Announced this week were new composer assignments for Lorne Balfe (Horse Soldiers), tomandandy (Wish Upon), Michael Andrews (Daddy's Home 2), 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): Baywatch (Christopher Lennertz) and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (Geoff Zanelli.

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Black Butterfly (1 song)
- Baywatch (37 songs)
- Buena Vista Social Club: Adios (37 songs)
- Long Strange Trip (93 songs)
- Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation (2 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Nicola Piovani (Life Is Beautiful, The Son's Room) is turning 71 today.
- Angelo Milli (Seven Pounds, Hands of Stone) is turning 42 tomorrow, May 27.
- Danny Elfman (Spider-Man, Batman) is turning 64 on Monday, May 29.
- Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby, Mystic River) is turning 87 on Wednesday, May 31.