Company Information

Artist & Music Business GroupSony Music Publishing (Japan) Inc.

Sony Music Publishing (Japan) Inc.

Sony Music Publishing is a music publisher providing services including copyright management, repertoire exploitation and promotion, and development of new songwriting talent for both Japanese and international repertoire.

Principal Business

Sony Music Publishing (SMP) is a music publisher of both Japanese and international repertoire in Japan, providing services including registration for copyright collection, copyright management such as collecting, receiving, and redistributing copyright royalties, as well as development, exploitation, and promotion of repertoire. SMP has a sub-publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing and other international publishers to administrate international repertoire in Japan, counting a total of 2.3 million Japanese and international tracks to work with as of April 2017.
SMP also covers a broad range of other services related to copyright and neighboring rights management including scouting and management of lyricists, songwriters, and other artists, developing and supporting exclusive composers, production of music in games, movies, and anime, and management of music library databases.

Company Data

Company name Sony Music Publishing (Japan) Inc.
Representative Charles Mikami (Representative Director)
EstablishedAugust 1997(April 2000 Company name changed)
Capital400 million JPY
StockholderSony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. 100%
Official Website新しいウィンドウで開く

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