25 Of 2013's Best Music Videos

Between Miley and the record-shattering moments Beyoncé threw at us in 2013, it's easy to forget all the fantastic music videos that came out this year. We've heralded the return of Gaga, M.I.A., and Katy Perry, while other pop divas failed to deliver the promised goods. But, there's more to music than pop (we mean, duh, but once you start listening to pop, you can't stop).
New bands like The 1975 and FKA Twigs released solid LPs and EPs alongside progressive music videos that not only told stories but captured the entire band's aesthetics. The likes of TRL and VH1's Top 20 Countdown might be all but afterthoughts, but we're still living for music videos. Hey, sometimes a video even makes a song likable (we're looking at you "Work B*tch"). And, sometimes making videos live, in front of a global audience happens, too. Sure, 2013 might not've been the year for music videos, but it was certainly an important one. That said, we've rounded up 25 of the year's best for you to imbibe yourself on. It's like MTV if MTV still, you know, played music.
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Beyoncé, "Mine feat. Drake"
Honestly, trying to figure out which of Beyoncé's 17 new videos to include here was a battle. Choosing one felt like saying all the other's weren't as good. But, Pierre Debusschere's visual for Bey's "Mine" seamlessly blends her and Drake's aesthetics. It's haunting without being off-putting; beautiful, and artistically, the most realized of BEYONCÉ.
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