The 8th Guild of Music Supervisors Awards were held this week. Among the winners were Julianne Jordan and Julia Michels for Pitch Perfect 3, Brian Ross and Michael Hill for Lady Bird, Howard Paar for Before I Fall and Robin Urdang for Call Me By Your Name. For the full story, click here.
Announced this week were new composer assignments for Pinar Toprak (Krypton), Jeff Beal (Bigger) and Ilan Eshkeri (Vanity Fair), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.
Over 40 soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.
Opening in theaters nationwide this week is (with music by): The 15:17 to Paris (Christian Jacob), Fifty Shades Freed (Danny Elfman) and Peter Rabbit (Dominic Lewis).
We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-The 15:17 to Paris (7 songs)
-Fifty Shades Freed (20 songs)
-Peter Rabbit (27 songs)
-The Female Brain (12 songs)
-Monster Family (Happy Family) (7 songs)
-Pad Man (5 songs)
The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Nathan Barr (True Blood, Hostel) is turning 45 today.
- Peter Gabriel (The Last Temptation of Christ, Rabbit-Proof Fence) is turning 68 on Tuesday, February 13.
- W.G. Snuffy Walden (The West Wing, Friday Night Lights) is also turning 68 on February 13.
- David Holmes (Ocean's Eleven, Out of Sight) is turning 49 on Wednesday, February 14.
- Jocelyn Pook (Eyes Wide Shut, The Merchant of Venice) is turning 58 on February 14.