Top 10 Most Expensive Music Videos Ever Made
Video music is part of album promotion and some music videos are coming from huge budget spending and complicated taping process.
In the history of US music industry, we can find view most expensive music videos that producers had fueled with million-dollar budget. On the following list, we are going to find those videos. The data is valid and not compiled base on rumors.
1. Scream (Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson)
Mark Romanek was the producer of Scream music video and the video was released in 1995. It is the most priciest music video ever made and it was taking more than $7,000,000. In today’s currency, the money is equal to $10,000,000
2. Dine another Day (Madonna)
Die another day was official James Bond franchise and it was directed by Traktor. The music video production cost took more than 6.1 million dollar in 2002 or $7,6 million in today’s currency. The video was released for the first time in October 22, 2002
3. Express Yourself (Madonna)
David Fincher directed Express yourself and the video itself was released for the first time in May 17, 1989. The video was produced around a year ago and it was taking $5 million dollar budget or around $9 million today’s currency.
4. Bedtime Story (Madonna)
Mark Romanek directed bedtime story in 1995. Total production to make the video was $5 million dollar or around $7 million today’s currency.
5. Estranged (Guns N’Roses)
Andy Morahan directed estranged music video and it was released for the first time in December 1993. On that year the production of the video music took 4 million or 6,2 million today’s dollar.
6. Puff Daddy feat The Notorious B.I.G. & Busta Rhymes (Victory)
Marcus Nispel directed victory music video and released it around march 1998 and it was costing more than $2.7 million that year or $3, 7 million.
7. Too Legit to Quit (MC Hammer)
Rupert Wainwright directed the video and it was released for the first time in November 1992. Production cost to produce the video was $2,500,000 or $4 million in today’s dollar
8. Heartbreaker (Mariah Carey and Jay-z)
The video was launched in August 16, 1999 and Brett Ratner directed it view months earlier. Total production cost to make the video was $2,500,000 or $3,3 in today’s dollar.
9. “What’s It Gonna Be?!” Busta Rhymes feat Janet Jackson
The video was directed by 2 directors, Hype Williams and Busta Rhymes himself. The first premier in March 12, 1999 and It was costing $2,4 million production cost. In today’s dollar, it is equal to $3,23 million.
10. It’s All Coming Back to Me Now ( Celine Dion)
Nigel Dick directed the whole production of the movie and it was premiered in July 29, 1996. That time, the video music was costing more than $ 2,2 million. In today’s currency, it is same as $3,2 million. For Celine, this is the most expensive music video in her life.