M&M’S® partners with Lil Nas X to bring people together through music and art.
For 80 years, the iconic M&M’S brand has been a household favorite across generations, and recently, the brand announced an evolved purpose, focused on creating a world where everyone feels they belong.
M&M’S®, a proud part of the Mars family of brands, has announced that the brand is partnering with one of the most influential, groundbreaking musicians of our time, Lil Nas X, to harness the power of music and connect with fans in a fresh way for the iconic M&M’S brand.
Known for shattering barriers across the music industry, Lil Nas X and his unapologetically authentic tracks have inspired fans around the globe to be accepting of a more diverse world. Together, Lil Nas X and M&M’S will leverage the power of music to lay the groundwork for a new platform that brings people together to celebrate music, build connections, and enjoy more moments of fun through a series of initiatives set to kick off later this year.
“M&M’S is iconic and I’m a huge fan of the brand,” says Lil Nas X. “I’m excited to work with them on some really cool projects this year that are as colorful as they are.”
In addition to the upcoming collaboration with Lil Nas X, M&M’S will be rolling out a series of music-centric initiatives to support this platform and connect with fans in a meaningful way. Most recently, M&M’S partnered with NBC Universal on NBC’S new music competition series, American Song Contest.
The brand sponsored a custom on-set lounge – the M&M’S Music Lounge – which was a fun, colorful area for contestants to hang out before and after they performed. Looking ahead, M&M’S will have a presence at several summertime festivals and will give everyone the chance to join in on the fun from home via a digital M&M’S Music Lounge.