Announced this week were new composer assignments for Cliff Martinez (Game Night), Nathan Barr (The House with a Clock in Its Walls) and Johann Johannsson & Hildur Guonadottir (Mary Magdalene), 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): Friend Request (Gary Go & Martin Todsharow), Kingsman: The Golden Circle (Henry Jackman & Matthew Margeson) and The LEGO Ninjago Movie (Mark Mothersbaugh).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Friend Request (2 songs)
- The LEGO Ninjago Movie (17 songs)
- Kingsman: The Golden Circle (14 songs)
- Bobbi Jene (2 songs)
- Battle of the Sexes (13 songs)
- The Houses October Built 2 (22 songs)
- Victoria and Abdul (8 songs)
- Woodshock (9 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Tuomas Kantelinen (Mongol, The Legend of Hercules) is turning 48 today.
- Richard Harvey (Luther, The Little Prince) is turning 64 on Monday, September 25.
- Paul Grabowsky (It Runs In The Family, Last Orders) is turning 59 on Wednesday, September 27.
- Geoff Zanelli (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Disturbia) is turning 43 on Thursday, September 28.