‘Family Feud’ — JAY-Z
JAY-Z brought in many of his famous friends to star in the visual accompaniment of the song in which he confirms he cheated on wife Beyoncé. The Carters are featured in the last three minutes of the total eight-minute footage after actors Thandie Newton, Michael B. Jordan, Jessica Chastain, Omari Hardwick, David Oyelowo and America Ferrera act out scenes of infidelity, political turmoil and murder.
‘Swish Swish’ — Katy Perry ft. Nicki Minaj
The high-profile celebrities featured on the “Swish Swish” basketball court? Nicki Minaj, Terry Crews, Molly Shannon, Strangers Things‘ Gaten Matarazzo, and Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson a.k.a. The Mountain from Game of Thrones.
‘Bad Blood’ — Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar
Also known as the moment we were formally introduced to the majority of Swift’s squad — which includes Lena Dunham, Cara Delevingne, Karlie Kloss and Selena Gomez — “Bad Blood” also featured Jessica Alba and Cindy Crawford … because why not?
‘On the Run (Part II)’ — Beyoncé & JAY-Z
One issue we have with this faux movie trailer — starring Sean Penn, Blake Lively, Emmy Rossum and Jake Gyllenhaal, among others — is that it pumped us up for a faux epic action film that never came to be. (Insert all the sad face emojis here.) (NSFW language in the video above.)
‘M.I.L.F. $’ — Fergie
‘Happy’ — Pharrell Williams
‘Bitch I’m Madonna’ — Madonna ft. Nicki Minaj
‘Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)’ — Katy Perry
The singer took us back to the 1980s with this house party-set video that not only features unofficial Friday ambassador Rebecca Black and Darren Criss but also Hanson, Corey Feldman and Debbie Gibson.
‘My Song 5’ — Haim ft. A$AP Ferg
‘A Public Affair’ — Jessica Simpson
‘Giving Up the Gun’ — Vampire Weekend