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SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Yonhap) — K-pop boy band BTS received the Top Social Artist award at this year’s Billboard Tunes Awards (BBMA), their fourth consecutive victory in the class.
At the award occasion held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles without spectators on Wednesday (U.S. time), the septet beat Billie Eilish and Ariana Grande, as well as fellow K-pop functions EXO and Received7.
BTS has gained the supporter-voted Prime Social Artist group considering that 2017.
The team thanked its worldwide fanbase, referred to as “Army,” for assisting it get paid the award for 4 yrs in a row.
“We think that this award is a living proof that no issue in which we are, the Military and BTS stay so carefully related as usually,” chief RM stated in a online video acceptance speech.
Earlier this 7 days, BTS rated No. 1 on Billboard’s Social 50 chart for the 200th consecutive week, the longest streak by any musician.
It was also nominated in the Best Duo/Group part for this year’s BBMA alongside with Dan + Shay, Jonas Brothers, Maroon 5 and Worry!. BTS was awarded the title last calendar year to turn into the 1st K-pop artist to win various prizes at the BBMA.
But this year’s Leading Duo-Group prize went to the Jonas Brothers, even though Put up Malone clinched the most coveted award of the night, Prime Artist.
The South Korean team has been on a roll this yr as its initially English-language tune, “Dynamite,” has been on the Billboard Incredibly hot 100 chart for seven straight months, such as three No. 1 positions, because its release in late August.
The awards show played a video of BTS executing the hit single on a massive out of doors stage at Incheon Worldwide Airport, South Korea’s major gateway.
Dressed in purple, the seven associates danced and sang to a jazzy model of “Dynamite” backed by a digital band, with names of metropolitan areas in which BTS had initially prepared to keep globe tour live shows and a simulated airplane getting off overhead.
“BTS prepared the BBMA effectiveness in the hope that the COVID-19-hit world would connect with every other again,” Large Strike Amusement, the septet’s administration agency, mentioned in a release. “The effectiveness took area at the airport in buy to provide a information that BTS and the Army are generally connected together every time and anywhere they are.”
Earlier this year, BTS canceled its announced live performance schedules in 18 cities across the globe because of to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Rather, it held on-line concerts two moments in June and Oct, drawing history-breaking viewer figures of 750,000 and 1 million, respectively.