Announced this week were new composer assignments for Nathan Barr (The Devil's Light), Jeff Beal (Walker) and Kevin Kiner (Star Wars: The Bad Batch), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

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

Opening in theaters nationwide this week is (with music by): The Marksman (Sean Callery).

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- John Carpenter (Halloween, Assault in Precint 13) is turning 73 tomorrow, January 16.
- Atticus Ross (The Social Network, Gone Girl) is turning 53 on January 16.
- Ryuichi Sakamoto (The Revenant, The Last Emperor) is turning 69 on Sunday, January 17.
- Pedro Bromfman (RoboCop, Narcos) is turning 45 on Wednesday, January 20.
- John Beal (The Funhouse, Killer Party) is turning 74 on Thursday, January 21.