Announced this week were new composer assignments for Alexandre Desplat (Suburbicon), Marco Beltrami (Waco), Hauschka (Hotel Mumbai), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 30 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening nationwide this week is (with music by): Kong: Skull Island (Henry Jackman).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Kong: Skull Island (11 songs)
- Blood, Sand & Gold (2 songs)
- My Scientology Movie (2 songs)
- The Ottoman Lieutenant (no songs)
- Raw (5 songs)
- This Beautiful Fantastic (4 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Brad Fiedel (The Terminator, True Lies) is turning 66 today.
- Rob Simonsen ((500 Days) of Summer, Nerve) is turning 39 today.
- David Newman (Ice Age, The War of the Roses) is turning 63 on Saturday, March 11.
- Terence Blanchard (Malcolm X, The 25th Hour) is turning 55 on Monday, March 13.
- Quincy Jones (The Color Purple, Get Rich or Die Tryin') is turning 84 on Tuesday, March 14.