Announced this week were new composer assignments for Henry Jackman (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), Roque Banos (The Commuter), Christopher Lennertz (A Bad Moms Christmas), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

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

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend are (with music by): Alien: Covenant (Jed Kurzel), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Edward Shearmur and Everything, Everything (Ludwig Goransson).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (23 songs)
- Everything, Everything (16 songs)
- Wakefield (4 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Zbigniew Preisner (The Secret Garden, Three Colors: Red) is turning 62 tomorrow, May 20.
- Waddy Wachtel (Paul Blart: Mall Cop, The Benchwarmers) is turning 70 on Wednesday, May 24.
- Trevor Morris (Immortals, Olympus Has Fallen) is turning 47 on Thursday, May 25.
- Rick Smith (T2: Trainspotting, Trance) is turning 58 on May 25.