The History of Music Videos

By ZoeNunn
  • The creation of Phonoscene

    This technology allowed artisits to recorde film while lip sinking their song, it then combined the recorded film and the recorded song in order to make a music video
  • Music and Film

    Music and Film
    Artists began to make songs for musicals and films, such as Madonas 'Material Gilr'.
  • Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley
    'Jailhouse Rock' was Elvis Presleys first music video, it was released to cohinside with the the motion picture it was made from and spent 1 week at the top of the charts.
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles
    Tehe Beatles stared in their fist film 'A Hard Day's NIght' which they made a number of music videos were modelled after.
  • Queen

    Queen
    'Bohemian Rhapsody' is regarded as the fisrt ever music vedio ever made.
    However there are other videos of other groups and artists preforming but these were not done for the same purpose which was to tell a story through the music video, like a short film.
  • Micheal Jackson

    Micheal Jackson
    In 1979 Michael Jackson released his first solo music video 'Don't Stop Till You Get Enough'.
  • MTV

    MTV
    When MTV was created it brought with it a bigger demand for the making of music videos.
  • Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson
    In 1983 the song 'Thriller was released which is now seen as one of the first and most popular anthoms of all times.
  • A-Ha

    A-Ha
    'Take Me On' was a music video released by A-Ha and is now remembered for bing one of the most cutting edge music video because it used anamation and technology in a way, that up until them, no one had before.
  • Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga
    'Just Dance' was the first music video released by Lady Gaga making her a huge star. Her music videos opened up a whole new relm to music videos where the artists could be as strange and adventurous with their clothing and the direction of the music video as they wanted.