Announced this week were new composer assignments for Pinar Toprak (The Lost City), Mark Isham (The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent) and Michael Abels (892), 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): Nightmare Alley (Nathan Johnson) and Spider-Man: No Way Home (Michael Giacchino).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical release:
-Spider-Man: No Way Home (15 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Craig Safan (The Last Starfighter, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master) is turning 73 today.
- Walter Murphy (Ted, Family Guy) is turning 69 on Sunday, December 19.
- David Michael Frank (Hard to Kill, Out for Justice) is turning 73 on Tuesday, December 21.
- Devonte Hynes (Queen & Slim, We Are Who We Are) is turning 36 on Thursday, December 23.