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The Best 2019 ads

Selected during the last edition of the Cannes Lions

The Best 2019 ads  Selected during the last edition of the Cannes Lions

The 2019 edition of the Cannes Lions, the International Festival of Creativity, has just ended proclaiming the most beautiful advertisements of this year. The awards went to projects that have succeeded in combining marketing and social aspects, involving the public with a communication animated by ethics supported by each brand. The perfect example of this new trend that highlights commercials "with a purpose" are Ikea's projects that show how its products would be more suitable for disabled people with small modifications or Johnson & Johnson's that tells the story of a group of nurses and their relationship with AIDS patients at the beginning of the outbreak of the epidemic. Among the winners, there are two of the coolest and most popular concepts of 2019, the video This is America by Childish Gambino and the controversial Nike campaign with Colin Kaepernick. The most ironic advertisement? That of Burger King who gave a Whopper to anyone who could prove that he asked for their hamburger at McDonald's

Below is a complete list of the winners of the 2019 Grand Prix:


Titanium, Direct and Mobile Grand Prix: Burger King’s Whopper Detour


Film and Film Craft Grand Prix: The New York Times


Outdoor and Inaugural Entertainment for Sport Grand Prix: Wieden + Kennedy’s Dream Crazy for Nike



Social & Influencer Grand Prix: Wendy’s Keeping Fortnite Fresh



Media Grand Prix: AKQA São Paulo for Nike Air Max



PR Grand Prix: The Tampon Book



Creative Data Grand Prix: Black & Abroad’s Go Back to Africa



Creative Strategy Grand Prix: Volvo’s The E.V.A. Initiative



Entertainment Lions for Music Grand Prix: This is America by Childish Gambino



Entertainment Lions for Music Grand Prix: Bluesman by Baco Exu do Blues



Entertainment Grand Prix: Johnson & Johnson AIDS documentary



Industry Craft Grand Prix: Nike Just Do It HQ at the church



Digital Craft Grand Prix: Carlings



Innovation Grand Prix: See Sound

Radio and Audio Grand Prix: Westworld: The Maze by HBO



Design Grand Prix: Google’s Creatability


Print & Publishing Grand Prix: BBDO’s Blank Newspaper


Creative Effectiveness Grand Prix: Carrefour’s Black Supermarket


Ecommerce Grand Prix: Doconomy, Do Black



Brand Experience & Activation Grand Prix: Microsoft Xbox Adaptive Controller



Health and Wellness Grand Prix: Ikea’s ThisAbles



Disease Awareness Grand Prix: GSK’s Breath of Life


Sustainable Development Goals: The Lion’s Share for Mars Australia



Glass – The Lion for Change: The Last Ever Issue



Glass – The Lion For Change: Viva La Vulva by AMV BBDO