Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - "Same Love". I got to experience this song live at Bonnaroo 2013 and it completely floored me. Love the fact that this guy can rap about equal rights for all races, religions, sexual preferences, genders, etc. and still be held in such high esteem in the entertainment industry. Shows that we're kinda moving in the right direction :)
This music video avoids the 5 mistakes that often occur in videos, the audio is great, good lighting, they get close enough to see the light in Adele's eyes, they also tell a great story with a clear beginning, middle, and end.
Staind - It's Been Awhile (Video) When a song fits a point in your life perfectly. "And everything I can remember As ****ed up As it all may seem to be I know it's me I cannot blame this on my father He did the best he could for me It's been awhile Since I couldn't Hold my head up high And it's been awhile Since I said, "I'm sorry" "