Announced this week were new composer assignments for Alan Menken (Spellbound), Junkie XL (Army of the Dead) and David Buckley (Nobody), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 35 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Waddy Wachtel (Paul Blart: Mall Cop, The Benchwarmers) is turning 74 on Sunday, May 24.
- Trevor Morris (Immortals, Olympus Has Fallen) is turning 50 on Sunday, May 25.
- Rick Smith (T2: Trainspotting, Trance) is turning 61 on May 25.
- Nicola Piovani (Life Is Beautiful, The Son's Room) is turning 74 on Tuesday, May 26.
- Angelo Milli (Seven Pounds, Hands of Stone) is turning 45 on Wednesday, May 27.