Announced this week were new composer assignments for Elliot Goldenthal (Our Souls at Night), Mychael Danna (The Man Who Invented Christmas) and Nathan Barr (Flatliners), 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): Annabelle: Creation (Benjamin Wallfisch), The Glass Castle (Joel P. West) and The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (Heitor Pereira).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Annabelle: Creation (3 songs)
- The Glass Castle (8 songs)
- Good Time (3 songs)
- The Only Living Boy in New York (12 songs)
- Whose Streets? (4 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Toby Chu (Unforgettable, Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return) is turning 40 today.
- Mark Knopfler (Wag the Dog, The Princess Bride) is turning 68 tomorrow.
- Zacarias M. de la Riva (Automata, Black Snow) is turning 45 tomorrow.
- Lisa Coleman (Heroes, Dangerous Minds) is turning 57 on Thursday, August 17.