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
絕版公主蔡依林Jolin夢綺地精選蔡依林3×CD + DVD13 + 12 + 15 + 22886971866620886971866629
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Ö3 Greatest Hits 39Various ArtistsCD2188697144812886971448122
TodavíaMinaCD1488697154262886971542622
Dieser TagMondscheinerCD288697179042886971790429
Lucio BattistiLucio BattistiCD12LB 07 01
Bild Rock HitsVarious Artists2×(unknown)20 + 18
I'm Doin' AlrightAdam HarveyCD13
Wild LifePupilCD12
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Collections: Kalle AholaKalle AholaDigital Media12
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UlkonaIndicaDigital Media1
ItaliaChris BottiCD1288697 07606 2886970760621
Outside / Earthling / Hours / Heathen / RealityDavid Bowie10×CD19 + 14 + 9 + 13 + 10 + 17 + 12 + 10 + 11 + 888697169032886971690323
AcústicoAlberto Cortez2×CD11 + 12
Extended VersionsAsia Featuring John PayneCD10
Sings the Ultimate American Songbook, Volume 1Tony BennettCD15
Jos minut kesyttäisitCharles PlogmanDigital Media12
The Best Acoustic VersionsVarious Artists2×CD18 + 17886970126120886970126120
Playground PrincessMiNaCD1188697139872886971398724
Grace / Mystery White Boy (custom cardboard slipcase)Jeff Buckley2×CD10 + 12886971497220886971497229
×2: Facelift / Alice in ChainsAlice in Chains2×CD12 + 1288697162042886971620429
Club Rotation, Volume 36Various Artists2×CD21 + 2188697174472886971744729
Don't You Wanna FeelRogue TradersCD388697171942
All I Ever WantedBrian MeloDigital Media1
My New OrleansHarry Connick, Jr.CD1688697144462886971444629
Songs of Mass Destruction (Limited Edition)Annie Lennox2×CD11 + 1188697152582886971525823
Songs of Mass DestructionAnnie LennoxCD1188697154522886971545227
Indian Summer (CD2)Manic Street PreachersCD488697159322886971593228
Jar of Flies/Facelift/DirtAlice in Chains3×CD7 + 12 + 1388697161562886971620429
The Best of Death in VegasDeath in VegasCD1588697167552886971675528
Good EnoughEvanescenceCD2
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Missä olet Laila?Scandinavian Music GroupCD1188697233812886972338125
Nyt voimme jatkaaAnne MattilaDigital Media13
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Halloween Classics: Hellbent for HalloweenVarious ArtistsDigital Media13
Bravo Hits 59Various Artists2×CD21 + 2188697 01376 2886970137621
Dream Dance 45Various Artists2×CD22 + 2088697013782886970137829
Toggo Music 17Various ArtistsCD2188697 01379 2886970137928
45 Minutes of UrlaubPBH ClubCD1688697127042886971270426
Amore XLErste Allgemeine VerunsicherungCD20886971684025
Ticket to the Moon: The Very Best of Electric Light Orchestra, Volume 2Electric Light OrchestraCD2088697179932886971799323
Black Ice: Music for the MovieEicca ToppinenCD1688697 193092886971930924
Chronology: The Epic Hit SinglesShakin’ Stevens2×CD18 + 195014797670556
Greatest Hits 1993 - 2007Support LesbiensCD18
Ivory TowerAnna AbreuDigital Media1
Joulun syliCharles PlogmanDigital Media10
DeltaDelta GoodremDigital Media1388697171932
DeltaDelta GoodremCD120886971719321
Ostatnie wspólne zdjęcieTomek MakowieckiCD1188697152082
Radio 1’s Live Lounge, Volume 2Various Artists2×CD20 + 2088697164462886971644623
AmerikabesøkJonas Fjeld & Chatham County LineCD1988697173802886971738025
SılaSılaCD15886971906325
UnityBondan Prakoso & Fade 2 BlackDigital Media13[none]
Good Charlotte (The Live Lounge Performances)Good CharlotteDigital Media5
Kaikki nämä sanatKatri YlanderDigital Media12
我不是F4周渝民CD1088697191922886971919226
Patty PravoPatty PravoCD150886970710824
Unbelievable (Premium)Mark Medlock & Dieter BohlenCD5
Energía DivinaJuanse Roll BandCD117208242
IrakereIrakereCD888697122762886971227628
SvátečníČechomorCD178869717743 2886971774320
Just Great Songs TwoVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2088697199642886971996425
A Natural DisasterAnathemaCD10
She's So Unusual / True ColorsCyndi Lauper2×CD10 + 1088697145302886971453027
London Calling / Combat RockThe Clash2×CD19 + 1288697151712886971517125
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The Essential Daddy CoolDaddy Cool2×CD18 + 18
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Club Sounds: The Ultimate Club Dance Collection, Vol. 43Various Artists2×CD21 + 2188697013832886970138321
Anime Hits 6Various Artists2×CD21 + 1688697 17661 2886971766127
Mai dire maiAnna TatangeloCD11
Uneasy Listening, Vol. 1 & 2HIM2×Digital Media15 + 14
Turn Me LooseYoung DivasDigital Media1
The Ultimate CollectionWhitney HoustonCD1888697188982886971889826
Divas: A Definitive Collection of the Best Female VoicesVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2088697199752886971997521
VälitunnillaKatri YlanderDigital Media1
Tokyo Rock CityVarious ArtistsCD10886971822724
De Afrekening, Volume 43Various Artists2×CD18 + 18886971885920886971885927
'n Zalige Kerst!Frans BauerCD160886970219525
Uneasy Listening, Vol. 1 & 2HIM2×CD15 + 1488697011702886970117029
Pieces of a DreamAnastaciaCD1788697045202886970452021
Buried TreasureSailorCD2088697087002886970870023
Die ultimativen Party HitsVarious ArtistsCD1588697 18057 2886971805727
DreamcatcherMark Medlock & Dieter BohlenCD15
Another SideJohn BarrowmanCD1388697188382886971883824
Con otro aireChambaoCD1288697202202886972022024
Ye Ye: The Best of the RCA YearsThe Wedding PresentCD1588697211822886972118222
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