List of Sony Music labels

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This is a list of record labels owned by, or associated with Sony Music Entertainment (SME).

According to the Sony Music official website, the main labels are Columbia Records, RCA Records, Epic Records, Arista Records, Legacy Recordings, Sony Music Latin, Sony Masterworks, Provident Label Group, and Sony Classical, as well as the Nashville divisions of the first four named.[1]

Columbia Records[edit]

Epic Records[edit]

RCA Records[edit]

Sony Music Nashville[edit]

Provident Label Group[edit]

Sony Masterworks[edit]

Legacy Recordings[edit]

Legacy handles the archives of Sony Music–owned labels, including:

It also handles the catalog of recordings produced by Phil Spector on Philles Records (originally from EMI Music Publishing, which was acquired by Sony/ATV Music Publishing).

The Orchard/RED Music[edit]

Sony Music Publishing[edit]

Sony Music UK[edit]

Sony Music Entertainment Japan (Independent operation)[edit]

Other Sony Music national companies[edit]

Independent labels distributed by Sony Music Entertainment[edit]

Former/defunct labels[edit]

Columbia Records[edit]

Epic Records[edit]

Zomba Group of Companies[edit]

RED Distribution[edit]

RCA Records[edit]

Arista Records[edit]

BMG Entertainment[edit]

Sony Music UK[edit]

Other former labels[edit]

See also[edit]


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