Announced this week were new composer assignments for Nathan Larson (The Wannabe), Laurent Eyquem (The Red Tent), John Swihart (A Light Beneath their Feet), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 43 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): The Best of Me (Aaron Zigman), The Book of Life (Gustavo Santaolalla), and Fury (Steven Price). Men, Women & Children (Bibio) is expanding nationwide for its limited release earlier this month.

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- The Best of Me (21 songs)
- Fury (10 songs)
- Birdman (16 songs)
- Listen Up Philip (4 songs)
- Rudderless (28 songs)

Finally, the following composer will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Monday: Thomas Newman (The Judge) will turn 59.
- Wednesday: Marc Shaiman (Sleepless in Seattle) will turn 55.
- Thursday: Graeme Revell (Sin City) will turn 59.