The Weeknd's 'Starboy' & 5 More Cross-Bearing Music Videos

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The Weeknd in the video for Starboy featuring Daft Punk.

The cross is a religious symbol, a fashion statement and, seemingly, a music video staple.

Depending on the artist, the cross can convey dozens of different meanings. In The Weeknd's just-released music video for "Starboy," featuring Daft Punk, the cross is used not only as a piece of jewelry, but also as a neon weapon. The ultimate reason why remains up to your interpretation.

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Watch "Starboy" here:

From Nirvana to Madonna, here are five other videos that feature crosses in more ways than one.

1. Lady Gaga, "Alejandro"

2. The Pretty Reckless, "Heaven Knows"

3. Nirvana, "Heart-Shaped Box"

4. Nine Inch Nails, "Closer"

5. Madonna, "Like a Prayer"