Through the week of the 20th, the AllMusic Blog will be publishing our editors' favorite albums of 2009. We'll be covering well over a dozen genres and styles, from rap to reggae, R&B to electronic, country to Latin, blues to metal, folk to soundtracks, and several points in-between. Right now, on the AllMusic Blog, we take a look at our favorite soundtrack albums of 2009. Be sure to check our overall feature of new albums and classical releases, AllMusic Loves 2009, and our other 2009 in Review posts.

Film Scores
Carter Burwell - A Serious Man
Danny Elfman - Terminator Salvation
Michael Giacchino - Star Trek
Henry Jackman - Monsters vs. Aliens
Karen O. & the Kids - Where the Wild Things Are
Christopher Young - Drag Me to Hell
Adrian Younge - Black Dynamite

Movie Soundtracks
(500) Days of Summer (Soundtrack)
Fantastic Mr. Fox (Soundtrack)
Inglourious Basterds
Pirate Radio
Songs That Made Woody Allen Movies Great

Glee Cast - Glee: The Music, Vol. 1
Mad Men, Vol. 2
True Blood

Hair (2009 Broadway Revival Cast)
Next to Normal (Original Cast Recording)
Rock of Ages (Broadway Cast)
West Side Story (2009 Broadway Cast)