Ramin Djawadi, Nicholas Britell and Hildur Gudnadottir were among the composers honored at the Creative Emmy Awards last weekend. Robin Urdang, Amy Sherman-Palladino & Daniel Palladino took home their second Emmy Awards in the music supervision category. For the full story, click here.

Announced this week were new composer assignments for Marcelo Zarvos (Dark Waters), Christopher Gunning (The United States vs. Billie Holiday) and Jeff Russo (For All Mankind), 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 are (with music by): Ad Astra (Max Richter & Lorne Balfe), Downton Abbey (John Lunn) & Rambo: Last Blood (Brian Tyler).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical releases:
-Ad Astra (6 songs)
-Downton Abbey (9 songs)
-Loro (40 songs)
-Villains (10 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Mychael Danna (Life of Pi, Moneyball) is turning 61 today.
- Tuomas Kantelinen (Mongol, The Legend of Hercules) is turning 50 on Sunday, September 22.
- Nick Cave (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Hell or High Water) is turning 62 on September 22.
- Richard Harvey (Luther, The Little Prince) is turning 66 on Wednesday, September 25.