Announced this week were new composer assignments for John Powell (Don't Worry Darling), Laura Karpman (The Marvels) and Rob Simonsen (The Adam Project), 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 are (with music by): Belle (Yuta Bandoh, Ludvig Forssell & Taisei Iwasaki) and Scream (Brian Tyler).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical release:
-Scream (15 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- John Carpenter (Halloween, Assault in Precint 13) is turning 74 on Sunday, January 16.
- Atticus Ross (The Social Network, Gone Girl) is turning 54 on January 16.
- Ryuichi Sakamoto (The Revenant, The Last Emperor) is turning 70 on Monday, January 17.
- Pedro Bromfman (RoboCop, Narcos) is turning 46 on Thursday, January 20.