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List of famous music video directors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top music video directors in the world? This includes the most prominent music video directors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable music video directors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic music video directors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned music video directors.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known music video directors to the lesser known music video directors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the music video director field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous music video directors ever?" and "What are the names of famous music video directors?" then you're in the right place. (606 items)
Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Music Video Directors
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Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), also known as J. Lo, is an American actress, author, fashion designer, dancer, producer, and singer. She became interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry following a minor role in the 1986 film My Little Girl, to the dismay of her Puerto Rican parents, who believed that it was an unrealistic career route for a Hispanic. Lopez gained her first regular high-profile job as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color in 1991, where she remained a regular until she decided to pursue an acting career in 1993. She received her first leading role in the Selena biopic of the same name in 1997. Lopez became the first Latina actress to earn over $1 ...more

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Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Music Video Directors
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Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997. Spears's first and second studio albums, ...Baby One More Time and Oops!... I Did It Again, became international successes, with the former becoming the best-selling album by a teenage solo artist. Title tracks "...Baby One More Time" and "Oops!... I Did It Again" broke international sales records. In 2001, Spears released her self-titled third studio album, Britney, and played the starring role in the film Crossroads. She assumed creative control of her ...more

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Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Music Video Directors
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Christina MarĂ­a Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Rochester and Wexford, Pennsylvania, she appeared on the television series Star Search and The Mickey Mouse Club in her early years. After recording "Reflection", the theme for Disney's 1998 film Mulan, Aguilera signed with RCA Records and rose to prominence with her 1999 teen pop self-titled debut album, which debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 and spawned the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Genie in a Bottle", "What a Girl Wants", and "Come On Over Baby". A year later, she released her first Spanish-language album Mi Reflejo, which sold over three ...more

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Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Music Video Directors
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Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, director, painter, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. West first gained prominence as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records; he achieved recognition for his work on rapper Jay-Z's The Blueprint, as well as hit singles for musical artists including Alicia Keys, Ludacris, and Janet Jackson. His style of production originally used high-pitched vocal samples from soul songs incorporated with his own drums and instruments. He later broadened his influences to include 1970s R&B, baroque pop, trip hop, arena rock, house, folk, alternative, electronica, synthpop, industrial, and classical music. West was raised in a ...more

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