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
Lost (T)apesGuano ApesCD1288697 05092 2886970509220
Hard RockVarious Artists3×CD15 + 15 + 1588697 05436 2886970543620
Isten hozott a családban!Váradi Roma Café(unknown)1288697055082886970550826
La imagen de tu vida: Canciones y humor (TVE 50 años)Various Artists2×CD + 2×DVD-Video21 + 19 + 47 + 2088697055562886970555623
At San Quentin (legacy edition)Johnny Cash2×CD17 + 1488697060932886970609326
Le Héros de la famille: Bande originale du filmVarious ArtistsCD1788697 07501 2886970750127
Market Square MassacreLordiDVD-Video1888697 08466 9886970846691
Ao VivoVictor & LeoCD1588697110202886971102024
Greatest Hitssweetbox3×CD18 + 18 + 1488697 14665 2, SB30303C8803581130331
The Life Burns TourApocalypticaDVD-Video2988697 19505 9886971950595
CollectionsTerence Trent D’ArbyCD1088697363102886973631027
Watching From the Safe SidePhilipp FankhauserCD1192106000002921060000024
Elvis Sings Flaming StarElvis PresleyCD9A 681609828768160923
Malt Shop Memories: Jukebox GemsVarious Artists2×CD15 + 15A 685005610583186420
Rhythm is Our BusinessJohn PizzarelliCD10A 686379828768637920
Party Starter: Dance MixVarious ArtistsCD17A 701918797307263022
W Hotels Warmth of Cool_InterludeVarious ArtistsCD12A703447886970344722
Winter WonderlandJohnny MathisCD10A 94349079899434920
The Classic Years: 1951Various ArtistsCD20CD53955017744504409
The Essential Bonnie TylerBonnie Tyler2×CD15 + 16CDCOL70756007124480781
Life's GiftNianellCD16CDNIA200
Smile… It Confuses PeopleSandi ThomCD10CDRCA71556007124473936
Best of Desi ArnazDesi ArnazCD10COL-CD-8478090431847824
ΘέλξηΘέλξηCD4DAT 1303065200107250062
Dance Club HitsVarious ArtistsCD12DRC13528797307257526
The Absolute Best Dance Club HitsVarious ArtistsCD12DRC13528
High Times: Singles 1992-2006JamiroquaiCD18JAMCD05
Unhappy SongsSilver RocketCD11JB001CD828767546124
2007 Gold EditionAC/DC2×CD19 + 19LC 05335133023812203
Breakthru' (English Version)NidjiCD11MSCD-03799399771421048
NomvulaFreshlygroundCD-R4[none]
Pay Me My Money DownBruce SpringsteenCD-R1[none]
Pay Me My Money DownBruce SpringsteenCD-R1[none][none]
We Shall Overcome: Bruce Springsteen & The Seeger Sessions: One-Hour Radio Special (non-commercial version)Bruce Springsteen & The Seeger SessionsCD6[none][none]
We Shall Overcome: Bruce Springsteen & The Seeger Sessions: One-Hour Radio Special (commercial version)Bruce Springsteen & The Seeger SessionsCD3[none][none]
Soul of the Ultimate NationHoward ShoreCD20SB70053C8803581170535
Učastníci zájezduVarious ArtistsCD31SE01410626
AcclamationThe Philippine Madrigal SingersCD14
Ain't Got No, I Got Life (Remix)Nina SimoneCD5
All the Young DudesMott the HoopleCD16827969380925
All‐American Alien BoyIan HunterCD14
ArchivSpirituál kvintetCD21
Band TripVarious ArtistsCD13886970505529
Barvy domovaVlasta Redl, Slávek Janoušek & Jaroslav Samson LenkCD13
Basterebbe una voltaPastora feat. MorganDigital Media1[none]
BifrostBifrostCD10
BouřeDaniel Landa2×CD11 + 13
Cesaria EvoraCesária ÉvoraCD6
Check on ItBeyoncéCD2
Classic FM Music for WeddingsVarious ArtistsCD19828767870427
CollectionsTröckener KecksCD12828767969329
Collectors EditionDeodato2×CD8 + 98287680503232
Dedicated to YouTommy DorseyCD10828768461327
Discovery / TimeElectric Light Orchestra2×CD12 + 16828768249727
Echoes From IliriaSimakuCD10801190121724
Excellent EightiesVarious Artists3×CD10 + 10 + 10
Faraday CageDivision KentCD3
Fool's CircleColor It RedCD14
Hand-Painted SkyColor It RedCD15
Hej FredeVarious ArtistsCD19
Hemli' Helikopter!Various ArtistsCD15
Het Beste Uit "Night of the Proms" (disc 2: Nederlandse Artiesten)Various ArtistsCD12
Het Is FeestFrans BauerCD12828768515020
Hit Club: The Very Best 2006Various Artists2×CD22 + 22886970158725
Hola/ChauLos Fabulosos Cadillacs(unknown)21
Holiday CollectionKenny GCD10828768673423
HymnaGimmaCD2
It's Chico TimeChicoCD1
Kerst met Frans BauerFrans BauerCD12828768852620
Kulturkantine: The Latin Lounge SessionVarious Artists2×CD15 + 15828768748626
L'alfabeto degli amantiMichele ZarrilloCD11828767462424
La CenerentolaRossini; Kasarova, Siragusa, De Simone, Chernov, Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Carlo RizziCD17828768650028
La ricetta del campioneLuca DirisioDigital Media1[none]
Læn Dem Ikke UdBifrostCD13
Les CoronsPierre BacheletCD12828767615226
Les IndispensablesEarth, Wind & FireCD15828768301029
Love HurtsRoy OrbisonCD10828762751929
Loving YouEdyta GórniakCD1
Mausflug durch die JahreszeitenDie MausCD17
Mix (Incluye Sacrificio y Rock'n Roll)Pier(unknown)25
Joan Manuel SerratCD12828768352229
Music Inspired by Da VinciJan KisjesCD14
New YorkAntti TuiskuCD11
NightcrawlerPete YornCD16828768954027
Nikki ClanNikki ClanCD12
OpoGrace NonoCD11
Pahat kieletKaraCD10
Pięknie jestRamona Rey(unknown)1
Pilmalu/rifCD10
Pink Panther Bonus CDVarious ArtistsCD6
Rock'n'Road MoviesDanni CarlosCD14828768475522
RovaniemiAntti TuiskuCD11
Salvador Puig AntichLluís LlachCD40
Sangeet Sangam Vol. 4L. Subramaniam&Rais KhanCD2
She's So Unusual (Original Album Classics)Cyndi LauperCD13074646216927
Smash! Das Original, Vol. 34Various ArtistsCD22828768095928
Song for No OneThe Lightning SeedsCD1
Songs from Thou Shalt NotHarry Connick, Jr.CD11
Sounds of the Season: the John Legend CollectionJohn LegendCD6886970094726
Stand and Deliver: The Very Best of Adam and the AntsAdam and the AntsDigital Media17