This week, the Golden Globe and Grammy Awards nominations were announced. Check out the nominees in the film music-related categories by clicking here (Golden Globes) and here (Grammy Awards). Congratulations to all the nominees.

Announced this week were new composer assignments for Mychael Danna (After the Wedding), Max Richter (Ad Astra) and Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein (Native Son), 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): Schindler's List (25th Anniversary Re-release) (John Williams).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Schindler's List (25th Anniversary Re-Release) (6 songs)
-Back Roads (No songs)
-Ben Is Back (16 songs)
-Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes (4 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Junkie XL (Mad Max: Fury Road, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) is turning 51 tomorrow, December 8.
- Paul Haslinger (Underworld, Crank) is turning 56 on Tuesday, December 11.
- Rachel Portman (Emma, The Cider House Rules) is turning 58 on December 11.
- Jon Brion (Magnolia, Lady Bird) is turning 55 on December 11.
- Harry Gregson-Williams (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Martian) is turning 57 on Thursday, December 13.