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
VarsoviaRada Malosetti2×CD9 + 107205592886972055923
As I AmAlicia KeysCD14886971824320886971824322
Most Wanted 2007MC MarioCD1888697 19609 2886971960921
Flower Power: Age of AquariusVarious Artists2×CD17 + 17A 709053610583209426
Summer of Love: The Hits of 1967Various Artists2×CD20 + 20AB 708721610583209525
Eros Ramazzotti2×Digital Media18 + 18[none]
PuuhevonenPMMPCD1588697179712
Super HitsBarbra StreisandCD10A721560886972156026
PerfilPaulo GonzoDigital Media17
Die Hit-Giganten: WeihnachtenVarious Artists2×CD18 + 1888697 17223 2886971722321
The Heart of Everything (special edition)Within TemptationCD + DVD-Video15 + 1488697192862886971928624
Kilburn StrollDamien DempseyCD2
Tak Hanya DiamPadiCD10
我們都愛這個倫周杰倫2×CD14 + 14886972070728
Turn Me LooseYoung DivasCD2886972034520886972034522
Christmas Hits: 80 Festive FavouritesVarious Artists4×CD19 + 20 + 19 + 2288697202612886972026121
Chanson : C’est l’amour : Brigitte editionVarious Artists2×CD16 + 16886971707120
Here I AmNatalie GauciCD2886972081620886972081625
Stars of Christmas, Volume 3Various ArtistsCD20A-713914886971391428
15 años de éxitosAlejandro FernándezCD16
Aşk-ı HürremCan AtillaCD15886972175423
Det bästa från Idol 2007Various ArtistsCD12886971955323
Las 4 estaciones del amorNatalia LafourcadeCD4886972174921886972174921
New AttitudeYoung DivasCD11886972058620886972058627
Aku Tetap MilikmuRiniDigital Media10
New AttitudeYoung DivasDigital Media12
The Life Burns TourApocalypticaDVD2888697-05754-9886970575492
One Chance (Christmas Edition)Paul Potts2×CD10 + 488697189862886971898620
Radio Classique : les enfantsVarious Artists2×CD27 + 2088697 211592886972115924
Valvotaan yöMarita TaavitsainenDigital Media1
GraciasMalúCD1888697207272886972072722
iTunes Live SessionsSara Bareilles(unknown)5
Just the Best 59Various Artists2×CD20 + 2039930304260039930303
HamamTrancendentalCD1774321 535002743215350026
拉活…莫文蔚CD1088697212922886972129228
Veronica Top 1000 Aller Tijden 2007Various Artists5×CD18 + 19 + 20 + 20 + 2088697 158532886971585322
Amor e CaosAna CañasCD10
Πρώτη αγάπηΝίκος ΟικονόμοπουλοςCD16
Dimitris Papaspyropoulos Presents: Silent WonderVarious Artists2×CD17 + 1688697221462
Mademoiselle Juliette : Remixes, Part IAlizéeCD4[none]
Mademoiselle Juliette : Remixes, Part IIAlizéeCD4[none]
Dos pájaros de un tiroSerrat & SabinaCD1888697189232886971892321
Dos pájaros de un tiroSerrat & SabinaDVD1888697189789886971897890
Grandes éxitos de ayer y oink!Chancho en PiedraCD19
Livin' ItBrian MeloCD12
SirensSkybombersCD5886971078620886971078626
Ljuva nostalgi 60-64: Det bästa från 60-taletVarious Artists2×CD24 + 2488697215432
Face OffBow Wow & OmarionDigital Media13
Moving OnElliCD13
The Special OneYovie & NunoDigital Media11
Beethoven Concerto No. 2 / Bach Concerto No. 1Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Sebastian Bach; Glenn Gould, Columbia Symphony Orchestra & Leonard BernsteinCD688697147492886971474923
絕對收藏1吳宗憲2×CD14 + 1488697222902886972229027
Booom 2008: The Hit-ExplosionVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2088697 01387 2886970138727
盧學叡 同名專輯盧學叡CD1088697222012886972220123
HotAvril LavigneCD3886971823820886972032528
The Winner's JourneyNatalie GauciCD13886972086920886972086927
Idols 2007Various ArtistsDigital Media11
Leskiäidin tyttäretPMMPDigital Media10
Naurava turskan kalloScandinavian Music GroupDigital Media1
Fuego y amorPedro CapóDigital Media11
Resta come seiAntoninoDigital Media1[none]
The SecretMarie PicassoCD1088697203362886972033624
Club Rotation, Volume 37Various Artists2×CD20 + 2188697 17069 2886971706925
Beast Loose in ParadiseLordiDigital Media288697220782
Wonder What's Next (Deluxe version)ChevelleDigital Media15
Wanita TerindahPinkan MamboDigital Media10[none]
RTL Winter Dreams 2008Various Artists2×CD20 + 2088697 17014 2886971701425
Hit CollectionThe BanglesCD1388697 19573 2886971957327
Hit CollectionEuropeCD1388697 19577 2886971957723
Hit CollectionFleetwood MacCD1288697 19579 2886971957921
Hit CollectionJanis JoplinCD1288697 19580 2886971958027
Hit CollectionJudas PriestCD1388697 19581 2886971958126
Hit CollectionThe HootersCD1388697 19585 2886971958522
Hit CollectionBonnie TylerCD2088697 19849 2886971984927
Hit CollectionDeep PurpleCD1188697 19851 2886971985122
Hit CollectionRunrigCD1688697 19852 2886971985221
Hit CollectionTotoCD1888697 19855 2886971985528
在這裡等你F4CD10
Receive the Power: Songs of Faith and Love (WYD 2008 Sydney, Australia)Various ArtistsCD19886971919020886971919028
ΝατάσαΝατάσα ΘεοδωρίδουCD1388697192072886971920727
Bravo Hits 58Various Artists2×CD21 + 21060075301772 (2)423913
Bravo Hits 56Various Artists2×CD21 + 210602498466407409409
Bom DemaisSó Pra ContrariarCD140638-27891430063825
The Best of The Johnny Cash TV Show 1969–1971Various ArtistsDVD-Video440-7389-0644-1, 88697153919886971539196
Whole Lotta LoveThe AndroidsCD308869708874270886970887427
AwakeSecondhand SerenadeDigital Media122120251
AwakeSecondhand SerenadeCD122120251
Maxximum-Samba RockVarious ArtistsCD172750122828767501222
Bravo Hits 57Various Artists2×CD21 + 21420380420380
Bravo Hits 59Various Artists2×CD21 + 21428433428433
Capim Cubano no Chevrolet HallCapim CubanoCD17482.8665099748286628
Os Melhores Do AnoVarious ArtistsCD19482.8857898925832126
PopmixBen LiebrandCD3850054825099750054826
CollectionMiles DavisCD882876756842828767568423
The FashionThe FashionCD1082876 80673 2828768067321
FifthSoft MachineCD882876872902828768729021
SevenSoft MachineCD1282876872922828768729229
SixSoft MachineCD1582876875912828768759127
Minhas CançõesFábio Jr.CD1382876877442828768774427
Grand 12‐Inches 4Ben Liebrand4×CD10 + 10 + 10 + 1182876893792828768937921