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Duran Duran top greatest video poll
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Duran Duran's Rio has been named the greatest music video of all time.

The 1982 video, featuring the band in suits on a Caribbean beach being teased by scantily-clad women, beat favourites such as Michael Jackson's Thriller and Madonna's Like a Prayer to claim the title.

Bjork's video for her 1999 hit All Is Full of Love, where she played a robot in a steamy clinch with another robot, took second place.

Take On Me, the 1985 video from A-ha, where singer Morten Harket was a comic book character who comes to life, was third, followed by Jackson's famously spooky 1983 hit Thriller.

Icelandic group Sigur Ros's surreal video for Svefn-g-Englar was fifth in the poll of MTV viewers, followed by the anarchic gig scene in Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit (1991).

Radiohead's Just video (1995), featuring a man inexplicably lying down in the street and Jamiroquai's Virtual Insanity (1996), where he danced on a moving floor, were next.

The top ten was completed by Madonna's Like A Prayer (1989), controversial for featuring burning crosses, statues weeping blood and the singer seducing a black Jesus, and US group OK GO's Here It Goes Again (2006), with the band on treadmills.

Around 40,000 MTV viewers voted for the poll.

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