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It’s been 20 years since the world was introduced to a group of talented Independent Women from Houston, including one Queen Bey. In honor of the anniversary of their self-titled debut and the amazing video that came with it (for “No, No, No”), we ranked Destiny’s Child’s top 10 TRL-worthy clips that had us jumpin’, jumpin’ for nearly a decade.

1 “SURVIVOR” 2001

Dresses torn but hair perfectly intact, Destiny’s Child washed up “somewhere in the South Pacific” for their most iconic video ever. The song was written in response to the public mocking of their ever-changing lineup (first there were four, then two were replaced, and then there were the final three: Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams), but it was the video—four-plus minutes of fist-pumping choreography and camouflage—that shut the haters up for good.


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