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27 Supermodels You Forgot Starred In Music Videos

One of them even got behind the mic.

There’s no doubt that fashion’s love affair with music has been a long and thriving one. Besides music’s ability to influence trends (’00s belt chains, anyone?), artists also like to borrow some of the industry’s most recognisable supermodels to occasionally star in their music videos.

And while the likes of George Michael’s iconic “Too Funky” instantly come to mind, there’s been a plethora of stylish supermodel appearances in music videos since, some of which may surprise you.

Curious? Scroll on to discover 27 supermodels who have starred in music videos.

Supermodels Music Videos

Kaia Gerber in Rainsford’s video for “Crying in the Mirror”

Kaia Gerber got a little teary Rainsford’s “Crying in the Mirror.” The entire video had a model-lineup, of course. Rainsford is the music project of Rainey Qualley (daughter of Andie MacDowell), and it was directed by Cara Delevingne.

Watch it here.

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Gigi Hadid in Calvin Harris’ video for “How Deep Is Your Love”

He may have been dating Gigi Hadid’s friend Taylor Swift at the time, but it was Hadid who starred in Calvin Harris’ video for the 2015 smash hit “How Deep Is Your Love”.

Watch the video here.

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Selita Ebanks in Kanye West’s video for “Runaway”

Supermodel Selita Ebanks played an ethereal phoenix in Kanye West’s 30-minute short-film-come-music video for “Runaway” in 2010.

Watch the video version here.

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Jourdan Dunn, Joan Smalls and Chanel Iman in Beyoncé’s video for “Yoncé”

Possibly the chicest posse of models to ever exist in one space, Jourdan Dunn, Joan Smalls and Chanel Iman teamed up with Beyoncé to star in the video for “Yoncé” from her internet-breaking surprise album Beyoncé.

Watch the video here.

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Gigi Hadid, Martha Hunt, Lily Aldridge, Karlie Kloss and Cara Delevingne in Taylor Swift’s video for “Bad Blood”

Another cool posse? Taylor Swift’s 2015 “Bad Blood” supermodel squad, which included Gigi Hadid, Martha Hunt, Lily Aldridge, her alleged former best friend Karlie Kloss and Cara Delevingne.

Watch the video here.

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Bella Hadid in The Weeknd’s video for “In The Night”

Bella Hadid embodied a “stripper assassin” in The Weeknd’s dark, ’80s-themed video for his 2015 song “In The Night”.

Watch the NSFW video here.

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Karlie Kloss in CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers’ video for “I’ll Be There”

Directed by fashion photographers Inez & Vinoodh, Karlie Kloss took on the role of a stylish Versace-wearing disco queen for CHIC’s 2015 video for “I’ll Be There” featuring Nile Rodgers.

Watch the video here.

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Behati Prinsloo in Maroon 5’s video for “Animals”

South African supermodel Behati Prinsloo starred in Maroon 5’s gory video for “Animals” with her husband and band front-man, Adam Levine.

Watch the video here.

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Alessandra Ambrosio, Chrissy Teigen, Gemma Ward, Tara Lynn, Devon Aoki, Angela Lindvall, Isabelli Fontana, Amber Valetta and Natasha Poly in Fergie’s “M.I.L.F.$” video

Fergie’s controversial 2016 video for “M.I.L.F.$” brought together a stellar ensemble of supermodels and celebrities who have children for a musical celebration of motherhood.

Watch the video here.

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Ashley Graham in DNCE’s video for “Toothbrush”

Supermodel and former Ashley Graham was apparently the only woman Joe Jonas wanted to star as the love interest in DNCE’s catchy 2016 hit “Toothbrush”. Luckily, he got his wish and the result was an adorable video clip brimming with chemistry.

Watch the video here.

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Chrissy Teigen in John Legend’s video for “Stereo”

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend first met on the set of his sensual 2006 music video for “Stereo”. Suffice to say, sparks flew between the couple, who commenced a relationship and were married seven years later.

Watch the video here.

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Miranda Kerr in Bobby Fox’s video for “You’re The Boss”

Not only did Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr star in Bobby Fox’s 2014 video for “You’re The Boss”, she sang on the jazzy track as well!

Watch the video here.

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Chanel Iman in Usher’s video for “Dive”

Chanel Iman took on the role of Usher’s leading lady in the passionate, water-filled video for his 2012 song “Dive”.

Watch the video here.

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Gemma Ward in John Mayer’s video for “Daughters”

Directed by acclaimed fashion photographer Mario Sorrenti, Australian supermodel Gemma Ward starred in the kaleidoscopic film clip for John Mayer’s 2003 song “Daughters”.

Watch the video here.

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Lara Stone in Hot Chip’s video for “Night & day”

Electro pop group Hot Chip tapped Dutch supermodel Lara Stone to star as an intergalactic creature invading earth in the ultra-conceptual video for their 2012 track “Night & Day”.

Watch the video here.

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Laetitia Casta in Rihanna’s video for “Te Amo”

French supermodel Laetitia Casta took on the role of femme fatale and apparent love interest in Rihanna’s 2009 latin-infused track “Te Amo”.

Watch the video here.

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