There's no doubt that music videos are a visual medium. But, what is often overlooked are the seductive and sexually charged visuals that artists use to accompany their music. From slow jams to up-tempo tracks, musicians have always used sex appeal to sell their songs.
Today, we're taking a look at 21 of the sexiest music videos ever made. Whether it's Beyoncé dancing in her underwear or Mick Jagger rolling around on a bed with his co-stars, these videos will get your heart racing.
So, turn up the volume and enjoy!
01. Partition by Beyoncé
In 2014, Beyoncé released the song and music video for "Partition" which caused quite a stir. The song is about a woman who is confident in her sexuality and is unapologetic about it. The song is empowering and celebratory, and it's clear that Beyoncé is comfortable in her skin. The song has a strong beat and is sure to move your body. The sexually explicit lyrics and visuals were a departure from her previous work, which was generally seen as family-friendly. However, the song and video were widely praised by critics and fans for their bold depiction of female sexuality.
02. Wicked Game by Chris Isaak
There’s something about the song “Wicked Game” by Chris Isaak that makes you feel sexy. The slow, seductive beat, combined with Isaak’s crooning voice, creates a truly sultry soundtrack for getting down and dirty. Whether you’re in the bedroom or out on the dance floor, this song is guaranteed to get your groove on.
03. Drunk in Love by Beyoncé
There's no denying that Beyoncé is one of the most talented performers in the world. But what makes her stand out is her ability to get people drunk off of love. On "Drunk in Love," she perfectly captures the feeling of being head-over-heels in love, and the result is a song that's both sexy and intoxicating. The production is top-notch, with a thumping beat and sultry horns adding to the seductive atmosphere. And Beyoncé's vocal performance is simply superb, as she delivers the lyrics with a raw passion that's impossible to resist. Whether in a relationship or not, "Drunk in Love" can get you feeling in various ways. It's a timeless love song that will leave you feeling drunk off love for years to come.
04. Hands to Myself by Selena Gomez
"Hands to Myself" is a synth-pop and R&B song. The song has been described as "slinky" and "sexy." It is about self-control and the urge to want someone so badly. Critics complimented the song's production and Gomez's vocal performance. The song peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it her highest-charting single in the United States at the time. It also peaked within the top 10 of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. The song's accompanying music video was directed by Alek Keshishian and features Gomez trying to resist the urge to touch herself while she is locked in a room full of temptations.
05. I Just Don’t Know What to do With Myself by The White Stripes
The White Stripes' "I Just Don’t Know What to do With Myself" is a sexy song that will make you want to get up and move. The catchy beat and lyrics are impossible to resist, and you'll find yourself singing along in no time. Whether you're dancing alone or with a partner, this song will surely get you in the mood. So crank up the volume and let yourself go!
06. Telephone by Lady Gaga ft. Beyoncé
This sultry track is sure to get your blood pumping and get you ready for some fun. With its catchy beat and suggestive lyrics, "Telephone" is the perfect song to get you in the mood for some fun.
07. Dirrty by Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera's "Dirrty" is a high-energy, sexually charged song that caused quite a stir when it was released in 2002. The song is about a woman who is ready to get down and dirty with her man, and she's not afraid to show it.
08. Justify My Love by Madonna
"Justify My Love" is a song that is sure to get you moving, and it's a perfect example of Madonna's unapologetic attitude. The song was released as the first single from Madonna's 1990 album, I'm Breathless. The album departed from her previous work, as it was a soundtrack to the film Dick Tracy. The song caused quite a stir when it was released, due to its explicit lyrics and suggestive music video. Despite the controversy, "Justify My Love" was a huge hit, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100. It also helped Madonna's album reach number two on the Billboard 200.
09. Anytime, Anyplace by Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson's "Anytime, Anyplace" is the perfect song for any moment. It's a sensual and intimate ballad that speaks to the moment when two people are so in love with each other that they can't help but be together, no matter what the circumstances are. The lyrics are full of longing and desire, and the music is both gentle and passionate. This is a song that will stay with you long after the last note has faded away.
