Remember when music videos were all about romantic narratives? Remember when they were made 10x better by tossing in a totally unexpected celeb? Well, it's time to jog your memory...
Tears for FearsBilly JoelDaryl Hall & John OatesBruce Springsteen
It's Bruce Springsteen from his 1984 video for "Dancing in the Dark"!
MadonnaJanet JacksonPaula AbdulCyndi Lauper
It's Paula Abdul from her 1991 video for "Rush, Rush"!
Matchbox Twenty3 Doors DownEverclearSavage Garden
It's Savage Garden from their 2000 video for "I Knew I Loved You"!
Enrique IglesiasO-TownIncubusSugar Ray
It's Enrique Iglesias from his 2001 video for "Hero"!
It's Ashanti from her 2002 video for "Foolish"!
UsherNellyKanye WestWill Smith
It's Kanye West from his 2003 video for "All Falls Down"!
BeyoncéChristina MilianKelisAlicia Keys
It's Alicia Keys from her 2003 video for "If I Ain't Got You"!
Rob ThomasThe KillersMaroon 5John Mayer
It's Maroon 5 from their 2004 video for "She Will Be Loved"!
Regina SpektorFiona AppleTori AmosAlanis Morissette
It's Fiona Apple in her 2005 video for "Not About Love"!
Gym Class HeroesFall Out BoyMotion City SoundtrackGood Charlotte
It's Gym Class Heroes from their 2006 video for "Cupid's Chokehold / Breakfast in America"!
Bon JoviJustin TimberlakeOneRepublicColdplay
It's Justin Timberlake in his 2007 video for "What Goes Around...Comes Around"!
Kelly ClarksonMariah CareyTaylor SwiftJessica Simpson
It's Mariah Carey from her 2008 video for Touch My Body!