If MTV didn't kill the radio star, it certainly changed it forever. Next week, the channel airs its millionth video, chosen from the 25 most popular. PERI'S pick: "Sledgehammer."
First video: Aug. 1, 1981, 'Video Killed the Radio Star,' Buggles
250,000th: May 9, 1985, 'Everything She Wants,' Wham!
500,000th: Oct 25, 1989, 'Finish What Ya Started,' Van Halen
750,000th: Dec. 15, 1994, 'Creep,' TLC
1,000,000th: Feb. 6, 2000