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
New Wave HeroesVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876851032828768510322
Jazz in the CityVarious Artists2×CD17 + 1782876851072828768510728
Jaula de grillosThe LocosCD1182876854202828768542026
Football’s Coming Home: Three Lions ’98Baddiel, Skinner & The Lightning SeedsEnhanced CD682876 85442 2828768544228
El camino del fuegoRata BlancaCD108287 685476-2828768547625
VIIRata BlancaCD148287 685477-2828768547724
World’s Best Dad: 40 Ultimate Rock ClassicsVarious Artists2×CD20 + 20828768553923828768553923
The Nightfly Volume 10 Anniversary Edition - Motion | Emotions | OceansNick The Nightfly3×CD16 + 16 + 188287685561620828768561621
SamanthaMargaret BergerCD182876856052828768560525
Le Ragga des pingouinsPiglooCD2828768573120828768573129
Milano-New YorkDj JadCD1782876858482828768584828
Greatest HitsJourneyCD1682876 85889 2828768588925
Dance Masti… ForeverVarious ArtistsCD1582876859672828768596722
BallaPaps'n'Skar(unknown)382876861562828768615621
AndandoDiego TorresCD138287 686161-2828768616123
Seguimos con lo nuestroLos K MoralesCD13828768622828287686228276
Jazz in the CityVarious ArtistsCD1882876864602828768646021
Year of the Dog... AgainDMXCD1582876 86562 2828768656228
House Classics Top 100Various Artists5×CD20 + 20 + 20 + 20 + 2082876 865642828768656426
I Found My ThrillElvis PresleyCD238287686676-2828768667620
Mutantes Live - Barbican Theater, London 2006Os Mutantes2×CD11 + 1082876866952
Un mundo de sensaciones2 MinutosCD158287686797-2828768679722
De 100 Grootste Jaren 70 HitsVarious ArtistsCD1982876 86987 2828768698723
De 100 grootste jaren 90 hitsVarious Artists5×CD20 + 20 + 20 + 20 + 2082876 86989 2828768698921
Disco Classics Mixed By Ben LiebrandBen LiebrandCD2082876 86991 2828768699126
Los más de la fiestaVarious Artists3×CD16 + 17 + 1782876875022828768750223
Knuffel ZomerVarious ArtistsCD2082876877282828768772829
Det bästa med RobynRobynCD1682876877292828768772928
Un millón de sueños - Los grandes éxitos 1976-2006Cecilia2×CD21 + 20828768773222828768773222
Bossa n’ Stones: The Bossa Songbook of The Rolling StonesVarious ArtistsEnhanced CD1382876877482828768774823
Ao vivo em GoiâniaBruno & MarroneCD1582876879002828768790021
Antología: Todos los grandes éxitosRoberto Carlos2×CD20 + 2082876879592
Canadian Idol SpotlightsVarious ArtistsCD10828768800423828768800423
Ave libreJean Carlos CentenoCD14828768800828287688008296
No PartyMarit BergmanCD382876 88124 2
B'DayBeyoncéCD1182876881322828768813225
CollectionsPlatinum BlondeCD10828768825122876882512
It's Hardrock, Hallelujah!Various ArtistsCD1682876 88286 2828768828625
The Soft MachineOzark HenryCD12828768834220828768834220
Tra un manifesto e lo specchioFrancesco De Gregori3×CD19 + 17 + 1782876883492828768834923
The Singles CollectionUrban Dance Squad2×CD19 + 88287688471 20828768847121
Son... para el mundoJorge Celedón & Jimmy ZambranoCD14828768848128287688481280
The Greatest Rock Songs EverVarious Artists3×CD12 + 12 + 1282876889612-1, 82876889612-2, 82876889612-3
Hits Dodo & The Dodo'sDodo and the Dodo’s2×CD18 + 782876 88999 2828768899922
Now ListenShakin’ StevensCD1282876890012828768900123
Greatest HitsDuane EddyCD2682876891202828768912027
Bar Lounge Classics: Summer EditionVarious Artists2×CD14 + 14828768914526828768914526
PasajeroGipsy KingsCD148 287 689 184 2828768918425
PasajeroGipsy KingsCD148 287 689 184 2828768918425
The Magic of Boney M.Boney M.CD2082876 89304 2828768930427
完全精選劉美君3×CD16 + 16 + 982876893302828768933022
完全精選3CD金碟系列林志美3×CD16 + 15 + 1482876893312828768933121
EmpireKasabianCD1182876893422828768934227
Hi ScoreChe FuCD1882876895112828768951125
CollectionsHarry NilssonCD1082876 89570 2828768957028
All Woman 2Various Artists2×CD19 + 1982876896682828768966822
Las aventuras del barónBarón Rojo2×CD + DVD-Video15 + 15 + 1682876897382828768973820
EmpireKasabianCD + DVD-Video11 + 3828768981820828768981825
Black Market LoveSuperman Is DeadCD1487876851312
Help: A Day in the LifeVarious ArtistsCD1888697-00004-2886970000420
LonelyShannon NollCD3886970041220886970041225
The Coolest Rock Album EverVarious Artists2×CD19 + 1988697004922886970049221
Obras cumbresAttaque 77CD218869 700506-23886970050623
Doo Be DooFreshlygroundCD288697005102886970051026
10 boleros y una canción de amorIsabel PantojaCD1288697005282886970052825
Minha BênçãoPadre Marcelo RossiCD1488697006842886970068420
Kuschel Rock 20 Swiss EditionVarious Artists2×CD19 + 1988697008602886970086028
Everything ChangesTake ThatCD1788697010622886970106221
HurtChristina AguileraCD388697010742886970107426
TorpédoWanastowi vjecyCD148869701089 2886970108928
Closer to the SunGuy SebastianCD13886970120720886970120722
Las Número 1Ray ConniffCD20886970127721886970127721
El mundo cabe en una canciónFito PáezCD1288697013202886970132022
DiferenteZezé Di Camargo & LucianoCD13886970133172886970131728
Crusade in JeansOzark HenryCD1888697014492886970144926
Knuffelrock 18Various Artists2×CD19 + 2088697015892886970158923
Todos sus éxitosAna GabrielCD18886970168328886970168328
VeneerJosé GonzálezCD118869 702007-2886970200721
Could It Be Forever… The Greatest HitsDavid Cassidy & The Partridge FamilyCD2588697020582886970205825
This Is Not Real LoveGeorge Michael and MutyaCD288697022892886970228923
Stille NachtEva LindCD1788697023322886970233224
La famaSilvestre Dangond & Juancho de La EspriellaCD1388697023862886970238625
Welcome to My StyleAnastaciaCD488697023972[none]
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Orient Express Cafe 2: The GatheringNicolás GarcíaCD128869 702567-2886970256728
OutrospectiveFaithlessCD1588697028262886970282628
Eyes Were BlueMarit BergmanCD288697 02892 2
40 Anos De Carreira - Ao Vivo No Theatro Municipal, Volume 2Beth CarvalhoCD1488697029222886970292221
Bauer Top 100Frans Bauer5×CD20 + 20 + 20 + 20 + 2088697 03133 20886974196228
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The Very Best of Nina SimoneNina SimoneCD2188697034072886970340724
Music Of The NightMario FrangoulisCD1688697035192886970351928
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Take That & PartyTake ThatCD1688697044282886970442824
Last ChristmasWham!CD388697044642886970446426
ΑπόλαυσηΔιονύσης ΜακρήςCD1388697045032886970450324
Don’t Give UpShannon Noll & Natalie BassingthwaighteCD288697049352886970493529
Lost (T)apesGuano ApesCD1288697 05092 2886970509220