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|Grammy Award for Best Music Video|
|Awarded for||Quality short form music videos|
|Presented by||National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences|
The Grammy Award for Best Music Video is an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to performers, directors, and producers of quality short form music videos. Honors in several categories are presented at the ceremony annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position".
Originally called the Grammy Award for Best Video, Short Form, the award was first presented in 1984, as was a similar award for Best Long Form Music Video. From 1986 to 1997, the category name was changed to Best Music Video, Short Form. However, in 1988 and 1989, the award criteria were changed and the video awards were presented under the categories Best Concept Music Video and Best Performance Music Video. The awards were returned to the original format in 1990. The category was called Best Short Form Music Video until 2012, from 2013 it was shortened to Best Music Video. Award recipients include the performers, directors, and producers associated with the winning videos.
Johnny Cash, Peter Gabriel, Kendrick Lamar, Janet Jackson, and Michael Jackson hold the record for the most wins as a performer in this category, with two each (Michael was also a member of the supergroup USA for Africa and was highly involved in the "We Are the World" project). Mark Romanek holds the record for the most wins as a director, with a total of three. Icelandic singer Björk holds the record for the most nominations as a performer without a win, with four.
|1984||"Girls on Film/Hungry Like the Wolf"||Duran Duran||Kevin Godley and Lol Creme/Russell Mulcahy|||
|1985||"Jazzin' for Blue Jean"||David Bowie||Julien Temple|||
|1986||"We Are the World – The Video Event"||USA for Africa||Tom Trbovich|||
|1987||"Brothers in Arms"||Dire Straits||N/A|||
|1990||"Leave Me Alone"||Michael Jackson||Jim Blashfield|||
|1991||"Opposites Attract"||Paula Abdul||Michael Patterson
|1992||"Losing My Religion"||R.E.M.||Tarsem|||
|1993||"Digging in the Dirt"||Peter Gabriel||John Downer|||
|1994||"Steam"||Peter Gabriel||Stephen R. Johnson|||
|1995||"Love Is Strong"||The Rolling Stones||David Fincher|||
|1997||"Free as a Bird"||The Beatles||Joe Pytka|||
|1998||"Got 'til It's Gone"||Janet Jackson||Mark Romanek|||
|1999||"Ray of Light"||Madonna||Jonas Åkerlund|||
|2000||"Freak on a Leash"||Korn||Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris
|2001||"Learn to Fly"||Foo Fighters||Jesse Peretz|||
|2002||"Weapon of Choice"||Fatboy Slim
|2003||"Without Me"||Eminem||Joseph Kahn|||
|2004||"Hurt"||Johnny Cash||Mark Romanek|||
|2005||"Vertigo"||U2||Alex and Martin|||
|2006||"Lose Control"||Missy Elliott
|2007||"Here It Goes Again"||OK Go||Andrew Duncan
Damian Kulash, Jr.
|2008||"God's Gonna Cut You Down"||Johnny Cash||Tony Kaye|||
|2009||"Pork and Beans"||Weezer||Mathew Cullen|||
|2010||"Boom Boom Pow"||The Black Eyed Peas||Mark Kudsi
|2011||"Bad Romance"||Lady Gaga||Francis Lawrence|||
|2012||"Rolling in the Deep"||Adele||Sam Brown
|2013||"We Found Love"||Rihanna
|2014||"Suit & Tie"||Justin Timberlake
|2015||"Happy"||Pharrell Williams||We Are from LA|||
|2016||"Bad Blood"||Taylor Swift
|2018||"Humble"||Kendrick Lamar||The Little Homies
|2019||"This Is America"||Childish Gambino||Hiro Murai, Ibra Ake, Jason Cole, Fam Rothstein|||
^[I] Each year is linked to the article about the Grammy Awards held that year.
^[II] Director(s) are only indicated if they were presented a Grammy Award.
^[III] Award was not presented. Music video categories presented this year included Best Concept Music Video and Best Performance Music Video.