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'Thriller' voted most influential pop video

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London: Michael Jackson's video for his hit single Thriller has been voted the most influential in pop music history, according to the results of a poll released on Monday.

The survey, commissioned by MySpace, interviewed more than 1,000 music fans. They made their choice from a long list of 20 videos selected by music and entertainment critics.

hriller, credited with breaking down the boundaries between music and film making, garnered 15.2 per cent of the votes, ahead of Here It Goes Again, the 2006 internet hit featuring OK Go dancing on treadmills.

Britney Spears' song Baby One More Time came in third, followed by A-Ha's part-animated Take On Me.

Following is the list of the top 10 most influential pop music videos:

1. Thriller/Michael Jackson/1983/15.2 per cent

2. Here It Goes Again/OK Go/2006/11.7 per cent

3. Baby One More Time/Britney Spears/1998/11.2 per cent

4. Take On Me/A-Ha/1985/8.6 per cent

5. Johnny Cash/Hurt/2003/7.6 per cent

6. Bohemian Rhapsody/Queen/1975/5.6 per cent

7. Daft Punk/Around the World/1997/5.4 per cent

8. Weapon of Choice/Fatboy Slim/1999/4 per cent

9. Sledgehammer/Peter Gabriel/1986/3.7 per cent

10. Beastie Boys/Sabotage/1994/3.5 per cent.

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