BTS Secures “2021 Grammy Awards” Nomination + Members Express Gratitude To Fans
A historic nomination for BTS!
It’s official! Worldwide K-pop septet BTS has been nominated for the 2021 Grammy Awards.
Recently, the Recording Academy revealed the nominees for this year’s highly-anticipated awarding ceremony. Making a new record is BTS who became the first Korean act to be nominated in the Grammy Awards!
Through their record-breaking bop “Dynamite”, the group is vying for the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category. This recognizes the “new vocal or instrumental duo/group or collaborative pop recordings. Singles or Tracks only.”
The boys are up against Justin Bieber’s “Intentions” (featuring Quavo), J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny and Tainy’s “Un Dia (One Day)”, Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s “Rain On Me”, and Taylor Swift’s “Exile” (featuring Bon Iver).
Heartwarming reaction of BTS
Delighted to hear the good news, BTS expressed their excitement and gratitude via Twitter. RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook posted their video while nervously watching the announcement.
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) November 24, 2020
In the following tweet, the group wrote in Korean and English, “Thank you to everyone who listened to and sympathized with our music during the difficult times. Above all, it is ARMYs who made the miracle of getting us nominated. Thank you and we love you. Thank you Recording Academy for this great honor!”
Additionally, Big Hit Entertainment released an official statement. “We are indescribably happy because we are seeing the fruition of our efforts. We’re happier because we know our fans are delighted with the news. Since we’re nominated, we are also looking forward to getting the award,” the group said.
Back in 2019, BTS’ hit album Love Yourself: Tear was previously nominated for the Best Recording Package category.
Meanwhile, in related news, the group recently bagged two trophies at the 2020 American Music Awards. They continue to hold the crown as the Top Social Artist for three years in a row now and the Best Duo or Group – Pop/Rock for the second consecutive year.
Photo Credits: Big Hit Entertainment