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Michael Jackson was a huge fan of Weird Al Yankovich. The pop star eagerly let Al do parodies of 'Beat It' and 'Bad,' and actually let him use the subway set of 'Bad' to film a music video for 'Fat.' Michael Jackson also did his best to convince other artist to let Al parody them.

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Weird Al' Yankovic recorded a parody of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way," entitled "Perform This Way," and all of the proceeds from the parody and its music video were donated to the Human Rights Campaign, to support the human rights themes of the original song.

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  1. The American version of the music video for Soul Asylum's "Runaway Train" features 36 images of missing children. The music video helped resolve 26 of those cases.

  2. Americans spend on lottery more than they spend on books, video games, sports tickets, movies and music - combined.

  3. "Weird Al" Yankovic said that Donny Osmond was the "whitest guy I could think of" to appear in his music video for 'White & Nerdy' in which Osmond danced for the full 3 minutes of the song in one take.

  4. Daler Mehndi was told his music was only popular because his videos featured beautiful women dancing, so he released a music video featuring only himself. This video, "Tunak Tunak Tun", has more than double the views of any of his other videos on youtube (88M as of today).

  5. When Daler Mehndi was criticized for using beautiful women to make his music popular, he made a video featuring only himself. It rose to become a hit in India and an internet meme.

  6. Adam Jones, the guitarist of the rock band TOOL, also worked on makeup and set design for Hollywood blockbuster films such as Jurassic Park, Terminator 2 and Ghostbusters II, and used his background in film to create TOOL's "unique" stop-motion music videos.

  7. Soul Asylum’s 1994 music video for "Runaway Train" helped find 25 of the 36 missing children featured in the music video.

  8. The Super Bowl has required national anthem vocals to be pre-recorded since 1993 when Garth Brooks declined to pre-record and then refused to sing live until a dispute over debuting a music video during the game could be settled, resulting in a delayed kickoff.

  9. For Queen's "Bicycle Race" music video, the band rented several bikes which naked models raced at Wimbledon Stadium. When the renting company found out how the bikes were used, it forced the band to purchase all the seats.

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In Michael Jackson's music video for 'Beat It' he cast 80 members of the feuding gangs, Bloods and Crips, in an attempt to foster peace between them

Celebrity chef Alton Brown worked as a cinematographer and video director before he became a food star. He was director of photography for R.E.M.'s music video "The One I Love" and spent all of his time between takes on the set watching cooking shows, feeling that he could do a better job. - source

David Bowie holds the world record for number of music video plays over a 24-hour period with 51 million plays, occurring January 11th, 2016, the day after his death. - source

Daredevil Evil Knievel sued Kanye West over the Touch the Sky music video where West dresses like Knievel. Knievel was quoted saying "That video that Kanye West put out is the most worthless piece of crap I've ever seen in my life"

I Want to Break Free" wasn't popular in the United States, despite the song being a chart-topper worldwide. The reason the song wasn't popular in America was because MTV wouldn't air the music video due to the members of Queen cross-dressing as female characters from a British soap opera. - source

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Filming for Rage Against The Machine's "Sleep Now In The Fire" music video forced the New York Stock Exchange to shut its gates after band members attempted to rush the floor. "For a few minutes, Rage Against the Machine was able to shut down American capitalism," said the music video director.

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Kanye West commissioned Zach Galifianakis to make an alternate music video of "Can't Tell Me Nothing" on a whim based on a connection through a personal trainer; the video is Zach riding farm equipment and lip synching.

Nirvana purposely hired a bad video director, Sam Bayer, so that the music video for Smells Like Teen Spirit would turn out to be rough and 'not corporate' like. But the video was so well received that it gave the band, along with MTV, major corporate success.

The first rap song to top #1 on the Billboard charts was Blondie's "Rapture", sung by Debbie Harry, a white female. It was also the first rap music video to appear on MTV.

The term "Easter Egg" (referring to hidden secrets in movies, music, or video games) probably comes from The Rocky Horror Picture Show. While filming, the cast had an Easter egg hunt and apparently didn't find a few of them, which found there way into shots used in the final film.

Americans Spend More On Lottery Tickets Than On Movies, Video Games, Music, Sports Tix And Books Combined

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MTV officially started broadcasting 38 years ago on August 1, 1981 and the first music video played was "Video Killed the Radio Star"

The Soul Asylum music video "Runaway Train" had 3 versions in US featuring info on 36 missing children (36 total or 12 per video), 26 children were found after being featured in the video.

Snoop Dogg wrote, starred in, and created the score for a hardcore porn video that was shot at his house. It was the first hardcore video ever listed on the Billboard music video sales chart.

Game Of Thrones' and 'Westworld' composer Ramin Djawadi kicked off his career in the late 1990s by composing music for a video game that sold poorly, but would later be regarded as revolutionary in the video game industry. The game was System Shock 2.

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Rapper Lil Dicky made the music video for '$ave Dat Money' a song about saving money by asking house owners, a yatch owner and a car dealership if he could use their stuff for free. He also crashed a music video being shot by T-Pain and used it acting as if it were his own. Spending $0.

On September 15, 2009, Comedy Central re-broadcasted South Park's 'Fishsticks' episode for two straight hours following the press attention towards Kanye West interrupting Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.

Michael K. Williams aka Omar Little on "The Wire" and Chalky White on "Boardwalk Empire" received the scar on his face from a razor cut in a fight outside a party. It changed his entire career from dancing in music videos to acting out thug roles.

Out of the 100 most viewed YouTube videos, only 3 are not centered around music: A thigh massage video, a girl putting mentos in a coke bottle and Charlie bit my finger.

Len, the band that recorded "Steal My Sunshine," had a $100,000 budget for the music video and spent so much of it on alcohol that they broke the hotel service elevator trying to lift it all.

Tom Petty needed an actress to be a dead woman for a music video. He explained his choice by saying "She's got to look really good, or why would [I] keep her around after she's dead?" I thought, Kim Basinger would be good. I'd probably keep her for a day or two, let's go see if she would do it."

Film composer Hans Zimmer was a member of the The Buggles who had the first music video on MTV with “Video Killed the Radio Star”

Noisestorm earned 50 thousand dollars from Epic Games for using their Unreal 4 game engine to create the music video for Crab Rave, "for having the most creative and original use of their software. "

The US population spends more than 68 BILLION DOLLARS A YEAR on lottery tickets. That is more than what they annually spend on movie tickets, music, pornography, the NFL, the MLB and video games combined.

"Nintendocore", a musical genre that combines elements of video game theme music and sound effects to modern punk rock or metal.

The 1979 song "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles had a music video created for it and was the first music video to air on MTV in the United States at 12:01 A.M. on August 1st, 1981.

A revised version of David Bowie's Space Oddity was recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station. It is the first known music video recording done in space.

The last time Mtv's schedule was only music videos with no other programming was the weeks after 9/11/2001 when they played a tight playlist of light and mournful songs.

PSY's music video 'Gangnam Style' exceeded the 32-bit integer limit (2,147,483,647) for YouTube view count, necessitating YouTube to upgrade the variable to a 64-bit integer limit at 9 quintilian (9,223,372,036,854,775,808).

The music video for the song "Buddy Holly" by Weezer was included with Windows 95.

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