105music - 105music

Parent company Sony Music Entertainment and NN
Active years Since 2003
founder Heinz Canibol and Roman Rybnikar
Seat Hamburg, Germany

105music is a Hamburg based music label founded in 2003 as a joint venture between Sony Music Entertainment and NN .

Heinz Canibol and Roman Rybnikar are founders and managing partners. [1] [2]

In February 2014 Sony Music Entertainment announced that the previous managing directors had withdrawn from day-to-day business. [3]

Musical direction

After working in top positions in various major labels , Canibol and Rybnikar decided to set up a music label for adult listeners with 105music. [2] Listeners aged 25 and over should be served primarily with German-language music. [1]

Contract artist

In 2015, Annett Louisan , Ina Müller , Stefan Gwildis , Frank Ramond , Anna Depenbusch , Jördis Tielsch and Mirja Boes were under contract with 105music . [4]

Former 105music artists are Henni Nachtsheim , Cosmo Klein , Silvio D'Anza , Frans Bauer , Hubertus von Garnier, Felix Meyer , Konrad Wissmann , Jon Flemming Olsen , Die Junge Tenöre and Ruben Cossani . [5]


Since the founding of this music label, 105music artists have been awarded various gold records , six platinum records, one double platinum and one quintuple gold record from the IFPI . [6]


According to Heinz Canibol, the name 105music emerged from the added age of the two managing directors when this music label was founded. [1]

Individual evidence

  1. a b c Eva Eusterhus: Heinz Canibol: The fire master for bored ears . December 15, 2007 ( welt.de [accessed July 29, 2019]).
  2. a b FOCUS Online: It tickled so nicely ... Retrieved on July 29, 2019 .
  3. 105music finds a new home in Munich. (PDF) Sony Music, February 27, 2014, accessed July 29, 2019 .
  4. 105music / Sony Music signs Jördis Tielsch under contract . ( Memento from May 18, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) Musikmarkt , May 12, 2015
  5. The sound pope from Köthel . In: Hamburger Abendblatt , August 20, 2011
  6. Gold / platinum database. Federal Association of the Music Industry