With the primary 2021 Billboard Music Awards ceremony set to air in simply hours, lots of the class winners have already been introduced in an Instagram stay pre-show—and BTS is a multi-award winner!
Last month, BTS made historical past within the United States as the primary South Korean artist to obtain 4 Billboard Music Awards nominations in a single 12 months. The group earned nods for Top Duo/Group, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Selling Song, and Top Social Artist.
Now, forward of the primary 2021 BBMAs stay present later right this moment, Billboard has introduced the winners of a number of classes that received’t air on the primary present—and BTS has already swept three of their 4 nominations.
First off, BTS takes dwelling the award for Top Duo/Group, beating out Maroon 5, AC/DC, AJR, and Dan + Shay. This is BTS’s second time profitable the award, which they first received in 2019.
Second, BTS additionally received the award for Top Song Sales Artist for the primary time. They had been nominated towards different world stars comparable to Justin Bieber, Megan Thee Stallion, The Weeknd, and Morgan Wallen.
Last however not least, BTS’s last award of the pre-ceremony was Top Social Artist—the one fan-voted award within the group’s nomination listing this 12 months. This marks a staggering fifth 12 months in a row that BTS is receiving the award for Top Social Artist, their first trophy coming in 2017. Asian pop dominated the class this 12 months, with BLACKPINK, SEVENTEEN, and Filipino group SB19 incomes nominations alongside Ariana Grande.
Of course, there’s nonetheless one award to go: Top Selling Song. With the official 2021 BBMAs ceremony simply hours away, followers are hoping “Dynamite” will beat out Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope ft. Charlie Puth,” Cardi B’s “WAP ft. Megan Thee Stallion”, The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights,” and Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage ft. Beyoncé” to take dwelling the award tonight.
BTS’s model new single “Butter” will likely be making its tv debut on the ceremony too, so set your alarm clocks, ARMY! The 2021 Billboard Music Awards will air stay on May 23, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern customary time (9:00 a.m. Korean customary time on May 24, 2021).
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