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
Worlds Best Dad: Super Tracks for Super DadsVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876855392828768553923
Three LionsBaddiel, Skinner & The Lightning SeedsDualDisc282876856672828768566725
507Sheila on 7CD11
La jungle des animauxBébé LillyCD4886970153126
Limón y salJulieta VenegasCD14828768342527828768342527
SuburbiaWest End GirlsCD382876 82919 2
Katri YlanderKatri YlanderDigital Media13
Fetenkult: Strandparty 2006Various Artists2×CD20 + 1982876 81023 2828768102329
Tunnel Trance Force, Volume 37Various Artists2×CD20 + 2082876 81028 2828768102824
My Life Will...張懸CD1182876861152828768611524
Stand by MeShayne WardCD382876869132828768691328
KailasaKailash KherCD9
WonderfulPaolo Conte3×CD18 + 16 + 16
Katri YlanderKatri YlanderCD1382876858172
CollectionsTotoCD1082876817062828768170625
Mozart LoungeThe Super Lounge OrchestraCD12828768651223
Why Try Harder: The Greatest HitsFatboy SlimCD1882876803252828768032527
Renaissance: The Classics, Pt. 2Anthony Pappa3×CD17 + 16 + 1782876851082828768510827
The Zookeeper's BoyMewCD5595323828768658529
DamnationOpethCD88287682911 20828768291122
WalkRising GirlCD582876 767842828767678429
Just the Best 55Various Artists2×CD20 + 2082876 82474 2828768247426
GuitarrasKaleth MoralesDigital Media17
Armáda špásuJ.A.R.CD1482876757392828767573922
Beyond the SeaVarious Artists2×CD25 + 2582876855372828768553725
Sticky Situation / Me and Mrs JonesAndy AbrahamCD2
An Easier AffairGeorge MichaelCD282876869462,828768694626
Carlos Núñez & AmigosCarlos NúñezCD + DVD-Video14 + 2182876886222828768862223
CollectionsGruppo SportivoCD1282876796792828767967929
The Best of Dream DanceVarious Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 85418 2828768541821
Sigo siendo yo: Grandes éxitosMarc AnthonyDigital Media14[none][none]
A Natural DisasterAnathemaDigital Media10[none]
JudgementAnathemaDigital Media13[none]
DeliveranceOpethCD682876832732828768327326
Mega Dance Top 100 - 2006Various Artists5×CD20 + 20 + 20 + 20 + 2082876 8691620828768691625
Dusk and Her EmbraceCradle of FilthCD982876 829052828768290521
Cruelty and the BeastCradle of FilthCD1082876 829062828768290620
Lovecraft & Witch Hearts (disc 1: Lovecraft)Cradle of FilthCD11828768290720828768290729
R&B SummertimeVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876855402828768554029
AdamSibel AlaşCD11828768830024
ÇocukSibel AlaşCD10828768830024
FemSibel AlaşCD11828768830024
Das was wir sindMondscheinerCD482876839242828768392423
Lounge for Lovers 3Various Artists2×CD15 + 1482876 87485 2828768748527
NomvulaFreshlygroundCD14828768625422
The Silver LiningSoul AsylumCD1282876 75161 2,828767516127
Now That's What I Call Music! 22Various ArtistsCD2082876 83563 2828768356326
Sesión metropolitanaReikCD + DVD-Video13 + 15828768511022828768511022
ファンクラブASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATIONCD11SB-50067C8803581150674
Vivo '83LeñoCD12828768639122
The Silver Lining (Made in Canada)Soul AsylumCD1282876 75161 2828767516127
Dream Dance 40Various Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 81011 2828768101124
Blackwater ParkOpethCD882876829122828768291221
We Are the '80sScandalCD14
Blackwater ParkOpethCD8828768291220828768291221
ZirkusMIA.CD1188697116072886971160727
JudgementAnathemaCD13828768285320828768285329
JudgementAnathemaCD1382876 828532828768285329
Lovely Day: The Very Best of Bill WithersBill WithersCD2082876845522
The Dark ThirdPure Reason RevolutionCD982876845082828768450826
Heavy Metal: The First 20 YearsVarious ArtistsCD18A 683077610583175028
Bravo Hits 54Various Artists2×CD21 + 21401349401349
Bravo Hits 54Various Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 81033 2828768103326
Campari LoungeVarious Artists2×CD15 + 1582876 87488 2828768748824
Sinners Lounge: The Erotic SessionsVarious Artists2×CD14 + 1482876874902828768749029
Candy Lounge: The Bedroom TapesVarious Artists2×CD15 + 14828768748923
Nur das Beste (Die schönsten Liebeslieder)Die FlippersCD16828768794029
Sanoinko sulle koskaanMikko SiltalaDigital Media1
戒不掉庾澄慶CD + DVD10 + 10828768852521
The Essential Ronnie MilsapRonnie Milsap2×CD21 + 19676702
Jump in My CarDavid HasselhoffDigital Media2828768509753
SuperwomanPauliniCD1382876801722828768017227
Rock 'N Roll HeroElvis PresleyCD1682876850892828768508923
Deeper UndergroundJamiroquaiVinyl282876 88520 1
Cosmic Girl RemixesJamiroquaiVinyl282876 88547 1
The Lost MastersBucks Fizz2×CD16 + 15
The Remix CollectionUrban Dance SquadCD8
The Singles Collection 1Urban Dance SquadCD19
Cool & CollectedMiles DavisCD1382876847842828768478424
Booom 2006: The ThirdVarious Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 80962 2828768096222
1453 - Sultanlar AşkınaCan AtillaCD15886970037822
See the SunPete Murray2×CD12 + 60828768955222
Greatest HitsJay-ZCD1882876 89065 2828768906521
De 100 Grootste Jaren 80 HitsVarious Artists5×CD20 + 20 + 20 + 20 + 2082876869882828768698822
Cambiando la historiaSon de CaliCD14828768962328287689623290
De Afrekening, Volume 40Various ArtistsCD2082876813962828768139622
Baroque SuitesJean-Philippe Rameau; Denys ProshayevCD3182876839892828768398920
Diese StadtMondscheinerCD1282876852952828768529522
Now You're GoneBazzheadz(unknown)288697 006322
Empire (Limited Edition)KasabianCD + DVD-Video11 + 3PARADISE39828768850220
Don’t Look BackBostonCD8
Go FasterRaptileCD2828768982426
Something Like StrangersStellar*CD1182876895072
Fantastic 80s! ExtendedVarious Artists2×CD13 + 1388697001632886970016322
Draconian TimesParadise LostCD1288697-03809-2886970380928
Color BlindCarmen GrayDigital Media2
maNga+maNgaCD16828768938621
The Lost TrailersThe Lost TrailersCD11BNA82876-81560-2828768156025
Legends of Country MusicBob Wills & His Texas Playboys4×CD25 + 27 + 27 + 26
Naty BoteroNaty BoteroCD15828768735824828768735824