Keep an Eye Out for These 3 Dancy Super Bowl Commercials

It's game day, dancers! We're talking, of course, about the Super Bowl—but maybe more importantly, about the always hilarious and thought-provoking commercials that air in between all the, um, sportsball. (Sorry, not a football person!) This year, it looks like we'll be blessed with at least three ad spots highlighting dance. Without any further ado, here's all the best dance going down later today during the commercial "breaks." (As if we'd take a break from watching, PLEASE.)


Expensify

Comedian Adam Scott makes a memorable guest appearance in this spot for the reimbursement-app company. We're most excited, though, about the Cleopatran (we just decided that's a word now, FYI) dancers adding glitz and glamour to rapper 2 Chainz's parody of your typically over-the-top lavish music video.

2 Chainz x Adam Scott | Expensify :30 Super Bowl Commercial 2019 www.youtube.com

Doritos

There are only brief teasers out as of now, but we CANNOT WAIT to see the full version of this commercial, starring dancing-boy-band icons The Backstreet Boys and wunderkind Chance the Rapper. In a nod to the original music video for "I Want It That Way," the guys are working on some moves in an aircraft hangar. Unclear what that has to do with Doritos, but we're looking forward to learning the answers later today.

Doritos® | Chance the Rapper x Backstreet Boys Super Bowl Commercial Teaser #1 www.youtube.com


Doritos® | Chance the Rapper x Backstreet Boys Super Bowl Commercial Teaser #2 www.youtube.com

Mercedes-Benz

This last one's a bit of an honorable mention, as the major dancing happens briefly—around 0:25. But that brief moment of movement is worth mentioning because Ludacris makes a special appearance for said choreo! (Ludacris famously hails from Atlanta, where today's game will take place.)

Super Bowl 53: Ludacris stars in new Mercedes-Benz Super Bowl commercial www.youtube.com

Enjoy the game, the commercials, and what's sure to be some awesome dancing in the halftime show!

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