Company Information

Artist & Music Business GroupSony Music Labels Inc.

Sony Music Labels Inc.

Sony Music Labels is a record company that plans, produces, and promotes music and video products through nine distinctive labels, bringing music of many genres to listeners everywhere.

Principal Business

Sony Music Labels (SML) is a record company that plans, produces, and promotes commercial music and video products. Nine distinctive labels form our business division, including Sony Music Records, SME Records, Ariola Japan, SACRA MUSIC, Epic Records Japan, Epic JYP, Ki/oon Music, Sony Music Associated Records, and Sony Music Japan International. Under exclusive contract with the artists, each label supports them with a comprehensive strategy for artist development, music production, marketing, and media promotion. This record label business releases a variety of musical genres to listeners in Japan and around the world, including J-pop, rock, anime song, international repertoire, classical, and jazz.

Company Data

Company name Sony Music Labels Inc.
Representative Manabu Tsujino(Representative Director)
EstablishedOctober 2001 Sony Music Records Inc. established
April 2014 Changed its company name to Sony Music Labels Inc.
Capital480 million JPY
StockholderSony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. 100%

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