Chipotle ad named among top five of 2012

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Colorado-based Chipotle Mexican Grill has received a national nod from the Wall Street Journal.

The Journal named the burrito chain’s first-ever national TV commercial one of the five best ads in 2012.

The two-minute animated spot, titled “Back to the Start,” promotes the restaurant’s use of environmentally-friendly foods.

The commercial, which also features singer Willie Nelson covering a popular Cold Play song, first aired during the Grammy Awards Feb. 12.

The ad also has been viewed 7 million times on YouTube.