Announced this week were new composer assignments for Hans Zimmer & Steve Mazzaro (The Boss Baby 2), Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans (The White Tiger) and Jeff Russo (Utopia), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 25 soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Lisa Coleman (Heroes, Dangerous Minds) is turning 60 on Monday, August 17.
- John Debney (The Passion of the Christ, The Jungle Book) is turning 65 on Tuesday, August 18.
- Tan Dun (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hero) is turning 63 on August 18.
- Stephen Endelman (Flirting with Disaster, Home of the Brave) is turning 58 on August 18.
- Gustavo Santaolalla (Brokeback Mountain, Babel) is turning 69 on Wednesday, August 19.