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
LupitologíaLa LupitaCD21828766376128
Melodien für Millionen: Winter-Weihnachtszeit 2004Various Artists2×CD20 + 5828766537123
Música pa' Pick UpPernett & the Caribbean RaversCD5
Nil FMNil KaraibrahimgilCD135099751543220
Notes From YesterdayAbbie CardwellCD12
O bem do amorElis ReginaCD125099749232426
O GünOgün SanlısoyCD12
O Partido Alto do SambaBezerra Da Silva(unknown)14
Original HitsRoy OrbisonCD125099751509325
Popüler Onbeş ParçaVarious ArtistsCD15
PredictableGood CharlotteCD4
Real to MeBrian McFaddenCD2
Rock ’n Roll’s Greatest Hits 70sVarious ArtistsCD10096009100728
Sanshin Meets Okinawa no KazeVarious ArtistsCD16[none]
Sunny / Andar BaaharRahul Dev BurmanCD11
The Veil of the Temple (The Choir of the Temple Church & The Holst Singers feat. soprano Patricia Rozario, conductor: Stephen Layton)John Tavener2×SACD26 + 18828766615425
To co w życiu ważneKrzysztof KrawczykCD20
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НавсегдаНичьяCD12
Jalan TerusSheila on 7CD14
Teritorium IIOrionCD12
Everlasting LoveVarious Artists2×CD18 + 19STVCD1955099751964223
Stop, Look and ListenEpitaphCD9
PadiPadiCD10
The Essential Gene AutryGene Autry2×CD20 + 20
Off the Record (Digitally Remastered)The SweetCD1782876 670642828766706420
Sweet Fanny Adams (Remastered)SweetCD1582876 670652828766706529
Funk Soul AnthemsVarious Artists2×CD22 + 2182876676192828766761924
Saci PererêBanda Black RioCD982876643752828766437522
Rio de Janeiro 28/01/2005Jota QuestCD132 515683
This LoveVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876676652828766766523
Brits 25Various Artists2×CD + DVD20 + 20 + 2682876 676642828766766424
Almost HereBrian McFadden & Delta GoodremCD3
Almost HereBrian McFadden & Delta GoodremCD2
Essential Jazz, Volume 2: A Fine RomanceVarious Artists2×CD17 + 135099751961727
Legends of RockVarious ArtistsCD18M19099
Greatest HitsBanglesDVD-Video95099720154891
In Christ AloneBrian T. LittrellDigital Media1
Space Night Vol. 12 ClassicVarious Artists2×CD16 + 1451624720005099751624721
Ultimate CollectionM PeopleCD1882876669192828766691924
Worlds Best MumVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876682152828766821529
Tanssin päivät, tanssin yötAnneli MattilaDigital Media1
I Wish We All Could WinThe AftersCD10
PaljonSaniDigital Media1
2colorsSoulcietyCD12BMGPD-6663
SuojaanAnneli MattilaDigital Media12828766799026
1.22.03.AcousticMaroon 5CD782876 68243 2828766824322
Příběhy obyčejného šílenstvíVarious ArtistsCD25519806-2
MecanoMecanoCD1382876687252828766872521
TanggaTanggaCD14
TanggaTanggaDigital Media14
Full ScaleFull ScaleCD12
Rain / Bridge Over Troubled WaterAnthony CalleaCD382876678042828766780420
Rain / Bridge Over Troubled WaterAnthony Callea2×CD2 + 282876685552828766855524
Guilty Pleasures Rides AgainVarious Artists2×CD18 + 18519572, 5195722
TheyJemEnhanced CD382876585182828766851823
TheyJemCD282876685162828766851625
Arka BahçemGökselCD115099751982128
NaturalInfusionCD582876 67778 2828766777826
Live in LondonWill YoungDVD-Video3482876 679939828766799392
Let Me Love YouMarioCD3828766797527
Anthony CalleaAnthony Callea2×CD12 + 282876685972828766859720
I’m Kool Moe DeeKool Moe DeeCD1075517406072755174060724
Bravo Hits 48Various Artists2×CD20 + 2182876 67983 2828766798326
Die Hit-Giganten: Pop & Wave Hits der 80erVarious Artists2×CD19 + 1982876 68310 2828766831023
Counting Down the DaysNatalie ImbrugliaCD12828766837120828766837124
CandyMandy MooreCD10A 93741
Hoochie Coochie ManMuddy WatersCD10A 93762079899376220
Big Sky CountryChris WhitleyCD10A 93763079899376329
LuschtQLCD1582876687632
Jazz Moods - CoolTony BennettCD14
The Kings & Queens of CountryVarious Artists2×CD20 + 20828766860726
Volumen brutalBarón RojoCD1982876682702828766827026
Just the Best, Vol. 51Various Artists2×CD20 + 2082876 68205 2828766820522
Verschwende deine ZeitSilbermond2×DVD-Video + CD19 + 13 + 1482876 68389 9828766838992
I Am Not From HereMartina BalogováCD12828766936028287669360252
GoldenElklandCopy Control CD12CK 92036827969203620
Kaikki parhaat: 16 suosituinta hittiäAnne MattilaDigital Media16
Dream Dance 35Various Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 68309 2828766830927
Am I My Brother's Keeper?Brothers KeepersCD2082876 68973 2828766897326
Rosa VenusFobiaCD128287 669647 2 1828766964721
Best of Sweetbox 1995-2005sweetbox2×CD16 + 8SB10025C8803581110258
PhantomsAcceptanceCopy Control CD128-2876-77731-2828767773124
Kingdom of HeavenHarry Gregson‐WilliamsCD20
Pasión de gavilanesVarious ArtistsCD105099752004829
The Very Best of Sylvie VartanSylvie VartanCD23
There's No One Left in Brooklyn but YouThe DamnwellsDigital Media6[none]
Booom 2005: The SecondVarious Artists2×CD21 + 2082876 68308 2828766830828
Piosenki na nieMakowiecki BandCD1182876683972
BärnerplatteVarious ArtistsCD1882876595302828766953022
De aller besteTrang FødselCD1682876 70928 2828767092829
Step UpDarinCD1
Slow Jamz: Summer R&B AnthemsVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876691492828766914924
LiikuCheekDigital Media3
ShineAverage White BandCD15
Back For MoreShawn Desman(unknown)1382876-55829-2
Vorrei cantare come BiagioSimone CristicchiCD4828766918320828766918328
Counting Down the DaysNatalie ImbrugliaCD1282876679672828766796728
Best of YouFoo Fighters7" Vinyl2828767012179
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