Music videos tend to be pretty cheap for budget-conscious artists. All you really need are the band, some instruments (they don’t even have to work!), an open field or something, and a camera. Boom, you got a music video. But what about the artists who are too huge for earthly concerns like “money” or “good taste”? Welcome to MTV!
Here are the 40 most expensive music videos ever produced (to date). It’s not adjusted for inflation, but you’ll nevertheless notice an interesting mix of artists and time periods – I guess because the art of the mega-expensive music video has tapered off somewhat. Watch, listen to, and enjoy the 40 most expensive music videos ever.