January 30, 2014

Afrojack To Debut New Single In Bud Light Super Bowl XLVII Commercial

Bud Light Releasing Exclusive Early Download to Fans via Shazam

ST. LOUIS (Jan. 30, 2014) - Bud Light's new Cool Twist aluminum bottle will take center stage on Super Bowl Sunday with the debut of its self-titled TV commercial, "Cool Twist." While the ad will mark the first time viewers see the Cool Twist bottle, it will also serve as the world premiere of "Ten Feet Tall," featuring Wrabel, the newest single from Island Records' Grammy Award®-winning producer, artist and DJ Afrojack.

During and after the airing of "Cool Twist," up to 500,000 fans, 21 years of age and older, who use Shazam can access a download of "Ten Feet Tall" courtesy of Bud Light*. Both "Ten Feet Tall" and the Cool Twist bottle will be released nationally on Monday, Feb. 3.  

"Afrojack has an uncanny ability to reimagine the status quo, and that skill made him the ideal partner to help debut our new Bud Light Cool Twist reclosable bottle," said Rob McCarthy, vice president, Bud Light. "Viewers who see - and hear - our spot will immediately know the Cool Twist bottle represents something new and unique for the industry."

"The Super Bowl is one the biggest events of the year and its awesome my new single will be premiered here alongside Bud Light. I'm super pumped," said Afrojack, who will release his inaugural album in May on Island Records.  

"Afrojack has proven time and time again that there is no limit to his musical reach," said David Massey, president of Island Records. "There is no greater platform than the Super Bowl, and we are excited to partner with Bud Light to launch Afrojack's ground-breaking single 'Ten Feet Tall,' featuring Islands' newest signing, Wrabel."

The result of a $150 million investment, the sleek Cool Twist bottle design allows beer drinkers to enjoy the refreshing taste of Bud Light, America's best-selling beer, in more places. Bud Light's Cool Twist 16-ounce aluminum bottles will initially be available in eight-packs.

For more information on the new Bud Light Cool Twist bottle, visit www.BudLight.com.

*Shazam downloads will not be available consumers living in CA, TX and VA 

About Bud Light

Introduced in 1982, Bud Light is a premium light lager with a superior drinkability that has made it the best-selling and most popular beer in the United States.  Bud Light is brewed using a blend of premium aroma hop varieties, both American-grown and imported, and a combination of barley malts and rice.  The light-bodied beer features a fresh, clean and subtle hop aroma, delicate malt sweetness and a crisp finish that delivers the ultimate refreshment.  For more information, visit www.BudLight.com.

About Afrojack

Grammy Award® winning DJ and producer, Afrojack, is one of most notable and iconic names in electronic dance music (EDM) today. At only 26 years old, he has made a large imprint on the music industry and is a key player in the worldwide explosion and popularity of EDM. In 2013, Forbes magazine crowned him as #7 on the 'World's Highest Paid DJ's' list and this year, The Hollywood Reporter called him 'a global icon' set  'to conquer the world.' With a 3-year residency at The Wynn under his belt, 2014 will see Afrojack start a new chapter at Las Vegas hot spot and premier club, Hakkasan. This year will also see Afrojack return to Miami in Spring as headliner on Ultra Music Festival and give his dedicated fans a first taste and preview of his highly anticipated debut album set for release on Island Records this May. For more information, visit his official website, Facebook, and Twitter.

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