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10 Best Country Videos of 2016

From Chris Stapleton’s poignant “Fire Away” to Jonny Fritz’s naked “Stadium Inn”

Miranda Lambert, Vice

Miranda Lambert's "Vice" featured the artist emerging from the wreckage of a car crash.

A nonviolent battle with an animated sea monster. A joyride down a stylized, Reagan-era highway. A horny tribute to women who strip and smoke. A stark, serious warning about the dangers of depression. 2016 found the heavyweights of Americana and country music leaving behind the Entourage-worthy beach parties and bro-approved tailgates of years past, focusing instead on videos that packed a more lasting punch.

Some artists went for laughs. Others tugged at the heartstrings. From Robert Ellis' cinematic "California" to Miranda Lambert's big-budget "Vice," here are Rolling Stone Country's favorite clips of the year, presented in no particular order. 

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