This week, the nominations for the 70th Emmy Awards were announced. Check out the nominees in major music categories by clicking here. Congratulations to all the nominees.

Announced this week were new composer assignments for Thomas Newman & Chris Westlake (Castle Rock), Dominic Lewis (Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween) and Christopher Lennertz (UglyDolls), 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): Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (Mark Mothersbaugh) and Skyscraper (Steve Jablonsky). Expanding nationwide from its limited release last week is Sorry to Bother You (The Coup & Tune-Yards).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (20 songs)
-Skyscraper (2 songs)
-Sorry to Bother You (16 songs)
-Shock and Awe (2 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Stewart Copeland (Wall Street, Rumble Fish) is turning 66 on Monday, July 16.
- Abel Korzeniowski (Penny Dreadful, Nocturnal Animals) is turning 46 on Wednesday, July 18.
- Ramin Djawadi (Game of Thrones, Iron Man) is turning 44 on Thursday, July 19.