Announced this week were new composer assignments for Benjamin Wallfisch (Twisters), Chanda Dancy (Blink Twice) and Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans (The Exorcism), 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): Alien (45th Anniversary Re-Release) (Jerry Goldsmith), Boy Kills World (Ludvig Forssell), Challengers (Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross), The Mummy (25th Anniversary Re-Release) (Jerry Goldsmith) and Unsung Hero (Brent McCorkle).

We are tracking song credits for the following new theatrical release:
- Challengers (9 songs)

The following composers are celebrating their birthdays within the next week:
- Giorgio Moroder (Scarface, Flashdance) is turning 84 today.
- Blake Neely (Arrow, The Flash) is turning 55 on Sunday, April 28.
- Christopher Young (Hellraiser, Spider-Man 3) is turning 66 on April 28.
- Craig Armstrong (Moulin Rouge!, Love Actually) is turning 65 on Monday, April 29.
- Jan A.P. Kaczmarek (Finding Neverland, Unfaithful) is turning 71 on April 29.
- Elliot Goldenthal (Frida, Heat) is turning 70 on Thursday, May 2.
- Justin Caine Burnett (Dungeons & Dragon, After) is turning 51 on May 2.