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How Rihanna and Fenty Beauty Won the Super Bowl

Ep. 303

In this week’s episode of Yeah, That’s Probably an Ad, managing editor of creativity, creator economy and DEI Shannon Miller is joined by Adweek senior producer Al Mannarino and Europe brand editor Rebecca Stewart to discuss the Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show and how Rihanna leveraged the biggest stage in the world to promote Fenty Beauty.

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