VH1’s Top 100 Videos of 2011 … So Far, Part II: #50-11


Yesterday, we introduced you to the upper reaches of our Top 100 Videos of 2011 … So Far list, serving up the #100-51 videos that you’ve been clicking on most so far this year. Although a hefty portion, consider that first installment just an appetizer for today’s first course and tomorrow’s main entree. Going a bit deeper into the list, we now give you #50-11, inching closer and closer to #1.

50. Train, “Hey, Soul Sister”
49. Goo Goo Dolls, “Notbroken”
48. Jennifer Lopez, “Love Don’t Cost a Thing”
47. Jennifer Hudson, “Where You At”
46. Beyonce, “Run The World (Girls)”
45. My Chemical Romance, “SING”
44. Adam Lambert, “If I Had You”
43. Fitz and The Tantrums, “Money Grabber”
42. Kid Rock ft. Sheryl Crow, “Collide”
41. Bruno Mars, “Just The Way You Are”

40. Lee DeWyze, “Sweet Serendipity”
39. Kid Rock, “Born Free”
38. Taylor Swift, “The Story of Us”

37. Kylie Minogue, “Get Outta My Way”
36. Andy Grammer, “Keep Your Head Up”
35. Beastie Boys, “Make Some Noise”
34. Train, “Save Me San Francisco”
33. Jason Derulo, “Don’t Wanna Go Home”
32. Sick Puppies, “Maybe”
31. 30 Seconds To Mars, “Closer to the Edge”

30. Rock Mafia, “The Big Bang”
29. Kings Of Leon, “Pyro”
28. Sia, “I’m In Here”
27. Taylor Swift, “Back to December”
26. Crystal Bowersox, “Farmer’s Daughter”

25. Katy Perry, “Firework”
Shot in Budapest, this was Katy’s third single off of Teenage Dream, encouraging self-empowerment for all who come within earshot.

24. Christina Perri, “Arms”
Showing the less bitter and more romantic side of the You Oughta Know artist, “Arms” will have you daydreaming of either your boo, or your BED. (See also: Video Premiere: Christina Perri, “Arms” [VH1 Blog])

23. P!nk, “Raise Your Glass”
A party anthem for the underdogs, a never-quiet Pink used the lead single off her Greatest Hits… So Far! album to support gay marriage.

22. The Civil Wars, “Barton Hollow”
Easy on the eyes and ears, this You Oughta Know duo has been creating buzz with their festival circuit shows and creepy yet seductive black and white video. (See also: Music Seen: The Civil Wars [VH1 Blog])

21. Britney Spears, “Hold It Against Me”
Lead off single from Femme Fetale comeback album, this video wasn’t shy about the media’s hyper-focused critical eye on our girl Brit. (See also: Video Premiere: Britney Spears, “Hold It Against Me” [VH1 Blog])

20. Britney Spears, “Till the World Ends”
Two in a row! Released in time to make everyone’s Rapture playlist, Ms. Spears told us all to take a chill pill and just DANCE through the impending apocalypse. (See also: “Till The World Ends” (Or, At Least, The Party)” [VH1 Blog])

19. Ke$ha, “We R Who We R”
Glitter queen Ke$ha throws an ill tunnel dance party while looking super fierce. If only she’d give us her nail stylist’s digits!

18. Ke$ha, “Blow”
Unicorns, rainbow lazer guns, and… James van der Beek? Enough said; classic!

17. Two Door Cinema Club, “What You Know”
Synchronized lady dancers and cool visuals serve as the perfect backdrop for this Irish trio’s electro-pop sensibilities.

16. Linkin Park, “Waiting For The End”
Second single off their fourth album, the constellation-looking visuals in “Waiting For The End” are meant to portray the most digital expression of the band members. (See also: Linkin Park Video Premiere: “Waiting For The End” [VH1 Blog])

15. Foo Fighters, “Rope”
In case you thought this video was a little fuzzy, the clip was actually shot on VHS- something the band wanted to explore in our very technology-focused age. (See also: Video Premiere: Foo Fighters, “Rope” [VH1 Blog])

14. Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, “Paris (Ooh La La)”
Packing tons of sass and a set of vocal chords on steroids, a leggy Grace Potter made noise with a kickass band backing her up.

13. Avril Lavigne, “What The Hell”
A newly single-and-ready-to-mingle Avril jumped into her first single with a boy-fleeing, radio-loving song that showed her evolution and reminded us of the earlier days, simultaneously. (See also: Head To Toe: Avril Lavigne [VH1 Blog])

12. Train, “Marry Me”
Just in case the world needed one more wedding song, Train delivered, with an adorably romantic intro to boot!

11. Sara Bareilles, “Uncharted”
One of our favorite pop leading ladies, Sara B. recruited a star-studded group of friends for this video, whose song wound up being the theme to Audrina. (See also: Video Premiere: Sara Bareilles, “Uncharted” [VH1 Blog])

So, there you have it. Who do you think is missing from the list? Which artist will end up reigning supreme? Let us know in the comments, and be sure to come back tomorrow for the third and final part of VH1’s Top 100 Videos of 2011 … So Far, in which we reveal the Top 10 videos according to YOUR clicks!

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