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
Revolutions: Alternative Bands Radical MusicVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876 69598-2
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UnvergessenDiether KrebsCD3382876 68787 2828766878721
Il DivoIl DivoCD12828766765427
DynamiteJamiroquaiCD1152011195099752011193
The Dome, Volume 34Various Artists2×CD20 + 2182876 68311 2828766831122
Il partyGaetanaDigital Media3
Gurbet YoluYıldız TezcanCD14886971160420
KrynologyGlobal KrynerCD15828766919028
Pies descalzosShakiraCD11EK 94709827969470923
Best of You (CD2)Foo FightersEnhanced CD482876 70048 2828767004822
Best of YouFoo FightersCD282876 70121 2828767012124
The Ultimate Acoustic SongbookVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876704792828767047928
Aufstehn, aufeinander zugehnSven SchumacherCD4828766987126
Desde el batiscafoChancho en PiedraCD14
Together in ConcertJohn Farnham & Tom JonesCD1582876682212828766822120
Out-Bloody-Rageous: An Anthology 1967-1973Soft Machine2×CD17 + 1352003925099752003921
Smash! Volume 29Various ArtistsCD2182876 68312 2828766831221
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Feels Just Like It ShouldJamiroquaiCD3675968 25099767596821
Feels Just Like It ShouldJamiroquaiVinyl3675968 65099767596869
100 Jahre Erste Allgemeine VerunsicherungErste Allgemeine Verunsicherung2×CD18 + 1882876 68713 2828766871326
Rising GirlRising GirlCD282876698732828766987324
Bravo Hits 49Various Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 69948 2828766994827
Fetenkult: Strandparty 2005Various Artists2×CD19 + 1982876 69949 2828766994926
Bravo Hits 49Various Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 70283 2828767028323
Die Hit‐Giganten: Cabrio HitsVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876 70441 2828767044125
Bravo Hits 49Various Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 70587 2828767058726
情歌精選張信哲2×CD16 + 1682876 70618.2828767061825
Live at Brixton AcademyDidoCD1282876 66018 9828766601893
Just a Ride (CD1)JemCD282876705852828767058528
Just a Ride (CD2)JemCD482876705862828767058627
Lounge for LoversVarious Artists2×CD14 + 1482876706582828767065823
Battle of the Heroes From Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the SithJohn WilliamsEnhanced CD467595620005099767595626
À traversAndrée WattersCD1282876704072828767040721
天演論盧巧音(unknown)12
DynamiteJamiroquaiCD1252011125099752011124
Tunnel Trance Force, Volume 33Various Artists2×CD20 + 2082876683142828766831429
Greatest Hits (iTunes)The OffspringDigital Media15
ApasionadaEdnita NazarioCD1095790
Greatest HitsThe OffspringDigital Media16
Born to Run (Remastered, Vinyl Replica)Bruce SpringsteenCD8886972874228869728742270
Darkness on the Edge of Town (Remastered, Vinyl Replica)Bruce SpringsteenCD1088697287442[none]
NebraskaBruce SpringsteenCD10886972874728869728747220
Music To Watch Girls By - The Very Best ofAndy WilliamsCD2652034225099752034222
Crazy ChickCharlotte ChurchCD267595410005099767595411
Smooth Summer SoulVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876705332828767053325
Kiss of LifeHanna PakarinenDigital Media2
Perutaan häätAnne MattilaDigital Media1
Drive Time: AutobahnVarious ArtistsCD1694770827969477021
Ne plus dire qu'on est seulRenaud HantsonCD1982876 685 962828766859621
94-981280 AlmasCD165099750403228
Hurts So BadAnthony CalleaCD4828767071120828767071121
Stealth (Music from the Motion Picture)Various ArtistsCD13
Say HelloDeep Dish feat. Anousheh KhaliliCD5676026.15099767602614
Renaissance: The ClassicsAnthony Pappa3×CD16 + 16 + 1782876705392828767053929
Watzmann liveAmbros/Prokopetz/Fälbl/Eberhartinger2×CD21 + 1982876710762828767107622
The Essential Iron MaidenIron Maiden2×CD13 + 14CK 92833, CK 92834827969283226
Sweet the StingTori AmosCD-R1
I Let GoEighteen VisionsCD3675750 2
Tissues and IssuesCharlotte ChurchCD1252034625099752034628
The Best of SpliffSpliffCD1582876 69657 2828766965728
The Ultimate Easy AlbumVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876712452828767124520
12 Inches CollectionDead or Alive2×CD9 + 9MHCP-702
FriendshipRay CharlesCD12828767762821
Dream Dance 36Various Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 70076 2828767007625
Electric 80’sVarious Artists3×CD15 + 15 + 1682876 70538 2828767053820
Meu SambaAlexandre PiresCD1282876712432828767124322
¡Hola! Nu Latin Divas, Volume 2 (Amazon.de-exclusive)Various ArtistsCD1882876 71609 2828767160924
Die größten Musical HitsVarious Artists2×CD19 + 1982876704452828767044521
Ibiza Grooves: The Best in Chill and Club SoundsVarious Artists2×CD14 + 1282876 71389 2
FM4 Soundselection: 12Various Artists2×CD22 + 21828767062525
Box of Pearls: The Janis Joplin Collection (disc 1: Big Brother & The Holding Company)Janis JoplinCD1494742
Brigitte dancing: Saturday NightVarious ArtistsCD20
Step Into LiquidVarious ArtistsCD3644031-2
ZukunftsmusikToneCD1782876708192828767081922
CenathálieBokomaraCD1282876716052828767160528
Max Raabe ... singtMax Raabe2×CD16 + 174013809700336
愛情已死Various Artists2×CD17 + 17
MTV ao vivoTitãsCD2082876727842828767278421
Lazer BeamSuper Furry AnimalsCD3676011 15099767601112
Seven Days in Sunny JuneJamiroquaiCD2676064 1
Seven Days in Sunny JuneJamiroquaiCD4676064 25099767606421
The World's Best Award Winning Country, Volume 4Various ArtistsCD20828767170220828767170220
Oldu Gözlerim DolduYoncimikCD673236 1828767323619
Kovemmat kädet: KumiversioPMMPDigital Media13
柯有倫柯有倫CD1282876723972828767239729
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Kovemmat kädet: KumipainosPMMPCD1382876720762828767207629
Live in New York CityBruce Springsteen & The E Street Band2×CD11 + 9886972875928869728759278
The Rising (vinyl replica)Bruce SpringsteenCD15886972876128869728761226
538 Dance Smash 2005, Volume 4Various ArtistsCD2282876725342828767253428
LegendsThe Pointer Sisters3×CD18 + 17 + 1582876 711522828767115221
Swiss RocksVarious ArtistsCD20828767266527
CasaNatalia y La ForquetinaCD152 5169097509951690924
Healthy in Paranoid TimesOur Lady PeaceCopy Control CD1288697070142886970701426
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Ratu & FriendsRatuCD12
Box of Pearls: The Janis Joplin CollectionJanis Joplin5×CD14 + 11 + 11 + 14 + 594742