I am an online writer who's articles focus primarily on the music industry. Sure, there have been lists of sexiest videos before. However, those lists are usually ranked by the popularity of the song instead of calculating how sexy each video was.
Once upon a time everyone's favourite pop idol was either Donny Osmond or Dusty Springfield. It was inspirational to see young, emerging stars judged not primarily on their looks but on talent. Since Britney Spears burst onto the scene in her school uniform, the message has been clear to all the stars out there: it's not about getting to the top, it's about staying at the top.
The appearance of nudity in music videos has caused controversy since the late s, and several explicit music videos have been censored or banned. Nudity has gained wider acceptance on European televisionwhere audiences often view nudity and sexuality as less objectionable than the depiction of violence. In contrast, MTVVH1 and other North American music-related television channels usually censor what they think is inappropriate and might be considered offensive to their viewers.
Since dropping in March, Robin Thicke 's "Blurred Lines" clip has amassed more than 94 million views, becoming the runaway viral hit of the summer. And it didn't get there without a bit of controversy — particularly surrounding YouTube-barred version that features nude models prancing with Thicke, Pharrell and T. But the video's director, Diane Martel, tells MTV News that even though it was controversial, she wouldn't let anyone scrap the nude version. I like both versions now.
Topping their flesh-friendly made-to-go-viral contemporaries Flaming LipsYuck and El Guincho for seamy shock value, the Furs raise the question: has the largely unsupervised web helped usher in a golden age of nudity-laden online music videos? A short answer: maybe. But it helps to consider the long view.
This list is going to focus more on the last decade of music videos. Medusa — The Sweetest Elixir. The band notified their fans the video as an explicit music video on YouTube.
Born in Venice Beach, it wasn't long before his family whisked him away to Jamaica his father was on a TV show, and his mother was a scuba dive instructor out there. At five years old he was living in London, by 13 he'd moved to LA. He dropped out of school at 17, and started modeling two years later.
Cardi B keeps claiming she doesn't need more "Press, press, press, press, press" - but her raunchy new music video all but guarantees her wish is not our command. The ultra-dark clip for the Money rapper's latest single, Pressdropped today on YouTube - and it features the year-old rapper getting buck naked while committing an assortment of violent crimes. The disturbing video opens with Cardi sticking her tongue down a woman's throat and raking her spiked white fingernails over a musclebound dude's tattooed body.
Kanye West did his Kanye thing last night and released a music video from Life of Pablo to go with his new song, " Famous. It's not confirmed what kind of effects went into making the stars appear nude, whether it was with wax models, CGI, or some other visual aid—and it's also unclear if the celebrities agreed to be featured nude in the music video. The celebrities are pictured simply at rest in the bed—no funny business going on—but the complete roster of who's included is pretty insane: Not only do Swift, Rihanna, Jenner, and Kim make an appearance but also George W.