Announced this week were new composer assignments for Lisa Gerrard and Marcello De Francisci (Jane Got a Gun), Jason Moran (Selma), Howard Shore (Silence), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 47 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): Big Hero 6 (Henry Jackman) and Interstellar (Hans Zimmer).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Big Hero 6 (3 songs)
- Interstellar (no songs)
- The Theory of Everything (10 songs)

Finally, the following composers will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Monday: Ennio Morricone (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The Mission) will turn 86.