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The 10 Most Popular Lyric Videos Of All Time

Avicii, Adele, and Katy Perry are masters of the art form.

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It used to be that lyric videos were mostly fan made, a fun and simple way for YouTube users to show love for their favorite songs while helping you out with your shower-singing endeavors.

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But then artists got in on the action and, naturally, things got a lot more interesting.

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Now that they're finally getting their moment in the sun as a #legitimate art form, lyric videos have become a crucial tool in any artist's arsenal. These are the top 10 most popular of all time, according to a list provided to BuzzFeed by YouTube.

10. Bruno Mars — "When I Was Your Man (lyrics)": 56,798,616

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9. Ariana Grande — "Problem (Lyric Video) ft. Iggy Azalea": 57,183,474

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8. David Guetta — "Shot Me Down ft. Skylar Grey (Lyric Video)": 67,624,416

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7. One Direction — "Rock Me (Lyric Video)": 66,774,901

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6. Katy Perry — "Roar (Lyric Video)": 76,464,527

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5. Christina Perri — "A Thousand Years": 82,972,782

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4. Adele — "Skyfall (Lyric Video)": 97,466,711

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3. Maroon 5 — "Payphone (Lyric Video) ft. Wiz Khalifa": 116,630,667

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2. Avicii — "Hey Brother (Lyric)": 134,115,917

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1. Avicii — "Wake Me Up (Lyric Video)": 196,920,203

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