Map of the Soul: Persona is the sixth extended play by South Korean boy band BTS. It was released on April 12, 2019
It is the follow-up to their 2018 albums Love Yourself: Tear and Love Yourself: Answer, and precedes the band’s Love Yourself: Speak Yourself world tour. The EP was released for pre-order on March 13.
It debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, making BTS the first band since The Beatles to have three number-one albums in less than a year.
The album also topped the UK, Scottish, New Zealand and Australian charts, making BTS the first Korean act to achieve a number-one album in each of these countries. Moreover, the album sold 3.2 million copies in one month, making it the best-selling album in South Korea after 24 years. It is the best selling album of 2019 as of July 2019.