10 Lady Gaga Videos We Love (& 3 We Don't)

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Today, Lady Gaga is doing something really outrageous: She's turning 30.

It's hard to imagine what the dirty 30s will have in store for the pop star, but we imagine it will involve Taylor Kinney, Ryan Murphy, and continued exploration into the world of fashion. Hopefully, it will also include more music videos, because, as this article proves, Gaga does them really, really well.

Who could forget the polar bear pelts and rodent headgear? Why has it been so long since she and Beyoncé have teamed up? Is it too late to audition to be a backup dancer?

The Little Monsters may be split over whether "Alejandro" beats out "Paparazzi," but we've watched them all and have come out with a few clear favorites. Now, we just need Gaga to make the competition more stiff by dropping some new vids on Vevo.

Behold, the Gaga videos we love the most, plus a few we don't. Warning: Major product placement ahead.

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YEAH: "Telephone" ft. Beyoncé (2010)
Whoever decided to have Beyoncé drive the Pussy Wagon from Kill Bill deserves a very large raise. Speaking of which, this epic video needs a Vol. 2.
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YEAH: "Bad Romance" (2009)
Armadillo heels, latex, hairless cats, and polar bear capes always go down a treat, but it's the dance moves that really demand repeat viewing. Keep watching until the very end to see Gaga canoodling in a scorched bed with a torched skeleton.
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MEH: "Yoü And I" (2011)
Yes, Gaga and future husband Taylor Kinney met on the set of this video and her male alter ego, Jo Calderone, makes an appearance; but ultimately, this one leaves us cold. Dare we say the whole Nebraska cornfield thing is too hokey?
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YEAH: "Til It Happens To You" (2015)
It's difficult to compare this haunting depiction of campus sexual assault to Gaga's pop videos, but we'd remiss if we didn't include it. The song earned the singer and songwriter Diane Warren an Oscar nomination and the accompanying video has an equally powerful message.
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YEAH: "Paparazzi" (2009)
You had us at "Starring Alexander Skarsgård." Pity he plays such an asshole.
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MEH: "LoveGame" (2009)
Lady Gaga's videos are no stranger to product placement, but this just feels like an ad for Campari. Besides, it's never a good idea to have a guy grab your boobs on a subway car.
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YEAH: "G.U.Y." (2014)
The song's a bit forgettable, but the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cameos and Hearst Castle locale tip the balance.
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YEAH: "Poker Face" (2009)
An oldie, but a goodie. Seriously, though, it's all about the dog by the pool.
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YEAH: "Born This Way" (2011)
If you can get past the conceptual, artsy opening, you'll be treated to some killer choreography and badass skull makeup.
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YEAH: "Marry The Night" (2011)
"You may say I lost everything, but I still had my bedazzler." Gaga stretches her acting muscles in this video, giving Natalie Portman a run for her Black Swan money.
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MEH: "Edge of Glory" (2011)
Love the vintage Versace gear, but everything else is all a bit Gloria Estefan/Paula Abdul/Janet Jackson...and they did it better.
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YEAH: "Just Dance" (2008)
Before the slick production values and designer outfits, Gaga was just a girl gyrating in someone's den. Never forget.
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YEAH: "Applause" (2013)
Visually arresting — and it looks like Gaga is loving every second of it.