BTS has gained the Top Social Artist award on the Billboard Music Awards 2018 (BBMAs)!
BTS is attending the star-studded BBMAs on the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 20 (native time). This is the second 12 months in a row that the group has been invited to the annual ceremony after receiving a nomination for the Top Social Artist award, which they won last year.
During the present, it was introduced that BTS is the winner of this 12 months’s Top Social Artist award! The award is set by votes from followers each on Billboard’s web site and on Twitter.
Their fellow nominees had been Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, and Shawn Mendes. Before BTS was named as Top Social Artist in 2017, Justin Bieber had been the winner of the award yearly since its introduction in 2011.
When accepting the award, chief RM stated, “Thank you a lot to Billboard Music Awards for this valuable award two years in a row! This time we had an opportunity to consider what ‘social’ actually means for us and a few of our followers instructed us that our music actually modified their lives. And now, we understand that our phrases really carry weight due to you guys. And ARMYs on the market, you guys, your phrases preserve us going and preserve us striving!”
Jimin stated in Korean to their followers, “This award is absolutely one that you simply all are receiving. We sincerely thanks and we love you!”
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— Billboard Music Awards (@BBMAs) May 21, 2018
BTS is now the primary K-pop artist to have gained two awards from the BBMAs, and they’re additionally nonetheless the one K-pop group to have taken dwelling an award from the BBMAs. The solely different K-pop artist that has been awarded a trophy by the ceremony is PSY, who gained the Top Streaming Song award for “Gangnam Style” in 2013.
BTS’s newest award win displays their unimaginable social media energy, which has been growing much more prior to now 12 months. Their big recognition on social media networks akin to Twitter reveals within the response they obtain to their posts, with a lot of their current tweets surpassing 1 million “likes” and over 400,000 retweets.
This may also be seen on Billboard’s Social 50 chart, which ranks the most well-liked artists on the earth on social networking websites based mostly on a mixture of weekly additions of buddies/followers/followers with artist web page views and weekly track performs. Since their first time reaching No. 1 on the Social 50 chart in October of 2016, BTS has been on the prime of the chart for a tremendous 74 weeks in whole.
The hit group made a comeback on May 18 with their new album “Love Yourself: Tear,” that includes the title monitor “Fake Love.” The album has already achieved big success, together with reigning over iTunes Top Albums charts in lots of nations all through the world, breaking records on YouTube, and coming into Spotify’s Global Top 200 on the highest ranking yet for a Korean artist. “Fake Love” has additionally now achieved the group’s first ever “perfect all-kill” on the music charts in Korea, that means it has secured the No. 1 spot on all main home charts.
BTS shall be performing “Fake Love” for the primary time on tv worldwide in a while within the BBMAs ceremony! Stay tuned for updates on their efficiency.