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
RespectBondan Prakoso & Fade 2 BlackDigital Media12
RedbirdHeather NovaCD1282876 71709 2828767170923
Jalat altaCharles PlogmanDigital Media12
Moonlight SerenadeCarly SimonDigital Media13[none]
Studentessa universitariaSimone CristicchiCD3828767223920828767223926
Alles, was Du willstRainhard Fendrich3×CD12 + 12 + 1282876 62336 2828766233629
Bar Jazz, Volume 6Various Artists3×CD13 + 12 + 1482876 70912 2828767091228
FutterToni Kater(unknown)14828767225623
LegendsDionne Warwick3×CD18 + 18 + 16
LegendsAlice Cooper3×CD12 + 12 + 11
StrongerHanna PakarinenDigital Media11
The Eve of the WarJeff WayneCD2
StrongerHanna PakarinenCD1182876722662828767226620
曖昧楊丞琳CD10828767287120828767287126
Wish I (CD 2)JemCD382876727722828767277226
Wish I (CD 1)JemCD282876727732828767277325
Power & Passion: The Most Passionate Lovesongs of All TimeVarious Artists2×CD20 + 20828767318820
DOAFoo FightersCD28287673539
TiluliluleiPelle PositiiviCD2282876 734622
BorderlessCameron CartioCD110094634224024
MaxximumToquinhoCD172 515773828767223322
Bravo Black Hits, Volume 13Various Artists2×CD21 + 1982876 72349 2828767234922
S'Blaue vom HimmelAdrian SternCD130828767094020828767094021
Reggaeton InvasionVarious Artists(unknown)19
Le Tango des gens / Les SénégalaisesSanseverino2×CD11 + 1452044820005099752044825
Best of 1982-2005NicoleCD2082876 71420 28287671420203
Tunnel Trance Force, Volume 34Various Artists2×CD20 + 2082876728022828767280226
One Night Stand! Sam Cooke Live at the Harlem Square ClubSam CookeCD1082876 69552 2828766955224
ExoterikaMiro JarošCD2082876716512828767165127
CasaNatalia y La ForquetinaDigital Media17
Livin’ in the CityFun Lovin’ CriminalsCD13BVCM-4104D[none]
Kuschelrock 19Various Artists2×CD19 + 1982876 70809 2828767080925
Die Hit-Giganten: KultschlagerVarious Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 71631 2828767163123
Relax: Edition Two (limited edition)Blank & Jones2×CD14 + 1282876 73234 2828767323428
Kuschelrock 19Various Artists2×CD19 + 1982876 73284 2828767328423
Insomnia 2005FaithlessEnhanced CD582876 73531 2828767353128
Extended VersionsTed NugentCD10A 96012079899601223
JoPD Presents BROOKLYN mix tape vol.1조PDCD14SB90032C
Oral Fixation, Vol. 2ShakiraCD1182876738952828767389523
See the SunPete MurrayCD12
Paint By NumbersChristian WalzCD1182876 71967 2828767196725
And the Glass Handed KitesMewCD1482876722942828767229423
Call My NameCharlotte ChurchCD382876727642
Call My NameCharlotte Church(unknown)1
LegendsAlice Cooper3×CD12 + 12 + 11
Los GatosLos GatosCD12
Love AliveHeartCD10A94337079899433725
NylonΆννα ΒίσσηCD16
LegendsSmokie3×CD15 + 15 + 1582876 711552828767115528
Live at Alexandra PalaceFaithlessDVD-Video1882876 724039828767240398
And the Glass Handed KitesMewCD1482876722942828767229423
The Essential Michael JacksonMichael Jackson2×CD21 + 1752042220005099752042227
Piece by PieceKatie MeluaCD12828767338120828767338125
Cautionary Tales for the BravePure Reason RevolutionCD482876725952828767259529
A Final HitLeftfieldCD1582876726072828767260723
The Best of The DooleysThe DooleysCD1482876 73092 2828767309224
The PoisonBullet for My ValentineCD13828767364920828767364926
Extraordinary MachineFiona AppleCD12828767363622
AliveMelissa O’NeilEnhanced CD382876742992828767429922
Iguana cafè: Latin blues e melodiePino DanieleCD13828767280520828767280523
Turn Your Car AroundLee RyanCD282876743362828767433622
The Swing of ChristmasVarious ArtistsCD1682876699622828766996227
Winter LoungeVarious ArtistsCD1582876 69964 2828766996425
HelenaRising GirlCD482876 73724 2828767372426
Un giorno perfettoDiego MancinoDigital Media2[none]
I've Got a LifeEurythmicsCD-R4[none]
Per Sempre (For Always)Anthony CalleaCD3828767258620828767258621
Domino DancingWest End GirlsCD382876 72196 2
No Balance PalaceKashmirCD1182876 72767 2828767276724
Perutaan häätAnne MattilaDigital Media14
HypnotizeSystem of a DownDigital Media1828767699059
HypnotizeSystem of a DownDigital Media2828767412924
İlle de SenZeynep DizdarCD10828767449425
Toggo Music 11Various ArtistsCD2182876 71770 2828767177021
Future ReferenceRhombusCD15828767204020828767204024
Dream Dance 37Various Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 73359 2828767335926
MalúMalúCD1182876 692572828766925722
Magic 80Various Artists4×CD17 + 19 + 18 + 19828767074023
Vuorien taaIndicaDigital Media2
Collage100°CCD13
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition / Prokofiev: Alexander NevskyMussorgsky; Prokofiev, Thomas Schippers(unknown)220082796927532
Tuuliset tienootIndicaDigital Media10
Reprise des négociationsBénabarDigital Media13
End of the WorldDavid CampbellCD482876745282
The Intention CraftPure Reason RevolutionCD367593025099767593028
At This TimeBurt BacharachCD11828767341125828767341125
Essential R&B: The Very Best of R&B: Winter 2005Various Artists2×CD20 + 209834804602498348048
Pod rzęsamiDorota MiśkiewiczCD12
The Concert for Bangladesh (remix)George Harrison and Friends2×CD10 + 1082876729862828767298627
Whenever I Call You FriendKenny LogginsCD10A 93728079899372826
Neva Get Enuf3LWCD10A 93733079899373328
México Madrid en directo y sin escalasAlejandro Fernández(unknown)13
The Christmas CollectionIl Divo(unknown)11
Jag ångrar ingentingLena PhilipssonCD10SME-8287674-7832828767478326
BademBademCD11828767485423
Alle Jahre - Alle Hits - Die SinglesMünchener Freiheit2×CD19 + 2082876 68885 2828766888522
Kuschelklassik 10Various Artists2×CD17 + 1782876 726132828767261324
Face to FaceWestlifeCD1182876 74625 2828767462523
管你媽媽嫁給誰康康CD1082876749032828767490328
柯有倫柯有倫CD1282876759452828767594521