Justin Hurwitz was honored with his first Grammy Award last Sunday for his music to La La Land. Lin-Manuel Miranda won the award for the song "How Far I'll Go" from Moana and John Williams took home his 24th Grammy Award. For the full story, click here.
Announced this week were new composer assignments for Bear McCreary (God Particle), Max Richter (Mary Queen of Scots) and Rolfe Kent (Stan and Ollie), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.
Over 25 soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.
The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Jesper Kyd (Assassin's Creed, Hitman) is turning 46 tomorrow, February 3.
- Don Davis (The Matrix, Jurassic Park III) is turning 61 on Sunday, February 4.
- Cliff Martinez (Drive, Traffic) is turning 64 on Monday, February 5.
- John Williams (Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark) is turning 86 on Thursday, February 8.