Announced this week were new composer assignments for Harry Gregson-Williams (Polar Bear), David Schwartz (Lucy and Desi) and Mark Kilian (Eraser: Reborn), 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): The King's Daughter (Joseph Metcalfe, John Coda & Grant Kirkhope), Redeeming Love (Brian Tyler) & Breton Vivian and The Tiger Rising (Tommy Emmanuel & Don Harper).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical release:
-The King's Daughter (3 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- John Beal (The Funhouse, Killer Party) is turning 75 today.
- Velton Ray Bunch (Quantum Leap, Star Trek: Enterprise) is turning 74 tomorrow, January 22.
- David Arnold (Independence Day, Casino Royale) is turning 60 on Sunday, January 23.
- Dick DeBenedictis (Columbo, Matlock) is turning 85 on January 23.
- Mike Patton (The Place Beyond the Pines, Crank: High Voltage) is turning 54 on Thursday, January 27.