Announced this week were new composer assignments for Heitor Pereira (The Nut Job 2), John Paesano (Almost Christmas), Johann Johannsson (Deep Water), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 22 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): Alice Through the Looking Glass (Danny Elfman) and X-Men: Apocalypse (John Ottman).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Alice Through the Looking Glass (5 songs)
- X-Men: Apocalypse (15 songs)
- Unlocking the Cage (1 song)

Finally, the following composer will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Sunday: Danny Elfman (Alice Through the Looking Glass) will turn 63.