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
FM4 Soundselection: 10Various Artists2×CD22 + 215099751706229
SenderSenderCD5674922.2
Jazz Moods: CoolGrover Washington, Jr.CD11
Tera Mera PyarPartners in RhymeDigital Media11[none][none]
Tera Mera PyarPartners in RhymeCD11
MaiÜmit SayınCD115099751769125
Isi Disi (Amor a lo bestia)Various ArtistsCD14
Angel EyesPauliniCD36751392
4 Seasons In One Day盧巧音2×CD18 + 16517777.25099751777724
Los Números 1 de Cadena 100: 2004Various Artists2×CD19 + 1882876636842828766368420
One Determined HeartPauliniCD12
WonderlandRobin BeckCD10PRT 51627 65099751627623
Pisaroita ja kyyneleitäGimmelCD1374321980002743219800022
We're Not Ready YetBeats and StylesCD155185502000
FinkenauerPascal FinkenauerCD12
Real to MeBrian McFaddenCD2
Real to Me (disc 2)Brian McFaddenCD3
A corazón abiertoAlejandro Fernández(unknown)13
What I DoAlan JacksonCD12
下一個永遠張信哲CD10SDD0437
Clubclass: 40 of the Finest Dance AnthemsVarious Artists2×CD20 + 20828766424522
Six Feet Above YesterdayInfusionCD1382876 65070 2
Mare StellarisBlüchel & von DeylenCD11TRN 518593 25099751859321
EmigrantkaKatarzyna Groniec2×CD9 + 11
Popcorn Khaao Mast Ho JaaoVishal-ShekharCD8
We Can TryPauliniCD46753062
Artist CollectionToni BraxtonCD14
Das BesteSilbermondDigital Media5
Definitive All-Time Greatest HitsJohn Denver2×CD20 + 4BMG 60764828766076424
Livin’ Thing (CD 1)The Beautiful SouthCD2675371 15099767537114
iWorship NextVarious Artists2×CD17 + 16
The Best of Groove ArmadaGroove ArmadaCD1488697148832886971488326
Sette veli intorno al reMichele Fedrigotti, Carlo Sinigaglia, Ares TavolazziCD155099751901624
The Nova 19Various ArtistsCD1951935520009399700131635
Home AgainJimmy SomervilleCD1482876656222
Much Dance 2005Various ArtistsCD18828766152524
KasabianKasabianDigital Media1182876 64317 2
Hier IssaKennyCD5
LullabyKK, Sophie Barker & The Rainbow CollectionsCD18828766617221828766617221
Après Ski Charts 2005Various Artists2×CD20 + 20
Irish Son (disc 1)Brian McFaddenCD2
Irish Son (disc 2)Brian McFaddenCD3
Věřím náhodámŠárka VaňkováCD12
Irish SonBrian McFaddenCD11519002 25099751900221
Time to GrowLemarCD1351908225099751908227
Party On: The Only Party Album You’ll Ever NeedVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2382876658572828766585728
UnwrittenNatasha BedingfieldCD382876663522828766635225
UnwrittenNatasha BedingfieldCD282876663542828766635423
Planet of the ApesGuano ApesCD19
I Got You Babe (12" picture disc)Bo’ Selecta!12" Vinyl282876669871828766698718
The PrayerAnthony CalleaCD2828766735820828766735826
Work It: The Complete Workout PackageVarious Artists2×CD27 + 2382876667142828766671421
Let Me Show You (The Way)Natasha ThomasCD10142675099701426719
The Genius of Riz OrtolaniRiz Ortolani2×CD20 + 160828766643329 (2)0828766643329
Carlos Núñez & AmigosCarlos NúñezCD1420274655099720274650
Acústico - Ao VivoGian & GiovaniCD1425155425099751554226
Acústico MTVMarcelo D2CD152 5155705099751557029
ImaginaryEvanescenceCD1281003
40 Jaar Top 40: 2003-2004Various ArtistsCD205178327
Malý princ: hudba k baletnímu představeníMichal Pavlíček(unknown)18518891 2
The Best OfCyndi LauperCD16519086 25099751908623
Mistaken IdentityDelta GoodremEnhanced CD3675721.29399700135008
Love MotelAbbie CardwellCD670272
Sambas de Enredo 2004Various ArtistsCD1482876576632828765766326
Good-Bye UndergroundSka-pra šupinaCD1382876 63362 2828766336221
These WordsNatasha BedingfieldCD482876 64893 2828766489323
Campus - LiveAntonello VendittiCD15828766647620828766647624
Caught UpUsherCD582876 68816282866881622
Señora (La antología completa de sus grandes canciones)Rocío Jurado2×CD + DVD-Video18 + 18 + 1682876831162828766641622
The Complete EasybeatsThe Easybeats6×CD22 + 25 + 24 + 24 + 18 + 22828768663320828768663325
BallbreakerAC/DCCD11828768663920828768663929
Stripped: Live in the U.K.Christina AguileraDVD-Video19886973725120886973725122
G3: Live in DenverG3DVD1688697456369886974563693
Modern Love CollectionVarious ArtistsCD89906762
Rare and Unreleased MaterialSpringbok Nude GirlsCD20CDEPC 81906007689546243
Soulsugar, Volume 1Various ArtistsCD23COL 515228 25099751522829
Save Your KissesNatasha ThomasCD14EPC 517419 25099751741923
Plug Into New MusicVarious ArtistsCD19ESK56945
Reason Is TreasonKasabianVinyl1PARADISE04
Dis, quand reviendras-tu ?BarbaraCD16SMM51751125099751751120
Trance DivasMC MarioCD18TVK 24158
MC Mario's Party Mix 2004Various ArtistsCD16TVK 24197
'round MidnightGeorge DukeCD11
Aayitha EzhuthuA. R. RahmanCD6
Absolutely Flawless: Dance Anthem PartyVarious ArtistsCD186007124421630
Angel TongueNianellCD156009830610018
Auténticos éxitosLos Auténticos Decadentes(unknown)12828766511024
Chart Boxx 5/2004Various ArtistsCD20
Çok AyıpEmel MüftüoğluCD135099751954620
Dopisy z květinVlasta Redl(unknown)12
Early DemoThe Amity Affliction(unknown)4
El Milagro de CandealVarious ArtistsCD15828766320725
Evergreen100°CCD13
Gimme MoreDale ArdenVinyl1
Hai Dil DeewanaAnamikaCD10
Hit 'n RunChristian WalzCD-R3[none]
Ibiza Chillout Café 2004Various ArtistsCD15
Infinity (disc 2)Various ArtistsCD12
Kuuleeko maa?Teemu RaitaCD9
La hora de la verdadKaleth Morales & JuanK RicardoCD135099750402528