Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)

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A Brief History

One of the 'Big Four' record companies at the time, Sony BMG Music Entertainment was the result of a 50–50 joint venture between Sony Music Entertainment and Bertelsmann Music Group that was begun on August 5, 2004. This was the label name for Sony Music and BMG companies worldwide, except for Japan which remains (to this day) Sony Music Entertainment Japan.

On October 1, 2008, Sony completed the acquisition of BMG's stake in the company, and was known once again as Sony Music Entertainment (the name it had used since 1991 prior to the 2004 merger). Releases as of October 1, 2008 should be related to the company Sony Music Entertainment or its subsidiaries. Sony Music Entertainment and its subsidiaries are represented by the global brand Sony Music (which may be used as an imprint where appropriate).

What release to put where?

Sony-BMG consisted of 3 main 'frontline' companies, Columbia, RCA and Epic, all of which had its own further subsidiaries (Jive, Syco, Phonogenic etc.). It is strongly recommended to use the lowest subsidiary listed on back covers when filing releases. If no smaller subsidiary than the frontline labels can be found then use one of those. Sony-BMG was also used as an imprint in its own right (for compilations etc.), which should be the only cases where this label should be used.

No releases should be listed here with a release date prior to August 5, 2004, and releases from October 1, 2008 and later should be checked carefully. In most of these cases, they should be attributed to Sony Music Entertainment.

As Sony did not merge the Japanese branch with BMG, no Japanese releases should be under this label, instead, add them to Sony Music Entertainment Japan.

Please use accurate labels for the release date specified, or leave the label field blank.

Nation-Specific information

Belgium

Subsidiaries: Dancity

France

Subsidiaries: Jive Epic

Czech Republic

Subsidiaries: East Brother

UK & Ireland

Label Code: LC-13989
Subsidiaries: BMG TV, Camden, Delta Sonic, Gravity Records, INCredible Records, Syco Music, Creation Records

Austria

Label Code: LC-00116

Germany

Label Code: LC-01006; LC-02523

Hungary

Label Code: LC-02032

Taiwan

Published: 11月的蕭邦, 我很忙 and 魔杰座

Argentina

Distributor: Alerta!Discos
Subsidiaries: Pop Art and Tocka Discos

Annotation last modified on 2014-12-17 08:10 .

