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100 Greatest Music Videos of All-Time, according to the NME

With Video Hits axed and MTV now devoted to screening shows about the few people in the world who are more annoying than MTV hosts the music clip appears to be a dying art.

Thankfully the good folk at NME have decided to launch NME Video, a new standalone site which they say will be “dedicated to the best music videos”. It’ll be the best place to see videos from the English bands you need to have an opinion on right now, but won’t remember next month.

To celebrate the launch of the site, NME has put together their list of the 100 Greatest Music Videos of All-Time with Johnny Cash’s tear jerking clip for Hurt taking the number one honours ahead of clips from Bjork, Soundgarden, Chris Isaak and Radiohead. The full 100 clips are included below – because we know you guys sure do love to pick over a good NME list!

NME’s 100 Greatest Music Videos of All-Time:

#100 Michael Jackson – Billie Jean

#99 Simian Mobile Disco – Hustler

#98 Lykke Li – Get Some

#97 Flaming Lips – Watching The Planets

#96 Jay-Z – Big Pimpin’

#95 Blur – Parklife

#94 Radiohead – Street Spirit (Fade Out)

#93 Janelle Monae – Cold War

#92 Rage Against The Machine – Sleep Now In The Fire

#91 Madonna – Borderline

#90 Lauryn Hill – Doo Wop (That Thing)

#89 Human League – Don’t You Want Me

#88 Peter Gabriel – Shock The Monkey

#87 Foo Fighters – Learn To Fly

#86 UNKLE – Rabbit In Your Headlights

#84 Robyn – Don’t Fucking Tell Me What To Do

#83 Jane’s Addiction – Been Caught Stealing

#82 Pendulum – Salt In The Wound

#81 Ratatat – Drugs

#80 Summer Camp – Round The Moon

#79 Sonic Youth – Teenage Riot

#78 These New Puritans – Elvis

#77 Aerosmith – Janie’s Got A Gun

#76 Bjork – It’s Oh So Quiet

#75 Rilo Kiley – Silver Lining

#74 Bonnie Tyler – Total Eclipse Of The Heart

#73 The Strokes – You Only Live Once

#72 Guns N’ Roses – Estranged

#71 Eminem – My Name Is

#70 Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody

#69 Outkast – B.O.B

#68 Klaxons – Twin Flames

#67 Daft Punk – Da Funk

#66 Coldplay – The Scientist

#65 REM – Imitation Of Life

#64 The Pharcyde -Drop

#63 Tori Amos – Spark

#62 Bon Jovi – Always

#61 Missy Elliott – The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)

#60 Blink-182 – All The Small Things

#59 The Chemical Brothers – Let Forever Be

#58 Arcade Fire – The Wilderness Downtown

#57 The Breeders – Cannonball

#56 Pearl Jam – Jeremy

#55 Eurythmics – Beethoven (I Love To Listen To)

#54 Sinead O’Connor – Nothing Compares 2 U

#53 Mark Ronson – Somebody To Love Me

#52 Smashing Pumpkins – Tonight Tonight

#51 Aphex Twin – Come To Daddy

#50 Nine Inch Nails – Closer

#49 The Knife – Pass This

#48 Kate Bush – Cloudbusting

#47 Pulp – This Is Hardcore

#46 Depeche Mode – Enjoy The Silence

#45 Talking Heads – Wild Wild Life

#44 Judas Priest – Breaking The Law

#43 Outkast – Hey Ya

#42 PJ Harvey – Down By The Water

#41 Major Lazor – Pon De Floor

#40 The Replacements – Bastards Of Young

#39 Radiohead – Karma Police

#38 The Prodigy – Firestarter

#37 The White Stripes – Blue Orchid

#36 Prince – Raspberry Beret

#35 Kanye West – Monster

#34 Madonna – Like A Prayer

#33 The Smiths – Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before

#32 The Verve – Bittersweet Symphony

#31 NWA – Straight Outta Compton

#30 The Streets – Fit But You Know It

#29 The Xx – Islands

#28 Nada Surf – Popular

#27 Muse – Knights Of Cydonia

#26 Wax – California

#25 Metallica – Turn The Page

#24 My Chemical Romance – Helena

#23 Smashing Pumpkins – 1979

#22 Nirvana – Heart Shaped Box

#21 No Doubt – New

#20 Blur – Coffee & TV

#19 Hot Chip – I Feel Better

#18 The Cure – Close To Me

#17 Lady Gaga- Telephone

#16 Fatboy Slim – Praise You

#15 Ok Go – This Too Shall Pass

#14 Vampire Weekend – A-Punk

#13 MIA – Born Free

#12 The Horrors – Sheena Is A Parasite

#11 Hole – Doll Parts

#10 The Prodigy – Smack My Bitch Up

#9 Sigur Ros – Vidrar Vel Til Loftarasa

#8 Beastie Boys – Sabotage

#7 Weezer – Buddy Holly

#6 Foo Fighters – Everlong

#5 Bjork – All Is Full Of Love

#4 Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun

#3 Chris Isaak – Wicked Game

#2 Radiohead – Just

#1 Johnny Cash – Hurt

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