Music videos have the power to start a conversation about new music and make us see our favorite songs in a whole new light. They certainly did that throughout 2023, and we’re bringing you five music videos that created quite a commotion in the past twelve months.
SZA – “Kill Bill”
SZA kicked off 2023 on a high note—by dropping an epic music video for her revenge anthem “Kill Bill” that would even put Quentin Tarantino to shame.
Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”
Speaking of music videos that knocked us off our feet in early 2023, Miley Cyrus created quite a commotion when she dropped a visual for her self-love anthem “Flowers”, sparking countless fan theories and think pieces along the way.
Troye Sivan – “Rush”
Troye Sivan gave us one of the catchiest songs of 2023 with “Rush”, and its music video went on to receive a Grammy nod – in addition to starting a conversation about body image in the queer community.
Billie Eilish – “What Was I Made For?”
Another music video nominated for a Grammy, Billie Eilish’s “What Was I Made For?” is both a love letter to Barbie and the past eras of the young singer’s career.
Kylie Minogue – “Padam Padam”
Kylie Minogue’s career experienced quite a renaissance this year, and none of that would have been possible if the music video for “Padam Padam” hadn’t become a viral hit on social media.