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    The Official Ranking Of All Of Taylor Swift's Music Videos

    Never in my wildest dreams did I think I'd do this. I hope you're ready for it.

    Hi y'all! I'm sure you got this from the title, but I am a big Swiftie. From "Teardrops on My Guitar" to "Mr. Perfectly Fine," I've been there for every song, album, video, theory, and scandal.

    I just unfollowed people for hating on my girl I love you Taylor

    Taylor Swift is the coolest person on planet Earth

    Here are some tweets from high school that prove my loyalty to Miss Swift.

    I have been seeing many rankings and lists of Taylor's songs and albums (shoutout to SwiftTok), but I noticed there was an essential one missing: a ranking of her music videos.

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    So here goes nothing! This is my definitive ranking of all of Taylor Swift's music videos!!!

    For clarification, I included every official music video she put out, including the videos that are from her tours and ones comprised of archival footage.

    45. "Change"

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    This video is a hot mess. The extreme close-ups are quite jarring, and there truly is no reason for this video to exist.

    41. "Fearless"/"Sparks Fly"/"Red"/"New Romantics"

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    I didn’t think it was necessary to rank all of her music videos that are comprised of concert footage. While I think they’re not the most creative, it is fun to see high-definition footage of her concerts. I’m glad they exist, but I don’t often go back to rewatch.

    40. "I Don't Wanna Live Forever"

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    File this into the category of “I Don’t Wanna See Anyone but Taylor in This Music Video.”

    39. "Crazier"

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    I am obsessed with the fact that Taylor was in Hannah Montana: The Movie.

    38. "Safe & Sound"

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    The only purpose of this video really was to The Hunger Games, so I’m not upset at the minimal effort put into it. I do love the song.

    37. "I'm Only Me When I'm With You"

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    A last ditch effort at getting some extra air time for this song. A cute idea, but I’m bored after about 60 seconds.

    36. "The Best Day"

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    While the footage of Taylor and her mom, Andrea, is adorable, it is not as entertaining as original music video content.

    35. "The Best Day (Taylor's Version)"

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    Taylor's Version > Original Version

    34. "End Game"

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    This feels like a fever dream. Mimicking a rap video was a cool idea, but it feels tired and unoriginal. However, I do love to see Taylor in the rainbow sequin dress. Maybe an Easter egg for the Lover era??

    33. "Tim McGraw"

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    Generic country music video. That’s all I can say about this one. You could copy and paste almost any country star and song from that era, and it would fit into this video.

    32. "Fifteen"

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    WHOA, this video looks dated. And not in a nostalgic way, in an “I can’t believe we thought that was cool” kinda way. I like the cameo from Abigail, but the backgrounds of this video look incredibly cheesy.

    31. "ME!"

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    I just don't understand what they were going for here. I understand that aesthetically this video is introducing the Lover era, but there is almost no connection to the song, which is already not great to begin with. I do love the snake to butterflies transition at the beginning, but it’s downhill after that.

    30. "Everything Has Changed"

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    Although the little kids in this are adorable, I take points off for lack of Taylor. I always want it to be all about her.

    29. "Our Song"

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    The best part of this video is the flowers. Give me more Taylor floral moments. I’ll eat that up all day long. The rest of it is just a little bit meh, but Taylor was still learning how to make a great music video at this point in her career.

    28. "The Story of Us"

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    Speak Now music videos are in all different types of settings: a workplace, a snowy small town, and in this case, a school library. The connection between the song and video is cute, and I like that she’s incorporating her band, but this video lacks excitement.

    27. "White Horse"

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    The “crying at home” video was a staple for Taylor’s first few albums. This one really fits that mold but has some weird (and almost hilarious) acting moments in between the choruses and the verses. Taylor’s emotion is raw, but the gimmicks of the video detract from that emotion.

    26. "Style"

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    The music video for this song had SO MUCH POTENTIAL. "Style" is one of her best pop songs, but the video is lackluster. There are some cool visuals throughout, but overall it isn’t too exciting.

    25. "Back to December"

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    This video gives a lot of "White Horse" vibes, but the snow inside the house really elevates it. I don’t think the shots of the random man walking through a snowy town are necessary, but I like the house Taylor is in.

    24. "22"

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    A millennial dream. Sometimes I forget Taylor is a full-fledged millennial, but we love her for it! Although this birthday party is so 2013, right down to the cat ears and twinkle lights, I would die to be there.

    23. "...Ready for It?"

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    Please don’t hate me but this is a knock-off "Bad Blood." It has the same themes and visuals but without any of the fun celeb cameos. This video is by no means bad, but it just doesn’t live up to the grandiosity of many of her others.

    22. "Out of the Woods"

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    The ranking of this video is solely based on what could have been. We could have had a video about the supposed car accident that Taylor and Harry Styles got in, but this is simply not it. C’est la vie.

    21. "Ours"

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    Taylor really leaned into the popularity of The Office and created a little workplace romance moment in this video. My problem with this video lies with the twist at the end, which I don’t think entirely fits, but it is a cute video for a cute song.

    20. "Teardrops on My Guitar"

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    Talk about a throwback. It is so fun to watch young curly-haired Taylor act out these very age-appropriate stories. After watching her tackle some very emotional topics later in her career, it’s refreshing to see the problems she faced as a young person are the same as the rest of us.

