12/15/2011 12:01 pm ET Updated Feb 14, 2012

Best Hip-Hop And R&B Videos Of 2011

The best videos of 2011 all have one thing in common: they're visual eye candy. With Beyonce snagging African dancers for 'Run the World (Girls),' Lil Wayne taking a cue from a blockbuster hit for '6 Foot 7 Foot' and Frank Ocean's hallucinogenic clip for 'Novacane,' there was no time to be bored while watching. As The BoomBox gets ready to ring in the new year, we revisit our favorite music videos from the past 12 months. Find out which singers made the cut, what rhymers landed on the countdown more than once and who slid into the No. 1 spot.