New music videos of the week: Katy Perry, OK Go, B.o.B., The Roots

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Premieres of the week include Katy Perry's clip for chart-topping single "California Gurls," a new offering from the treadmill masters of OK Go, and videos from Atlanta rapper B.o.B. and hip-hop group The Roots. Kelis, MGMT, and Justin Bieber have also just released new clips.

B.o.B. featuring Hayley Williams: "Airplanes"
The Atlanta rapper and Paramore lead singer are featured in a solemn clip for their current hit single off B.o.B.'s album B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray.
http://www.bobatl.com/video/airplanes-ft-hayley-williams-of-paramore

Katy Perry: "California Gurls"
This video for Katy Perry's global chart-topping single is a Candyland-inspired confectionary featuring Snoop Dogg.
http://www.katyperry.com/videos

Kelis: "4th of July"
American R&B singer-songwriter Kelis premiered this mirage-inspired video for the second single off forthcoming album Flesh Tone, due out July 6.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9_JWxzXq0I

MGMT: "It's Working"
Electronic indie duo MGMT's latest video, for a track off Congratulations, is a typically trippy clip directed by So Me, who also worked on Justice's video for "D.A.N.C.E."
http://www.whoismgmt.com/fr/itsworking

OK Go: "End Love"
From the band that brought us treadmill-dancing ("Here It Goes Again") and a two-storey-high Rube Goldberg machine ("This Too Shall Pass"), a color-coordinated clip featuring time-lapse effects and plenty of choreography.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2fpgpanZAw

The Roots: "Dear God 2.0"
Black Thought plays a New York City taxi driver in the first video for the hip-hop band's just-released album How I Got Over.
http://www.aceshowbiz.com/video/download/00013509

Justin Bieber featuring Usher: "Somebody to Love" remix
The Canadian pop singer released this video for his remix of hit single "Somebody to Love" featuring R&B star Usher.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOI4OF7iIr4

 

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