Music videos have become essential to define a song and it is a known fact that a lot of money goes into producing them. Here's a list of some of the most expensive music videos ever made yet!
This video won awards in the category of Best Short Form Music Video at the 1995 MTV Video Music Awards. Performed with his sister Janet, this MV has a lot of CGI which made the production company shell out a whooping 7,000,000 dollars which comes close to 11 million dollars today!
An MV from the days when Madonna wasn't trying to be a teenager again, the MV cost 6,100,000 dollars.
Directed by David Fincher, the man who brought us such movies as Se7en, Fight Club and The Social Network. We wonder why he decided to work on this MV. Cost of production- 5,000,000 dollars, close to 9.5 million today.
Another Madonna music video. She sure spent a lot on MVs. Cost of production- 5,000,000 dollars.
One of Michael Jackson's most loved songs, 4,000,000 dollars were spent on producing Black or white.
Guns N' Roses 9 minute song- 'Estranged' has a lot of random on-stage rocking going for it. This 1993 video used up 4 million dollars.
Shot this year, Gwen Stefani's "Make Me Like You" is shot by Sophie Muller. Cost of production- 4,000,000 dollars.
Aqua, most popularly known for "Barbie girl", had another song out in 1999 "Cartoon Heroes" which cost the production 3,500,000 dollars.
Directed by Martin Scorsese in 1987, Michael Jackson's "Bad" made it to the list with a production cost of 2.2 million dollars.
MC Hammer's "Too legit to quit" MV came out in 1991. Directed by Rupert Wainwright, the music video had a budget of 2,500,000 dollars.