Top 10 Costliest Music Videos

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As cutting edge technology makes its way through music video production, the price tag of a short music video is even surpassing that of a full length movie project. Let us take a look at the top 10 costliest music videos which are considered concrete examples of extravagant indulgence.

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1. Scream; $7 million+; Michael & Janet Jackson

As with most of the music videos of Michael Jackson, this one went overboard with a whopping $7 million in total bill and this cost is easily twice the amount spent of the video material that took second spot.


2. Victory; 2.7 million; Puff Daddy

Victory is to rap video that tops among 5 music videos of this genre which in our top 10 list. It has all the requisite imagery and effects of an expensive video. It is complete with all the explosions, breathtaking jumps, shootouts and a lot more dramatic scenes not normally seen in a typical music video.


3. Heartbreaker; 2.5 million; Mariah Carey

If there is one video that practically makes no sense, then this has got to be it. You will find yourself at a loss at what the video is trying to convey and you feel a totally bewildered as it has got be this expensive just to create an MTV that is cluttered and unorganized.


4. What’s It Gonna Be; 2.4 million; Busta Rhymes with Janet Jackson

This is one hip video that really deserves to be in the top 10 list. It has all the seamless quality of graphics that we can associate with Terminator 2 and The Abyss.


5. Larger Than Life; $2.1 million; Backstreet Boys

The Backstreet Boys did a pretty good job in this music video project. Hence, we can say that it is money well spent. The B-Boys are amazingly cute as space robots fighting in a bizarre cyberworld.


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