Announced this week were new composer assignments for: Dario Marianelli (Heat), Neil Davidge (Monsters: Dark Continent), Gabriel Yared (The Prophet), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

34 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Need for Speed (music by Nathan Furst) and Tyler Perry's Single Moms Club (music by Christopher Young) open nationwide today.

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Need for Speed (10 songs)
- Tyler Perry's Single Moms Club (14 songs)
- Bad Words (15 songs)
- Better Living Through Chemistry (17 songs)
- The Den (9 songs)
- Le Week-End (7 songs)

Finally, the following composers will be celebrating upcoming birthdays:
- Saturday: Ry Cooder (Southern Comfort) will turn 67.
- Monday: Billy Corgan (Ransom) will turn 47.