This week, the nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards were announced. Check out the nominees in major music categories, including the inaugural category for "Outstanding Music Supervision" by clicking here. Congratulations to all the nominees.

Announced this week were new composer assignments for Alan Silvestri (Ready Player One), John Williams (The Papers) and Austin Wintory (De Niro), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 20 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend are (with music by): War for the Planet of the Apes (Michael Giacchino) and Wish Upon (tomandandy). Expanding nationwide from its limited release last month is The Big Sick (Michael Andrews).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- The Big Sick (38 songs)
- War for the Planet of the Apes (3 songs)
- Wish Upon (19 songs)
- Chasing Coral (1 song)
- Lady Macbeth (No songs)
- The Midwife (4 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Stewart Copeland (Wall Street, Rumble Fish) is turning 65 on Sunday, July 16.
- Abel Korzeniowski (Penny Dreadful, Nocturnal Animals) is turning 45 on Tuesday, July 18.
- Ramin Djawadi (Game of Thrones, Iron Man) is turning 43 on Wednesday, July 19.