BEST OF 2016: Pitchfork’s Top 25 Music Videos

Yes, it’s that time of year once again – best of the year list-time, that is. We’re gathering together Best of 2016 from various media outlets, our own contributors and our readers, too. (Sure, just email ’em to us…)

Here’s a list of the Top 25 Music Videos of the yera, as compiled by the staff at Pitchfork:

25. Rihanna (featuring Drake): “Work”
Directors: Director X/Tim Erem
24. PUP: “Sleep in the Heat”
Director: Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux
23. Mitski: “Your Best American Girl”
Director: Zia Anger
22. D.R.A.M. (featuring Lil Yachty): “Broccoli”
Directors: Nathan R. Smith and Hidji Films
21. Aphex Twin: “CIRKLON3 (Колхозная mix)”
Director: Ryan Wyer
20. Cass McCombs: “Opposite House”
Director: Jonny Look

19. Jenny Hval: “Conceptual Romance”
Director: Zia Anger
18. Francis & the Lights (featuring Bon Iver and Kanye West): “Friends”
Director: Jake Schreier
17. Lil Yachty: “1 Night”
Directors: Glassface and Rahil Ashruff
16. Japanese Breakfast: “Everybody Wants to Love You”
Directors: Adam Kolodny and Michelle Zauner
15. Radiohead: “Burn the Witch”
Director: Chris Hopewell
14. Kanye West: “Famous (Unofficial Official Video)”
Directors: Aziz Ansari and Eric Wareheim
13. Blood Orange: “Augustine”
Director: Devonté Hynes
12. Kendrick Lamar: “God Is Gangsta”
Directors: Jack Begert and the little homies
11. Kaytranada: “Lite Spots”
Director: Martin C. Pariseau
10. Angel Olsen: “Shut Up Kiss Me”
Director: Angel Olsen
9. Grimes: “Kill V. Maim”
Directors: Claire Boucher and Mac Boucher
8. Jamie xx: “Gosh”
Director: Romain Gavras
7. Anohni: “Drone Bomb Me”
Director: Nabil Elderkin
6. Frank Ocean: “Nikes”
Director: Tyrone Lebon
5. Solange: “Cranes in the Sky” and “Don’t Touch My Hair”
Directors: Alan Ferguson and Solange Knowles
4. Radiohead: “Daydreaming”
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
3. Kanye West: “Fade”
Director: Eli Linnetz
2. David Bowie: “Lazarus”
Director: Johan Renck
1. Beyoncé: Lemonade
Directors: Kahlil Joseph, Beyoncé Knowles Carter, Melina Matsoukas, Todd Tourso, Dikayl Rimmasch, Jonas Åkerlund, Mark Romanek and Warsan Shire

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