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Who stole my music video?

2012-05-13 15:49
Music video producers have run out of ideas. Judging by the videos made by some of the industry's biggest stars recently,  everyone is copying one another.

Here are a few examples of music videos that make us feel like it's Groundhog Day.

Rihanna's Where Have You Been vs Beyoncé's Run the World (Girls)

A quick look at the setting of the videos shows that both have gone for the African theme. However, what really catches the eye is Rihanna copying the same pantsula dance moves that were first seen in Beyoncé’s video. Riri even has male dancers surrounding her just like Mrs Jay-Z.

You don't believe us, Watch the videos below:

Madonna's Express Yourself vs Lady Gaga's Born this Way

Not only does the music sound the same in both videos, they also look the same! Lady Gaga copies most things in the video right down to the hand gestures used by Madonna in hers. Even the dance routines are suspiciously familiar.

Watch it below:

Justin Bieber's Boyfriend vs 'NSync's Girlfriend

The title of the song suggests that Bieber was inspired by the late 90s boy band. Just how far that inspiration went is evident in the video. Both are set in the middle of a car park with lots of women and a lot of whisper-like singing. Not cool dude, not cool.

Watch the videos below:

Lady Gaga's Born this Way vs Christina Aguilera's Not Myself Tonight

Christina Aguilera came before Lady Gaga, right? Well, you wouldn't think so if you watched this video. She copies everything Lady Gaga copied from Madonna, except the hand gestures.

Watch it below:

Feel like you've seen this music video before? It's a common feeling these days. Check out these copycats. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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