BEYHERENOW! Beyonce’ Reveals 2013 Pepsi ‘Mirrors’ Commercial [Video]
[White Plains, NY 2013] – Beyoncé and Pepsi take the ultimate trip down memory lane, only to realize the excitement of the moment is NOW in a new global advertising campaign unveiled today. The creative collaboration, mutually developed by Beyoncé and Pepsi as part of the previously announced global partnership, will debut at 9:00am EDT/2:00pm GMT in a special digital premiere on www.youtube.com/pepsi, followed by airings in more than 70 countries worldwide beginning on April 4th. The spot, which will be seen by more than a billion people, also features “Grown Woman,” an infectious new track from Beyoncé.
The global partnership is the next iteration of Pepsi’s “Live for Now” brand spirit, which encourages fans to embrace the NOW and be at the epicenter of, and helping to define, pop culture – a mindset shared by both Beyoncé and Pepsi. It is also the current cornerstone of Pepsi’s breakthrough, global music strategy which supports emerging, rising and iconic stars alike by providing them with truly global reach, promotional support and innovative resources, such as “The Pepsi Opening Act” platform, and offers fans extraordinary, unforgettable music and experiences.
The spot entitled “Mirrors”, one of the first creative collaboration elements of the partnership, sees Beyoncé’s most iconic personalities from her past – including “Bootylicious” Beyoncé, “Sasha Fierce” and “Crazy in Love” Beyoncé – go head-to-head in a dance-off in a mirrored studio. As it progresses, Beyoncé recreates her most memorable moves before being inspired to create a fresh, never-before-seen routine. “Mirrors” chronicles Beyoncé’s realization that all these experiences and personas helped her become who she is NOW, much like the story of a “Grown Woman” – the perfect visual embodiment of the “Live For Now” brand ethos. “I had so much fun collaborating on this campaign with Pepsi. I got to re-live some of my favourite past characters and looks. It was the first time I saw those costumes in years and it was very emotional,” says Beyoncé. “I’m proud of those moments and they all connect in some way and have helped me evolve into who I am today.”