Google: Year In Search 2016

This is a commercial ad of Google. This commercial was released in December 2016 in United States. Under the title of “Google: Year In Search 2016”. It was done by 72andSunny, Los Angeles advertising agency.

Every year, Google’s Year in Search film gives us a glimpse into the most popular searches of the year. But 2016 challenged us all in new ways, and left people searching for the good in this year.

Brexit – Ruptly
Trump & Hillary Supporters – Associated Press (AP)
US Election map: ABC
BLM Protesters – AP
Dallas PD Vigil – Ruptly
Dallas PD memorial – ITN News Source
Orlando PD – Steven Fernandez
Aleppo Wall – Russia Insider
Omran Daqneesh – AP
Refugees welcome – Shay Murphy
Justin Trudeau at pride – Canadian Press
Hillary Clinton @ DNC – CNN
Doaa Elghobashy @ Olympics – AP
Simone Biles performance – USA Gymnastics
Prince with guitar – Richard E. Aaaron
Special thanks to
Ali with mic – AP
Bowie with Lighting Bolt – Duffy Archive & Bowie Archive
Aziz Ansari w/ Lighting – Photo by Crackerfarm/Under The Table
Additional Lighting Makeup shot – Dade Freeman
Bear and Deer – JukinMedia
Secret Life of Pets available on Google Play
Zianna Speaks to City Council – CNN
Refugees at Sea – Vice News
Border embrace – ITN/Reuters
Dallas Protest – Dallas Morning News
Google Year In Search 2016
♬Let’s go out and do something we’d never do
‘Cause I feel like I can do anything
My head is spinning and my feet off the ground
When I can’t stop dancing like no one’s around
And yeah, I think we were born to shine
‘Cause the stars are dull when they’re compared to you and I
And if people don’t like it they can close their eyes

You and me
Me and you
We will shine
‘Cause the stars are dull when they’re compared to you and I
And if people don’t like it they can close their eyes
Cause’ we’re not the same and we don’t have to try
We’re brighter than fireflies, we’re gonna light the sky

Ooh, oh, oh
Ooh, oh, oh oh
Ooh, oh, oh
Ooh, oh, oh oh
Light the sky♬

Gene Wilder, 1933 – 2016
Alan Rickman, 1946 – 2016
Prince, 1958 – 2016
Nancy Reagan, 1921 – 2016
Muhammad Ali, 1942 – 2016
David Bowie, 1947 – 2016
Love is out there.
Search on.

The commercial song is “Light the Sky” by Grace VanderWaal. For those of you who like this song “Light the Sky”, you can download it from Amazon or iTunes.

In addition, the official Youtube channel of America’s Got Talent provides the official music video of this song “Light the Sky”.

Watch the whole advertisement here.

Google: Year In Search 2016
Client: Google
Geo: United States
Released: December 2016
Advertising Agency: 72andSunny, Los Angeles
Music: Light the Sky by Grace VanderWaal

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