Happy 40th MTV! What's your fave Music Video of all time?

With MTV celebrating its 40th anniversary this Sunday, August 1st, 1981,Rolling Stone has compiled a list of the "100 Greatest Music Videos" and Billboard narrowed it down the "40 Best Music Videos of 1981."

Topping the Rolling Stone list is "Formation" by Beyonce followed by "Hurt" from Johnny Cash, and "Vogue" by Madonna at three.

The classic acts that cracked the Top 10 are Peter Gabriel with "Sledgehammer" at eight,

  • Nirvana- "Smells Like Teen Spirit" -13
  • U2- "One" -25
  • ZZ Top- "Gimme All Your Lovin'" -35
  • Metallica- "One" -42
  • David Bowie- "Ashes to Ashes" -44
  • Aerosmith- "Janie's Got a Gun" -49
  • Van Halen- "Jump" -58
  • R.E.M.- "Losing My Religion" -63
  • Queen- "Bohemian Rhapsody" -64
  • Motley Crue- "Home Sweet Home" -72
  • Twisted Sister- "We're Not Gonna Take It" -77
  • Talking Heads- "Once in a Lifetime" -81
  • Neil Young- "This Note's For You" -86
  • Soundgarden- "Blow Up the Outside World" -87
  • The Buggles- "Video Killed the Radio Star" -100(First video played on MTV)
  • What is your favorite video?

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