Announced this week were new composer assignments for Thom Yorke (Suspiria), James Newton Howard (Detroit), Alexandre Desplat (Kursk), 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 in theaters nationwide this weekend are (with music by): King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (Daniel Pemberton) and Snatched (Theodore Shapiro & Chris Bacon).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (4 songs)
- Dead Awake (5 songs)
- Folk Hero & Funny Guy (33 songs)
- Lowriders (22 songs)
- Tracktown (10 songs)
- Urban Hymn (21 song)
- Violet (1 song)
- The Wall (2 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Burt Bacharach (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Casino Royale) is turning 89 today.
- Brian Eno (Dune, The Lovely Bones) is turning 69 on Monday, May 15.
- Trent Reznor (The Social Network, Gone Girl) is turning 52 on Wednesday, May 17.
- Mark Mothersbaugh (The Lego Movie, The Royal Tenenbaums) is turning 67 on Thursday, May 18.
- Reinhold Heil (Cloud Atlas, Run Lola Run) is turning 63 on May 18.