In the '90s, we had Britney Spears' pigtails. In the '00s, D'Angelo's torso. And in the 2010s, a lot of famous butts. For that, we thank the music video industry. Here, the 20 music videos that go down as the sexiest from the last 30 years.
1 | "Wicked Games"—Chris Isaak
Recap: Sex on the beach.
Aesthetic: Uncensored for a reason.
2 | "Freedom"—George Michael
Recap: Frolicking super models.
Aesthetic: The only time lip syncing will be this sexy.
3 | "Justify My Love"—Madonna
Recap: She doesn't want to be your sister.
Aesthetic: Men in chains, Madonna in lingerie.
4 | "Criminal"—Fiona Apple
Recap: Lounging with Fiona Apple.
Aesthetic: Low budget red-eye.
5 | "Baby One More Time"—Britney Spears
Recap: School sucks.
6 | "Miserable"—Lit
Recap: You make me what?
Aesthetic: Pamela Anderson's right knee.
7 | "Untitled (How Does It Feel)"—D'Angelo
Recap: Flex and sweat.
Aesthetic: Muscle definition.
8 | "Hero"—Enrique Iglesias
Recap: He dies (spoiler).
Aesthetic: Sunsets and sex in the desert.
9 | "Dirrty"—Christina Aguilera
Recap: UFC meets back alley brawl.
10 | "I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself"—The White Stripes
Recap: Kate Moss and a pole.
Aesthetic: Kate Moss and frantic guitar riffs.
11 | "Call on Me"—Eric Prydz
Recap: Workout class with eye contact.
Aesthetic: Big smiles, tightt buns.
12 | "Trading Places"—Usher
Recap: You're going to take him on a date.
Aesthetic: Camera tricks.
13 | "Indestructible"—Robyn
Recap: Sex happens.
Aesthetic: Close ups.
14 | "Gorilla"—Bruno Mars
Recap: Flashbacks in a strip club.
Aesthetic: Neon glow.
15 | "Can't Remember to Forget You"—Shakira ft. Rihanna
Recap: Synchronised sexiness.
Aesthetic: Luxury in the tropics.
16 | "Partition"—Beyoncé
Recap: One hell of a limo ride.
Aesthetic: Jay-Z with a cigar, Beyoncé with everything else.
17 | "Booty"—Jennifer Lopez ft. Iggy Azalea
Aesthetic: Wet hair, tight clothes.
18 | "Anaconda"—Nicki Minaj
Recap: Even more butts.
19 | "Work from Home"—Fifth Harmony ft. Dolla $ign
Recap: Least productive construction site on record.
Aesthetic: Tool belts pair well with biceps.
20 | "M.I.L.F. $"—Fergie
Recap: Welcome to the suburbs.
Aesthetic: Cupcakes and bubble gum and white picket fences.
From: Esquire US.