Sexiest Music Videos

Music has always been one of the most popular forms of entertainment. New technology, such as Mp3 player, Smart phones, has enabled people to take the music they love with them wherever they go. Superb music, when combined with mind blowing visuals, adds to the grandeur of the music track. Sexiest music videos when combined with mind blowing visuals, superb music and brilliant lyrics help them to make a permanent mark on the hearts of many and have rocked the music world.

Shakira- She Wolf

The popular song is sung by Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira which is taken from her eighth studio album, She Wolf.  Written by Shakira, John Hill and Sam Endicott, it was released on July 10, 2009. The song peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, spending a total of 20 weeks. Shakira performed the song live for the first time on the finale of the season four of America’s Got Talent on September 16, 2009. The music video is directed by Jake Nava, who had previously collaborated with Shakira on the video for Beautiful Liar. The video begins with Shakira getting out of her bed in the middle of a full on night. The dance moves you see in the video are choreographed by Nadine Ruffin. In this video you will must have noticed ballet, popping and locking, tribal dance and moves similar to the ones in the eighties drama Flashdance. In the video you will find Shakira explaining the usage of the golden cage saying “I just wanted to express what it feels like for a she- wolf to be in captivity. A wolf is also shown walking in the club and transforming into a woman. The video ends with Shakira laying back in her bed and smiling as thunder cracks. The sensual moves of Shakira in the video are not the kind to moves you see every day. The sexy video is also credited with the award for MiVedio Favorite. At the 2010 Premios Lo Nuestro, the video won the award for Video of the Year.

Madonna- Justify my Love

Justify My Love was the first single by American singer-songwriter Madonna from her 1990 greatest hits compilation ‘The Immaculate Collection’. It was released on November 6, 1990 by Sire Records. It caused international controversy due to the accompanying music video which was sexually explicit and even banned by MTV. This outraged Madonna and she appeared on ABC’s Nightline to defend it. The song has remained one of Madonna’s most iconic and most controversial singles. As a result of this controversy, it went on it become the highest selling video singles of all time.  Directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino, the video is filmed in grainy black and white in the style of a 1960s European art film. The overall presentation is bizarre and deliberately ambiguous. The video contains the imagery of sadomasochism, voyeurism and bisexuality. As the video ends, you will find Madonna rushing out of her hotel room smiling and laughing.

Britney Spears- I am a Slave for you

Released on September 24, 2001, I am a slave for you, is a song recorded by American singer Britney Spears for her third studio album, Britney. One of the most risque videos ever, “I Am a Slave for You”, is directed by Francis Lawrence. For this video, Britney Spears learned belly dancing from Puerto-Rican. The video portrayed Spears as a slave to the music, who dances all day until she and the other dancers are sweaty and near dehydration forcing them to search for water. The Jackson’s influence is also seen in the video. Along with dancing in a very revealing outfit, the performance is probably most remembered for featuring a number of exotic animals, including a white tiger and a live albino Burmese Python on her shoulder. It also ranked no.1 in the list of the “50 Sexiest Music Videos of All Time, published by Canadian music channel MuchMusicin 2007.

Lady Gaga- Telephone ft. Beyonce

Directed by Jonas Akerlund, the music video is over nine minutes long. The concept of the video involved Beyonce as he bails Gaga out of jail. Other concepts of the video involve scenes at a dineer, a cameo from singer Tyrese Gibson and a prison shower scene. Gaga and Knowles wore “destroyed denim pieces”. Telephone, song is recorded by Lady Gaga and Beyonce Knowles for Gaga’s third EP the Fame Monster in 2009. The song was written by Gaga, Rodney Jerkins, La Shawn Danelis, Lazonate Franklin and Knowles. The video ends with the line, to be continued……

