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.
Kidz Bop has partnered with Live Nation to add additional summer dates to its “Life of the Party” U.S. tour.
Fabrica de Tequilas Finos has created a new spirit inspired by the rock band AC/DC, called Thunderstruck Tequila.
Genius Brands International has partnered with Six Flags, Dippin’ Dots and Camplified to drive awareness for its music-driven tween brand, “SpacePOP.”
Hasbro Studios and Sony Music/Legacy Recordings will release an expanded version of last year’s “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” holiday album, titled “A Pony Kind of Christmas.”
Sesame Workshop and Entertainment One have joined forces for a limited release of the album “Sesame Road,” exclusively for Record Store Day 2016 on Nov. 25.
Global Merchandising Services has tapped licensee Revell to produce an Iron Maiden limited edition “Ed Force One” model plane in celebration of the band’s world tour.
Pulse Evolution, a technology and IP company, will aim to expand entertainment licensing through the creation of realistic digital humans.
Kidz Bop has partnered with children’s fashion brand Crazy 8 to debut the first-ever fashion capsule collection based on Kidz Bop.
Titan Entertainment has expanded its lineup of Beatles Yellow Submarine merchandise with new t-shirts and drinkware.
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