Announced this week were new composer assignments for Thomas Newman (1917), Joseph Trapanese (Stuber) and Anne Nikitin (Lost Girls), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 30 soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week is (with music by): Captain Marvel (Pinar Toprak).

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Bruce Broughton (Silverado, Young Sherlock Holmes) is turning 74 today.
- Mark Mancina (Moana, Speed) is turning 62 tomorrow, March 9.
- Deborah Lurie (Dear John, An Unfinished Life) is turning 45 tomorrow.
- Brad Fiedel (The Terminator, True Lies) is turning 68 on Sunday, March 10.
- Rob Simonsen (Foxcatcher, The Upside) is turning 41 on Monday, March 11.
- David Newman (Hoffa, The Flintstones) is turning 65 on Monday.
- Terence Blanchard (BlacKkKlansman, Malcolm X) is turning 57 on Wednesday, March 13.
- Quincy Jones (The Color Purple, In the Heat of the Night) is turning 86 on Thursday, March 14.