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Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.
Subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America
Industry Music & Entertainment
Genre Various
Predecessor American Record Corporation (1929-1938)
Columbia/CBS Records (1938-1991)
Sony Music (1991-2004)
Sony BMG (2004-2008)
Founded November 17, 1987 (CBS Records acquisition by Sony)
January 1, 1991 (Sony Music launch)
October 1, 2008 (relaunch)
Headquarters ,
Key people
Rolf Schmidt-Holtz (CEO)
Kevin Kelleher (CFO)
Products Music & Entertainment
Revenue Increase2.2% $3.9 bilion (USD 2008)
Parent Sony Corporation of America

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.

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