The music video of the song Express Yourself by Madonna, the best-selling female recording artist of all time, is one of the most expensive videos on YouTube. The video is inspired by the 1927 classic film Metropolis and portrays a city full of tall skyscrapers and railway lines. This video is also the artist’s way of expressing her thoughts on issues of gender and power. The video had a budget of $5 million. By the time of recording, it was the most expensive music video ever created, and currently, it is known as the third most expensive music video of all time.