Announced this week were new composer assignments for Marc Streitenfeld (Lowriders), Michael Andrews (Dirty Grandpa), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 33 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): Entourage (no composer), Insidious: Chapter 3 (Joseph Bishara), and Spy (Theodore Shapiro).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Entourage (45 songs)
- Insidious: Chapter 3 (1 song)
- Spy (20 songs)
- Love & Mercy (54 songs)
- Testament of Youth (6 songs)

Finally, the following composers will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Tuesday: James Newton Howard (The Hunger Games Series) will turn 64.
- Friday: Richard Sherman (Mary Poppins) will turn 87.