Announced this week were new composer assignments for Mark Kilian and Paul Hepker (Eye in the Sky), Marco Beltrami and Philip Glass (The Fantastic Four), T Bone Burnett (Let It Snow), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 29 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): Black or White (Terence Blanchard), The Loft (John Frizzell), and Project Almanac (Steve Jablonsky). A Most Violent Year (Alex Ebert) is expanding nationwide this weekend from its previous, limited release.

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Black or White (13 songs)
- The Loft (7 songs)

Finally, the following composer will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Saturday: Philip Glass (The Thin Blue Line) will turn 78.
- Tuesday: Jesper Kyd (Assassin's Creed franchise) will turn 43.
- Wednesday: Don Davis (The Matrix) will turn 58.
- Thursday: Cliff Martinez (Drive) will turn 61.