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
Bääärenstark!!! Hits 2005Various Artists2×CD21 + 21828767336022
Grandes éxitosMecano2×CD + DVD-Video15 + 15 + 2082876757832828767578323
Face to FaceWestlifeCD1282876 745382828767453828
Swinging SixtiesVarious Artists3×CD20 + 20 + 2082876748392828767483924
Ένας όμορφος κόσμοςΖακ ΣτεφάνουCD1182876760532
(Don't) Give Hate a ChanceJamiroquaiCD1JAMCD03
Obras completas (bonus disc)MecanoCD17
Huge Club TunesVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876694152828766941524
Nick HolidayVarious ArtistsCD1482876 73642-2828767364223
A Brief History of Soul: Sock It to MeVarious ArtistsCD1482876-74114-2
SalamaleikumRising GirlCD1482876 71502 2828767150222
Die Hit-Giganten: RocksongsVarious Artists2×CD20 + 2082876 73352 2828767335223
Irgendwie, irgendwo, irgendwannNenaCD1210879828767329222
(Don't) Give Hate a ChanceJamiroquaiCD282876750642
(Don't) Give Hate a Chance (disc 2)JamiroquaiCD382876 75065 2828767506524
Reach OutHuman NatureCD1282876753252828767532523
30 Jahre RockVarious Artists2×CD15 + 1582876 70284 2828767028422
Alles (Sammel-Edition: PURES GOLD)Wolfgang PetryCD2082876750392828767503929
Anime Hits 4Various ArtistsCD2282876 75499 2828767549927
曖昧 (冠軍慶功版)楊丞琳CD10828767624520828767624525
Ti amo: Das Beste von 1996-2000 (Pures Gold für Brunner & Brunner)Brunner & BrunnerCD19828767527321
TV-HitsVarious ArtistsCD240828767329123
Friends ForeverNiels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen2×CD17 + 1782876740052828767400525
No More Sweet MusicHooverphonic2×CD11 + 1182876 746702828767467023
BoxedEurythmics8×CD15 + 16 + 16 + 15 + 16 + 17 + 15 + 15
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)EurythmicsCD1682876 561152828765611527
After the Lights (Christmas special package)sweetbox2×CD12 + 482876 743902, SB10127C8803581111279
HypnotizeSystem of a DownCD1282876726112828767261126
HypnotizeSystem of a DownCD + DVD12 + 382876726122828767261225
Lounge for Lovers 2Various Artists2×CD15 + 1582876754982828767549828
Nenudin (SKAntidepresivum)PolemicCD14520308 25099752030828
The Essential Eighties: 1985–1989Various Artists2×CD18 + 18828767476020828767476025
A Piece of My HeartAli AmiriCD12828767156120828767156125
Grandmix: The 90’s Edition 2Ben Liebrand3×CD35 + 32 + 3182876 731162828767311623
Mrs Henderson PresentsGeorge FentonCD2082876762662828767626628
Melissa O'NeilMelissa O’NeilCD1282876-75157-2828767515724
Die Hit-Giganten: LovesongsVarious Artists2×CD19 + 1982876 74281 2828767428123
Radio 538 Dance Smash Hits: Best of 2005Various Artists2×CD25 + 2582876 74730 2828767473024
EchosystemHeyCD1382876772032828767720326
FM4 Soundselection: 13Various Artists2×CD23 + 23983 554 7602498355473
So Fresh: The Hits of Summer 2006 Plus the Best of 2005Various Artists2×CD20 + 2082876747612828767476124
G4 & FriendsG4CD1582876747382, 8287674738 2828767473826
Because of YouKelly ClarksonCD282876764122828767641225
The EndDe/VisionCD382876766212828767662121
One Big Rush: The Genius of Joe SatrianiJoe SatrianiCD10A 96083079899608321
10 años: Un Panteón muy vivoPanteón RococóCD + DVD-Video17 + 10828767551227828767551227
48º Zecchino d'Oro: 2005Piccolo Coro dell'AntonianoCD15828767554320828767554327
