This week, the Golden Globe Awards nominations were announced. Check out the nominees in the categories "Best Original Score" and "Best Original Score" by clicking here. Congratulations to all the nominees.

Announced this week were new composer assignments for Steven Price (Ophelia), Christian Jacob (The 15:17 to Paris) and Adrian Johnston (The Strangers: Prey at Night), 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 week are (with music by): Ferdinand (John Powell) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (John Williams).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Ferdinand (11 songs)
-Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2 songs)
-The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2 songs)
-Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (No songs)
-Permanent (6 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Craig Safan (The Last Starfighter, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master) is turning 69 on Sunday, December 17.
- Jeremy Soule (Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs) is turning 42 on Tuesday, December 19.
- Walter Murphy (Ted, Family Guy) is turning 65 on December 19.
- David Michael Frank (Hard to Kill, Out for Justice) is turning 69 on Thursday, December 21.