Super Bowl LV: most watched ads on YouTube
The majority of Super Bowl ads in 2021 had a large amount of A-list celebrities in front and behind the camera and featured major Hollywood brands. It is not a surprise, that they dominated the list of most watched Super Bowl commercials on YouTube during GameDay.
Sunday night, Google released data about the Top 10 most viewed ads globally on its video platform Feb 7th at 7 pm PT.
On the top of the list there’s Michael B. Jordan’s Amazon commercial, in second, Bruce Springsteen’s Jeep ad, and at third the Edward Scissorhands sequel spot for Cadillac starring Timothée Chalamet and Winona Ryder.
Here are the Top 10 most viewed ads during GameDay, Super Bowl LV:
1. Amazon – Amazon’s Big Game Commercial: Alexa’s Body
Amazon produced and put out quite a few different Alexa devices over the years, with some very different looks. The company’s Super Bowl ad asks the question, „What would be the ideal body for Alexa?” The answer is: Michael B. Jordan’s.
2. Jeep – Jeep | The Middle
The two-minute-long ad features the usually commercial-shy Bruce Springsteen in an ode to unity, healing the divide, and common American ideals.
3. Cadillac – All-Electric Cadillac LYRIQ | ScissorHandsFree
Cadillac pays homage to the classic Tim Burton movie in its Edgar Scissorhands ad, starring Timothée Chalamet as the clumsy Edgar, who discovers the joy of hands-free cruise control.
4. Uber Eats – Wayne’s World & Cardi B’s Shameless Manipulation
The restaurant food delivery division of Uber tapped the deep well of Saturday Night Live nostalgia by revisiting the basement public-access show “Wayne’s World”. Rapper Cardi B pops in to spice things up.
5. Paramount Plus – Paramount+ Expedition
SpongeBob, James Corden, RuPaul joined an all-star cast of heroes from Paramount Plus, as they scale to the top of the Paramount Mountain, where narrator Patrick Stewart was waiting for them.
6. Marvel Entertainment – Official Trailer | The Falcon and The Winter Soldier | Disney+
The second Disney Plus series to be set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe sees Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan reprising their big-screen roles as the Falcon and the Winter Solider.
7. Amazon Prime Video – Coming 2 America | Official Trailer
Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall reunite in the sequel to the 1988 movie, as now King Akeem Joffer of the fictional African nation of Zamunda travels to the U.S. to find his son.
8. Anheuser-Busch – Let’s Grab a Beer
Anheuser-Busch have chosen to skip its usual Budweiser brand presence among Super Bowl commercials this year, but it’s debuting its first ever company ad for the big game. David Fincher, director of “Gone Girl” and “Fight Club”, produced the cinematic video, which shows everyday people enjoying beers together in a reminder of pre-pandemic life.
9. Doritos – Doritos 3D | Flat Matthew McConaughey
Actor Matthew McConaughey appears as a flattened 2D version of himself who gets bowled over by a football and tangles with a robot vacuum until a bag of Doritos 3D chips restore him to his usual self.
10. Chipotle – Can a burrito change the world?
Famous restaurant chain Chipotle came to Super Bowl and asked the serious question: „Can a burrito change the world?” Chipotle seems to think so.