BTS announces ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’ album

World’s biggest boy band to drop new album globally on April 12th

Global boy band BTS has confirmed their highly-anticipated newest chapter with the announcement that their new album Map of the Soul: Persona will be released Friday, April 12th. The album will be available for pre-order beginning March 13th.

Map of the Soul: Persona marks the beginning of a new chapter, eight months after their previously released Love Yourself ‘Answer’ – the final in their storied Love Yourself series. Love Yourself ‘Answer’, released last August, and Love Yourself ‘Tear’ released last May, both debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200, cementing the band’s global presence in 2018.

Following their record-breaking 2018, BTS is set to take the world by storm with their extended BTS World Tour ‘Love Yourself: Speak Yourself’ spanning eight stadiums across North and South America, Europe, and Asia.

BTS, an acronym of Bangtan Sonyeondan or “Beyond the Scene,” is a South Korean boyband that is capturing the hearts of millions of fans globally. The members of BTS are RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V and Jung Kook. BTS has gained recognition from their authentic, self-produced music. From their top-notch performances to the way they interact with their fans, BTS has become a global phenomenon since they debuted in June 2013. They have mobilized millions of fans across the world (named ARMY), topped prominent music charts, sold out worldwide tours and have been recognized with prestigious awards like the Billboard Music Awards.

Author: Buddy Iahn

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