Announced this week were new composer assignments for Danny Elfman (Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Heitor Pereira (Smallfoot) and Matthew Margeson (Truth or Dare), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 25 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week is (with music by): Coco (Michael Giacchino). Expanding nationwide from its limited release last week is Roman J. Israel, Esq. (James Newton Howard).

Among all new theatrical releases, we are tracking song credits for:
- Coco (14 songs)
- Roman J. Israel, Esq. (16 songs)
- Darkest Hour (No songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Pino Donaggio (Carrie, Body Double) is turning 76 today.
- Randy Newman (Toy Story, The Natural) is turning 74 on Tuesday, November 28.
- Heitor Pereira (Despicable Me, Minions) is turning 57on Wednesday, November 29.
- Edward Artemev (Stalker, Solaris) is turning 41 on Thursday, November 30.