HypnotizeSystem of a DownCD + DVD12 + 3SB-10132C8803581111323
A Brief History of the Blues: Rollin' and TumblinVarious ArtistsCD1482876-74675-2
The Dome, Volume 36Various Artists2×CD20 + 2182876 75409 2828767540924
In DreamsJoseph McMannersCD1382876726092828767260921
Prepare for ImpactTom GreenCD1382876-71046-2828767104621
Right Here, Right Now (My Heart Belongs to You)AgnesCD282876 77969 2828767796925
JuiceboxThe StrokesCD3828767597220828767597225
La Compilation AuthentiqueAlain Barrière2×CD17 + 1733777671870203377767187020
BEST中島美嘉CD14SB-50043C8803581150438
Fetenkult: Hüttenzauber 2006Various Artists2×CD20 + 2082876 75411 2828767541129
Tunnel Trance Force, Volume 35Various Artists2×CD20 + 2082876757692828767576923
彩虹天堂劉畊宏CD1182876789742828767897424
True BelieverBob CarlisleCD10079892715026
Boz Scaggs & BandBoz ScaggsCD9MHCP 5604571191050168
So EmotionalBonnie TylerCD1382876 74818 2828767481821
Booom 2006: The FirstVarious Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 75412 2828767541228
Booom 2006: The FirstVarious Artists2×CD21 + 2182876 78098 2828767809823
蓋世英雄王力宏CD10828767822620828767822624
盖世英雄王力宏CD109787799421315
Euro Hits ForeverVarious Artists2×CD17 + 1707243 860674 2 5724386067425
Felicidade InstantâneaCPM 22CD162 2820215099728202129
MaxximumCapital InicialCD172515740828767238920
MaxximumZezé Di Camargo & LucianoCD162 515753828767134826
Colección privadaMónica Naranjo2×CD18 + 112-5185477509951854722
Don’t Believe the TruthOasisCD112 5201495099752014927
MaxximumRenato TeixeiraCD202 717542828767175423
Essential Sights & SoundsVarious ArtistsCD + DVD-Video11 + 62SK 59546074645954622
The Hits of Shakin' Stevens (Remastered 2005)Shakin’ StevensCD16466265 25099746626525
The Singles (Best Of The Best Gold)The ClashCD18495353 2828767332529
The Singles CollectionBlue Öyster CultCD205099751871625099751871620
Strip (remastered + expanded)Adam AntCD18519639 25099751963929
Krása nesmírnáVypsaná fiXaCD16519741 25099751974123
Snap, Crackle & BopJohn Cooper ClarkeCD1351984125099751984122
The CollectionShakin’ StevensCD2551988225099751988229
Making MusicHi5CD35519898
Po tamtej stronieAnna Jantar i Natalia Kukulska2×CD20 + 55199402[none]
DynamiteJamiroquaiCD1652011125099752011124
天演論盧巧音Enhanced CD13520276.25099752027620
Space BarDiscobar GalaxieCD285203822, 52038220005099752038220
Megadance Summermix 2005Ben LiebrandCD43520499 25099752049929
Greatest HitsAndy WilliamsCD16520507 25099752050727
Korn / Follow The LeaderKorn2×CD12 + 2552053025099752053025
Stop + algo másFranco de VitaCD + DVD14 + 552 0957155099709571527
De nuevo con mi genteDiomedes Díaz & Franco ArgüellesCD1652 5040295099750402924
Ponte a la modaSilvestre Dangond & Juancho de La EspriellaCD1452 5040335099750403327
Blue WaterBlack Rock feat. Debra AndrewCD6675782.29399700137811
StarsSwitchfootCD4676048.15099767604816
Der er et landRein AlexanderCD1468251828767179223
Meu presente é vocêBruno & MarroneCD15703692828767036922
2 Filhos de FranciscoVarious ArtistsCD14725082828767250823
Jermaine JacksonJermaine JacksonCD975517406552755174065521
All American CountrySkeeter Davis(unknown)1075517407242755174072420
TodayElvis Presley2×CD20 + 168287663927-2828766392722