The Super Bowl adverts all your colleagues and friends will be talking about today
From the hard-hitting to the hilarious, 2019's Super Bowl campaigns star everyone from Serena Williams to Steve Carell
Every year, the Super Bowl adverts are as much of a conversation point as the sport itself – Tom Brady wins it again, we get it. And 2019 is no different. This year, companies around the world drafted in a host of A-list names, from Tom Hanks to Serena Williams and the Backstreet Boys, with adverts that range from hard-hitting and insightful, to extravagant and hilarious.
Here, we round up the best of the 2019 Super Bowl adverts for your viewing pleasure.
"Is Pepsi OK?" – Steve Carell, Lil Jon and Cardi B have a lot to say, on Pepsi's behalf, about that common quip here:
"Don't wait to be given power" – Serena Williams's empowering feminist message for dating app Bumble:
A stunt that left many thinking their TVs had cut out. No, the service wasn't down, it was just an ad for Jordan Peel's new series, The Twilight Zone:
Burger King's advert, featuring vintage footage of Andy Warhol silently eating a Whopper:
With the new tagline #EatLikeAndy, this footage of the late artist comes from a 1982 film by Danish producer Jorgen Leth.
The Washington Post's hard-hitting "Democracy dies in darkness" campaign, narrated by Tom Hanks:
An Avocados from Mexico ad, which flips the dog-show format to see humans competing for glorious guacamole:
Self-aware Michael Buble, up against sparkling water brand, Bubly:
Google Translate bringing people closer together, with the staggering claim that 100 billion words are translated every day:
Chance the Rapper having a Backstreet Boys moment for Doritos, the musical mash-up we all needed:
Updated: February 4, 2019 10:04 AM