Christina Aguilera and Latto bring hip hop and opera together for Menulog’s latest global campaign via McCann London

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Australian born on-demand delivery platform Menulog is introducing the next chapter of the ‘Did Somebody Say’ brand platform via McCann London, enlisting pop icon Christina Aguilera and rising hip-hop star Latto to front its latest global campaign together.


This is the first time the creative has used two artists and two different musical genres for its world renowned platform. Bringing together Latto’s exhilarating hip-hop energy with Christina Aguilera’s iconic range of operatic vocals, the duo create a truly unexpected musical stowshopper which reflects the pleasant surprise customers feel when they see the amazing selection and quality of food, grocery, convenience and more, now available on Menulog.

Building on the global success of Snoop Dogg and Katy Perry, the latest instalment continues to excite, entertain and deliver joy with a surprising visual and musical world. The extraordinary nature of the creative brings Menulog to life in a new light, showcasing that the delivery giant doesn’t just deliver delicious dine-in dishes, but caters to your every food need and beyond, with everyday essentials such as groceries, to premium fine-dining dishes such as sushi and gyoza.

Christina Aguilera and Latto bring hip hop and opera together for Menulog’s latest global campaign via McCann London

The TVC begins with Latto and Christina Aguilera dressed in baroque style as operatic queens, both being offered an array of their favourite Menulog food, including tacos, poke bowls and fresh thai salad, while delivery couriers and operatic suitors perform elaborate choreography around them.

The carefully crafted lyrics showcase not only the range of premium dishes, food and groceries available on Menulog, but also reflect the rise in demand for food delivery in non-traditional takeaway moments including lunch, dinner and brunch.

Says Susan O’Brien, VP global brand at Just Eat “Snoop Dogg helped us to emotionally connect with audiences and boosted our cultural currency, while working with Katy Perry famously supporting the brand platform Did Somebody Say cemented Menulog’s role as the answer to all food cravings.

“As our business evolves to offer more choice and convenience from your favourite local takeaways to dine-in dishes and everyday essentials, it’s only right that we evolve our successful creative formula. The electrifying mix of Christina Aguilera and Latto is not only unexpected, but it reinforces the message that you’ll be amazed at the selection and quality available on Menulog.”

Christina Aguilera and Latto bring hip hop and opera together for Menulog’s latest global campaign via McCann London

The production brings together the very best of the industry, with the new film directed by iconic music video veteran Dave Meyers, the man behind music videos including Kendrick Lemar’s ‘Humble’, Taylor Swift’s ‘Me!’ and most recently ‘Gorilla’ for Little Simz. There are striking visuals that authentically capture both Christina Aguilera and Latto’s aesthetics in a pulsating music video world, with choreography by legendary hip-hop choreographer, Hi-Hat who has worked with the likes of Rihanna and Jay-Z.

Says Christina Aguilera: “I had so much fun combining different music styles alongside my girl Latto for Menulog. With non-stop laughter and love, we had the best time bringing this project to life. It was clear while shooting long days that JET is the much needed one-stop-shop for meals and grocery needs.”

Says Latto: “When I heard about the opportunity to work with Menulog I was actually abroad on tour using the app! It was a no-brainer for me especially with the iconic Christina Aguilera involved. I had so much fun with this collab and have loved seeing it come to life.”

Christina Aguilera and Latto bring hip hop and opera together for Menulog’s latest global campaign via McCann London

Says Simon Cheng, marketing director at Menulog: “Did Somebody Say is a versatile platform that has enabled us to convey the brand message through music, whilst also firmly placing Menulog in Australian culture. It’s amazing to see the latest evolution of this creative brand platform reflect our own evolution as a business, with Christina Aguilera and Latto speaking to our transition into providing grocery, convenience and non-food essentials.

“We hope the high scale of creativity and production in this new campaign shows Aussies across the country that Menulog is a major player and has an incredible depth of range at more affordable prices.”

Says Rob Webster and Alexei Berwitz, creative directors at McCann London : “We wanted to bring the element of surprise to this creative, and thanks to our ever-courageous clients and the amazing efforts of all involved, this campaign hits unexpected notes at every turn – there’s no way hip-hop and opera should work, but much to our delight and relief, it really, really does.”

Talent Republic continues to drive the talent selection and negotiation process for Just Eat, including securing the unique partnership between Christina & Latto. DEPT® led digital and UM for media, while Weber Shandwick led global PR, and Mischief on UK PR.

Menulog’s local creative and earned partner is Thinkerbell, who will continue leading locally created ideas and alongside UM, help execute the local activation of the new campaign.

