Announced this week were new composer assignments for Heitor Pereira (Puss in Boots: The Last Wish), Steven Price (The Swimmers) and Jeff Cardoni (Me Time), 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): Minions: The Rise of Gru (Heitor Pereira) and Mr. Malcolm's List (Amelia Warner).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical release:
- Minions: The Rise of Gru (30 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Frederic Talgorn (Fortress, Heavy Metal 2000) is turning 61 tomorrow, July 2.
- David Shire (All the President's Men, Zodiac) is turning 85 on Sunday, July 3.
- Inon Zur (Fallout 3, Dragon Age: Origins) is turning 57 on Monday, July 4.
- John Ottman (X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Usual Suspects) is turning 58 on Wednesday, July 6.
- Atli Orvarsson (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Vantage Point) is turning 52 on Thursday, July 7.
- Ron Jones (DuckTales, American Dad) is turning 68 on July 7.