All The Cameos In Maroon 5 & Cardi B's "Girls Like You" Video, Just In Case You Lost Count
While it goes without saying that any collaboration with Cardi B is an epic event all on its own, her appearance in the Maroon 5 "Girls Like You" video is just one of many amazing cameos included in the new video. At first glance, it's nearly impossible to keep up with every powerful woman that graces the screen. That said, it's definitely something you're going to watch over and over again just to make sure you've taken it all in.
The video, which was released on Thursday, May 31, get a major hip-hop infusion with the appearance of Cardi as her feature spices things up a bit. As arguably one of the hardest-working women in the music industry, Cardi is a great addition to the female-centric video. Lending her magical lyrical touch to the song's remix, she raps:
"I'm sure them other girls were nice enough
But you need someone to spice it up
So who you gonna call? Cardi, Cardi
Come and rev it up like a Harley, Harley
Why is the best fruit always forbidden?
I'm coming to you now doin' 20 over the limit"
Throughout the course of the video, which is set on a minimalistic, revolving stage, Maroon 5's lead singer Adam Levine rotates, finding himself with another woman behind him every time he spins, eventually closing the spin with his wife, Behati Prinsloo and their daughter in his arms. In addition to Cardi and Prinsloo, the bevy of badass ladies featured include some majorly talented women.
Here's a breakdown of every single female force that makes an appearance in the new video:
1. Cardi B
Billboard Music Award-winning rapper Cardi B became a major part of this song and accompanying video.
2. Camila Cabello
"Havana" singer Camila Cabello made her presence known in the video.
3. Phoebe Robinson
Ibiza actor Phoebe Robinson entered to show off some of her dance moves.
4. Aly Raisman
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman wore a powerful statement t-shirt in the visual which read: "Always Speak Your Truth."
5. Sarah Silverman
Sarah Silverman candidly lip-synced along with Levine's words during the video.
6. Gal Gadot
Wonder Woman actor Gal Gadot showed up to give the scene a bit of superhero swag.
7. Lilly Singh
Social media influencer Lilly Singh offered up some pretty impressive dance skills during her cameo.
8. Amani Al-Khatahtbeh
Author and founder of MuslimGirl.com, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, made a powerful appearance.
9. Trace Lysette
Transparent actor Trace Lysette sang along with the Maroon 5's new tune.
10. Tiffany Haddish
Actor and comedian Tiffany Haddish also rotated through the video wearing a red power suit.
11. Angy Rivera
Immigration activist Angy Rivera used the video as an opportunity to present a strong message with her t-shirt.
12. Franchesca Ramsey
Well That Escalated Quickly author and comedian Franchesca Ramsey shined in the moment.
13. Mille Bobby Brown
Stranger Things star Mille Bobby Brown wore a pair of dark shades during her appearance.
14. Ellen DeGeneres
Although she decided to take a break from displaying her famous dance moves in this vid, Ellen Degeneres seemed to enjoy her time on the set.
15. Jennifer Lopez
Meanwhile, J-Lo couldn't help but to move her feet to the infectious tune.
16. Chloe Kim
Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim showed up to support the video's message.
17. Alex Morgan
Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan also made an appearance.
18. Mary J. Blige
Showing off her signature moves, singer and actor Mary J. Blige gave Levine a run for his money in the dance category.
19. Beanie Feldstein
Lady Bird actor Beanie Feldstein was all smiles in her cameo.
20. Jackie Fielder
Activist and tribal land protector Jackie Fielder showcased her commitment to social change in the video.
21. Danica Patrick
Former professional racing driver Danica Patrick was part of the powerful group that joined forces for the project.
22. Ilhan Omar
Ilhan Omar, who is a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, and the first ever Somali-American Muslim legislator elected to office in the U.S., danced along to Levine's smooth vocals.
23. Elizabeth Banks
Hunger Games star Elizabeth Banks was a majorly familiar face.
24. Ashley Graham
Model Ashley Graham also graced fans with her appearance in the video.
25. Behati Prinsloo
Last, but certainly not least, Behati Prinsloo was added to the mix as she and husband Levine hold tightly to their adorable daughter Dusty Rose.
Entertainment Weekly pointed out that “Girls Like You” follows a string of recent music videos that feature a star-studded cast of women. Drake's recently released video “Nice For What” featured Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi, Olivia Munn, Issa Rae, Olivia Wilde, and more. JAY-Z’s "Family Feud" starred the likes of Susan Kelechi Watson, Constance Wu, Thandie Newton, Brie Larson, Mindy Kaling, and Rashida Jones.
The message of female empowerment can certainly be felt through each and every woman featured in the epic video, and it's a work of art that deserves to be talked about for a very long time.