UK agencies lead The Gunn Report's top 20 ads from the 21st Century

The Gunn Report has released a popular poll of the 20 best ads of the 21st Century (so far) and it features more entries from UK agencies than shops in any other country.

Sony Bravia: ad by Fallon London made The Gunn Report's top 20
Sony Bravia: ad by Fallon London made The Gunn Report's top 20

Six of the ads in the top 20 are the product of UK agencies, with both Fallon London and Wieden & Kennedy London appearing in the list twice. The other UK agencies to feature are Leo Burnett London and Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO.

The organisation compiled the list, which is not ranked in any order, by asking readers to choose ten ads each from a pre-selected list of 30. Provisions were also made for "other nominations".

In total, 1754 people completed the questionnaire allowing for The Gunn Report to create a list of the most popular ads released between 2000 and 2015.

20 best commercials of the 21st Century so far

BGH Silent Aircon "dads in briefs" by Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi, Buenos Aires

Budweiser "wassup/true" by DDB, Chicago

Cadbury's Dairy Milk "gorilla" by Fallon, London

Canal+ "closet"by BETC Euro RSCG, Paris

Canal+ "the bear" by BETC Euro RSCG, Paris

Chipotle "back to the start" by Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles

Dove Self Esteem Fund "evolution" by Ogilvy & Mather, Toronto

Guinness "noitulove" by Abbott, Mead Vickers BBDO, London

Happy Dent Teeth Whitening Gum "happy dent palace" by McCann Erickson, Mumbai

Honda "cog" by Wieden & Kennedy, London

Honda "grrr" by Wieden & Kennedy, London

John West Salmon "bear" by Leo Burnett London

Metro Trains "dumb ways to die" by McCann, Melbourne

Nike "tag" by Wieden & Kennedy, Portland

Nike "write the future" by Wieden & Kennedy, Amsterdam

Old Spice "the man your man could smell like" by Wieden & Kennedy, Portland

Peugeot 206 "the sculptor" by Euro RSCG MCM, Milan

Sony Bravia LCD TV  "balls" by Fallon, London

Volkswagen Golf DSG "kids on steps" by DDB, Berlin

Volvo Trucks "epic split" by Forsman & Bodenfors, Gothenburg


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