I recommend you focus more on the specs, rather than the brand. What kind of features are you looking for and what do you plan on doing with your laptop? With some more details, I think I can make a more specific recommendation.
I will be basically using the laptop for graphic designing and video editing and a little of music editing.
I recommend you check out the Dell Studio XPS 16. It has full 1080p high-definition support and premium ATI graphics. Another solid choice is the Toshiba Satellite A500-ST56X6. It has a powerful 1.6 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-720QM processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® 310M graphics.