Jeff Beal, Jeff Russo and Michael Stein & Kyle Dixon were among the composers honored at the Creative Emmy Awards last weekend. Susan Jacobs took home the first Emmy in the new music supervision category. For the full story, click here.

Announced this week were new composer assignments for Abel Korzeniowski (The Nun), Dario Marianelli (Paddington 2) and Andrew Kawczynski (Sky Hunter), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 40 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend are (with music by): American Assassin (Steven Price) and mother! (no score).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- American Assassin (5 songs)
- mother! (1 song)
- Brad's Status (8 songs)
- The Force (No songs)
- Infinity Chamber (2 songs)
- Red Trees (12 songs)
- Ryde (26 songs)
- Wetlands (15 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- J. Peter Robinson (Cocktail, Wayne's World) is turning 72 tomorrow, September 16.
- John Powell (How to Train Your Dragon, X-Men: The Last Stand) is turning 54 on Monday, September 18.
- Paul Williams (The Muppet Movie, Phantom of the Paradise) is turning 77 on Tuesday, September 19.
- Johann Johannsson (Arrival, Sicario) is turning 48 on September 19.
- Mychael Danna (Life of Pi, Moneyball) is turning 59 on Wednesday, September 20.