Ramin Djawadi, Carlos Rafael Rivera and Cyrille Aufort were among the composers honored at the Creative Emmy Awards last weekend. Robin Urdang, Amy Sherman-Palladino & Daniel Palladino took home their first Emmy Awards in the music supervision category. For the full story, click here.

Announced this week were new composer assignments for Clint Mansell (Warning), Lorne Balfe (Military Wives) and Mason Daring (Moynihan), 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 are (with music by): The Predator (Henry Jackman), A Simple Favor (Theodore Shapiro), Unbroken: Path to Redemption (Brandon Roberts) and White Boy Rick (Max Richter).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-The Predator ( songs)
-A Simple Favor (17 songs)
-Unbroken: Path to Redemption (4 songs)
-White Boy Rick (24 songs)
-Another Time (10 songs)
-Bel Canto (12 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- J. Peter Robinson (Cocktail, Wayne's World) is turning 73 on Sunday, September 16.
- Paul Williams (The Muppet Movie, Phantom of the Paradise) is turning 78 on Wednesday, September 19.
- Mychael Danna (Life of Pi, Moneyball) is turning 60 on Thursday, September 20.