Definition of music video in English:

music video


  • A videotaped performance of a recorded popular song, usually accompanied by dancing and visual images interpreting the lyrics.

    • ‘He will ultimately be judged on six short films, a music video and a final 20 minute picture.’
    • ‘Aided by digital graphics and other powerful tools, animation can enliven anything, from a movie to a music video.’
    • ‘His band is shooting their first music video, although technically the group is not actually filming.’
    • ‘It is widely regarded as the record which kick-started the popularity of the music video.’
    • ‘So I went to their site, checked out their music video, and had to watch it about three times.’
    • ‘If you have a chance to watch the music video for this song it is worth it.’
    • ‘Are you just taking pictures of the grand kids at Christmas or are you putting together your bands' first music video?’
    • ‘There is also a four minute documentary featurette on the making of the music video.’
    • ‘And because it's in the public domain, anyone can borrow pieces of it to make a music video, comic short, or other art.’
    • ‘At one time, just having the ability to make something called a music video was an outright anomaly.’
    • ‘The world premiere of the music video for the dance song will immediately follow.’
    • ‘He's teaming up with one of the hottest stars in prime time for his new music video.’
    • ‘In 1999 he took part in a Chinese music video in which he sings and dances.’
    • ‘They have a music video featuring them, rocking out in a van across Vancouver, hunted by UFOs and dragons.’
    • ‘Haven't they seen what happens when moral watchdogs condemn a scandalous music video?’
    • ‘The way a style gets popular is if a rapper or actor wears it in a music video or at an awards show.’
    • ‘She sang along with her song, performing the dance that was on the music video for it flawlessly.’
    • ‘The result was music video for people who want to make fun of music video.’
    • ‘Also included is a music video of the sappy pop song that plays in the credits.’
    • ‘He pulled it off nicely, although it did always look as if he had just walked out of some rapper's music video.’