Announced this week were new composer assignments for Tyler Bates (Deadpool 2), Harry Gregson-Williams (The Equalizer 2) and Hans Zimmer (The Lion King), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 50 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend are (with music by): A Bad Moms Christmas (Christopher Lennertz), LBJ (Marc Shaiman) and Thor: Ragnarok (Mark Mothersbaugh).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- A Bad Moms Christmas (37 songs)
- LBJ (No songs)
- Thor: Ragnarok (9 songs)
- Battlecreek (15 songs)
- Last Flag Flying (6 songs)
- The Light of the Moon (6 songs)
- Most Beautiful Island (13 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Daniel Pemberton (Steve Jobs, The Man from U.N.C.L.E.) is turning 40 on today.
- Laurence Rosenthal (The Miracle Worker, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles) is turning 91 tomorrow, November 4.
- Jonny Greenwood (There Will Be Blood, The Master) is turning 46 on Sunday, November 5.
- Arturo Sandoval (For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story, At Middleton) is turning 68 on Monday, November 6.