Music in the house? What have you been listening to in the lockdown? We all have a different taste in music. Some are suckers for music, some like to focus on the lyrics; some sleep over slow music while some of us go gaga over jazz numbers. Music videos add a lot to their popularity and to the way they make a mark in people’s minds. Great music videos capture the audience and keep the memory of the song sharp for a long time.
Here is a list of The 9 Best Music Videos of 2020 (so far), Ranked on the basis of their popularity.
9 Best Music Videos of 2020 (so far), Ranked
1. “Do It” by Chloe x Halle
We all know that music must have a storyline, without which it is incomplete. “Do It” by Chloe is simply mesmerizing and thus tops the 9 Best Music Videos of 2020 (so far), Ranked, The song keeps the viewers gazing at the screens and makes them groove to its amazing music. The video radiates star power. The song is fueled by sisters’ chemistry with crystalline outfits and outstanding choreography.
Chloe and Halle Bailey do not need whistles and bells because the beats are enough! Make yourself groove on this music!
2. “Yo Perreo Sola” by Bad Bunny
We all know Bad Bunny serves colorful, funny, and insightful visuals, and “Yo Perreo Sola” is totally like that, thus is second in the top 9 Best Music Videos of 2020 (so far), Ranked. The music is at its best and has rock music. The Puerto Rican singer-songwriter has raised his own bar by dressing in drag and wearing red latex that seems cool and confident.
The bold visuals double down on the content of the song that disapproves of sexual harassment with the declaration “I twerk alone”. With the song written from a woman’s perspective, Bad Bunny sometimes feels like a woman.
In today’s world where the culture of LGBTQ rights is so outspoken, Bad Bunny excels at creating Trojan Horse art which brings in light, injustice, and pays homage to Alexa Negron Luciano who is a transgender woman who was actually murdered first and was rumored as misgendering by media. With all this “Yo Perrie Sola” is a pleasure and necessity hearing.
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3. “You Should Be Sad” by Halsey
“You Should Be Sad” by Hasley is an album full of bold lyrics and courage, honesty, and chaos. With bold lyrics like “I’m so glad I never ever had a baby with you/ Cause, you can’t love nothing unless there’s something in it for you” is largely inspired by popular breakup pop music’s history of the country. Halsey, with all his strength and boldness, delivered that.
The music has feels and pays salute to some of the favorite idols of Hasley like- Christina Aguilera, Carrie Underwood, and Lady Gaga.
Every detail in the album is so fearless like from dark, teary stains painted onto Hasley’s face to cheetah clad reference is given to Shania Twain’s “That Don’t Impress Me Much” and is definitely one of the best of all the Best Music Videos of 2020.
4. “The Man” by Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift has made this debut video that transforms her into an oversimplified image of power and dominance. The song is much needed to smash and expose patriarchy and the title, “The Man” is with a male actor playing the role by using makeup to literally become “the man” was the masterstroke to simplify and signify what it means. Taylor Swift is so unrecognizable that the viewers have to see twice to get the shock!
5. “Physical” by Dua Lipa
The entertaining video “Physical” by Dua Lipa starts with Lipa plunging her hand into a man’s chest pulling out his beating heart. Isn’t it interesting? The flute from the intro draws attention to 80’s style. “Let’s get physical!” works as the main lyrics in the modern pop song and it surprisingly worked well for the incredibly entertaining video.
6. “Watermelon Sugar” by Harry Styles
What would’ve been more to watch Harry Styles frolic on a beach in a crochet top with bright blue sunglasses, having a slice of watermelon? This alone makes this song on the list of Best Music Videos of 2020 (so far).
In the middle of quarantine, “Watermelon Sugar ” came perfectly for viewers with all the joy and happiness expected. With its delightful cast, “Watermelon Sugar” has gained an appreciation for Harry Styles like “consent king” and a very soul-stirring dedication to “touching”. With summers going on, the song was perfect to be released.
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7. “WAP” by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion
“WAP” by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion is as close as the new movie “Avengers” is. This is the review written by Stereogum’s Tom Breihan. He says that the video has been perfectly released in the summer of this pandemic going on. making it one of the most popular out of all the Best Music Videos of 2020 (so far).
The music video filthily celebrates the glory of Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion. “WAP” has done complete justice to both their talent and curves and is itself is very iconic. The music has Normani dance break and amusement of angry, horny conservative pundits exposing their lack of interest in female pressure.
8. “Rain on Me” by Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande
“Rain on Me” delightfully brings Ariana Grande into her strange and highly choreographed world by Lady Gaga. The music video is all that you expected from a pop duo’s powerhouse. Lady Gaga has always been known for her bizarre and cinematic videos and “Rain on Me” of course is one of those. The video elaborates set designs and glamorous costumes.
The two artists are seen as having fun and do not pretend themselves as outsiders. Both of them have different styles and it is a treat to watch Grande, whose brand is carefully maintained and executes Lady Gaga with butterfly and white eyeliner.
The song is a pleasure to watch with Gaga and Grande literally dancing in rain especially given
The song celebrates resilience and joy in the face of calamity, so watching Gaga and Grande hold hands and literally dance in the rain especially when both women have endured and publicly worked through, the video gives many of us cravings of kinship.
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9. “Brown Skin Girl” by Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, and WizKid
“Brown Skin Girl” is Beyonce’s new work of visual album that she has released on YouTube and is one of the two performances in “Black is King” that has a valid ranking by the viewers and critics.
The video stars Blue Ivy Carter, Beyonce’s eldest child, who is actually a featured artist in the song. She has done a commendable act in the video as soon as the camera is rolled on her and has got the spotlight. The kid is also filmed alongside Beyonce’s mother, grandmother, and young sister Rumi showing the feminine strength of the family and emphasizing generational ties.
With so many details in the video, appearances from Lupita Nyong’o and Naomi Campbell, through Kelly Rowland’s are the best moments.
Hope you enjoy these 9 Best Music Videos of 2020 (so far), Ranked as our team did. Add some of your favorites to the list by commenting in the section below.