Announced this week were new composer assignments for Brian Tyler (Scream), Joby Talbot (Sing 2) and Kris Bowers (King Richard), 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): Army of the Dead (Tom Holkenborg), Finding You (Timothy Williams & Kieran Kiely), Profile (no composer), Spiral (Charlie Clouser) and Those Who Wish Me Dead (Brian Tyler).

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Brian Eno (Dune, The Lovely Bones) is turning 73 tomorrow, May 15.
- Sylvester Levay (Hot Shots!, Mannequin) is turning 76 on Sunday, May 16.
- Trent Reznor (The Social Network, Soul) is turning 56 on Monday, May 17.
- Angelo Milli (Seven Pounds, Hands of Stone) is turning 46 on May 17.
- Mark Mothersbaugh (The Lego Movie, Thor: Ragnarok) is turning 71 on Tuesday, May 18.
- Reinhold Heil (Cloud Atlas, Run Lola Run) is turning 67 on May 18.
- James L. Venable (Clerks II, Scary Movie 3) is turning 54 on Wednesday, May 19.