Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. It's been nearly four decades since our best and brightest stars first made the jump from our stereos to our televisions, changing the course of popular music in the process. In the course of that time, music videos have come to define what we love and remember about our favorite artists as much as anything short of the music itself -- creating icons, reinventing careers, sparking imaginations and inspiring untold millions of Halloween costumes worldwide. On the verge of this Sunday's Aug. Here is our list of the artists who have made the music video eternal, with a YouTube playlist of videos from all the artists available at the end.
The 100 Greatest Music Video Artists of All Time: Staff List
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Not every great movie has a great ending. It is, arguably, the most important part of any film — how a filmmaker wants you to feel when the lights go up is often the key to what that picture was really about. In compiling a list of the greatest endings in movie history, we had many arguments over many months about this very dynamic, and found ourselves drawn to certain types we deemed successful more than others: Ambiguous, dark endings; endings that purported to explain something but secretly did not; endings that denied us and the characters closure; endings that featured people dancing, but not always in joyous, triumphant fashion. Maybe that was a reflection of the times we were living.
They say good editing goes unnoticed. Online, it goes viral. And yet, the internet video has long lacked definition as a discrete genre, with its own tropes, techniques, and history.
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