Ten Best Apocalyptic Dance Music Videos

Britney Spears, Madonna, Janet Jackson, Lady Gaga and more go dancing at the end of the world

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Janet Jackson, 'Rhythm Nation' (1989)

Janet Jackson's "Rhythm Nation" is the gold standard for dystopian dance pop music videos. Shot in stark black and white and set in a smokey, oppressive factory setting, Jackson leads what appears to be a hip paramilitary organization through some of the most memorable choreography in pop video history. The future may look bleak, but at least it's funky.

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