[Article] 170509 BTS is the first KPOP group to walk on the US "Billboard Music Awards"
Boy group BTS has been invited by the US Billboard Music Awards and they will be the first KPOP group to attend the awards ceremony.
On the 9th, BTS's company BigHit Entertainment revealed that BTS has been invited and they have confirmed to attend the 2017 Billboard Music Awards scheduled to be held on this 21st evening 8pm (local time) at the T Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, US.
BTS has been nominated for the Top Social Artist category and they are competing against other nominees including Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, and Shawn Mendes.
"Top Social Artist" category nominated by BTS will select its final winner by looking through the album and digital song sales, streaming, no. of times the songs were played on the radio, concerts, and the social participation data from 2016 March 18th to 2017 March 16th, including the global fan votes which began since May 1st.
BTS who is currently on their Asia Tour after successfully wrapping up their South and North America tours expressed their gratitude through their company when they heard they were invitied by the Billboard Music Awards.
BTS revealed, "It feels like a dream to be invitied by the Billboard Music Awards where global artists gather. This was all possible thanks to our ARMYs around the world. Thank you very much. Being invitied to the ceremony itself is a great honor."
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2. Congrats on being the first Korean idol to attend the Billboard (awards ceremony)~ It would be even more wonderful if you win the award too but I'm so happy and proud of you attending the ceremony ㅜ +2893 -104
3. Is BTS attending the Billboard a reality???????????? ㅠㅠㅠㅠㅠㅠㅠㅠㅠㅠㅠ I'm so proud ㅜㅜㅜㅜㅜㅜ +2711 -105
4. I think you are seeing the light because they recognized the musical world of you guys... I'm so proud, happy and I will continue to vote diligently until the end :) let us fly higher and further +2489 -97
5. I love you!!!!!!!!!! Bangtans, I'm proud of you ㅠㅠ +2239 -89
6. They are the first Korean idol to attend and they are the first Asian singer to be nominated for the Social Media category. I think attending the Billboard Awards Ceremony as Asian singer itself is exceptional ㅠㅠㅠㅠㅠ +680 -15
7. I really hope this become a good experience for you. I hope you will become the BTS approved by the world!! +611 -13
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9. Herald! thanks! I searched for this the moment I opened my eyes. Finally, BTS is going to Billboard. Let's congratulate!! ARMYs ^♥^ +535 -14
10. So happy for BTS +526 -14