The Jennie-O Turkey dance, launched on TikTok today, was developed by famous choreographer, Phil wright. With over 3 million social media subscribers and 210 million YouTube views, Phil is also an executive producer and host of Disney’s Fam Jam. The original music for the dance was created by World of Dance Records and can be found here.
Jennie-O challenges everyone to show off their dance moves on TikTok or Instagram using the hashtag #DoTheJennieOTurkeyDance. A tutorial for dancing is also available on that of Phil Wright TikTok account, so it’s easy for anyone to learn it at home. Like sharing a special meal, dancing is a great way for family members of all ages to connect and create memories with music.
“Turkey’s dance celebrates the delicious centerpiece of every festive table – the Jennie-O turkey,” said Nicole behne, Vice President of Marketing at Jennie-O. “Whether you are with your loved ones physically or virtually this year, doing The Jennie-O Turkey Dance is a special way for family members of all ages to create memories and enjoy their time together.”
“When World of Dance and Jennie-O approached me to choreograph a TikTok sensation that could become as iconic as Chicken Dance, I immediately told them I was into it,” Wright said. “For me, the holidays are a magical time filled with food and family. I hope this turkey dance gives people another way to make memories this holiday season while having fun.”
To inspire future turkey dancers, Jennie-O enlisted the help of several celebrity dancing couples to help spread the word on Instagram and TikTok:
TIC Tac: @ enola.bedard
The Williams family
TIC Tac: @thewilliamsfam_
B-Dash & Miranda
Instagram Dash: bdash_2
TikTok Dashboard: @ bdash_2
Miranda’s Instagram: sonmirandaderrick
Miranda TikTok: @itsmirandaderrick
Charlize Glass and Sage
Charlize Glass Instagram: charlizeglass
Charlize Glass TikTok: @ charlize.glass
Sage Instagram: sagerosen
Sage TikTok: @sagerosen
For more information on JENNIE-O® turkey products, including recipes, nutritional information and where to buy, visit JennieO.com or follow the brand on social media on Facebook.com/JennieOTurkey, Instagram.com/JennieO and Twitter.com/JennieO.
ABOUT JENNIE-O TURKEY MAGASIN, INC.
Jennie-O Turkey Store, Inc., based in Willmar, Minnesota, is one of the world’s largest and most loved turkey brands. A wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), Jennie-O Turkey Store offers a line of over 1,500 high quality fresh, frozen, chilled and deli turkey products that are distributed in the United States and in 27 countries around the world. JennieO.com
ABOUT THE WORLD OF DANCE
World of Dance is the most respected and prominent dance brand on the planet. What started in 2008 as a single event is now a continental tour de force of human spirit and sick dance moves, encompassing the network’s No.1 TV show on NBC with superstar judges. Jennifer lopez, NE-YO and Derek hough, an online community of over 17 million subscribers, live events in 25 countries, a record label, artistic brand management company and a growing franchise of dance studios. WorldofDance.com
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