Best brands line-up for The Licensing Awards

Tatty SittingThe finalists in all of the Best Licensed Property categories in The Licensing Awards 2015 have been announced following nominations from a broad panel of retailers and licensees.


The winners in all categories will be revealed alongside the winners of the Product Awards and Marketing Communication Award on the evening of Tuesday September 15 at The Licensing Awards event, which will take place in London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.

We are especially looking forward to see which brand wins The Classic Licensed Property Award, a category that was open to properties that are over 10 years old. The winning property will enter the Classic Hall of Fame and join previous winners including 2014 winner Thomas & Friends, The Beano (2013), Mickey Mouse (2012) and Star Wars (2011)

MY LITTLE PONYThe finalists in this year’s The Classic Licensed Property Category are: Barbie, Batman, Doctor Who, Me to You, Mr. Men and Little Miss, My Little Pony, Sesame Street, The Simpsons, Spider-Man and SpongeBob Squarepants

Other finalists are:

Best Preschool Licensed Property: Fireman Sam, The Gruffalo, In The Night Garden, Paw Patrol, Peppa Pig, Thomas & Friends and The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Best TV Licensed Property: Adventure Time, Breaking Bad, Doctor Who, The Great British Bake Off, My Little Pony, The Simpsons, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

FrozenBest Film Licensed Property: Frozen, Jurassic World, Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron, Minions, Paddington, Transformers: Age of Extinction

Best Sports Licensed Property: Arsenal Football Club, Chelsea FC, England Rugby, Liverpool Football Club, Manchester United Football Club, Rugby World Cup 2015 and Tottenham Hotspur Football Club

Best Music or Celebrity Licensed Property: 5 Seconds of Summer, The Beatles, Jamie Oliver
Jane Asher, One Direction, Orla Kiely

happy-jackson-biscuit-party-barrel-hj2965n-image1Best Gaming or New Media Licensed Property: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Metal Gear Solid, Minecraft, Plants v Zombies, Pokémon, Skylanders and World of Warriors

Best Brand Licensed Property: Britvic Brands, Happy Jackson, JCB, Kellogg’s Vintage,Shopkins,Smileyworld, Ted Baker and V&A