With a revamp of the awards in , the category was cut out along with several others, yet it returned for the awards, where it was given a new name: Best Dancing in a Video. The following year, though, the award was once again absent from the category list. Once again, the award was revived in , this time under the name of Best Electronic Dance Music Video , celebrating the rise in popularity of EDM throughout the year. It was again eliminated for the awards. The pattern of awarding the moonman every other year continued in where the award was renamed Best Electronic Video.
100. Missy Elliot, "Throw It Back"
It was loud. It was fresh. It was thrilling. It was ours. Here, Billboard Dance presents the 60 dance tracks that most defined the decade. Read our list below, and find a Spotify playlist of all 60 at the bottom.
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