Announced this week were new composer assignments for Michael Giacchino (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Rolfe Kent (Crash Pad), John Powell (How to Train Your Dragon 3), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

There were 25 new soundtrack albums released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week are (with music by): Blair Witch (Adam Wingard), Bridget Jones's Baby (Craig Armstrong), Hillsong: Let Hope Rise (songs by Hillsong United), and Snowden (Craig Armstrong and Adam Peters).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Blair Witch (3 songs)
- Bridget Jones's Baby (28 songs)
- Hillsong: Let Hope Rise (13 songs)
- Snowden (15 songs)
- Silicon Cowboys (4 songs)
- Wild Oats (1 song)

Finally, the following composers will be celebrating an upcoming birthday:
- Sunday: John Powell (How to Train Your Dragon) will turn 53.
- Monday: Johann Johannsson (The Theory of Everything) will turn 47.
- Tuesday: Mychael Danna (Life of Pi) will turn 58.