Women in Music 2016
5 Craziest Fan Army Videos: From 'Leave Britney Alone!' to One Direction Fans Crying Over Zayn
Here at Billboard, we're in the thick of round two of our annual Fan Army Face-Off. After you take a moment to weigh in on #KatyCats vs. #LittleMonsters or Drake's #OVO vs. #RihannaNavy, we've got even more fan army madness for you.
We've rounded up five of the craziest videos the Internet has pop star superfans to thank for, in addition to one very special extra we just couldn't leave out… for fear of our very lives.
And if your fan army doesn't win this round, try to take it better than those One Directioners after Zayn left.
Wait -- on second thought, this is serious business. Feel free to cry all you like and let those feelings out. Speaking of which...
"Leave Britney Alone!"
Chris Crocker went viral with this tear-stained, gut-wrenching defense of Britney Spears' highly-criticized 2007 MTV Video Music Awards.
The Overly Attached Girlfriend
In 2012, Justin Bieber challenged his Beliebers to craft a female counterpart to his hit song "Boyfriend." Laina Morris' rendition made her internet-famous and inspired the meme Overly Attached Girlfriend.
Beyoncé Hugs Fan, Makes Him Faint
Beyoncé has has the ability to make Beyhive fanatics faint from her very touch; it's a good thing she has healing superpowers too.
Nicki Minaj's Healing Powers
A Nicki Minaj superfan made it onstage at a show this April in Belfast. Donnie was crying at first, but a certain part of her… anatomy changed that.
Zayn Quits One Direction; One Directioners Don't Take It Well
Honorable Mention: We already included one Beyoncé video, but we'd hate to do anything to upset the Beygency: