Thursday, January 30, 2020

January 2020's movie, music and awards consideration billboards around L.A...

Sometimes you have to wonder is there ever a quiet season for outdoor advertising in L.A. This winter season the skies have been filled with films, television and recording artists campaigning to be recognized by their respective entertainment and music industries. Here's a collection of the new theatrical and streaming movie billboards and new music singles and albums, plus an assortment of the 'For your consideration' ad creatives filling the sprawling city skyline this January 2020.

Movie billboards 
Just Mercy movie billboard
First up are these eye-catching billboards for the new social justice movie starring Michael B. Jordan, Just Mercy.
Just Mercy film billboard
The legal drama is based on the memoir of Walter McMillian (played by Jamie Foxx), an African-American wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death, and the young defense attorney Bryan Stevenson (Jordan), who helps appeal his murder conviction.
A Fall From Grace film billboard
Over on Netflix, Tyler Perry was streaming his first movie for the platform, with the thriller, A Fall from Grace.
Underwater movie billboard
This month Kristen Stewart was venturing Underwater in a sci-fi horror set deep beneath the ocean when a earthquake devastates a team of aquatic researchers subterranean laboratory.
Dolittle movie billboard
Robert Downey Jr. was leaving behind his high-tech Iron Man suits to talk to the animals in the family adventure, Dolittle.
Spies in Disguise movie billboard
The animated espionage comedy, Spies in Disguise, was hanging on in there at the box office and in the city skyline this January.
Sonic the Hedgehog movie billboard
Plus Sega's Sonic The Hedgehog was getting ready to race from games console to the big screen, facing off against Jim Carrey's evil 'Dr. Robotnik'.
Star Wars Rise of Skywalker billboard
The Rise of Skywalker was still battling it out in the skies of L.A. this month, with the conclusion of the Star Wars Skywalker Saga.
Birds of Prey movie billboard
Meanwhile Margot Robbie was bringing some super friends along for the return of 'Harley Quinn' in the Birds of Prey movie.
Gentlemen movie billboard
Plus director Guy Ritchie was supplying a gangster crime caper with The Gentlemen, starring Matthew McConaughey and Hugh Grant.
Bad Boys For Life movie billboard
After seventeen years since their last outing Will Smith and Martin Lawrence were back for their third installment as Bad Boys For Life this January.
Like a Boss film billboard
Plus Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne and Salma Hayek were finding the comedy in the beauty business in Like A Boss.
Troop Zero movie billboard
And speaking of comedy-drama, Amazon was supplying the outdoor laughs with the original retro film, Troop Zero.
Photograph movie billboard
This Valentine's Day it looks like Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield will be supplying the romance in The Photograph.
Invisible Man movie billboard
Meanwhile if horror is more your thing, then the new take on The Invisible Man was being teased in the city skyline this month.

Award consideration billboards 
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Golden Globes winner billboard
This year the awards season is much shorter with the 92nd Academy Awards being held on February 9, 2020, and January also playing host to the Golden Globes, Critics' Choice Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Films like Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood were showing off their accolades and hoping for more Oscar success.
Little Women 9 Critics Choice Awards nominee bilboard
Director Greta Gerwig's take on Little Women was also hoping to garner some trophies this season with the help of outdoor ads like this one.
Report Annette Bening Golden Globe nominee billboard
Amazon Studios was giving some outdoor support to Annette Bening this season for her role as Senator Dianne Feinstein in The Report.
One Child Nation documentary FYC billboard
Amazon was also trying to garner recognition for its One Child Nation documentary about China's one-child policy rule.
Never too soon to love Jojo Rabbit FYC billboard
Whilst Taika Waititi's WWII satire was hoping to garner nominations with this endearing outdoor ad campaign for JoJo Rabbit.
Ford v Ferrari Critics Choice Awards billboard
Plus the sporty biopic Ford v Ferrari (also known as Le Mans '66 in some European territories) was hoping to race into pole position this awards season with billboards like this.
Dolemite Is My Name 2 Golden Globe nominations billboard
Netflix's Eddie Murphy comedy, Dolemite Is My Name, was celebrating its awards nominations, although it was shutout of the Oscars this season.
Marriage Story Golden Globe nominee billboard
Noah Baumbach's family drama Marriage Story was enjoying critical acclaim, awards nominations and wins, and Netflix was campaigning hard for the movie around L.A.
Irishman 5 Golden Globe nominations billboard
The same could be said of Martin Scorsese's gangster drama The Irishman which has flooded the city skyline with lots of different ad creatives for all its nominations this season.
I Lost My Body Annie Awards nominee billboard
In the world or animation, Netflix's movie I Lost My Body was also being supported in the city skyline.
Frozen II Golden Globe nominee billboard
Plus Disney was shining a spotlight on Frozen II, although it was competing with other box office smashes like The Lion King and Toy Story 4.
Toy Story 4 consideration billboard
Pixar's Toy Story 4 was ultimately the only Disney movie to be nominated for Best Animated Feature this year.
Les Misérables consideration billboard
In the world of foreign language films, Les Misérables was hoping to stand out around the cosmopolitan city.
Parasite movie FYC billboard
Plus the South Korean movie Parasite was snatching the Golden Globe this month with the help of this billboard.

Music billboards
Taylor Swift Miss Americana Netflix documentary billboard
In addition to it being the Grammys this month, Taylor Swift was hoping to shake up the world of music with her new revealing Miss Americana documentary on Netflix.
Taylor Swift Miss Americana billboard
This duo of billboards for the behind-the-scenes look at the recording artist were snapped teasing the film along the Sunset Strip this month.
A Star Is Born Grammy consideration billboard
A Star Is Born may have been the talk of last year's Oscars, but the soundtrack was hoping for some consideration at the Grammy Awards in 2020.
Un expect everything Grammys 2020 billboard
And speaking of the 62nd Grammys, there really didn't seem to be as big an outdoor presence around L.A. as in the previous years.
Tyler Creator Igor consideration billboard
What has increased in recent times is artists and their record labels campaigning for them, like with this billboard for Tyler, The Creator's Igor album, which seemed to work, winning Best Rap Album at the Grammys.
Black Pumas new artist nominee Spotify billboard
Music streaming platform Spotify was also paying homage to this year's new artist Grammy nominees, like the Black Pumas and Tank and The Bangas.
Tank and Bangas 2020 nominee Spotify billboard
Lil Nas X was also supported for best new artist, although Billie Eilish eventually won, but he was still happy with taking home the Grammy for Best Music Video with Billy Ray Cyrus for Old Town Road.
Lil Nas X 2020 nominee Spotify billboard
Billie Eilish won five of her six Grammy nominations, taking home Best Song, Best Album, Best New Artist, Best Record and Best Pop Vocal Album.
Billie Eilish Best new artist 2020 Spotify billboard
This year Iggy Pop also received the Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award and his record label, Loma Vista, was congratulating him along the rocking Sunset Strip with this billboard.
This billboard isnt big enough Congratulations Iggy Pop
Another punk rock legend in the skies this month was Billy Idol, promoting his concert tour returning to Las Vegas this year.
Billy Idol Pams Las Vegas billboard
At the beginning of the year, Spotify was also marking the end of a decade of music with some statistics about how many times Ariana Grande's songs have been streamed on the platform. Pretty impressive numbers.
Ariana streamed over 15 billion times decade Spotify billboard
Plus the music streamer was also shining a spotlight on Selena Gomez and her new album, Rare.
Selena Gomez Rare Spotify billboard
Whilst supporting new musical talent like Chelsea Cutler and her debut album, How To Be Human.
Chelsea Cutler How to be human Spotify billboard
This month the skies of the Sunset Strip were also being inundated with multiple billboards for Cactus Jack Records, the label founded by rapper Travis Scott.
Cactus Jack billboard
Cactus Jack Records billboard
Cactus Jack Records billboard
Singer Ray Jackson was also Taking a Chance with this small billboard for his new album this January.
Ray Jackson Taking a chance billboard
Plus Red Bull Records was supporting pop singer Gavin Haley's EP "Long Play" with this billboard in Hollywood.
Gavin Haley Long game billboard
As you can see the ever-changing skies of L.A. have been bursting with new movie and music ads to start the New Year.

Make sure you compare this assortment with last January's movie and music billboards and awards consideration billboards, plus stick around in the days to come for all the TV billboards gracing L.A.'s New Year skies...

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