LEGO Star Wars: The Mandalorian The Child was the top-selling building set in the US in 2021, per NPD | Source: The LEGO Group

The American toy industry has just had a banner year, and now the NPD Group is honoring the greatest artists in the United States and beyond.

This week, the leading retail tracking service lifted the curtain on the winners of the 2021 Toy Industry Performance Awards. The annual presentation honors the world’s best-selling toys, properties and manufacturers* and in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Europe. Check out the global winners as well as the winners for the US and Canada below.

World’s Best Toy Maker of the Year

Best Global Toy Property of the Year

World’s Best-Selling Toy of the Year

  • Hot Wheels 1:64 Scale Die-Cast Singles Assortment (Mattel)

Best Selling U.S. Property of the Year

  • Pokemon (The Pokemon Co. International)

Best-Selling American Toy of the Year

  • Hot Wheels 1:64 Scale Die-Cast Singles Assortment (Mattel)
  • Top-selling toy in the United States by supercategory

    • Action figures and accessories: DC Comics Super Heroes Multiverse 7-inch Figure Assortment (McFarlane Toys)
    • Arts and Crafts: 2lb Kinectic Sand Color Assortment (Spin Master)
    • Building sets: Star Wars: The Mandalorian The Child (The LEGO Group)
    • Dolls: Barbie Dreamhouse (Mattel)
    • Exploratory and other toys: Mystery assortment of 5 mini surprise brands (ZURU)
    • Games and puzzles: Pokémon Celebrations Elite Trainer Box (The Pokémon Co. International)
    • Infant/Toddler/Preschool: Fisher-Price Kick And Play Piano Gym Assortment (Mattel)
    • Outdoor sports: Dirt Rocket MX350 Motorcycle 24v (Razor)
    • Stuffed toy: 10 inch CoComelon Musical Bedtime JJ (Jazwares)
    • Vehicles: Hot Wheels 1:64 Scale Die-Cast Singles Assortment (Mattel)
    • Youth Electronics: Hatchimals Pixies Crystal Flyers Magical Flying Pixies Assortment (Spin Master)

    Best Toy Property of the Year in Canada

  • Pokemon (The Pokemon Co. International)
  • Best Selling Toy of the Year in Canada

    • Hot Wheels 1:64 Scale Die-Cast Singles Assortment (Mattel)

    Top-selling toy in Canada by supercategory

    • Action figures and accessories: DC Comics Super Heroes Multiverse 7-inch Figure Assortment (McFarlane Toys)
    • Arts and Crafts: Single pot Play-Doh (Hasbro)
    • Building sets: Super Mario Brothers Adventures Starter Course (The LEGO Group)
    • Dolls: Barbie Dreamhouse (Mattel)
    • Exploratory and other toys: Mystery assortment of 5 mini surprise brands (ZURU)
    • Games and puzzles: Pokémon Celebrations Elite Trainer Box (The Pokémon Co. International)
    • Infant/Toddler/Preschool: Assorted PAW Patrol Base Vehicles and Pups (Spin Master)
    • Outdoor sports: SpikeBall Combo Meal Set (SpikeBall)
    • Stuffed toy: Regular assortment of Beanie Boos (Ty)
    • Vehicles: Hot Wheels 1:64 Scale Die-Cast Singles Assortment (Mattel)
    • Youth Electronics: Hatchimals Pixies Crystal Flyers Magical Flying Pixies Assortment (Spin Master)

    *Global includes USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Russia, Mexico, Brazil and Australia.