Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

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Also credited as:
Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.
Sony Music Entertainment Inc
Sony Music Ent., Inc.
Sony Music Ent. Inc.

PLEASE NOTE - Sony Music Entertainment Inc. should be used for copyright, distribution, or record company credits. For the label, please use Sony Music, Sony BMG Music Entertainment (2004-2009) or the other sublabels below.

Sony Music Entertainment should be used for the majority of post 2009 copyright & distribution credits.

Sony Music Entertainment Inc. was established by Sony on January 1, 1991 (4 January 1991 in New York) to fulfill the terms of the 1988 acquisition of CBS Records. From 11/17/1987 to 12/31/1990, Sony Music Entertainment used the CBS Records Inc. name.

In August 2004, Sony Music Entertainment Inc. collaborated with BMG to create Sony BMG Music Entertainment.
In October 2008, Sony bought out BMG's half, and the company became Sony Music Entertainment on January 1, 2009.

NY company number: 1218162
Incorporated: 17 November 1987 as 'CBS Records Inc.'
Name change: 4 January 1991 to 'Sony Music Entertainment Inc.' - this page
Name change: 16 January 2009 to 'Sony Music Holdings Inc.

Parent Label:Sony Corporation
Sublabels:550 Music, ACML (2), Benson Records, Burgundy Records, CBS/Sony, Club Play, Columbia Broadway Masterworks, Columbia Jazz Contemporary Masters, Columbia Records, Inc., Columbia/Epic Music (Korea) Inc., ...
Contact Info:

Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
550 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022-3211

Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
666 Fifth Ave.
P.O. Box 4452
New York, NY 10101-4452


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