Announced this week were new composer assignments for Joseph Bishara (The Unholy), Jeff Danna (Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans) and David Fleming (Till Death), 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.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week is (with music by): Long Weekend (Lauren Culjak). Expanding nationwide from its limited release last month is The Father (Ludovico Einaudi).

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Terence Blanchard (BlacKkKlansman, Malcolm X) is turning 59 tomorrow, March 13.
- Quincy Jones (The Color Purple, In the Heat of the Night) is turning 88 on Sunday, March 14.
- Nancy Wilson (Almost Famous, Vanilla Sky) is turning 67 on Tuesday, March 16.
- Chris Bacon (Source Code, Bates Motel) is turning 44 on Wednesday, March 17.
- Guillaume Roussel (3 Days to Kill, Outcast) is turning 41 on Thursday, March 18.
- Clinton Shorter (District 9, 2 Guns) is turning 50 on March 18.