News Flashes 06.28.21: WitcherCon Schedule Announced, Halsey Reveals Fourth Album, Anberlin Drop Tour Dates, BET Awards Highlights

By | June 28, 2021 at 3:26 PM

[Bottom Left Clockwise: Photo via Halsey, Photo via BET, Photo via Anberlin, Photo via Netflix]

Today we’ve got the full schedule for WitcherCon, Halsey announcing a new album, Anberlin drops new tour dates, and some highlights from the BET Awards.

WitcherCon Schedule Revealed

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Netflix and CD Projekt Red have revealed the schedule for their upcoming virtual fan event, WitcherCon, dedicated to The Witcher universe. The July 9 event will include interactive panels, never before seen insights into the production, and exclusive surprises from The Witcher live action series as well as the upcoming anime feature. For more information on how to attend head here


Halsey Announces Fourth Album

Halsey revealed news about her fourth album If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power by sharing a video clip of a giant billboard with its title. The upcoming release is produced by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (from Nine Inch Nails). It sounds like Halsey is giving us the punk/rock album we’ve been waiting for!


Anberlin Shares Tour Dates with The Early November

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Anberlin is hitting the road this September with The Early November. The tour will also feature some special guests to be announced. Anberlin frontman Stephen Christian shared a few words about the upcoming tour, saying: “Collectively we’ve all been through so much change and heaviness this past year and a half. But the time has finally come. We are beyond pumped to come together as a music community and do what we enjoy the most. LET’S GO!!.”

VIP tickets and general tickets go on sale July 1. For more information head here

BET Awards Highlights

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A night to honor Black excellence in entertainment and sports happened over the weekend at the BET Awards. A few key highlights include H.E.R. winning Best Female R&B / Pop Artist, Chadwick Boseman for Best Actor, Naomi Osaka for Sportswoman of the Year, and Megan Thee Stallion for Best Female Hip Hop Artist (plus three additional awards). Queen Latifah was given the Lifetime Achievement Award. For the full list of winners and performances head here.