Announced this week were new composer assignments for Lorne Balfe (Terminator: Genisys), Rachel Portman (Bessie), Aaron Zigman (I Saw the Light), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 31 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): Get Hard (Christophe Beck) and Home (Lorne Balfe & Stargate).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Get Hard (32 songs)
- Home (13 songs)
- Nightlight (2 songs)
- While We're Young (41 songs)

Finally, the following composers will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Saturday: Joel McNeely (A Million Ways to Die in the West) will turn 56.
- Sunday: Vangelis (1492: Conquest of Paradise, Chariots of Fire) will turn 72.
- Monday: Luis Bacalov (Il Postino) will turn 82.