BMG Poland

BMG Poland
Parent company BMG
Founded 1993
Defunct 2004
Genre various
Country of origin Warsaw, Poland
Location Poland

BMG Poland Sp. z o.o., was a Polish subsidiary of BMG founded in 1993 in Warsaw.[1]

In 1996 BMG Poland purchased independent label Zic Zac owned by musician Marek Kościkiewicz of De Mono.[2] At the time Zic Zac had 10% share on Polish music market with such artists in their roster as Kayah, Urszula Kasprzak, Andrzej Piaseczny, Formacja Nieżywych Schabuff, Elektryczne Gitary, and Varius Manx among others. Kościkiewicz became BMG Poland CEO, while Zic Zac was reformed to labels subsidiary. In 2001 label opened subsidiary Sissy Records with such artists as Andrzej Smolik, Cool Kids of Death, Futro, Jacek Lachowicz, Lenny Valentino, Novika, Old Time Radio and Ścianka in catalogue.[3][4][5][6]

BMG Poland bestselling artists included Liroy and Varius Manx among others, with several albums certified Gold and Platinum in Poland.[7][8]

In 2004 BMG Poland merged with Sony Music Entertainment Poland to Sony BMG Music Entertainment Poland, as of joint venture deal between Sony Music Entertainment and Bertelsmann Music Group.[9]

Selected artists

See also


  1. "BMG Entertainment International Ten Years Young". Billboard. 109, No. 94: 20. January 25, 1997. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  2. Ploplis-Olczak, Ewa. "MAREK KOŚCIKIEWICZ - Potrafię zarazić pasją". Archived from the original on 2014-10-23. Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  3. "Cool Kids Of Death - 2". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  4. "Lenny Valentino". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  5. "Futro - Futro". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  6. "Jacek Lachowicz - Jacek Lachowicz". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  7. "Platynowe płyty 1997". Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  8. "Złote płyty 1997". Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  9. "SONY BMG ENTERTAINMENT POLAND Sp. z o.o.". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  10. "Artur Gadowski - G.A.D". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  11. "De Mono - Paparazzi". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  12. "Doktor Granat - Świadkowie rocka". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  13. "Borysewicz Kukiz - Borysewicz Kukiz". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  14. "Lady Pank - Na Na". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  15. "Lech Janerka - Fiu Fiu". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  16. "Makowiecki Band - Makowiecki Band". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  17. "Varius Manx - End". Retrieved 2014-10-23.
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