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
The Last Great Traffic JamTrafficCD + DualDisc5 + 6827969768822
The Story of Born to Run: Radio SpecialBruce SpringsteenCD3[none]
The Way We WereVarious Artists2×CD30 + 30
Unleashed 2005Various Artists(unknown)20
Zanim słońce wstanieRamona Rey(unknown)1
Κέλλυ ΚελεκίδουΚέλλυ ΚελεκίδουCD12
女人心事Various Artists2×CD16 + 16
Lichtjes in jouw ogenMarianne WeberCD1482876823122828768231227
The Rubinstein Collection, Volume 50: Chopin: 51 MarzurkasFrédéric Chopin; Arthur Rubinstein2×CD25 + 26090266305025
Les ÉlucubrationsAntoineCD1582876761472828767614724
My SoundDJ ShogCD1582876 77537 2828767753720
Dream Dance 38Various Artists2×CD22 + 2082876 77396 2828767739625
Die Hit-Giganten: Hits der 70erVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2182876 78284 2828767828428
The Best of Tic Tac ToeTic Tac ToeCD1482876 78451 2828767845128
Sing: 十年紀念新歌精選輯陳小春CD1682876789842
Check on ItBeyoncé featuring Slim ThugCD282876 77253 2828767725321
All Time LoveWill YoungCD282876779592828767795928
All Time LoveWill YoungCD382876779602828767796024
Run It!Chris Brown feat. Juelz SantanaCD382876783192828767831923
DJ Networx, Volume 27Various Artists2×CD20 + 2082876 77541 2828767754123
I Belong to You (Il ritmo della passione)Eros Ramazzotti & AnastaciaCD282876780372828767803722
Bar Lounge Classics: Winter EditionVarious Artists2×CD17 + 15828767754024
Rough DayPauliniCD482876726952
GyntGeolo G. & Bukki BlæsCD1082876 80342 2828768034224
Hold the Line: The Very Best of TotoToto2×CD16 + 15
Royale Dance Party 2006Various ArtistsCD20
Elvis #1 Singles (Collector's Edition, Limited Edition)Elvis Presley20×CD2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 282876 75447 24828767544724
SubkutanDe/VisionCD1282876766192828767661926
Grandes éxitos en vivoJorge Celedón & Jimmy Zambrano2×Digital Media9 + 10[none]
Beautiful LovesongsVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876774422828767744223
CollectionsAmanda MarshallCD10828776-75682-2828767568225
Canciones de hotelPlaya LimboCD14886972958125
For Me, It's YouTrainCD130828767820620
Grandes ExitosMecano2×CD15 + 15
Lost in My Mind AgainCarmen GrayDigital Media1
Grandmix 2005Ben Liebrand3×CD35 + 32 + 3182876 77937 2828767793726
Ghosttown - The Early Hardcore CompilationVarious Artists2×CD21 + 2782876 783362828767833620
Ins LichtLetzte InstanzCD1382876 76648 2828767664828
Lounge Couture, Volume 2Various Artists2×CD14 + 15828767774626828767774626
Pussy House: The Finest in Club SoundVarious Artists2×CD15 + 1582876784332828767843322
All These Things I Hate (Revolve Around Me)Bullet for My ValentineEnhanced CD582876 78701 2828767870120
All These Things I Hate (Revolve Around Me)Bullet for My ValentineCD482876 78701 2828767870120
The Cellar Door Sessions 1970Miles Davis6×CD5 + 6 + 3 + 6 + 3 + 5C6K93614827969361429
Why Are You Looking Grave?MewCD282876 75570 2828767557021
Totally Country, Volume 5Various ArtistsCD1782876 77145 2828767714523
Kleine StückeJohann Sebastian Bach, Robert Schumann; Martin StadtfeldCD3082876727112828767271125
Die Hit-Giganten: TanzsongsVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876 75603 2828767560328
Ello (Repackage)ElloDigital Media14
Flaunt ItTV Rock feat. Seany BCD4828768067020828768067024
Brit Awards 2006Various Artists2×DualDisc16 + 1782876779642828767796420
ShrineDee C. LeeCD1082876791902828767919027
Moo, You Bloody ChoirAugie MarchCD13
Check on ItBeyoncé featuring Bun B & Slim ThugDigital Media5
The CynicKashmirCD482876 80190 2828768019023
Club Sounds: The Ultimate Club Dance Collection, Vol. 36Various Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 80509 2828768050927
FadedKate DeAraugoCD4828768017120828768017128
What's Wrong With This Picture?Lee HardingEnhanced CD1382876807452828768074527
FadedKate DeAraugoDigital Media4
AquamarineVarious ArtistsCD128-2876-77949-2828767794921
Ett bedårande barn av sin tidMagnus UgglaCD1782876 79026 2828767902623
Iloinen ainaEgotrippiDigital Media1
The Very Best OfGipsy KingsCD20CK 91966827969196625
MoidaMoida BandCD13SB-90055C8803581190557
8집 - Unlimited김경호CD138803581190410
Hölmö rakkaus ylpeä sydänScandinavian Music GroupDigital Media10
Bravo Hits 52 (Bertelsmann Club Edition)Various Artists2×CD21 + 2106024 9836956 2389304
SalamaleikumRising GirlCD482876 80826 2828768082621
Lakes (An Underwater Exploration of Guilt)The Knives of NeptuneCD10mmdsr002
Out in the Real WorldStream of PassionCD482876 78518 2
It’s Chico TimeChicoEnhanced CD482876 81213 2828768121320
Don’t BotherShakiraCD3828767928227
Laulun lahjan sainAnneli MattilaDigital Media1
Ma quando dici amoreRonCD1468065520828768065525
Fabbricante di canzoni (DualDisc)Simone CristicchiCD + DVD16 + 50828768075227
SpariròLuca DirisioDigital Media3[none]
DreamsDeep DishCD-R7
Hölmö rakkaus ylpeä sydänScandinavian Music GroupCD1082876788432
The ArockalypseLordiCD1282876789852828767898520
Live in Europe, 1993Deep Purple4×CD11 + 9 + 9 + 982876 759042828767590424
MillionenmalCosa RosaCD1682876781882828767818825
The ArockalypseLordiCD1282876795612828767956121
Dieter - Der FilmDieter Bohlen(unknown)1882876813222828768132227
Greatest HitsDavid EssexCD2082876813242828768132425
Mixdown 2006MC MarioCD1882876 79366 2828767936628
Juno Awards 2006Various ArtistsCD1882876 80414828768041420
Paulo GonzoPaulo GonzoCD1482876716292828767162928
蓋世英雄王力宏CD + DVD10 + 8828767259620828768259627
Be My BoyfriendIndiggoCD282876 82258 2828768225820
Best of the Celtic CircleVarious Artists3×CD18 + 18 + 1682876752282828767522821
RubikonPiotr RubikCD1882876772262828767722627
Moo, You Bloody ChoirAugie MarchCD14828767855290828767855929
No Way Back/Cold Day in the SunFoo FightersCD382876 80473 2828768047323
Asfaltin pintaEgotrippiDigital Media1
Laulun lahjan sainAnneli MattilaDigital Media12
Tunnel Trance Force, Volume 36Various Artists2×CD22 + 1882876810272828768102725
遇上愛楊丞琳CD10828768191320828768191323
詩人的眼淚游鴻明CD10828768245020828768245026
Melbourne 2006 XVIII Commonwealth Games: Official Music from the Opening CeremonyMelbourne Symphony OrchestraCD15828768205920828768205921
Folk SingerJohn DenverCD10A 680729
Extended VersionsForeigner(unknown)10