The Most Popular Music Videos Released This Week (8/29)

Posted by Doug Klinger on August 29, 2014 in Most Popular Music Videos

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It’s no surprise that the week after the VMAs, the most popular video features the three ladies who opened the show: Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj. Their video for “Bang Bang,” directed by Hanna Lux Davis, was a fun a stylish blockbuster that pulled in over 6.5 million views this week – more views than the other nine videos on the list combined. The girls were followed by follow VMA performer Usher, whose video “She Came To Give It To You” saw a respectable 1.3 million views this week. At the third spot is Charli XCX, who performed at the VMA pre-show and whose video for “Break The Rules” also cracked the million views mark.

As we move down the list, we get RedFoo teaming up with the Sexy Sax Man for “New ThangGrimes and her self-directed video for “Go,” and Borgeous keeping the party going with “BreatheG-Unit sits at the seventh spot this week with their politically charged “Ahhh Shit” which was made in response to the police brutality in Ferguson MO. The Weeknd helps put Toronto on the map with the NSFW “King Of The Fall” at number eight, Hoodie Allen gets cinematic with “Movie” at number nine, and Labrinth rounds out the top 10 with the motion control masterpiece “Let It Be

This was a super cool week for music videos, so if you’re feeling super cool, take a break from watching every Simpsons episode ever and check out this playlist of the 25 most popular music videos released this week. Then, order yourself an Uber and get your butt down here to Applebee’s, everyone is waiting on you!

Jessie J 'Bang Bang' music video

1. Bang Bang

Jessie J

Director: Hannah Lux Davis

Usher 'She Came To Give It To You' music video

2. She Came To Give It To You


Director: Philip Andelman

Charli XCX 'Break The Rules' music video

3. Break The Rules

Charli XCX

Director: Marc Klasfeld

Redfoo 'New Thang' music video

4. New Thang


Director: Mickey Finnegan

Grimes 'Go' music video

5. Go


Director: Roco-Prime

Borgeous 'Breathe' music video

6. Breathe


G-Unit 'Ahhh Shit' music video

7. Ahhh Shit


Director: Timo Albert

The Weeknd 'King Of The Fall' music video

8. King Of The Fall

The Weeknd

Director: Kid. Studio

Hoodie Allen 'Movie' music video

9. Movie

Hoodie Allen

Director: Jackson Adams

Labrinth 'Let It Be' music video

10. Let It Be


Director: Us


Doug Klinger is the co-founder/content director of IMVDb and watches more music videos than anyone on earth. You can find him on twitter at @doug_klinger.

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