Announced this week were new composer assignments for Nicola Piovani (Hungry Hearts), James Horner (Aviation: The Invisible Highway), Bear McCreary (Constantine, Intruders, and Everly), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 32 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): Get On Up: The James Brown Story (Thomas Newman, songs by James Brown), and Guardians of the Galaxy (Tyler Bates).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Get On Up: The James Brown Story (43 songs)
- Guardians of the Galaxy (12 songs)
- Calvary (9 songs)
- What If (22 songs)

Finally, the following composer will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Wednesday: Alan Howarth (Escape from New York) will turn 66.