Tue 7 Jan 2014
2013 was a year in which promotional campaigns became more ambitious than ever. Kanye West went guerrilla-style to spread the gospel of Yeezus, Jay Z teamed up with Samsung to distribute Magna Carta… Holy Grail (and cashing a healthy check in the process), and Beyonce shit on everyone in the game by dropping her eponymous fifth studio album with zero heads up.
Still, the music video is far from dead. YouTube remains a go-to streaming service for music lovers while the launch of Diddy’s Revolt TV helped reintroduce rap videos onto the box. From the lavish and the nostalgic to the thoughtful and downright absurd, here are MissInfo.TV’s top 20 videos of 2013.