Announced this week were new composer assignments for Jan A.P. Kaczmarek (Paul, Apostle of Christ), Joseph Bishara (The Children) and Mark Mothersbaugh (Pandas), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 20 soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): 12 Strong (Lorne Balfe), Den of Thieves (Cliff Martinez) and Forever My Girl (Brett Boyett). Expanding nationwide from their limited releases in 2017 are Call Me By Your Name (no score), I, Tonya (Peter Nashel) and Phantom Thread (Jonny Greenwood).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-12 Strong (5 songs)
-Call Me By Your Name (17 songs)
-Den of Thieves (16 songs)
-Forever My Girl (20 songs)
-I, Tonya (15 song)
-Phantom Thread (12 songs)
-The Final Year (1 song)
-Mary and the Witch's Flower (1 song)
-The Road Movie (4 songs)
-This Giant Papier-Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy (6 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Pedro Bromfman (RoboCop, Narcos) is turning 42 tomorrow, January 20.
- John Beal (The Funhouse, Killer Party) is turning 71 on Sunday, January 21.
- David Arnold (Independence Day, Casino Royale) is turning 56 on Tuesday, January 23.
- Dick DeBenedictis (Columbo, Matlock) is turning 81 on January 23.