Releases

ReleaseArtistFormatTracksDateCountryCatalog#Barcode
Like YouBow WowCD282876 77356 2828767735627
L’Intégrale (10 CD, 2005)Joe Dassin10×CD29 + 26 + 27 + 26 + 25 + 21 + 21 + 20 + 24 + 2582876775422828767754222
There Are Two Sides to Every StoryVarious ArtistsDualDisc2382876 77667 2828767766720
The Great American SongbookFrank SinatraCD1482876 77876 2828767787626
Mi canción de NavidadIsabel PantojaCD1182876780652828767806525
CollectionsDolly PartonCD1082876781532828767815329
CollectionsBanglesCD1082876781662828767816623
SenzaSimone CristicchiCD4828767851920828767851921
Now, DiabolicalSatyriconCD982876813122828768131220
Bravo! Act IIVarious ArtistsCD1882876815342828768153420
CollectionsWillie NelsonCD1088697323032886973230329
CollectionsAretha FranklinCD1088697324632886973246320
Glitter Years: Rarities and GemsBanglesCD1094401 2079899440129
Superstars of Country: Easy LovingVarious Artists2×CD15 + 15A2 92990610583135626
The Humanistic Tradition Volume 2Various ArtistsCD26A 302799780072910179
Merry Christmas… Have a Nice Life!Cyndi LauperCD11A 94340079899434029
Sounds of the Season: The NBC R&B Holiday CollectionVarious ArtistsCD12A 96034079899603425
Mobil 1 Show Music - No rodeioVarious ArtistsCD14AA0075000[none]
Soul 70's Collection, Volume 4Various Artists2×CD16 + 16B0005344-02602498845103
Sounds of the Season: The Country CollectionVarious ArtistsCD12BMK 96070[none]
The World’s Greatest: The Ultimate 3CD CollectionVarious Artists3×CD19 + 18 + 19CDBSP31296007124435330
Acoustic Nights IIVarious Artists2×CD19 + 17CDBSP31316007124445032
RebornNiemandCD14CDCLL 70616007124440532
The Hello Goodbye BoysArno CarstensCD14CDEPC 69646007124446336
Pieces of a DreamAnastaciaCD17CDEPC69716007124455239
Joyous Celebration 9Joyous CelebrationCD15CDEPC 82766007689738631
Jazz Moods: CoolChet BakerCD7CK 93642827969364222
Soulsugar, Volume 2Various ArtistsCD19COL 519357-25099751935728
The Red Room, Volume 4Various ArtistsHDCD17DRC 13734755174075629
PGC Club RemixVarious ArtistsCD12DRC13753797307242720
The Essential PocoPocoCD17EK 94233827969423325
LegendsBeverley Craven3×CD13 + 13 + 12EPC52043625099752043620
I Love ElectroVarious Artists2×CD11 + 11FTR 4210-23331600421023
Electric MistressJamiroquaiVinyl2Jam03
DynamiteJamiroquaiVinyl2Jam04
Musical Stars mit den deutschen Original-KünstlernVarious Artists3×CD13 + 13 + 14LC08637828767090528
Waar was je danAcda en De MunnikCD1NLP60500144
Ser humanoNatalia y La ForquetinaCD1PRCD 99247
SeriousPop!CD4SERIOUS1[none]
Hits for Kids, Volume 13Various ArtistsCD23SM 519768 25099751976820
Superstars of Country: Good Ol' SongsVarious Artists2×CD15 + 15TCD930610583135527
Coca-Cola: Vibe festaVarious ArtistsCD5VP0312/1360065099713600626
Argent / CircusArgentCD17WOU 6525664140652521
(Don't) Give Hate a ChanceJamiroquaiCD4
(Don't) Give Hate a ChanceJamiroquaiDigital Media3
6 Suites for Violoncello SoloJ.S. Bach; Hidemi Suzuki2×Hybrid SACD18 + 18828766976724
A Little Less ConversationElvis vs. JXLCD2828767297729
A Merry ChristmasVarious ArtistsCD20079899433626
AcústicoA Cor do SomCD16
Almost HereBrian McFadden & Delta GoodremCD3
And the Glass Handed KitesMewCD16828767690827
Ao vivoZé RamalhoDVD18
Ara KetuAra KetuCD14
Available LightDave Dobbyn(unknown)15
B.S.O. (Banda sonora original)Various Artists3×CD20 + 19 + 21828766823424
Baião de DoisElba RamalhoCD13
Be My Love: 40 Timeless Love SongsVarious Artists2×CD20 + 20028947671978
Bonus TracksLos ShakersCD13
Breakaway (Australian tour edition)Kelly ClarksonCD + Enhanced CD12 + 9828767455327
Cariyeler ve GecelerCan AtillaCD125099752055821
Coca-Cola: Vibe gásVarious Artists8cm CD55099713600428
Coca-Cola: Vibe pegaVarious ArtistsCD55099713600329
Coca-Cola: Vibe SussaVarious ArtistsCD55099713600527
CollectionsThe Isley BrothersCD10828767816029
CollectionsAlice CooperCD10
De 100 grootste Schlagers... allertijdenVarious Artists5×CD20 + 20 + 20 + 20 + 20828767311722
Edición Crítica: Vivo en el Teatro ReginaAstor Piazzolla y su QuintetoCD12
Eine Welt ohne DichYvonne CatterfeldCD4
El Mundo Es Muy DificílMamá Pulpa(unknown)11
Episode III: Platinum EditionSouth BorderCD15
Falling StarsSunset StrippersCD29399700139402
GieVarious ArtistsCD10
Global Chillout: Red Onion MusicVarious ArtistsCD16
Great EscapeAmber ClaireCD11
Het SpongeBob SquarePants LiedSpongeBob SquarePantsCD2828766089929
Hits 2Hot to HandleVarious ArtistsCD19602498331347
Just the Hits 2005Various ArtistsCD18828767087825
Kiss Me On My EgoMonkey BusinessCD13
LandedBen Folds7" Vinyl2098707184574
LegendsDolly Parton3×CD16 + 16 + 160828766736625
LegendsBucks Fizz3×CD14 + 14 + 140828766736724
Letra & MúsicaLulu SantosCD13
Live in ChicagoTrey AnastasioCD4
Música popular contemporánea de la ciudad de Buenos Aires, Volume 1Astor PiazzollaCD7828767426822
Música popular contemporánea de la ciudad de Buenos Aires, Volume 2Astor PiazzollaCD9828767427027
My HeartMartina McBride(unknown)8015012849660
No Balance PalaceKashmirCD130828768773826
Nothing Is SoundSwitchfootCD12094631138300
Originales - 20 éxitosSoda StereoCD20
OvernightRobert Balzar TrioCD95099751988021
Picasso en mis ojosDiego el CigalaCD10
Red Hot HitsVarious Artists2×(unknown)20 + 20
Rock Star: A Night at the Mayan TheatreVarious ArtistsCD170828767414829
Seven DaysJamiroquaiCD-R1
Seven Days in Sunny JuneJamiroquaiCD-R6
Soul SearchingJamie ScottCD11[none]
SuntanThe Beach & TiaCD4
SuojaanAnneli MattilaCD12
The 80s XXL Hits - Maxi versionenVarious Artists3×CD12 + 12 + 125099799066828
The Best of ChristmasVarious Artists3×CD12 + 12 + 12011301503022