BTS Shifts 2.6 Million Pre-Sale Copies of ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’


South Korean BTS are set for one more main hit with their upcoming album Map of the Soul: Persona. Set to be launched in mid-April, the album has reportedly already offered over 2.6 million copies.

According to Big Hit Entertainment, the septet’s upcoming album is alleged to have achieved this feat inside 5 days of going on-sale March 13 for pre-orders forward of its launch on April 14. The firm cited Korean album distributor iRiver, which accounted for two,685,030 copies offered, stories Yonhap.

Map of the Soul: Persona is ready to surpass each of BTS’ Billboard 200 chart-topping albums launched final 12 months. According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), final September’s Love Yourself: Answer offered 2.7 million items and May’s Love Yourself: Tear offered 2.three million items, respectively. The IFPI Global Album Chart consists of bodily and digital album unit gross sales solely.

BTS’ new album will precede their upcoming Love Yourself: Speak Yourself stadium tour, which is able to convey the group to a number of nations all through Asia, Europe, and North and South Americas. They’ll premiere new songs from Map of the Soul: Persona on SNL on April 13.