Best Storylines In Music Videos


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The Top Ten

A Beautiful Lie - 30 Seconds to Mars
Mars makes the most powerful videos ever, what I like about they're videos is that they alway convey a certain massage. They definitely deserve the number one (and two) spot.
a great video, a great message. AWESOME {MARS IS COMING}


2Bad Girl - Madonna

I thought it was soundtrack - looks like a real movie. Brilliant Video!


All of Madonna's music videos are unique in their own way, and Bad Girl is not Madonna's best song or music video. But the concept and execution and direction of the plot is applaudable.

3Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park

4We Belong To The Sea - Aqua

5Bring Me to Life - Evanescence

6Cool - Gwen Stefani

7Tears Don't Fall - Bullet for My Valentine

8Papa Don't Preach - Madonna

9Everytime - Britney Spears
I love britney video

10The Unforgiven - Metallica
Awesong music video although I never really understood what it meant


The Contenders

11Because of You - Kelly Clarkson
Got a good value on this music video... Growing up w/ a mom that really so weak & can't stand on her own... She grew almost like her mom, realizing that in the end she does blame her mom for everything...

12Youth of the Nation - P.O.D.

13So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
R.I. P The Rev

14Crazy - Aerosmith

15The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin

16November Rain - Guns N' Roses
Axl rose in a wedding ceremony with his wife, band, orchestra and other known pals, they enjoyed the wedding and the honeymoon and it just goes november rain having his spouse died and being buried. a nightmare


Such a sad storyline, but very powerful. My dad always watched it and he told me he wanted this for his funeral. Now I understand it may be from the dramatic effect of the music video. It's purely beautiful.
Slash can't find the ring hahaha... but seriously, it has a great story.


More comments about November Rain - Guns N' Roses

17Cryin' - Aerosmith

18Falling Away From Me - Korn

19Pieces - L'Arc~en~Ciel

dramatic videos are more entertaining than the video who just kiss, hug, show affection storyline


hyde stabbed tetsu in the back, very dramatic video. a sharf weapon with a curse to kill people generation by generation


20Savin' Me - Nickelback
I know that would be very cool


It would be cool to be able to see how long people have to live

21All the Things She Said - t.A.T.u.
Lean Katina and Julia Volkova are the best.

22Stan - Eminem
Man this should be higher on the list... It has a disturbing crazy awesome storyline... I felt like I was watching a movie... Eminem is a musical genius
This should be on top 5 man I mean just watch the video it's really have storyline.. Peace

23Supreme - Robbie Williams
Most of his songs have interesting storylines though

24One By One - Cher

great song. great singer. great video.


25Waking the Demon - Bullet For My Valentine

its a good song and has a strong message


26Hot N Cold - Katy Perry

27White Horse - Taylor Swift

28Today the Sun's on Us - Sophie Ellis Bextor

29Something Beautiful - Robbie Williams

30Careless Whisper - George Michael

31One - Metallica

32Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton

33Misery Business - Paramore

34By Your Side - Sade

35Ole Black & Blue Eyes - The Fratellis

It's animated, it's set in the wild west, and it's entertaining. Why isn't this higher?

36You Belong With Me - Taylor Swift

37Express Yourself - Madonna

Slave girl, kitten, dominatrix, all the facets are on exhibition; it's expressive!

38Don't Cry - Guns N Roses

39Estranged - Guns N Roses

40Always - Bon Jovi

41The Search Is Over - Survivor

42Hurricane - 30 Seconds to Mars

43A Little Piece of Heaven - Avenged Sevenfold

44Who Do You Think You Are Kidding Jurgen Klinsmann? - Tonedef Allstars
A Funny satire about the 2006 world cup and a cheeky swipe at Germany

45Kristy, Are You Doing Okay? - The Offspring
Such a meaningful song and video clip

46Jesus of Suburbia - Green Day

47He Wasn't Man Enought - Toni Braxton

48Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison

This song actually follows a his breakup... So heartfelt, and emotional. Great song, even better video.

