Fact: imitation is the sincerest form of flattery — even if it’s the mocking, change-the-lyrics-to-your-song-to-poke-fun-at-you kind of flattery. The truth of the matter is, you cannot be initiated into the music video hall of fame until there’s a hella-hilarious YouTube parody made of your smash hit. It’s, like, the laws of the internet.
Ever since Weird Al debuted his “Tacky” parody video, NMR has been scouring the vast YouTube landscape to collect for your viewing enjoyment the TOP 6 MUSIC VIDEO PARODIES OF THE SUMMER. There will be costumes, there will be mockery, but most of all, there will be music video parody gold.
6.) MadMoni’s “Dark Horse” Parody
5.) “You & I” Parody
4.) “Problem” Parody
3.) I’M SO PREGNANT, “Fancy” Parody
2.) Jimmy Kimmel’s Attempt at “Chandelier”
1.) Weird Al Yankovic’s “Tacky”