10. S&M by Rihanna
Rihanna's "S&M" song celebrates the pleasure of pain. It's a catchy, fun anthem that encourages listeners to explore their kinky side. The lyrics are playful and suggestive, but they also carry an undertone of empowerment. This song is for anyone who wants to let their freak flag fly. So what's it like to be kinky? Well, it's different for everyone. Some people enjoy the thrill of being spanked or handcuffed, while others get off on role-playing games. Whatever floats your boat, there's a good chance you'll find something to like in "S&M."
11. Anaconda by Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" is a song that celebrates female sexuality. The lyrics are full of innuendo and double entendres, and the music video is visually provocative. Some people have criticized the song for objectifying women, but Nicki Minaj has defended it as a work of art that empowers women. Whether you love or hate "Anaconda," there's no denying that it's one of the most talked-about songs of the year.
12. Booty by Jennifer Lopez feat. Iggy Azalea
"Booty" is a song by Jennifer Lopez featuring Iggy Azalea. The song was released on September 16, 2014, and is the lead single from Lopez's eighth studio album, A.K.A. (2014). "Booty" is a mid-tempo R&B and hip hop track with heavy use of bass and synth elements. The song peaked at number 18 on the US Billboard Hot 100, making it Lopez's highest-charting single since 2010. The meaning of "Booty" has been the subject of much debate. Some believe the song is about appreciating all women, regardless of their size or shape. Others believe that the lyrics objectify women and their bodies. Regardless of its meaning, there's no denying that the song is catchy and will get stuck in your head after just one listen.
13. Ride by Ciara feat. Ludacris
Ride by Ciara feat. Ludacris is one of those songs that just make you want to get up and dance. The beat is infectious, and the lyrics are playful and fun. It's the perfect song for a party or a night out on the town.
14. Lady Marmalade by Christina Aguilera, Lil Kim, Mya, and Pink
Christina Aguilera, Lil Kim, Mya, and Pink bring the heat in their sultry cover of Lady Marmalade. The ladies exude confidence and sex appeal as they sing about being the perfect lover. Their performance is sure to leave you feeling hot and bothered.
15. Untitled by D’Angelo
D’Angelo’s Untitled is one heck of a sexy song. The slinky guitar licks, the sensual vocals, and the overall vibe of the track just ooze sex appeal. If you’re looking to get your groove on, this is definitely the tune for you.
16. Dip It Low by Christina Milian
Christina Milian's "Dip It Low" is the perfect song to get you in the mood for a night out on the town. The sultry lyrics and sexy beat will have you feeling confident and ready to take on anything.
17. Bartier Cardi by Cardi B
Bartier Cardi by Cardi B is a witty and fun take on the classic Christmas song. The lyrics are clever and funny, and the beat is sure to get you moving. This is one Christmas song that you won't want to miss.
18. Tommy by Tommy Genesis
There's something about Tommy Genesis that just screams sex. Maybe it's her raspy voice or her provocative lyrics, or maybe it's just the way she moves. Whatever it is, there's no denying that this girl knows how to get down.
19. Motivation by Normani
The song "Motivation" by Normani is a fun and upbeat track that will get you moving. The lyrics are all about being confident and staying focused on your goals, which is something we can all relate to. The production is top-notch, and Normani's vocals are stellar. This is one of those songs that you can't help but sing along to, and it's sure to get stuck in your head.
20. I’m a Slave 4 U by Britney Spears
I'm a Slave 4 U by Britney Spears is one of the most iconic songs of the early 2000s. The song was released as the lead single from Britney's third studio album, Britney, in 2001. I'm a Slave 4 U was an instant hit, peaking at number 27 on the Billboard Hot 100 and becoming one of Britney's signature songs. The song is known for its sexy lyrics and Britney's raunchy music video, which caused a stir when it was released.
21. Fade by Kanye West
Kanye West's "Fade" is about letting go of material possessions and living in the moment. The lyrics are written in a playful, light-hearted tone, with references to popular culture and Kanye's own life. The song is about moving on from the past and living in the present, emphasizing enjoying life and not taking things for granted. The song is also about Kanye's journey from being a successful rapper to becoming a father and husband and how he has changed his priorities in life.
Whether you’re a fan of NSFW music videos or not, you have to admit that these are some of the sexiest music videos of the 21st century. We want to know which one is your favorite! Let us know in the comments below. And don’t forget to share this post with your friends – they definitely won’t want to miss it.