I consider Normani’s 2019 ‘Motivation’ possibly the greatest video of all time. As I wrote in a post after first seeing it, it is a “mesmerizing display of grace and athleticism.”
If you choose to read that as code for “Normani is a goddess, and this video depicts her writhing seductively in various states of undress,” that is up to you.
I’m calling it on August 30. Normani’s ‘Motivation’ is the best video of 2019. It’s one of the summer’s best songs, too.
Camila Cabello is the Fifth Harmony alum who has had the most solo success to date, but Normani will be hot on her heels with this infectious track that nods to the R&B/pop songs of the late 90s and early 00s, with a video that recalls Beyoncé’s ‘Crazy in Love’ and Rihanna’s ‘Umbrella’.