Sony Corporation of America, located in New York, NY, is the U.S. headquarters of Sony Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan. Sony’s principal U.S. businesses include Sony Electronics Inc., Sony Mobile Communications (USA) Inc., Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, Sony Network Entertainment International LLC., Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., Sony Music Entertainment, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, and Sony Online Entertainment LLC. With some 900 million Sony devices in hands and homes worldwide today, a vast array of Sony movies, television shows and music, and the PlayStation Network and the Sony Entertainment Network, Sony creates and delivers more entertainment experiences to more people than anyone else on earth.
The cutting-edge co-developer of the CD, the DVD and the Blu-ray Disc format, Sony continues to break new ground with innovative products like the PlayStation®4,Xperia™ smartphones and tablets, BRAVIA® 4K televisions, VAIO® personal computers, 4K professional cameras, and the Cyber-shot®, Alpha DSLR and NEX digital cameras. In 2013, Sony led the movie, television and music industries with 21 Academy Award, 22 Golden Globe and 95 Grammy nominations. Sony has brought the world such acclaimed movies as “The Amazing Spider-Man,” “Skyfall,” and “American Hustle” and produces hit television shows like “Breaking Bad,” “The Blacklist,” “The Dr. Oz Show,” “Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune.” Sony music artists include Adele, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Beyoncé, Carrie Underwood and Justin Timberlake. And, the Sony Entertainment Network is the ultimate destination for digital music, movies, television programs and games delivered through the PlayStation Network and the Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited services.
Sony recorded consolidated annual sales of approximately $72 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, and employs 146,300 people worldwide.