    19. "Mean"

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    Hear me out: I love Taylor’s loose side braid. It may be really 2010, but she looks great! This may not be her meatiest video, but it has a timeless quality about it. Also, anyone else spot a young Joey King?!?

    18. "I Knew You Were Trouble"

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    Watching this video brought me right back to 2012. The outfits, sets, and dramatic voice-over feel a little dated, but Taylor’s performance is still really solid.

    17. "Delicate"

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    While Taylor uses "Shake It Off" to show us that she’s not the greatest dancer, she proves that she actually has some dancing chops in "Delicate." Although this video is very endearing, there is some disconnect between the sonic qualities of the song and the concept of the video.

    16. "Begin Again"

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    I could watch Taylor walk around Paris all day. The second single off of Red was one of the most mature things she had released up to that point. This video is bursting at the seams with gorgeous city views and beautiful dresses. I mean, that purple dress with the view of the Eiffel Tower??? Stunning.

    15. "Bad Blood"

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    Anyone else getting Hunger Games vibes from this video? Taylor is ready to take on anyone with her infamous squad. I forgot how many great celebs are in this video like Hailee Steinfeld, Selena Gomez, and ZENDAYA.

    14. "Willow"

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    The "Willow" video is one of my favorite ways that Taylor has used her music videos to end one era and step into another (also shoutout to the snake in the "Me!" video). The golden string is gorgeous and ties everything together with a neat little bow.

    13. "Cardigan"

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    Now you may be wondering, why is this video ahead of "Willow"? The only thing that sets them apart for me is the water scene. That scene is SO FREAKING COOL and has got to be one of the hardest scenes she’s ever filmed.

    12. "Shake It Off"

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    When Taylor shows us everything she’s “bad” at, why does it make us love her even more? She’s not a ballerina or a hip-hop dancer, but Taylor knows how to make a fun pop-music video to launch an iconic era. Also, props to this video for having over 3 BILLION VIEWS.

    11. "Love Story"

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    Holy nostalgia. This music video will bring back all of your Romeo & Juliet fantasies. Taylor looks absolutely stunning as a princess, even though she looks like she’s frolicking around a college campus rather than an actual castle.

    10. "You Need to Calm Down"

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    Talk about cameo central! This video is dripping with celebrities. From the Queer Eye cast to Katy Perry and more, Taylor brought all of her friends together for this Pride anthem. This video is colorful, funny, and full of Easter eggs.

    9. "Picture to Burn"

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    Taylor + a revenge plot = magic. No one does revenge songs better than Taylor. Also, “he never let me drive the truck” is an all-time-best Taylor Swift line.

    8. "Mine"

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    You cannot tell me that this video doesn’t make you tear up a little. Seeing Taylor act out this beautiful but utterly typical love story almost makes you believe she’s a normal person!

    7. "The Man"

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    Taylor took a page out of Lady Gaga’s book for this video (à la "You and I") and transformed into a man. She gives an Oscar-worthy comedic performance in this video full of manspreading, celebrations for doing the bare minimum, and a great Scooter Braun callout.

    6. "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"

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    A one shot wonder. This video launched a lot of classic Taylor staples: the bangs, red lipstick, and her transition to pop. Although I still don’t really understand the band in animal suits, this video is beautifully designed and a whole lot of fun.

    5. "Lover"

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    This video broke into the top five because of its set design + 🥺. The different rooms that are supposedly dedicated to the different eras of her career are a PERFECT backdrop for this gorgeous love song. Watching this video gives us all the feels.

    4. "Look What You Made Me Do"

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    Controversial to the general public but not to my Swifties, we love LWYMMD. Taylor had done Easter eggs before this video, but she really went above and beyond in this one. You really can’t top all of the “old” Taylors at the end. And let us not forget to mention some of the best dancing of her career. Simply I-C-O-N-I-C.

    3. "You Belong With Me"

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    You knew it would be near the top. This is probably her most endearing video with a great cameo from Lucas Till (of Hannah Montana: The Movie fame). Taylor showed young women everywhere that you can be quirky and nerdy and still be liked by whatever person you desire. She really gives a phenomenal performance in this video as her little nerdy self and her evil twin.

    2. "Wildest Dreams"

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    One thing that defines a great music video to me is that you think of the video when you hear the song. I cannot hear "Wildest Dreams" without thinking of the beautiful and heart-wrenching story that Taylor tells in this video. This is one of her most clever interpretations of a song, with the biggest plot twist of her entire career. I won’t spoil the twist, but you must watch immediately if you haven’t seen it. ALSO that yellow dress. And Scott Eastwood. I have no words.

    1. "Blank Space"

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    Do I really need to explain myself? This video perfectly encapsulates the message that Taylor was trying to convey with this song by leaning into the narrative of her behavior in relationships. The house? Incredible. The looks? Incredible. Her acting? Incredible. This will go down in history as one of the greatest music videos of the 2010s. There never was a blank space at the top of this list because this is far and away Taylor Swift’s best music video.

    Well, that's it. I laughed, I cried a number of times, I sweat, I danced, I got a shot, I ate, and I had many epiphanies. If your ranking is different (let's be real — we all know it is), let me know what it is in the comments!

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