Wednesday Dance Music Videos

It’s time to learn some new dance moves by watching some of the most well choreographed music videos ever made. You can view all of the videos below and build your own dance music video playlists by downloading the Edge Music Network app or this website.

Kanye West – Runaway

Released: 2010

Directed by Kanye West

If you’re looking for some ballet moves to match with hip-hop songs, then watch the video for “Runaway.” In the video, a group of ballerinas gather on a pavement area doing various free form ballet moves. The video shows that one of the most affective ways to ballet dance to a hip-hop song is through slow and smooth improvisation. The innovative combination of ballet and hip-hop makes “Runaway” one of the most unique music videos ever made.

Janet Jackson – So Excited

Released: 2006

Directed by Joseph Kahn

Janet Jackson’s video for “So Excited” displays Janet’s dancing prowess with highly choreographed dance routines. The video highlights Janet’s smooth but snappy dancing style that she has perfected since the beginning of her career. The video is an exemplary example of what type of dancing works well with pop/hip-hop music.

George Michael – Faith

Released: 1987

Directed by Andy Moraha

The video for “Faith” shows George Michael suggestively dancing around with a guitar. The video clearly lacks any choreography, however, George Michael’s energetic dancing will immediately make your hips start shaking and ready for free form dancing.