Client: Just Eat
Global VP Brand: Susan O’Brien
Global Head of Brand & Campaigns: Stuart Eaton
Global Senior Campaign Manager: Georgie Maude
Global Principal Brand Digital & Social Media: Richard Burgess
Global Head of Brand PR: Ania Bielecka
Global Principal Brand PR: Sam Bristowe
Global Head of Creative: Emily Ford
Global Lead Art Director: Fran Boyd
Global Senior Art Director Emma Williams

Creative Agency: McCann London
McCann London Co-Presidents and McCann UK CCOs: Rob Doubal & Laurence Thomson
Chief Executive Officer: Polly McMorrow
Regional Head of Strategy, Europe: Nusara Chinnaphasaen
Managing Director: Tommy Smith
Creative Directors:  Rob Webster & Alexei Berwitz
Senior Creatives: Stephen Yeates & Adam Taylor-Smith
Business Director: Francesa Goring
Account Director: Joely Buxton – Smith
Account Associate: Milo Draco
Planning Partner: Natalie Lau
Project Director: Mathilde Bisciglia
Head of Design: Lisa Caranna
Senior Designer: Ben Anthony

Production: Craft London
Chief Production Officer: Ben Clark
Director of Integrated Production: Jack Bayley
Lead EP & Head of Agency Production: Amos Usiskin
Senior Producer: Jacob Gardner
Senior Producer: Gabrielle Flanagan
Music Supervision: Chris Graves
Senior Print producer: Liam White
Print Producer: Martin McGinn
Head of Business Affairs: Clare Betts
Senior Business Affairs: Valerie Boyce

Digital Agency: DEPT®
Managing Director: Ali McClintock
Business Director: Alex Dixon
Group Account Head: Olivia Ellenger
Lead Account Planners: Charlotte Dale & Christian O’Brien
Executive Creative Director: Jeff Bowerman
Creative Director: Chris Boys
Lead Creative: Alice Brine
Production Director: Toby Baker
Head of Post Production: Tara Oliver
Lead Producer: Valentina Carmona
Post-Producer: Agne Acute
Associate Design Director: Amber Silva
Lead Designer: Junaid Ansar
Motion Designer: Simone Vulcano
3D Motion Designer: Matko Mijic
Motion Designer: Alex Croft
Graphic Designer: Cristina Isaac
Editor: Jen Russell
Strategy Director: Sanjit Deb
Senior Strategist: Tom Greeves
Head of Paid Social: Charlotte Scorer
Senior Media Planner: Lydia Burchett
Media Planner: Emma Johnson
Social Analyst: Hattie Rowe

Hero Casting: Talent Republic
CEO & Founder: Anne Batz
Managing Director: Emily Woods
Managing Partner: Charlie Powell
Creative Producer: Ella Barker

Handled by UM

EVP, Head of Client Experience: Joanna Pritchard
Account Director: Jessica Brand
Sr Account Manager: Molly Minter
Sr Associate: Victoria Lambert
Associate: Courtney Davies

Production Company: Radical Media London
Director: Dave Meyers
Assistant Director: Dave Dean
Executive Producer: Ben Schneider
Producer: Dave Bernstein
Producer UK: Kate Noble
DOP: Scott Cunningham
Production Designer:  Nora Takacs
Food Stylist: Maya Bookbinder
Gaffer: Mike Van Meter
Key Grip: David Riggio
Costume Designer (non celeb): Heather Zweigel
Costume Designer (Latto): Todd White
Costume Designer (Christina): Chris Horan
Choreographer: Hi-Hat

Post Production: Final Cut
Editor: Amanda James & Darren Baldwin
Edit Producer: Nikki Porter
Assistant Editor: Maud Barry
Post Production: UPP
VFX Supervisor: Jan Jan Malíř
Post Producer: Štěpán Kříž
Project Coordinator: Tereza Trnková
Art Director: Thomas Scarlett
Colourist: Pavel Marko

Photographer: Vijat Mohindra

Title: Did Somebody Say HipOpera
Artists: Latto & Christina Aguilera
Composers: Ben Smith, Jordan Crisp, Toni Robinson, Adam Smyth
Label: RCA and Three Wishes Productions
Publishers: Sentric Music Ltd and String & Tins Ltd
Music Producer: Fred Ball

Music Co-Supervision: String and Tins
Audio Post Production: String and Tins
Sound Engineer: Adam Smyth
Producer: Eimear Gorey

Christina Aguilera
Makeup – Etienne Ortega & Lora Arellano
Hair – Jesus Guerrero & Kendall Dorsey
Stylist – Chris Horan
Nails – Zola Ganzorig
Artist Management – Roc Nation
Artist PR – imPRint

Makeup – Melissa Ocasio
Hair – Ashanti Lation
Styling – Todd White
Nails – Eri Ishizu
Management – Kayla Jackson
Agent – UTA