Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)

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Annotation

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 Worrying KindThe ArkCD2
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The Very Best of Bucks FizzBucks FizzCD1888697106452886971064520
Hard Luck WomanHanna PakarinenDigital Media1
KesäkaveritPMMPDigital Media1
One SecondParadise LostCD12
Colombia canta vallenatoPoncho Zuleta & El Cocha MolinaCD12886971067028869710670260
WordsKate Miller‐HeidkeDigital Media3
Peace, Love 'N RespectGIGICD10
NoitaIndicaDigital Media1
Diese Stadt / renoviertMondscheinerEnhanced CD1482876852952886970908627
Mehr MeerPBH ClubCD2886971109820886971109825
Im KrautKrautschädlCD13886970808521
MoleMoleCD1288697090932886970909327
Moo, You Bloody ChoirAugie March2×CD14 + 12886970981520886970981521
40 unohtumatonta laulua: Jos et sä soitaAnna Hanski2×Digital Media20 + 20
D’ellesCéline DionCD + DVD-Video13 + 1886970691024
DotykAneta LangerováCD10
Samoilla raiteillaPariisin KevätDigital Media1
Fuel for the FireAri Koivunen2×Digital Media12 + 2
Everything & MoreNataliaCD1400116886970961325
Humanity: Hour IScorpionsCD1282876 71419 2828767141923
Booom 2007: The SecondVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2188697 01346 2886970134620
Because I Love ItAmerieCD1688697085212
No. 1 HitsErdmöbelCD1388697 11059 2886971105926
TranslationsSamon KawamuraCD21
RushDean GeyerCD1288697111712886971117127
WordsKate Miller‐HeidkeDigital Media3[none]
Go!Love ShopCD1088697070212886970702126
Humanity: Hour I (CD+DVD)ScorpionsCD + DVD12 + 488697 08798 2886970879828
Double jeChristophe WillemEnhanced CD388697109212886971092127
Fuel for the FireAri KoivunenDigital Media14
Hear My CallAri KoivunenDigital Media1
Turn Me LooseLoverboyCD10
Vena SeraChevelleCD1688697092702886970927024
Donna Hitclub 2007.2Various ArtistsCD2088697099482886970994828
Objects Of Desire And Other ComplicationsMonkey BusinessCD118594155470018594155470013
CollectionsAerosmithCD1288697082952886970829526
Hit CollectionBoney M.CD1688697 08966 2886970896627
Hit CollectionSmokieCD1888697 08973 2886970897327
Hit CollectionJennifer RushCD1488697 08975 2886970897525
Hit CollectionMichelleCD1388697 09488 2886970948821
CollectionsTony BennettCD12886971138726
Das perfekte Dinner 2Various Artists2×CD18 + 180886970956321
Let’s Dance Vol. 2: Die Tanzhits zur ShowVarious Artists2×CD21 + 200886970167024
Prayer for the WeekendThe ArkCD11886971121926
The SinglesThe ClashCD1988697103962886971039627
Jos antaudunSinitaivasDigital Media1
Joyas propiasNiña PastoriCD14
Nyt voimme jatkaaAnne MattilaDigital Media1
ThemependiumJohn Barry4×CD26 + 25 + 28 + 210886970795029
Crooner's ChristmasVarious ArtistsCD10
iTunes OriginalsGloria Estefan2×Digital Media21 + 10[none]
EnsiaskeleetKristian MeurmanCD11
Fetenkult: Strandparty 2007Various Artists2×CD20 + 1988697 01354 2886970135429
DemianL'AuraCD13886970914920886970914925
綻放周蕙CD1088697121032886971210323
DemianL'AuraDigital Media13
PanoptikumLA4CD14509975812521
Ma'CheriFreshlygroundCD15CDINS0086007124509239
Mon AfriqueMokobéCD2288697109792886971097924
Jos antaudunSinitaivasDigital Media12
B'Day (deluxe edition)Beyoncé2×CD16 + 788697 11111 2886971111125
Einzelhaft (25th Anniversary Edition)Falco2×CD10 + 1188697111402886971114027
Festivalbar 2007: Compilation bluVarious ArtistsCD20886971140020886971140026
Little EveKate Miller‐HeidkeCD1288697115762
Tra 5 minuti EPMorganDigital Media7[none]
So Fresh: The Hits of Winter 2007Various ArtistsCD2088697 09679 20886970967921
Little EveKate Miller‐Heidke2×CD12 + 4886971157720886971157727
Headliners: The Ultimate Festival Line-UpVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2088697116772886971167726
Nouveau FrançaisAmel BentCD2886971140620
Separate WaysElvis PresleyCD10886970967426
Wasted TimeFuelDigital Media1
Acústico II, Volume 1Bruno & MarroneCD1488697141662886971416626
AmpiaIvan SegretoCD88869709298200886970929820
De Maxx Long Player 11: Urban SpecialVarious Artists2×CD19 + 1888697 11544 2886971154429
Just the Best 58Various Artists2×CD20 + 20886970135627
The Very Best of Dolly Parton, Volume 2Dolly PartonCD1988697119562886971195620
My DecemberKelly ClarksonCD1388697-15373-2886971537321
Olit minun vain kesänLasse HoikkaDigital Media1
JukeboxBachman CummingsCD1788697097562886970975629
Viento a favorAlejandro FernándezCD12886971011128886971011128
10 de colecciónDLGDigital Media10
10 de colecciónVico CDigital Media10
LibertadVelvet RevolverCD1382876888592828768885925
Collie BuddzCollie BuddzDigital Media14
Wow! (deluxe edition)Hi5CD330886971258325
4 mots sur un pianoPatrick Fiori & Jean-Jacques Goldman & Christine RicolCD2886971389524
Super One Hit WondersVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2088697096892886970968928
El cantanteMarc AnthonyCD1088697118242886971182422
En blekt blondins ballader 1980-2005Eva DahlgrenCD1688697123592
不能不愛盧巧音2×CD17 + 1788697138212886971382129
Mantra IIISpiritual BeggarsCD15886970664127
Vieläkö soitan banjoa?Scandinavian Music GroupDigital Media1
Superventas 07Various Artists2×CD20 + 2006007530077920600753007792
El mundo está fatal de los nerviosLos Aslándticos(unknown)13
Dream Dance 44Various Artists2×CD22 + 2188697013622886970136228
Blut gegen Blut (Re-Release)MassivCD2388697 10017 2886971001723
改變自己王力宏CD1288697136462886971364620
改变自己王力宏CD10886971366629787799423838