Beyoncé’s “Formation” music video was voted the best music video of all time by Rolling Stone magazine.
Beyoncé continues to mark the history of music a little more. Jay-Z’s wife has just received a very prestigious award. In fact, his clip “Formation,” from his “Lemonade” album released in 2016, has just been voted the best clip of all time by “Rolling Stone” magazine. In this ranking that includes 100 titles, he is ahead of the podium Johnny Cash and the video for “Hurt” and Madonna from “Vogue”. In the top ten, we also find Childish Gambino for “This is America” or Michael Jackson for “Billie Jean.” Beyoncé appears twice more in the ranking: in twelfth place for “Single Ladies” and next to Lady Gaga for “Telephone” in 66th place.
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Directed by Melina Matsoukas, the “Formation” music video has been described as Beyoncé’s most committed music video at its release. Shot in New Orleans, it evokes the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, but also police violence and a lack of recognition for the city’s black population. The singer also talks about her African American roots of which she is proud.
Guest star of the clip: her daughter Blue Ivy, who makes a brief appearance in the video. And it won’t be the last. At the last Grammy Awards ceremony, the girl, old …
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