Announced this week were new composer assignments for Bear McCreary (Damien), Stephen Rennicks (Room), Alec Puro (The Runaround), 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): Vacation (Mark Mothersbaugh) and Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (Joe Kraemer).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Vacation (28 songs)
- Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (5 songs)
- The End of the Tour (21 songs)
- A LEGO Brickumentary (5 songs)
- Paulo Coelho's Best Story (16 songs)
- The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (9 songs)

Finally, the following composer will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Thursday: Alan Howarth (Escape from New York) will turn 67.