Announced this week were new composer assignments for Joe Kraemer (Mission: Impossible 5), Alex Ebert (A Most Violent Year), Harry Gregson-Williams (Southpaw), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 49 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): The Maze Runner (John Paesano), This Is Where I Leave You (Michael Giacchino), Tusk (Christopher Drake), and A Walk Among the Tombstones (Carlos Rafael Rivera).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- This Is Where I Leave You (12 songs)
- The Maze Runner (no songs)
- Tusk (11 songs)
- A Walk Among the Tombstones (4 songs)
- Hector and the Search for Happiness (15 songs)
- Tracks (18 songs)

Finally, the following composer will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Saturday: Mychael Danna (Life of Pi) will turn 56.