This week, the nominations for the 74th Emmy Awards were announced. Check out the nominees in major music categories by clicking here. Congratulations to all the nominees.

Announced this week were new composer assignments for Lorne Balfe (Ticket to Paradise), Tyler Bates (Day Shift) and Jed Kurzel & Kevin Kiner (Samaritan), 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 is (with music by): Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris (Rael Jones), Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank (Bear McCreary) & Where the Crawdads Sing (Mychael Danna).

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Stewart Copeland (Wall Street, Rumble Fish) is turning 70 tomorrow, July 16.
- Abel Korzeniowski (The Nun, Nocturnal Animals) is turning 50 on Monday, July 18.
- Ramin Djawadi (Game of Thrones, Iron Man) is turning 48 on Tuesday, July 19.