BTS announce release date for new album Map Of The Soul: Persona

BTS announce release date for new album Map Of The Soul: Persona

On March 11, a representative of the agency officially stated, "BTS is now preparing their new album, and we are planning to announce their comeback date soon". Before this, they released "Love Yourself: Tear" in May previous year.

The album has been described as a "new chapter for the group" as it's Love Yourself album trilogy concluded with the release of 2018's Love Yourself: Tear.

The group's last two albums debuted atop the South Korean and United States charts.

While their passionate fans (known as ARMY) will undoubtedly parse through potential clues buried deep in their past work, performances, and wardrobe choices (yes, BTS are that meticulous), here's what we do know about Persona: BTS have been hard at work on the album for months, even pulling an all-nighter the evening before their historic presenting gig at the 2019 Grammys to finish it. Pre-orders will start on March 13.

In May, BTS will be holding stadium concerts in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. They were asked to present the award for Best R&B Album, which was won by H.E.R. for the singer's self-titled debut album.

BTS Announces New Album, 'Map of the Soul: Persona'

Following the success of its hugely successful North American tour in 2018, BTS is expected to make a comeback in Canada at some point within the next year.

Known for their intricate storytelling through their music, it did not take a long time for fans to put their thinking hats on and guess what the much-anticipated album could be about.

All of the group's members were in attendance: Jimin, V, RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope and Jungkook.

BTS are now gearing up to head on their world tour kicking off at Rose Bowl Stadium in Los Angeles, California on May 4th.

BTS' tour kicks off at the Rose Bowl Stadium in L.A. for two shows on May 4 and 5.

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