From Blondie to Gaga...
Heather Steele
12:49 1st August 2011

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of MTV today (August 1), Gigwise has put together a collection of the best 30 videos for each year spanning over the last three decades.

From Blondie's video for 'Rapture' in 1981, through to Lady Gaga's various creative music videos today, our selection of music videos celebrates the various visuals that bands and artists create to compliment their music.

Those videos featured in the list include Michael Jackson's epic 'Thriller' and Britney Spears' 'One More Time', as well as videos from Green Day, Foo Fighters, Spice Girls, Beyonce, Will Smith, Coldplay, Gorillaz, MC Hammer and Rihanna.

There are also two appearances from Madonna, alongside music videos from Whitney Houston, Nirvana, The Strokes, Justin Timberlake and more.

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Whose videos have we missed? And who do you think will win the crown for Best Video of 2011? Let us know by using the comment form below.