Announced this week were new composer assignments for John Murphy (The Suicide Squad), Keegan DeWitt (Sorta Like a Rock Star) and The Newton Brothers (The God Committee), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

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

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Brian Tyler (Furious 7, Iron Man 3) is turning 48 today.
- Bruce Rowland (The Man from Snowy River, Lightning Jack) is turning 78 tomorrow, May 9.
- Debbie Wiseman (Wilde, Lesbian Vampire Killers) is turning 57 on Sunday, May 10.
- Jay Ferguson (The Office, NCIS: Los Angeles) is turning 73 on May 10.
- Burt Bacharach (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Casino Royale) is turning 92 on Tuesday, May 12.