The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 112 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2015 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the The 88th Academy Awards. To see the complete list of eligible scores along with their composers, click here.

Also announced this week were new composer assignments for iZLER (CHiPs), Brian Tyler (Under the Gun), Trevor Morris (Goon: Last of the Enforcers), 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): Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (Mark Mothersbaugh), Sisters (Christophe Beck), and Star Wars: The Force Awakens (John Williams).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (40 songs)
- Sisters (44 songs)
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2 songs)
- Anguish (4 songs)
- Noma: My Perfect Storm (10 songs)