Ke$ha - Die Young

MTV may no longer play videos, but it's all for the better. The freedom of YouTube, Vimeo and other video sites has enabled artists to get creative with their visuals. Here are our favorites from the past 12 months.

1. Best Kid Video

Danny Brown - 'Grown Up'

2. Best Die Antwoord Video

Die Antwoord - 'Fatty Boom Boom'

3. Best Chase Scene Video

Gunplay - 'Jump Out'

4. Most Absurd Video

Riff Raff & Lil B - 'Borrow Your Daughter'

5. Best David Lynch-ian Video

David Lynch - 'Crazy Clown Time'

6. Best Anti-Reagan Video

Killer Mike - 'Reagan'

7. Best Marijuana-Celebrating Video

High on Fire - 'Fertile Green'

8. Best Posse Cut Video

Odd Future - 'Oldie'

9. Most Depressing Indie Music Video

Bon Iver - 'Towers'

10. Best Nihilistic Video

Ke$ha - 'Die Young'

11. Best Homage to Bad Lieutenant Video

El-P - 'The Full Retard'

12. Best Angriest Animated Video

Trash Talk - 'Slander'

13. Most Meaningful Civil War Reenactment Video

fun. - 'Some Nights'

14. Best Use of an Octopus

Fiona Apple - 'Every Single Night'

15. Best Hipster Video

Taylor Swift - 'We Are Never Getting Back Together'

16. Best Surprise Ending

Thee Oh Sees - 'Lupine Dominus'

17. Best Video That Seems Very Meaningful, But Isn't

Lana Del Rey - 'National Anthem'

18. Hardest Video

Freddie Gibbs - 'Thuggin'

19. Best Lil B Rock Video

Lil B - 'California Boy'

20. Best Desert Scene Video

Grimes - 'Genesis'

21. Best Video Featuring Nas Pretending To Hold A Baby

Nas - 'Daughters'

22. Saddest Rap Video

Young Jeezy - 'Leave You Alone'

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