Video: Top 10 Most Controversial Music Videos

Explore the music videos that have sparked controversy and divided audiences with their explicit content, controversial themes, or shocking visuals.

1. Madonna - Like a Prayer

Madonna - Like a Prayer

Madonna's iconic music video that tackled religious themes and caused uproar among religious groups.

2. Nine Inch Nails - Closer

Nine Inch Nails - Closer

A dark and explicit music video featuring disturbing imagery that pushed the boundaries of censorship.

3. Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball

Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball

Miley Cyrus swinging naked on a wrecking ball created a media frenzy and ignited debates about artistic expression.

4. Marilyn Manson - The Beautiful People

Marilyn Manson - The Beautiful People

Marilyn Manson's provocative video that shocked viewers with its grotesque imagery and social commentary.

5. Lady Gaga - Telephone

Lady Gaga - Telephone

A visually stunning music video featuring Lady Gaga and Beyoncé that was criticized for its violence and sexual content.

6. Nirvana - Heart-Shaped Box

Nirvana - Heart-Shaped Box

Nirvana's surreal and unsettling video that raised questions about its symbolism and meaning.

7. Eminem - Stan

Eminem - Stan

Eminem's controversial video depicting an obsessed fan's descent into madness and its commentary on celebrity culture.

8. Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines

Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines

A controversial video criticized for its objectification of women and its portrayal of consent.

9. Rihanna - S&M

Rihanna - S&M

Rihanna's provocative and BDSM-themed video that faced censorship and accusations of promoting unhealthy relationships.

10. Kanye West - Famous

Kanye West - Famous

Kanye West's video featuring lifelike wax figures of celebrities in bed together, stirring controversies and legal issues.