Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home to premier record labels representing music from every genre, including Arista Nashville, Beach Street/Reunion Records, Bystorm Entertainment, Columbia Nashville, Columbia Records, Day 1, Epic Records, Essential Records, Kemosabe Records, Legacy Recordings, MASTERWORKS, Polo Grounds, RCA Inspiration, RCA Nashville, RCA Records, Sony Classical, Sony Music Latin, Star Time International, Syco Music, Vested in Culture and Volcano. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

Employee Rating

4.1
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanySony
HQNew York, US
Founded1/1/2008
Websitesonymusic.com
Sony Music was founded in 1/1/2008 and is headquartered in New York, US
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Key People/Management at Sony Music

Rob Stringer

Rob Stringer

CEO
Doug Morris

Doug Morris

Chairman
Kevin Kelleher

Kevin Kelleher

Evp & CFO
Ron Perry

Ron Perry

Chairman & CEO, Columbia Records
Sylvia Rhone

Sylvia Rhone

CEO, Epic Records
Dennis Kooker

Dennis Kooker

President, Global Digital Business & U.S. Sales
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Sony Music Office Locations

Sony Music has offices in New York, Capital Federal, East Sydney, Brussel and in 9 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
550 Madison Avenue
Capital Federal, AR
José Antonio Cabrera 6027
East Sydney, AU
11-19 Hargrave St
Brussel, BE
Hooikaai 55
Copenhagen, DK
Vognmagergade 7
Helsinki, FI
Tallberginkatu 2 A
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Sony Music Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1/1/2008
Sony Music is a subsidiary of Sony
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Sony Music Online and Social Media Presence

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Sony Music News and Updates

THE FRONT RUNNER Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Album Available Now From Sony Music Masterworks

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music announces the release of THE FRONT RUNNER (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) available now. The album features a score of original music by composer Rob Simonsen (Love, Simon, Foxcatcher, The Spectacular Now, 500 Days of Summer), who...

UPDATE 3-Two stabbed in catering staff bust-up at Sony Music UK HQ

Sony Music said two of its catering staff had been involved in a violent altercation at its UK head office in central London on Friday after police reported two people had been stabbed.

UPDATE 2-Two stabbed in catering staff bust-up at Sony Music UK HQ

Sony Music said two of its catering staff had been involved in a violent altercation at its UK head office in central London on Friday after police reported two people had been stabbed.

Two people stabbed at Sony Music HQ in London: reports

Two people were stabbed at Sony Music's offices in London on Friday and one person was arrested, British media reported, in an incident that police said was not being treated as terror-related. Armed officers were sent to Derry Street, where Sony's offices are located, after police were alerted at a…

UPDATE 1-Two hurt in London stabbing incident at Sony Music HQ

Police said two people had been stabbed in an ongoing incident in central London on Friday, with armed officers on the scene at Sony Music UK's head office in Kensington.

Two hurt in London stabbing incident near Sony Music HQ

Police said two people had been stabbed in an ongoing incident in central London on Friday, with armed officers on the scene at Sony Music UK's head office in Kensington.
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Sony Music Blogs

Sol Rashidi Named Executive Vice President and Chief Data Officer, Sony Music Entertainmen

New York, NY – November 5, 2018 –  Sol Rashidi has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Data Officer, Sony Music Entertainment, it was announced today. In this newly created role, Rashidi will be responsible for building and leading a global team focused on further advancing Sony Music’s da…

Sony Music CEO Rob Stringer Featured on BBC Radio 4’s “The Media Show”: Listen

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2018 — Check out Sony Music CEO Rob Stringer’s compelling discussion of key issues in the music industry in a new interview with BBC Radio 4’s “The Media Show.” In this quick, informative chat, he talks about music’s shift to digital and the evolution of his own career. Click here …

Sony Music Entertainment Announces Global Partnership with Kygo and Manager Myles Shear for New Label, Palm Tree Records

NEW YORK—October 4, 2018—Sony Music Entertainment has entered into a worldwide talent development partnership with global superstar producer/DJ Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll – a.k.a. Kygo – and music manager Myles Shear, it was announced today. Under the strategic agreement, Sony Music, Kygo and Shear are lau…

Bob Dylan – More Blood, More Tracks – The Bootleg Series Vol. 14 to Be Released by Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings on Friday, November 2

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Bob Dylan – More Blood, More Tracks – The Bootleg Series Vol. 14 on Friday, November 2. The latest chapter in Columbia/Legacy’s highly acclaimed Bob Dylan Bo…

Sony Music Entertainment/Legacy Recordings Strike Historic New Agreement with Blackheart Records for Iconic Joan Jett Catalog & Other Blackheart Titles

NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings, a division of SME, have entered into an historic new agreement with Blackheart Records, the groundbreaking American music label founded in 1980 by rock icon Joan Jett, legendary songwriter/producer Kenny Laguna an…

Major Stars Pay Tribute To Iconic Film Composer James Horner On New Album The Classics – Available Now

NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —  “They were so BITTERSWEET and EMOTIONALLY RESONANT. He hadn’t orchestrated a thing and I KNEW IT WAS GOING TO BE ONE OF CINEMA’S GREAT SCORES…  I KNEW HE HAD CRACKED THE HEART AND SOUL.”– Director JAMES CAMERON on hearing the Titanic music for the first time “…
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Sony Music Company Life and Culture

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Sony Music Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sony Music founded?

    Sony Music was founded in 1/1/2008.

  • Who are Sony Music key executives?

    Sony Music's key executives are Rob Stringer, Doug Morris and Kevin Kelleher.

  • Who are Sony Music competitors?

    Competitors of Sony Music include StadiumRed, Boiler Room and Psonar.

  • Where is Sony Music headquarters?

    Sony Music headquarters is located at 550 Madison Avenue, New York.

  • Where are Sony Music offices?

    Sony Music has offices in New York, Capital Federal, East Sydney, Brussel and in 9 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sony Music have?

    Sony Music has 13 offices.