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The 25 most influential music videos of all time

Yardbarker Logo By Jeff Mezydlo of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 26: When MTV debuted in the early morning hours of Aug. 1, 1981, it revolutionized the way the world consumed its music. We could watch our favorite bands and artists from the comfort of the living room couch. Video soon started taking on the shape of short films, or gave us an insight into the live concert experience.Today, music videos continue to push boundaries and innovate. Here's a look 25 music videos that have and continue to influence, listed in chronological order.

The most influential music videos of all time

When MTV debuted in the early morning hours of Aug. 1, 1981, it revolutionized the way the world consumed its music. We could watch our favorite bands and artists from the comfort of the living room couch. Video soon started taking on the shape of short films, or gave us an insight into the live concert experience.

Today, music videos continue to push boundaries and innovate. Here's a look 25 music videos that have and continue to influence, listed in chronological order.

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