The best brands from car manufacturers to supermarkets, and banks to mobile and broadband providers have been announced in the shortlist for the Which? Awards 2015 today.

Now in its ninth year, the Which? Awards continue to reward and celebrate the brands that put their customers at their heart of their business.

In a crowded consumer market place, more than half of people (53%) say brands can play a role in improving their quality of life and well-being. And we've found that people are twice as likely to choose brands that they trust.

This year's shortlist reflects those businesses that strive to meet consumers' expectations and work hard to be the brands that make a difference to peoples' lives.

The ceremony on 17 June will celebrate the achievements of these brands and reward the best of the best.

The Which? Awards 2015 shortlist announced today is: