What to expect in 2019

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1. Migos will be releasing its upcoming fourth studio album, “Culture III,” in early 2019. e Atlanta trap trio released their previous two studio albums — “Culture I” and “Culture II” — in January 2017 and January 2018, respectively. Both records topped the Billboard 200 in the United States upon release.

2. e unnamed “Star Wars: Episode IX” will hit theaters starting Dec. 20, 2019. It will be the third and final installment of the “Star Wars” sequel trilogy and the ninth and final installment of the main “Star Wars” lm franchise, following “ e Force Awakens” and “The Last Jedi.”

3. “Notes on a Conditional Form” is the upcoming fourth studio album by En- glish pop rock band e 1975, expected to be released in May 2019.

4. A new mainline game in the “Animal Crossing” series — the rst since “AnimalCrossing: New Leaf” debuted on Nintendo 3DS in 2013 — is slated for a 2019 release exclusively on Nintendo Switch.

5. “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” is set to be released on June 7, 2019. It is intended to be the 12th installment in the “X-Men” lm series and the sequel to “X-Men: Apocalypse” (2016).

6. “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” returned Jan. 10 for its sixth season. On May 10, 2018, Fox canceled the series a er ve seasons. e following day, NBC picked it up.

7. “Kingdom Hearts III” is an upcoming action, role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is the 12th installment in the “Kingdom Hearts” series, a sequel to “Kingdom Hearts II,” and the final chapter in the “Dark Seeker” saga.

8. “ e Last of Us Part II” will be released sometime in 2019. Set five years a er the collision of the first installment, the story will, again, follow Ellie and Joel. 9. “Yandhi” is the upcoming ninth studio album by Kanye West. It was announced by West on his Instagram and Twitter on Sept. 17, 2018.

10. While the track list is uncon rmed, Bastille will be releasing its newest album, “Doom Days,” sometime in 2019.

11. “Avengers: End Game” will be the 22nd lm in Marvel’s superhero universe. e lm is scheduled for release in the United States on April 26, in IMAX and 3-D.

12. “Head Above Water” is the upcoming sixth studio album by Canadian singer Avril Lavigne scheduled to be released on Feb. 15. It marks Lavigne’s rst album to be released in more than ve years since her self-titled h album.

13. e eighth and nal season of the fantasy drama television series “Game of rones” was announced by HBO in July 2016. It will have only six episodes.

14. “Pokémon: Detective Pikachu,” set to be released on May 10, is an upcoming science- ction, action-comedy mystery lm based on the 2016 video game of the same name.

15. “Far Cry New Dawn” is an upcoming first-person shooter and a spin-off of the “Far Cry” series and a narrative sequel to “Far Cry 5.” It will be released on Feb. 15.

16. Netflix Original series “Stranger Thaings” will come back with new episodes on July 4.

17. Miley Cyrus will release a new studio album sometime in 2019, following her latest Mark Ronson collaboration, “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart.”

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