Announced this week were new composer assignments for Ben Frost (1899), Brian Tyler & John Carey (Escape Room 2) and Dominic Lewis (Monsters at Work), 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.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): Here Today (Charlie Rosen) and Wrath of Man (Christopher Benstead).

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Anne Dudley (The Full Monty, American History X) is turning 65 today.
- Brian Tyler (Furious 7, Iron Man 3) is turning 49 tomorrow, May 8.
- Bruce Rowland (The Man from Snowy River, Lightning Jack) is turning 79 on Sunday, May 9.
- Debbie Wiseman (Wilde, Lesbian Vampire Killers) is turning 58 on Monday, May 10.
- Jay Ferguson (The Office, NCIS: Los Angeles) is turning 74 on May 10.
- Burt Bacharach (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Casino Royale) is turning 93 on Wednesday, May 12.