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As corny as their synchronized choreography may be, boy bands deserve a shout-out for their always on-point dance moves in their music videos. *NSYNC gave us the three-part fist pump followed by the head nod and of course, the very literal wave goodbye move.
Coming from her Pussycat Doll background, we already knew Nicole Scherzinger could shake it, but when Scherzy went solo, her moves got even sexier. She channels her native Hawaiian heritage for the hula-inspired choreography in this steamy video.
P. Diddy and posse popularized Harlem's '80s urban street dance -- which mimics drunken shaking and is now known as the Harlem Shake -- for a new generation of mainstream media with this music video.
Forget Jazzercising! This Eric Prydz video will make you actually want to go sweat it out in aerobics class in nothing but your super-tight spandex. Talk about sex-ercise!
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke takes the advice "dance like nobody's watching" very seriously with his unabashedly wild wiggling and squirming in this video.
Swedish popstar Robyn is so left-of-center cool with her quirky moves in this video where she single-handedly turns an empty warehouse into a euro electro-dance party.
This BEP video is one big dance party featuring some rapid rump-shaking from Fergie Ferg and a whole lot of Crunking and Twerking from the back-up dancers.
Justin proves his moves go way beyond the coordinated choreography of his *NSYNC days. JT rocks his body right in the disco dance floor-themed 'Rock Your Body' video.
The Spike Jonze-directed video for Fatboy Slim's 'Praise You' features a fictional dance group -- the Torrance Community Dance Group -- and was shot guerrilla-style in front of puzzled passerbys outside of a movie theater in Westwood, California. Flash mob!
Nelly brought us a brand new, bird-inspired dance and quite appropriately named his song 'Flap Your Wings' after the Eagle. "Drop down and get your Eagle on, girl!"
What's more fair than a good old fashioned dance-off to decide the winningest woman in your life? Chromeo's Dave 1 auditions several talented twirlers, but winds up working it solo.
The Pussycat Dolls were founded by choreographer Robin Antin as a modern burlesque dance ensemble before they ever became a music franchise. No wonder Nicole and crew have the sexiest dance moves (and most toned gams) of any girl group around.
Britney throws a sweaty, sexy, orgy-esque dance party in this video that features both belly dance and hip-hop-inspired choreography. Safe to say this is the pinnacle of Brit's dance career.
Bjork is so overzealously in love that she spontaneously breaks out dancing in public. Apparently the strangers on the street know the feeling too, as they all fall into a Broadway musical-style dance sequence, complete with the Can-Can, backflips and all.
When Shakira shimmied and shook her way onto the scene, she solidified belly dancing's position in mainstream culture. Shakira drew from both her Middle Eastern and Latin American heritages to create a sexy and unique style of dancing all her own.
Chris Brown takes over the school gym with his awesomely athletic dancing in this high-energy video. C-Breezy, bust a move! T-Pain shows he's got some ill moves, too.
Omarion takes from Michael Jackson's 'The Way You Make Me Feel' video as he follows around a "super-fly chick" on the street, trying to impress her with his smooth dance moves. Choreographer and actress Danielle Polanco stars opposite Omarion in this foreplay-by-footwork video.
Sean Paul solicits the help of some serious pros to make sure this hot dance video is just the "right temperature." Caribbean dancing meets American hip-hop moves in the Jamaican-American's vid.
Fiona Apple twirls around a fancy, 1930s-style bar in this ballroom dance-meets-Broadway musical-inspired video. The line "I though he was a man, but he was just a little boy" is illustrated quite literally in the video, which stars the superb dancing skills of a slew of prepubescent boys.
The New Boyz song gives "jerk" a whole new meaning. Actually, it brought an already popular street dance from Los Angeles to mainstream media attention, featuring the moves of jerkin' crews well known on the West Coast -- UCLA Jerk Kings, The Ranger$ and Action Figures.
Francis and the Lights is a one-man show and the lights that shine on him as he hops and spins and hair flips around his mic. Francis' frantic dance moves are reminiscent of Prince, with a little extra quirkiness. Check out the Run in Place at 2:06!
Young B and DJ Webstar's video for 'Chicken Noodle Soup' is a prime example of the hip-hop how-to dance video genre. How is this Harlem-born dance done? Simply "let it rain," then "clear it out." Next, "let's get it," followed by the "Chicken Noodle Soup" and don't forget the "soda on the side."
Forget the world, Beyonce runs the dance floor in this video. Queen B and her girl army mean business! Watch them "gettin' it in" and cuttin' up a rug.
Another great hip-hop how-to dance video, Soulja Boy Tell'em told us, "Watch me crank it/ Watch me roll/ Watch me crank that Soulja Boy/ Then super man that h--." Young people have been busting out the Soulja Boy at parties ever since, almost like the Electric Slide for a new generation ... almost!
What's more iconic than MC Hammer criss-crossing his legs back and forth in some genie pants while some fly-girl dancers in spandex back him up? '90s hip-hop dancing at its best: "Hammer time!"