Announced this week were new composer assignments for James Newton Howard (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3), West Dylan Thordson (Glass) and Mychael Danna (The Red Sea Diving Resort), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 35 soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): Blockers (Mateo Messina), Chappaquiddick (Garth Stevenson), The Miracle Season (Roque Banos) and A Quiet Place (Marco Beltrami).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Blockers (30 songs)
-A Quiet Place (1 song)
-The Heart of Nuba (3 songs)
-Lowlife (8 songs)
-Pandas (4 songs)
-Spinning Man (5 songs)
-Sweet Country (3 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Patrick Doyle (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Sense and Sensibility) is turning 65 today.
- Christopher Franke (Babylon 5, The Amazing Race) is also turning 65 today.
- Andre Previn (Gigi, Elmer Gantry) is turning 89 today.
- Peter Bernstein (21 Jump Street, The Ewok Adventure) is turning 67 on Tuesday, April 10.
- Lisa Gerrard (Gladiator, Whale Rider) is turning 57 on Thursday, April 12.
- Herbie Hancock ('Round Midnight, Death Wish) is turning 78 on Thursday, April 12.