This week, the Grammy Awards nominations were announced. Check out the nominees in the categories "Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media", "Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media", "Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Visual Media" and "Best Score Soundtrack for Video Games and Other Interactive Media" by clicking here. Congratulations to all the nominees.

Announced this week were new composer assignments for Michael Abels (Landscape with Invisible Hand), Brian Tyler & Breton Vivian (1923) and Isobel Waller-Bridge (The Tutor), among many others. For the full list of composer and music supervisor assignments from this week, click here.

Over 35 new soundtrack albums were released this week. Click here for the full schedule.

Opening in theaters nationwide this week are (with music by): The Menu (Colin Stetson) and She Said (Nicholas Britell).

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Carter Burwell (Fargo, Carol) is turning 67 today.
- David Hirschfelder (Elizabeth, Australia) is turning 62 today.
- Fernando Velazquez (The Impossible, Mama) is turning 46 on Tuesday, November 22.
- Jean-Michel Bernard (Be Kind Rewind, The Science of Sleep) is turning 61 on Wednesday, November 23.
- Ludovico Einaudi (The Intouchables, The Father) is turning 67 on November 23.
- Pino Donaggio (Carrie, Body Double) is turning 81 on Thursday, November 24.