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Chris Marrs Piliero is an American actor, writer, producer, and director of short films and music videos.
Piliero directed the 2010 music video for Tighten Up by The Black Keys, which won the 2010 MTV Video Music Award for Breakthrough Video.
"Tighten Up" is a song by American rock band The Black Keys. It is the third track on their 2010 album Brothers and was released as the record's first single on April 23, 2010. Dan Auerbach told The Sun how the song originated: "That was the last song we did for the record. We had a couple of days off and so did Brian and since we are friends and like hanging out with each other we thought it would be fun to go into the studio and see if we could come up with a tune. We always have a blast when the three of us get together."
The Black Keys are an American rock band formed in Akron, Ohio, in 2001. The group consists of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney (drums). The duo began as an independent act, recording music in basements and self-producing their records, before they eventually emerged as one of the most popular garage rock artists during a second wave of the genre's revival in the 2010s. The band's raw blues rock sound draws heavily from Auerbach's blues influences, including Junior Kimbrough, Howlin' Wolf, and Robert Johnson.
Piliero subsequently directed the music video for Howlin' for You by The Black Keys—a parody in the form of an action movie trailer. Released in February 2011, it includes Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney (The Black Keys) in a minor role of two henchmen referred to as "Las Teclas de Negro". The video was nominated for the 2011 MTV Video Music Award for Best Rock Video.An interview with Piliero during the filming of this video was released in March 2011 with some commentary about the filming, and short clips of the cast describing their characters.
"Howlin' for You" is a song by The Black Keys from the band's sixth album, Brothers.
Daniel Quine Auerbach is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer, best known as the guitarist and vocalist for The Black Keys, a blues rock band from Akron, Ohio. As a member of the band, Auerbach has recorded and co-produced eight studio albums with his bandmate Patrick Carney. In 2009, Auerbach released a solo album entitled Keep It Hid. He released another solo album in 2017, entitled Waiting on a Song. In addition to winning several Grammy Awards as a member of the Black Keys, Auerbach received the 2013 Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical for co-producing his band's 2011 album, El Camino, and for producing records by Dr. John and Hacienda.
Patrick James Carney is an American musician and producer. Carney serves as the drummer for The Black Keys, a blues rock band from Akron, Ohio. He is currently based in Nashville, Tennessee.
Piliero also wrote and directed many other music videos, including the 2010 video If You Let Me by Chrissie Hynde's band JP, Chrissie and the Fairground Boys and the 2011 videos I Wanna Go and Criminal by Britney Spears.
Christine Ellen Hynde is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She is the founding member of the rock band The Pretenders.
"I Wanna Go" is a song recorded by American singer Britney Spears for her seventh studio album, Femme Fatale (2011). It was written and produced by Max Martin and Shellback, with additional writing by Savan Kotecha. Spears first posted on her Twitter account a link to a clip of the song in February 2011, a month prior to the album's release. Following a poll on her official website, "I Wanna Go" was chosen as the third single of the album, and Jive Records released it on June 13, 2011.
"Criminal" is a song by American recording artist Britney Spears from her seventh studio album, Femme Fatale (2011). The song was released as the fourth and final single from the album. "Criminal" was written and produced by Max Martin and Shellback, with additional writing by Tiffany Amber. After Spears first listened to the song, she felt it was different and unlike anything she had heard before. She posted a snippet of it online on March 2, 2011, prior to the album's release. "Criminal" was chosen as a single by a poll on her Facebook page, as Spears explained it was a way to give back to her fans. The artwork for the single was released on September 14, 2011.
|April 19, 2007||"Be Good to Me"||Ashley Tisdale|
|August 17, 2008||Boot of Chinese Plastic||The Pretenders|
|May 30, 2009|
OK It's Alright With Me
|September 30, 2009||Crash||Cavo|
|March 30, 2010||Love Like Woe|
|May 30, 2010||Next Girl||The Black Keys|
|July 18, 2010||If You Think This Song Is About You, It Probably Is||D.R.U.G.S.|
|August 4, 2010||"If You Let Me"||JP, Chrissie and the Fairground Boys|
|May 20, 2010||"Tighten Up" 1||The Black Keys|
|November 4, 2010||"Hey Baby, Here's That Song You Wanted"||Blessthefall|
|February 10, 2011||"Howlin' for You"||The Black Keys|
|February 20, 2011||"For You and Your Denial"||Yellowcard|
|February 25, 2011||"Blow"||Kesha|
|March 31, 2011||"Hang You Up"||Yellowcard|
|April 30, 2011||"Superlover"||Lucy Fleming|
|June 7, 2011||"Around My Head"||Cage the Elephant|
|June 22, 2011||"I Wanna Go"||Britney Spears|
|September 28, 2011||Faith (When I Let You Down)||Taking Back Sunday|
|September 30, 2011||All Signs Point to Lauderdale||A Day to Remember|
|October 17, 2011||"Criminal"||Britney Spears|
|April 25, 2012||Dancing in My Head (Tom Hangs Remix)||Eric Turner|
|October 15, 2012||"I Found You"||The Wanted|
|October 22, 2012||"The Baddest Man Alive"||The Black Keys and RZA|
|January 4, 2013||"Thank You"||MKTO|
|February 24, 2013||"Thank You Very Much"||Margaret|
|April 30, 2013||"Popular Song"||MIKA ft. Ariana Grande|
|May 28, 2013||"People Like Us"||Kelly Clarkson|
|August 20, 2013||"Rock N Roll"||Avril Lavigne|
|June 2, 2014||"Hello, You Beautiful Thing"||Jason Mraz|
|July 1, 2014||"Ugly Heart"||G.R.L.|
|August 12, 2014||"Break Free"||Ariana Grande ft. Zedd|
|November 24, 2014||"Santa Tell Me"||Ariana Grande|
|December 16, 2014||Get Over It||McBusted|
|January 12, 2015||Something's Gotta Give||All Time Low|
|December 16, 2016||Life Goes On||Fergie|
|February 27, 2017||"Everyday"||Ariana Grande ft. Future|
Adam Spiegel, known professionally as Spike Jonze, is an American filmmaker, photographer, and actor, whose work includes music videos, commercials, film and television.
Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1992. The band currently consists of Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes. Modern music videos are primarily made and used as a marketing device intended to promote the sale of music recordings. There are also cases where songs are used in tie-in marketing campaigns that allow them to become more than just a song. Tie-ins and merchandising can be used for toys or for food or other products. Although the origins of the music video date back to musical short films that first appeared in the 1920s, they again came into prominence in the 1980s when the channel MTV based their format around the medium. Prior to the 1980s, these kinds of videos were described by various terms including "illustrated song", "filmed insert", "promotional (promo) film", "promotional clip", "promotional video", "song video", "song clip" or "film clip".
An MTV Video Music Award is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium. Originally conceived as an alternative to the Grammy Awards, the annual MTV Video Music Awards ceremony has often been called the "Super Bowl for youth", an acknowledgment of the VMA ceremony's ability to draw millions of youth from teens to 20-somethings each year. By 2001, the VMA had become a coveted award. The statue given to winners is an astronaut on the moon, one of the earliest representations of MTV, and was colloquially called a "moonman". However, in 2017 Chris McCarthy, the President of MTV, stated that the statue would be called a "Moon Person" from then on. The statue was conceived by Manhattan Design—also designers of the original MTV logo—based on the 1981 "Top of the Hour" animation created by Fred Seibert, produced by Alan Goodman, and produced by Buzz Potamkin at Buzzco Associates. The statue is now made by New York firm, Society Awards. Since the 2006 ceremony, viewers are able to vote for their favorite videos in all general categories by visiting MTV's website.
Joseph Jun-hee Kahn is a Korean-American film and music video director. Kahn has worked with various artists such as Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, Kylie Minogue, Samantha Mumba, Taylor Swift, Shakira, Aaliyah, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kelly Clarkson, Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera, 50 Cent, Destiny's Child, Backstreet Boys, and George Michael.
Harold "Hype" Williams is an American music video director, film director, film producer, and screenwriter.
Hans Uno Jonas Åkerlund is a Swedish director and drummer. He is best known for directing music videos. His video for Madonna's song "Ray of Light" won a Grammy Award for Best Music Video, Short Form, and a record seven awards at 1998 MTV Video Music Awards, including the Video of the Year.
Paul Hunter is a music video director known for popular music singles. He has directed over 100 music videos, television advertisements and was nominated for an Emmy for Nike's Freestyle commercial.
Brothers is the sixth studio album by American rock duo The Black Keys. Co-produced by the group, Mark Neill, and Danger Mouse, it was released on May 18, 2010 on Nonesuch Records. Brothers was the band's commercial breakthrough, as it sold over 73,000 copies in the United States in its first week and peaked at number three on the Billboard 200, their best performance on the chart to that point.
"Waiting for the End" is a song by American rock band Linkin Park, released on October 1, 2010. It is the second single from their fourth studio album, A Thousand Suns, which was released on September 14, 2010. A music video for the single, directed by Joe Hahn, was released on October 8, 2010 on MTV.
"Warrior" is a single by the American heavy metal band Disturbed from their fifth studio album, Asylum. It is the fourth single from the album.
"Blow" is a song by American singer and songwriter Kesha from her first extended play (EP), Cannibal (2010). The song was released on February 8, 2011. It was written by Kesha, along with Klas Åhlund, Lukasz Gottwald, Allan Grigg, Benjamin Levin and Max Martin, with production done by Dr. Luke, Max Martin, Benny Blanco and Kool Kojak. According to Kesha the song's lyrics are representative of herself and her fans. "Blow" is dominantly an electro and dance-pop song and is described as a party anthem as it portrays a simple message of having a desire to have a good time at a club.
"Around My Head" is the second single and ninth track on American rock band Cage the Elephant's second album, Thank You Happy Birthday. The single was released globally on May 4, 2011. A music video for the single was released on June 7, 2011.
"Lonely Boy" is a song by American rock band The Black Keys. It is the opening track from their 2011 studio album El Camino and was released as the record's lead single on October 26, 2011. The song is also the A-side of a promotional 12-inch single that was released in commemoration of Record Store Day's "Back to Black" Friday event. The single was accompanied by a popular one-shot music video of a man dancing and lip-synching the lyrics.
"I Found You" is a song by British-Irish boy band The Wanted. The single was released on 6 November 2012 as the second single from their third studio album, Word of Mouth (2013). The track received its first radio play on 7 September 2012, but was previewed on the band's official website the day before.
Bartholomew Cubbins 2006–2014 is a music video compilation by American rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars, released in the United States on April 13, 2015 by Sisyphus.
IMDb is an online database of information related to films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings. An additional fan feature, message boards, was abandoned in February 2017. Originally a fan-operated website, the database is owned and operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon.