With the New Year’s Eve approaching, it seems the right time to wind up 2017. Here are the 5 best music videos from 2017 that will definitely be remembered in 2018 for their creativity and visual excellence.
1- “Look What You Made Me Do” by Taylor Swift
Directed by Joseph Kahn, the official music video for Taylor’s “Look What You Made Me Do” broke more than one records. With 785 million streams on YouTube, it has to be the best music video of the year, even if that doesn’t make you happy!
2- “Wyclef Jean” by Young Thug
The music video for “Wyclef Jean” didn’t go as planned and it made to the top MVs of 2017. Young Thug was so late for the shoot that he could get in front of the camera. The creative team had to rely on text captions to explain the process of making a music video and that kind of worked for Young Thug who also co-directed the MV along with Ryan Staake. Watch the video below.
3- “Humble” by Kendrick Lamar
4- “Boys” by Charlie XCX
This music video was directed by Charlie XCX along with Sarah McColgan. It’s among the best music videos of 2017 for a reason – it has over 70 crushables that hasn’t been done ever before. You are going to see Joe Jonas and Jay Park among others. You can watch this music video below.
5- “The Story of O.J” by Jay-Z
Jay-Z’s “The Story of O.J” has an incredibly powerful music video to support the song. The video is directed by Mark Romanek and Jay-Z. It’s a challenging visual that will explain the history of United States’ institutionalized racism. Give it a watch below.