For the first time as part of its annual Oscar Week events, the Academy will present a live "Oscar Concert" celebrating this year's nominated scores and songs on Thursday, February 27, at 8 p.m. at UCLA's Royce Hall. For more details, click here.
New composer assignments were announced for: Photek (Gang Related), Lorne Balfe (Manny), Klaus Badelt (Queen of the Desert), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.
36 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.
About Last Night (music by Marcus Miller), Endless Love (music by Christophe Beck), RoboCop (music by Pedro Bromfman), and Winter's Tale (music by Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer) opened nationwide this week.
Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- About Last Night (29 songs)
- Endless Love (20 songs)
- RoboCop (8 songs)
- Winter's Tale (2 songs)
- Date and Switch (24 songs)
- Jimmy P. (12 songs)
- Le Week-End (7 songs)
Finally, the following composers will be celebrating upcoming birthdays:
- Sunday: Larry Groupe (The Contender) will turn 57.
- Wednesday: Shigeru Umebayashi (The Grandmaster) will turn 63.