From 1981, when MTV went on the air with the Buggles' prescient "Video Killed the Radio Star," all the way up to the present, there have countless incredible videos released. Artists like Bjork, the Foo Fighters, Radiohead, Weezer and the Beastie Boys have all made brilliant contributions to the artform.
But for every great music video, there have been a lot of stinkers. You know, those embarrassing, confusing, cheap, shameless or indulgent videos that make us wonder how they could ever possibly exist. Alas, they do.
Here is a look at the 50 worst, most excruciating music videos of all time. Apologies in advance.