Mix and Match Their New Album
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47
Matrimony Moment Music Videos
Matrimony Moment Music Videos
The Beyonce 'Best Thing I Never Had' Alternate Video is Adorable
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46
Music Video Copycat Fails
Music Video Copycat Fails
'Bad Romance FAIL' is a Self-Produced Lady Gaga Remake Attempt
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45
French Photoshop Vids
French Photoshop Vids
Poom Music Video Takes Us on a Trip Back to the 1960s
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44
3D Typographic Music Videos
3D Typographic Music Videos
El Pino & the Volunteers Sing 'There's No Cure for Stupidity'
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43
Pop Princess Retro Revivals
Pop Princess Retro Revivals
The Beyonce Love on Top Video is One of the Queen B's Best
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42
Demonic Hip-Hop Videos
Demonic Hip-Hop Videos
MellowHype '64' Terrifies Viewers With its Dark Undertones
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41
Electro Singing Rebellions
Electro Singing Rebellions
Jay-Z Releases 'Death of Autotune'
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40
Tattered Songstresses
Tattered Songstresses
Ashlyne Huff Gets Gritty in Her Music Video ‘Heart of Gold’
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39
Viral Vengence Raps
Viral Vengence Raps
ShaneDawsonTV Presents Hilarious Taylor Swift Revenge Rap
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38
Star Trek Remix Rap
Star Trek Remix Rap
Jean-Luc Picard Stars in His Very Own Space-Aged Music Video
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37
Young Bride Ballads
Young Bride Ballads
The Courtney Stodden 'Dont Put It on Me' Video is Sassy
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36
Interactive Music Videos
Interactive Music Videos
'Don't F*cking Tell Me What to Do' by Robyn Integrates Twitter Upda
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35
Phonetic Video Translations
Phonetic Video Translations
YouTube Users' Inaccurate Translations Go Viral
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34
Cartoon Cover Songs
Cartoon Cover Songs
Elmo and Katy Perry Collaborate on a Cover of the Hit Song ‘Hot and Cold
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33
Lesbian Pop Star Spoofs
Lesbian Pop Star Spoofs
The Androgynous Ladies of the 'Biebershop Quartet' Pay Tribute
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32
Candid Starlet Videos
Candid Starlet Videos
The R.E.M. 'We All Go Back To Where We Belong' Video is Gorgeous
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31
Cheeky 3D Music Videos
Cheeky 3D Music Videos
Hilarious Vengaboys 'Rocket to Uranus' Video Features Perez Hilton
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30
Boy Band Parodies
Boy Band Parodies
Wendy's Frosty Posse Pokes Fun at Cheesy Music Videos
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29
Kaleidoscopic Music Videos
Kaleidoscopic Music Videos
The Chemical Brothers 'Swoon' Video Features Psychedelic People
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28
Fan-Made Music Videos
Fan-Made Music Videos
Grizzly Bear's Two Weeks Animated by Gabe Askew
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27
Stripped Down Pop Stars
Stripped Down Pop Stars
The Lady Gaga You and I Nymph Video is Stunningly Simple
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26
Site-Crashing Music Premieres (UPDATE)
Site-Crashing Music Premieres (UPDATE)
The Lady Gaga Alejandro Video Takes Over the Web
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25
Rapping Darth Vaders
Rapping Darth Vaders
The College Humor 'Galactic Empire State of Mind' Music Video
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24
Superstar Suicide Music Videos
Superstar Suicide Music Videos
The Eminem 'Spacebound' Vid is Star-Filled and Shocking
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23
Autobiographical Asylum Videos
Autobiographical Asylum Videos
The Lady Gaga Marry the Night Video is Haunting
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22
Supermodel Reunion Music Videos
Supermodel Reunion Music Videos
The Duran Duran 'Girl Panic' Video Features the World's Top Models
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21
Blatant Music Videovertising
Blatant Music Videovertising
This Lady Gaga Music Video Looks More Like an Ad Campaign
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20
Hipster Viral Music Videos
Hipster Viral Music Videos
Charlotte Gainsbourg 'Heaven Can Wait' Will Blow Your Mind
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19
Movie Mash-Up Melodies
Movie Mash-Up Melodies
Richard Autobahn Creates a Viral Music Video of Television and Film
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18
Auto-Tune Parody Songs
Auto-Tune Parody Songs
Animated Akon Calls T-Pain to Go for Sushi at the Mall
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17
90s Fashion Music Videos
90s Fashion Music Videos
The Robyn 'Call Your Girlfriend' Short Brings Platform Sneakers Back
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16
Tantalizing Typography Music Vids
Tantalizing Typography Music Vids
Jovi Jenovi Interprets The Weeknd's 'Initiation' Using Text
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15
Decadent Music Videos
Decadent Music Videos
'We All Wanna Be Prince' Indulgences in Good Times
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14
Vintage Housewife Music Vids
Vintage Housewife Music Vids
Beyonce Uses the Past for her New Video 'Why Don't You Love Me'
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13
Military Hip-Hop Parodies
Military Hip-Hop Parodies
US Navy's 'I'm On a Boat' Adds Brass to The Lonely Island's Badass
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12
School Yard Pop Parodies
School Yard Pop Parodies
Key of Awesome's Hilarious Rihanna and Eminem Parody is Age Appropriate
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11
Mouthy Music Videos
Mouthy Music Videos
‘Whachadoin?' by N.A.S.A. Is A Musical Surrealist Adventure
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10
Viral Music Video Spoofs
Viral Music Video Spoofs
Miley Cyrus Party in the USA Parodies Delight Youtube Users
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9
Celeb Anime Music Videos
Celeb Anime Music Videos
The Kristen Dunst ‘Turning Japanese' Video
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8
Gritty Undressed Pop Memoirs
Gritty Undressed Pop Memoirs
The Lady Gaga 'Marry the Night' Video is Honest and Eerie
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7
Macabre Rapper Music Vids
Macabre Rapper Music Vids
The Kanye West Monster Video Adds Visuals to a Diabolical Track
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6
Gagafied Performance Parodies
Gagafied Performance Parodies
The Weird Al Born This Way Video is Interesting Yet Unusual
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5
Disturbing Drug Depiction Videos
Disturbing Drug Depiction Videos
The Rihanna 'We Found Love' Music Video is Shocking
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4
Epic Music Videos
Epic Music Videos
Lady Gaga Takes on Dangerous ‘Paparazzi'
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3
Homoerotic Military Videos
Homoerotic Military Videos
Catch a Sneak Peek of the Epic Lady Gaga 'Alejandro' Music Video
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2
Nudevertising Music Videos
Nudevertising Music Videos
Matt & Kim Defend Right to Bare All in Public
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1
Vintage Footage Music Videos
Vintage Footage Music Videos
The Lana Del Rey 'Blue Jeans' Clip Makes Use of Retro Film
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