Cheryl- Call my Name

 One of the most recent songs, Call My Name, was released on June 10, 2012 by British recording artist Cheryl Cole. Call My Name, achieved commercial success, reaching the top spot of the charts in Ireland, Scotland and the United Kingdom in 2012. The song also entered the top twenty in New Zealand and earned a Gold certification in the country. The accompanying music video was directed by Anthony Mandler and features Cole performing an elaborate dance routine with backup dancers. The video officially premiered on May 2012, starts with a quote from French writer and philosopher the Marquis de Sade that reads, the only way to a woman, heart is along the path of torment. This is followed by scenes of Cole strutting down a graffiti- daubed storm drain before meeting with her dancers and performing an elaborate dance routine. After a full week of sales, Call My Name, sold a total of 152, 001 digital copies in the country, becoming 2012’s fastest selling number one singles on the UK Singles Chart.

Usher – Trading Places

Released on October 17, 2008, Trading Place is Usher’s, fifth and final single from his studio album Here I Stand. Produced by MCkinney, it is a slow-tempo R& B number with hip hop influences, which focuses on the idea of role reversal in a relationship. A music video was filmed for the songs, which demonstrate intimate sexual scenes. Trading Places, debuted on the United States Billboard Hot 100 at number one hundred on November 15, 2008.

Christina Aguilera Featuring Redman- Dirrty

 The music video is filmed at an abandoned newspaper print building. The video opens with Aguilera gearing up and riding a motorcycle into a nightclub. Wearing a bikini and chaps, she is lowered from a cage into a boxing ring and dances, accompanied by several back-up dancers. A masked woman is lowered into the ring, and the two engage in foxy boxing. The scene is inter-cut with sequences of Aguilera dancing in a crop top. The video generated some controversy and presented Aguilera’s new image. When Perry first saw the video, she asked Aguilera, Were you high? Dirrty music video has been credited as the origin of the dance moves, now known as the slut-drop. It is also honored to be one of the sexiest music videos by media outlets. Directed by David Lachapelle the video depicts various sexual fetishes and mud wrestling scenes. The song by American recording artist Christina Aguilera was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals in 2003.

BenyBennassi- Satisfaction

Satisfaction is a single by Italian DJ Benny Benassi from his 2003 album Hypnotica.

The track was Bennassi’s debut single and most successful song, peaking at number 2 in the United Kingdom. It also appears in the film White Chicks and the video games Just Dance 2, Dance Central, DJ Hero as well as in the Beavis and Butt-head episode, Drones. The first version of the music features three men and the women in the cover of Hypotica. The second and most famous version of the music video features women in skimpy construction outfits. The video plays almost like a virtual advertisement for a variety of power tools. All are used in a sexual manner. This version was mainly relegated to nighttime hours. The third version of the clip is animated. It shows animations of people dancing, singing and drinking. Very few music stations played this version.

Disclosure- Latch feat. Sam Smith

 The song Latch was released as a digital download in the United Kingdom on October 8, 2012. The song entered the UK singles chart at number 26 and then peaked to number 11. A music video to accompany the release of “Latch” was first released onto YouTube on 9 October 2012 at a total length of four minutes and seventeen seconds. The video was directed by Ross McDowell and Ben Murray of London’s Bullion Collective, and features scenes of several couples embracing. The video has been viewed globally about 23.5 million times as of November 2013.

The Pussycat Dolls- Buttons Ft. Snoop Dog

Buttons is a song by American girl group The Pussycat Dolls from their debut studio album, PCD (2005).  The song lyrics speak of a woman’s desire to be undressed. The song’s accompanying sepia-toned music video features The Pussycat Dolls in various dance sequences. The music video for buttons was directed by Francis Lawrence over the period of three years. The video begins with Snoop Dogg performing his rap while lead singer, Nicole Scherzinger dance around him seductively. The music video was acclaimed by critics and won several awards. The video received best two nominations for Best Dance Video and Best Choreography at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards. It lost Best Choreography to Shakira’s Hips Don’t Lie, but won Best Dance Video.

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