BTS nominated as AMA Artist of the Year for the first time as an Asian artist

Nov 01, 2021 8:57 AM STI

Seoul [South Korea], November 1 (ANI / Global Economic): K-pop group BTS has been nominated for “Artist of the Year” by the highest honor of the “American Music Awards (AMA)” 2021, one of three best musical prices in the United States.
According to the American Music Awards on 28 (local time), BTS was nominated in three categories, “Artist of the Year,” “Favorite Pop Duo or Group” and “Favorite Pop Song.”
In particular, this is the first time that BTS has been nominated for the best “Artist of the Year” award at WADA. It is especially the first time that an Asian artist is nominated.
BTS was nominated along with other pop superstars including Ariana Grande, Drake, Olivia Rodrigo, and Taylor Swift.
Additionally, BTS ‘hit song, “Butter”, which topped Billboard’s main singles chart “Hot 100” for 10 weeks, was nominated for the “Favorite Pop Song” category.

BTS has been nominated for the AMA Award for 4 consecutive years from 2018 to this year. They have won more than one award for 3 consecutive years until last year.
After winning the ‘Favorite Social Artist’ award in 2018, BTS won awards in three categories: ‘Favorite Social Artist’, ‘Pop / Rock Favorite Duo / Group’ and ‘Tour of the Year’ in 2019. The year last, they won the “Pop / Rock Favorite Duo / Group” and “Favorite Social Artist” awards.
BTS is also expected to be awarded at WADA this year. In particular, as BTS has become a global supergroup by putting not only “Butter” but also “Permission to Dance” and “My Universe”, which collaborated with the British pop group “Cold Play”, in the first place of Chart “Hot 100”, there are predictions that they will win the “Artist of the Year” award.
The “American Music Awards” are one of the top three pop music awards in the United States, along with the “Grammy Awards” and the “Billboard Music Awards”. BTS is also set to win the Grammy Awards early next year. In terms of music, the Grammy Awards are the most prestigious musical award.
This year’s “American Music Awards” will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on the 21st of next month. It will be broadcast live on ABC, a US commercial television network. (ANI / Global Economy)

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