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Popstar Car Campaigns

The Lexus CT 200h Ad Stars Sexy Singer Kylie Minogue

— January 27, 2011 — Autos
Considering that Kylie Minogue could make a heaping pile of garbage look good if she stood next to it, I'm not surprised that the Lexus CT 200h ad hits the mark. It doesn't hurt that the car itself is far from a pile of garbage.

The Lexus CT 200h ad signals more of a partnership with this popstar than anything else. As part of the deal, Lexus will in turn be sponsoring Minogue's Aphrodite: Les Folies music tour. The Lexus CT 200h ad campaign, created by Billington Cartmell and CHI & Partners, will feature behind-the-scenes footage from the tour. Now this seems like a match made in heaven. Will you stay tuned for what's to come?
Trend Themes
1. Popstar Brand Partnerships - Opportunity for car brands to partner with popstars to increase brand awareness and tap into a wider audience.
2. Celebrity Endorsements - Brands can leverage the star power of popular musicians and celebrities to create effective advertising campaigns and brand partnerships.
3. Integrated Marketing Campaigns - Brands can increase the impact of their marketing campaigns by combining different channels such as music tours, social media and behind-the-scenes footage.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive - Opportunity for car brands to increase brand awareness and boost sales by partnering with famous musicians and creating innovative ad campaigns.
2. Entertainment - Opportunity for entertainers to monetize their fame by partnering with brands and integrating products into their tours and music videos.
3. Advertising - Opportunity for ad agencies to create effective campaigns that leverage celebrity endorsements and integrate different marketing channels.
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