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
Living in LiquidLiquid HarmonyCD936-489018-10
Spawn: The AlbumVarious ArtistsCD1448811804606817402684
Club Cutz, Volume 8Various ArtistsCD1474321-45775-2743214577523
Christmas AngelsClannadCD274321 55387 2743215538721
All By MyselfCéline DionCD2785292098707852923
All Comes RoundJust JinjerCD16CDBSP(WL)70116007124179333
Hits Out of HellMeat LoafCD10CDEPC 5252 H6007689200732
BarabasHooverphonicCD2COL 66460515099766460512
Millennia the samplerVarious ArtistsCD6EK 68603074646860328
Lekker puhSylvia MillecamCD14EPC 488591 25099748859129
30 Grandes CancionesChavela Vargas2×CD15 + 15
Ağır Roman Orijinal Film MüzikleriVarious ArtistsCD14
Best of Christmas in Rome PopVarious ArtistsCD215099748901620
Festa LoucaEdson & HudsonCD14[none]
Jazz Gallery: Lester Young, Volume ILester Young2×CD24 + 21
Jazz Gallery: Lester Young, Volume IILester Young2×CD18 + 14
Mít klikuJanek LedeckýCD11
HEARTL’Arc〜en〜CielCD10SMD82094716331820922
Giving Myself To You - Greatest HitsGlenn JonesCD14DRC11566793018216623
大麻煩徐若瑄CD1074321585252-0 9054-2
Play With LoveCrowCD12743215694420743215694427
Caramelo macizoLa LupitaCD125700800743215700821
Stand by Me4 the CauseCD13743215903024
A Natural Woman: The Ode Collection, 1968–1976 (disc 1)Carole KingCD185099748932129
Knallinger die 2.Heiner KnallingerCD14
Members Only #1Various Artists2×CD19 + 2074321 60609 2743216060924
Hit - MixMünchener FreiheitCD212-665310-145099766531021
ElétricaDaniela Mercury(unknown)162-492216
20 Super Sucessos - CinemaVarious ArtistsCD204823565099748235626
JoulunaikaHanna EkolaCD13492938 25099749293823
Mull of KintyreWatergateCD3666580 2
Disco CopBlue AdonisCD3666688 2
NojadhodaNojahodaCD366674525099766674520
Malgre toutMario PelusoCD1174321-57810-2743215781028
Meets the BeatlesJohn PizzarelliCD1274321-61432-2743216143221
Atado a tu amorChayanneCD15789178/24927845099749278424
Nice Boys Don't Play Rock'n'RollRose TattooCD16828768688820828768688823
The Ultimate Super 20, Volume 2Various ArtistsCD20CDBSP(WM)3056
Club MontepulcianoHooverphonicCD5COL 665806 25099766580623
Dance 2001MC MarioCD18TVK 24048074642404823
BalladsJim Brickman(unknown)16
CelesteLagartija NickCD1
ÇocukSibel AlaşCD10
Fantasia d’Inverno – Fantasien zur WinterzeitRondò VenezianoCD16
LivingroomscienceGrasshoppers2×CD17 + 165099749166226
Rendez-vousPatricia Kaas2×CD9 + 115099960659422
Sierra MadreCuba Libre(unknown)8
Val del OmarLagartija NickCD12
16 Biggest Hits: Tammy WynetteTammy WynetteDigital Media16
Members Only #2Various Artists2×CD20 + 2074321 63536 2743216353620
Mein GlückMoses PelhamCD9
PelíškyVarious ArtistsCD31494511-2
Members Only #3Various Artists2×CD20 + 1974321 66321 2743216632121
Mi verdadAlejandro Fernández(unknown)13
Yonca LodiYonca Lodi(unknown)11
SynkronizedJamiroquai2×CD10 + 3494517 99399700067026
The Complete Recordings, 1941–1947Peggy Lee & Benny Goodman2×CD19 + 195099706568629
Surpass the PowersSpringbok Nude GirlsCD11CDEPC 4963582
arkL’Arc〜en〜CielCD11SMD83224716331832222
rayL’Arc〜en〜CielCD11SMD83234716331832321
PortraitCeltusCD10494710 25099749471023
中華英雄Various ArtistsCD3374321676102743216761029
Members Only #4Various Artists2×CD20 + 2074321 68347 2743216834723
Afrika ShoxLeftfield. BambaataaCD4667764 2
Here's to YouJust JinjerCD13CDCLL (LF) 70296007124312037
Rhythm and StealthLeftfieldCD11495310 29399700069167
Street DanceSouthside RockersCD15
Take My Hand: Gospel FavouritesElvis PresleyCD2074321 709132743217091323
Lovers RockSadeCD11CDEPC61586007689478841
L'Oiseau de feu / Le Sacre du printemps / PerséphoneStravinsky; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas3×CD14 + 14 + 309026-68898-2090266889822
TiemposRubén BladesCD144944107509949441026
A Love Like OursBarbra StreisandCD12494934 25099749493421
In StereoBomfunk MC’sCD13498927 29399700078770
The EPFirst BaseCD574321 66038 2
Flair Millennium Hits, Volume 1Various ArtistsCD1074321 676382
O Essencial De AlcioneAlcioneCD207432169024-2743216902422
Surpass the PowersSpringbok Nude GirlsCD11CDEPC 80936007689378134
Back to New Wave, Volume 1Various ArtistsCD125099747644528
BanditiAssalti frontali(unknown)13
CoolVarious Artists3×CD14 + 14 + 155099749617124
Első reccsenetFavágókCD12
GülhanGülhan(unknown)11
HormonRenata PrzemykCD11
Il dolce rumore della vitaBevano EstCD125099749616622
Il meglio di Domenico ModugnoDomenico Modugno3×CD18 + 18 + 18[none]
Only a FoolThe Black Crowes(unknown)4
Time Heals the PainJoy DenalaneCD1
Wahrheit und VermächtnisOskar Werner3×CD18 + 28 + 174321 529912743215299127
TierraL’Arc〜en〜CielCD10SMD83414716331834127
heavenlyL’Arc〜en〜CielCD10SMD8342471633183420
Entre tus brazosAlejandro Fernández(unknown)13
ZeichenWeissglutCD105099749767690
Cyber CityFuturEyeTronicaCD11CLK-90848803581290844
2000 Years: The Millennium ConcertBilly Joel2×CD12 + 13C2K 63792074646379264
Sex in de busDJ MadmanCD2TTS 11933
Cigarettes and Alcohol: 40 Modern AnthemsVarious Artists2×CD20 + 205099749856929
Dario Argento TributeDaemoniaCD134961702
Let's Get LoudJennifer LopezCD5669599 29399700078626
Mit Alles - Das Beste aus 14 JahrenTill & ObelCD20
Αγάπη υπερβολικήΆννα ΒίσσηCD11