Commercial Appeal

Flying Lotus, Shamir Appear In New Apple Music Commercial

Apple introduced their streaming service Apple Music less than two months ago, and they've just launched a new "Discovery" ad campaign. The first commercial feature…
Peter Helman | August 23, 2015 - 6:50 pm
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Honda Targets Millennials With Strange Weezer Commercial

A bizarre new commercial for the 2016 Honda Pilot Elite SUV, directed by Juno and Up In The Air director Jason Reitman, features a bored-looking…
Peter Helman | July 9, 2015 - 8:49 pm
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SOPHIE’s “Lemonade” Soundtracks A McDonald’s Commercial

SOPHIE's "Lemonade" is a great song, and apparently McDonald's thinks so too. SOPHIE is already sort of a soft drink salesman, and his music ha…
Peter Helman | July 6, 2015 - 11:27 pm
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Check Out Craig Finn & Marnie Stern In Seamless Subway Ads

If you've been in the New York subway sometime in the past few years, chances are you've seen an ad for the online food ordering…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2015 - 2:26 pm
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James Murphy Partners With Heineken On Unrealistic Subway Symphony Project

For a very, very long time, James Murphy has been trying to change the harsh sound that New York City subway turnstiles make when you…
James Rettig | June 15, 2015 - 1:27 pm
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Watch Drake And Nas Star In A New Sprite Commercial

Drake and Nas appear side-by-side in a new commercial for Sprite, made up of footage from their February co-headlining show at Irving Plaza in NYC…
James Rettig | June 15, 2015 - 10:10 am
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LIZ Debuts SOPHIE-Produced “When I Rule The World” In Samsung Ad

Mad Decent signee LIZ worked with SOPHIE on a few tracks that could appear on her forthcoming debut album. One of those is "When I…
James Rettig | June 3, 2015 - 9:47 am

Hear Another Preview Of Eminem’s “Phenomenal” In Draymond Green Beats Commercial

Eminem seems to have settled comfortably into the habit of debuting new music via commercial. He used a Beats by Dre commercial to announce hi…
Caitlin White | May 22, 2015 - 12:46 pm
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Sharon Van Etten, Lucius, & Kelela Model For Madewell

It’s sometimes a little weird when ostensibly indie artists team up with brands to model clothes — take DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith doing so for…
James Rettig | May 19, 2015 - 10:06 am

Diddy’s New NSFW Cologne Ad Is Basically Diddy Having Sex With Cassie

Diddy is getting back into the celebrity fragrance game after a six year absence. His new scent, called 3AM, will debut in a few day…
James Rettig | May 4, 2015 - 7:06 pm
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Watch Justin Timberlake Play A Lime In An Ad For His Tequila

Former NSYNC teen dream Justin Timberlake is a father and a husband now. He's left behind boy band life and moved on to smooth, experimental…
Caitlin White | May 4, 2015 - 3:37 pm

Sia – “Fire Meet Gasoline” Video (By Heidi Klum)

UPDATE: This clip apparently is not a proper Sia music video. The singer was not involved in the shooting, but lent her song to the…
James Rettig | April 22, 2015 - 5:49 pm

Taylor Swift’s Chinese Toyota Commercials Are Awkward Beyond Your “Wildest Dreams”

Taylor Swift took the best song off 1989 and turned it into a Toyota commercial, joining the long legacy of American celebrities appearing in foreign
Caitlin White | April 15, 2015 - 10:48 am
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Hear Rihanna Sample Florence + The Machine In Dior’s “A Night” Teaser

The great Rihanna track tease of 2015 is well underway, so here's another offering from the impending R8. The song is called "A Night" and…
Caitlin White | April 14, 2015 - 10:42 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s New Reebok Commercial

When you've just made an album that many people consider to be a modern classic of protest art, it seems pretty weird to make a…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2015 - 10:54 am
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Watch Twin Shadow’s Levi’s Commercial And KCRW Session

Next week, Twin Shadow will drop his new album Eclipse, his major-label debut. And if you needed further indication that George Lewis, Jr. isn't exactly…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2015 - 1:57 pm

Devonté Hynes & Neneh Cherry – “He, She, Me”

Devonté Hynes and Neneh Cherry were commissioned by Selfridges -- a high-end UK department store -- to write a new song called "He, She, Me"…
James Rettig | March 12, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Shamir’s “On The Regular” Soundtracks An Android Watch Ad

Las Vegas gender- and genre-bending diva Shamir recently announced his debut full-length, Ratchet, and it seems like plenty more big looks are on the way…
Caitlin White | March 9, 2015 - 6:02 pm

Glass Candy Soundtrack An Air France Commercial

Italians Do It Better crew members Glass Candy soundtrack a new commercial for Air France. The company used "Warm In The Winter" -- which is,…
James Rettig | March 6, 2015 - 9:08 am
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Watch Rihanna Preview Another New Song “American Oxygen” In March Madness Commercial

Rihanna's as-yet-untitled next album, which Kanye West executive produced, might still be a little while off. (It has no release date, anyway, which I suppose…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2015 - 8:47 am
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