The Year 2014’s Top 10 Music Videos

Marie Skillern| December 29, 2014
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Every year YouTube releases its annual list of the year’s top videos. After releasing 2014’s most viral videos, they now came out with their official list of music videos that dominated the Internet throughout the year.


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The year 2014 proved to be a year for girl power as majority of the contenders in the list are female artists.

It was also a year for the booty mania that is currently taking the entertainment industry by storm. This resulted in the eventual booting out of Psy from his place at the top of this year’s video list, as the compilation was filled with many of today’s most talked about music videos such as Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda”.

So, without much further ado, here is YouTube’s list of this year’s top music videos:


10.) Nicki Minaj – Anaconda


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Landing on the 10th place is the video that proved that 2014 is also the year of the booty. This take on Sir Mix a Lot’s song had heads turning and tongues wagging. The video currently has 327 million views.




9.) Taylor Swift – Shake it Off


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This year saw Taylor Swift on the roll. Aside from a Grammy nomination, Taylor Swift has made a career transition from being a country girl to a pop princess. Her song Shake it Off really shows the kind of pop music we could be expecting from Swift in the coming years.



8.) Meghan Trainor – All About that Bass


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Meghan Trainor’s song celebrates the fact that beauty comes in many shapes and sizes and its video is all about celebrating “what your mama gave you”. It now has over 362 million views.



7.) Sia – Chandelier


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Sia might prefer to work behind the scenes when it comes to being in the music industry, but her music is still loved and well recognized by both critics and fans alike.



6.) Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – Fancy


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Everyone dreams to have the lifestyle of the rich and famous and this has definitely been the subject of many hot songs in the Industry. Australian rapper Iggy Azalea did just that and has come up with a Grammy nomination for herself. Well done, girl!




5.) Jason Derulo ft. Snoop Dogg – Wiggle


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Another song and music video to celebrate the booty revolution, The Dogg and Derulo’s collaboration entitled Wiggle has over 400 million views. It celebrates the beauty of having a curvy body that one should be proud of.



4.) Shakira ft. Carlinhos Brown – La La La (Brazil 2014)


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From South Africa’s Wacka Wacka to Brazil’s La la la, Shakira is one favorite lady whose presence is felt in every World Cup. With the recently concluded World Cup, Shakira presents another chart topping hit for one of the world’s most celebrated sports competition.




3.) Shakira ft. Rihanna – Can’t Remember to Forget You


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If you are trying to get over a heartbreak, then this song is just for you.



2.) Enrique Iglesias ft. Descemer Bueno, Gente de Zona – Bailando (Spanish)


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Dance to this intoxicating and eargasmic song from the sexy Enrique Iglesias. Sung in Spanish, which is one of the sexiest languages in the world, dancing will never be this hot and lively than when done to Bailando.


1.) Katy Perry ft. Juicy J – Dark Horse


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When it comes to finding a man, you know Katy Perry’s song Dark Horse has it covered. This Egyptian-inspired music video might just give you on an idea on what kind of man a girl should have.



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