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Sony Music Entertainment

US major record company established 2009

Sony Music Entertainment (or Sony Music) is the second-largest global recorded music company of the "big four" record companies and is controlled by Sony Corporation of America.

Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.
TypeSubsidiary of Sony Corporation of America
IndustryMusic & Entertainment
GenreVarious
Predecessor(s)American Record Corporation (1929-1938)
Columbia/CBS Records (1938-1991)
Sony Music (1991-2004)
Sony BMG (2004-2008)
When it was createdNovember 17, 1987 (CBS Records acquisition by Sony)
January 1, 1991 (Sony Music launch)
October 1, 2008 (relaunch)
HeadquartersNew York, NY, United States
Key peopleRolf Schmidt-Holtz (CEO)
Kevin Kelleher (CFO)
Things madeMusic & Entertainment
Money earnedIncrease2.2% $3.9 bilion (USD 2008)[1]
ParentSony Corporation of America
Websitewww.sonymusic.com

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  1. "Bloomberg - Are you a robot?". www.bloomberg.com.

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