YouTube are remastering all your old favourite music videos in HD

YouTube and Universal Group are remastering more than 100 of the most iconic standard definition music videos for the HD throwback experience.

Universal Group and YouTube have teamed up to remaster your favourite classic music videos from standard definition into crisp HD.

The partnership will ensure that future generations can feast their eyes on some of the most iconic early 2000s uploads.

Gwen Stefani Remaster

The remastered videos will include work from The Beastie Boys, Billy Idol, Janet Jackson, Lady Gaga, Kiss, The Killers, Lionel Richie, Meat Loaf and Tom Petty to name a few.

Many of the videos uploaded to YouTube in its early days were mastered for small TVs with mono speakers. Today, the videos are shared across phones, laptops and desktops.

The remaster will ensure some of the greatest hits look, and sound, like they did when we first fell in love with them. Check out some of the newly updated music videos for :

The plan announced today is to remaster over 1,000 videos by the end of 2020. According to YouTube, more videos will arrive every week as the program continues. Stay tuned.