49Driver's High - L'Arc~en~Ciel

they robbed a bank, chased by cops and jump into a cliff


50Obscure - Dir en Grey

51No Ordinary Love - Sade

52Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye

53Seize the Day - Avenged Sevenfold

Great Video, good storyline, well directed, good message.

54Everybody's Fool - Evanescence

55Viva La Vida - Coldplay

56Sugar, We're Goin Down - Fall Out Boy
This is how videos should be. It is an awesome video that fully expresses the meaning of an amazing song. I just love it! All the dumb music videos these days are just people standing around flashing illuminati signs.

57Gives You Hell - The All-American Rejects
This song is so epic and funny! Tyson shows talent and acting skills playing both his rock star self and the goody two shoes neighbour, the video is absolutely hilarious and it never gets old!

58The Ballad of Mona Lisa - Panic! At the Disco

59Part of Me - Katy Perry

60Helena - My Chemical Romance

61Over - Lindsay Lohan

62Look At Me - Geri Halliwell

63My Name Is Not Susan - Whitney Houston

64Boys With Girlfriends - Meiko

65Love Song - Sara Bareilles

66When Love & Hate Collide - Def Leppard

67No One Like You - Scorpions

68Drink It Down - L'Arc~en~Ciel

69Hurry Xmas - L'Arc~en~Ciel

70Survivor - Destiny's Child Listen to sample

71Smooth Operator - Sade

72King of Sorrow - Sade

73Movin' On - Novecento Listen to sample

74Tell Me Something - Novecento Listen to sample

75Llamado de Emergencia - Daddy Yankee

76Savior - Skillet

77Trouble - Coldplay

78Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars

79Never Close Our Eyes - Adam Lambert
A stunning music video set in a dystopian future devoid of colour and happiness where people live like mindless zombies... Until Adam comes and saves the day!

80Better Than I Know Myself - Adam Lambert
A breathtaking video which explores the concept of light and dark through a beautiful storyline.

81Dance, Dance - Fall Out Boy

82But It's Better If You Do - Panic! At the Disco
It's like a movie, and everything in the video expresses the meaning of the song as clearly as possible! It's an amazing video, which reminds me of a 4 minute soap opera! It's scandalous, sexy, stunning, and spot-on in terms of theme. This video appeals to everyone, and the lead singer is kinda sexy beyond words, which doesn't hurt. Words can't do him justice so watch the video now! It never fails to please people!
Unique song, and the video perfectly displayed the 1930's theme, and they went all out! Just a complete job well done!

83Teenage Crime - Adrian Lux

84Firework - Katy Perry

85The Phoenix - Fall Out Boy
Frightfully amazing song and intense Meaning in the song and video

86Chum - Earl Sweatshirt

87Demons - Imagine Dragons
The video was amazing and the end part..

88Brick by Boring Brick - Paramore
At first the video may just seem strange, obscure but enjoyable when you first watch it. But after you search up the storyline and learn the truth about it, the video becomes eerie and deep.

89Born to Die - Lana del Rey

90What Hurts the Most - Rascal Flatts

91Hero - Enrique
The story of enrique being beaten to death is truly gut wrenching... One of the best storylines ever!

92I Write Sins, Not Tragedies - Panic! at the Disco
I just love the circus wedding! It was awesome, and Brendon was really hot when he was younger.

93Me and My Monkey - Robbie Williams

94What Goes Around... Comes Around - Justin Timberlake

95Castle of Glass - Linkin Park

96She's the One - Robbie Williams

97Breakaway - Kelly Clarkson

98She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
Good but weird story line..

99The Kill - 30 Seconds to Mars
Beautiful song with an amazingly put together storyline, and is incredibly thoughtful with how it's placed. Truly an amazing tribute to the original storyline.

100If I Were A Boy - Beyonce

Got good story line... And an unexpected Twist at end...
Song that deserve to be here are
Reason by Hoobastank
Kryptonite by Three Door Down


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