The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 2016 68th Emmy Awards this week. For more on the music-related nominations, click here.
Announced this week were new composer assignments for Nicholas Britell (Moonlight), Theodore Shapiro (Why Him?), Craig Armstrong (Bridget Jones's Baby), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.
There were 28 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.
Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): The Infiltrator (Chris Hajian) and Ghostbusters (Theodore Shapiro).
Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- The Infiltrator (15 songs)
- Ghostbusters (16 songs)
- Don't Blink - Robert Frank (18 songs)
Finally, the following composer will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Monday: Abel Korzeniowski (Romeo and Juliet) will turn 44.
- Tuesday: Ramin Djawadi (Game of Thrones) will turn 42.
- Friday: Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid) will turn 67.