BTS becomes first Asian act to get top honor at AMAs

by BERNAMA / pic by BLOOMBERG

SEOUL – South Korean supergroup BTS once again rewrote K-pop history Mon by becoming the first Asian act to gain artist of the year, considered the very best award, at the American Music Awards (AMAs).

The septet clinched the award during the 2021 AMAs broadcast live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday at 8pm (US period), defeating out five big names – Ariana Grande, Drake, Olivia Rodrigo, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd.

This marks the very first time for any Asian action to win the most notable award at the AMAs, Yonhap news company reported.

The South Korean band also won in the favorite pop duo or group and most desired pop song categories using its megahit “Butter.”

The group has got been nominated for the fifth consecutive 12 months in the AMAs since 2018 and has gained for four years in a row. Nonetheless it has never been nominated in the artist of the year category before.

This past year, BTS made background when it received its first Grammy nomination, becoming the first K-pop action to be nominated for the best pop duo or group overall performance award, viewed as the virtually all prestigious honor in the music sector, with its solo “Dynamite.” It ended up failing to win, even so.

Nominees for the 64th Grammy Awards will be released Tuesday, with the awards ceremony place for Jan 31 in LA.

BTS is certainly scheduled to carry its primary in-person concerts in two years in LA (LA) on Saturday and Sunday and on Dec 1-2. On Dec 3, it’ll perform on the LA give up of the year’s iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour, the largest year-end radio display in america.

by BERNAMA / pic by BLOOMBERG SEOUL – South Korean supergroup BTS once again rewrote K-pop history Mon by becoming the first Asian act to gain artist of the year, considered the very best award, at the American Music Awards (AMAs). The septet clinched the award during the 2021 AMAs broadcast live from Microsoft Theater in Los…

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