With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
Kidz Bop has announced the “Best Time Ever” tour, which will kick off in April and hit more than 50 cities.
American Girl and Taylor Guitars have teamed up for a life-size Taylor GS Mini acoustic guitar that matches the doll-sized version of American Girl’s singer-songwriter character Tenney Grant.
Apple Corps has tapped Titan Merchandise to continue to produce its ongoing range of Yellow Submarine-themed Beatles products.
The David Bowie Archive has appointed Epic Rights and Perryscope to oversee the late musician’s merchandising rights.
Artist Legacy Group has signed a brand representation deal with the British rock band The Zombies.
Kidz Bop has partnered with Universal Music On Demand, ITV, Crown Talent & Media Group and Creative Artists Agency to launch in the U.K. this spring.
Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, manufacturer of the Rachael Ray Nutrish line of pet food and treats, has partnered with Spotify to sponsor four of the music service’s playlists throughout 2017 as part of its “Moments that Matter” campaign.
Céline Dion and The Bugatti Group have joined forces to launch the singer’s first collection of handbags.
Epic Rights has secured a raft of worldwide licensing and merchandising partners to create a series of new products for the rock band KISS.
Jampol Artist Management has signed on to manage both Jefferson Airplane and its offshoot Jefferson Starship worldwide.
SpaceLab9 will release the “Doctor Who: The 50th Anniversary Collection 4 LP Box Set” on ThinkGeek.com.
Licensed retailer LIDS Sports Group and headwear manufacturer New Era have partnered with the country music band Old Dominion for a design contest and new headwear.
The Riley B. King Trust, custodians of the estate of BB King, has appointed IMG for global licensing and marketing representation to preserve the music icon’s legacy.
The Isaac Hayes Estate has appointed Beanstalk to represent the late singer-songwriter and actor for advertising, media and long-term brand associations.
WorldStar Hip Hop, a content aggregating video website, has joined forces with Roaming Minds to develop an emoji keyboard app, called “WSHH Stickers.”
The Estate of Prince Rogers Nelson has tapped Bravado to serve as the late musician’s exclusive branding and licensing partner worldwide.
In celebration of Kidz Bop’s 15th anniversary, the children’s music brand is hitting the road with a new “Life of the Party” U.S. tour.
Jaya Apparel, MacMillan's Imprint and more on board to bolster Genius Brands' tween brand.
Apple Corps has partnered with Hybrid Apparel for a range of apparel featuring The Beatles and The Beatles Yellow Submarine.
Vandor has unveiled several new tabletop collections featuring four of its top licenses–Star Wars, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and The Beatles Yellow Submarine.
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