Most watched ads of 2020 on Youtube

Over the years it has become a tradition for almost all of the social media platforms to do a review of their content annually, kinda like an adieu to the year. Here is a list of top ten most watched ads of 2020 on Youtube

  1. NIKE- Never Too Far Down

An undoubtedly necessary reminder from one of the most relevant brands in the industry that it is never too late to make a comeback. Featuring some of the most legendary athletes of our time such as Serena Williams, LeBron James and Tiger Woods; Nike set forth the most perfect examples of comeback stories. Along with being very moving, this ad was incredibly motivating and definitely just the kind of thing the world needed to see during this gruesome year.

  1. Google-Loretta

 “Remember i’m the luckiest man in the world” 

It’s got love. It’s got humour. It’s got an adorable couple. 

An ad which comes with a rollercoaster of emotions by Google to promote Google Assistant which can be accessed through any Google device. A man takes a trip down memory lane with the help of Google assistant. This ad brings light to one of many features available on Google assistant, which really makes a person think about the limitless use they can get out of the app. 

  1. Hyundai-Smaht Pahk

This ad will definitely make you burst into an Australian accent. Hyundai introduces their new Hyundai Sonata Smart Park (or Smaht Pahk) feature; Remote Smart Parking Assist. Chris Evans, John Krasinski, Rachel Dratch and David Ortiz’s presence is reason enough to watch this ad over and over again, topped up with the Australian accent this ad is a definite masterpiece.

  1. Clash of Clans-Lost and Crowned 

Who doesn’t love a short film with the most adorable lead characters? Raiding villages may be really fun but nothing is more important than friendship and loyalty.  This ten minute long short film may have not had any dialogue, but the flawless animation and storyline is enough to make a grown man cry.

  1. TurboTax

A very tragic but accurate reminder; all people are tax people. There is no better way to receive information other than in the form of a song, it’ll definitely be stuck in your head all day long. 

  1. Apple- the whole working-from-home thing 

Let’s be honest, everything this year has been about the pandemic and how could it not be? Having to adapt to a whole new lifestyle has not been easy and has most definitely  caused discomfort to most. This is where Apple swoops in to make this difficult time a bit easier, one apple product at a time. Apple has a solution for all the problems one may face day to day, and this ad is proof of that. Adjusting to a brand new way of life has never been easier. 

  1. NFL- Next 100

An amazing transition from a commercial to live footage of the game, a subtle tribute to the late football player Pat Tillman and appearances by numerous NFL players; this ad had everything! The intro to this advertisement alone is enough to get someone hyped up. 

  1. GEICO- Aunt Infestation 

This may be the most relatable ad to come out this year. A couple who just moved into their new home seem to find a silver lining in their hapless situation on account of Geico. 

  1. GMC- 

Short and Simple, yet incredibly informative. Isn’t it amazing how just fifteen seconds are enough to deliver so much information, only if done right though. 

  1. Michelob Ultra 

Who knew fitness could be so much fun? Not Jimmy Fallon for sure, not until his encounter with John Cena anyway. Starring John Cena, The Roots, Usain Bolt, Brooks Koepka, Kerri Walsh Jennings and Brooke Sweat; this ad managed to earn the spot for the top 10th most watched ad of the year. Thanks to Jimmy, we can now see the lighter side of things. 

Areej Malik Written by:

Areej Malik is either filled with madness or brilliance. It’s remarkable how often these two traits coincide and to see them in one person is excitement unparalleled.

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