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Paris Hilton shoe line up for fashion award

Paris Hilton is going up against Jay-Z and Gwen Stefani for a top fashion award.

The hotel heiress' Paris Hilton Footwear brand is up for Best Celebrity Licensee of the Year at the 2012 International Licensing Excellence Awards.

Bosses at the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) have hailed Hilton's range for demonstrating "outstanding creativity and performance".

The reality TV star says, "We have always collaborated to bring the best trends fashion has to offer to consumers while staying true to my personal style. We are overjoyed that our partnership has been recognised and can't wait to continue expanding the brand."

The blonde will compete against Stefani's Harajuku Mini collection and Jay-Z's Rocawear at the LIMA industry event in Las Vegas on Tuesday (12Jun12).