The BIG List: 40 Greatest Music Video Flops


Vibe / August 9, 2010

Music videos serve many purposes: to pop bottles and pour on models, roll out some of the flyest whips not yet on the road, popularize a mindless new dance or cast strategic celebrity love interests. But most importantly, they should provide some context to the song and draw attention to the music. Simple enough, right? Perhaps not as easy as it looks. The following 40 music-backed visuals brought more attention to the on-camera bloopers than they did the songs. Watch with a cautious eye. —Tracy Garraud, Clover Hope & John Kennedy