The Guild of Music Supervisors held its fifth annual awards ceremony this week to honor members' achievements from 2014 in film, TV, video games, and advertising. To learn more about the event, including the nominees and winners, click here.

Also announced this week were new composer assignments for Christophe Beck (Sisters), Alexandre Desplat (Everything Will Be Fine), Atticus Ross (Crocodile Gennadiy and Triple Nine), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 36 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): The Boy Next Door (Nathan Barr and Randy Edelman), Mortdecai (Mark Ronson and Geoff Zanelli), and Strange Magic (Marius De Vries).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- The Boy Next Door (9 songs)
- Mortdecai (3 songs)
- Strange Magic (39 songs)
- Black Sea (no songs)
- The Duke of Burgundy (1 song)

Finally, the following composer will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Thursday: Leslie Bricusse (Victor Victoria and Doctor Dolittle) will turn 84.