<Intern reporter Kim Min-jeong (Department of International Studies at Kyung Hee University)>
▲ The world is excited about the rise of BTS's Grammy Award nominee, who is writing a myth.© Picture = Big Hit Entertainment ©aubreaknews
The K-POP craze shook the Grammy.
The group BTS has been nominated for the GRAMMY AWARDS, the most prestigious pop music award ceremony in the U.S., marking the new history of K-pop.
The Grammy Awards announced its candidate for the 63rd Grammy Awards on its official website on Monday (local time). Following the online live broadcast, a total of 83 categories of candidates were announced on the website. The list of award nominees was selected by members of the Recording Academy, an association of music industry workers, for music released between September 2019 and August 2020.
BTS was nominated for Best Pop DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE for its digital single 'Dynamite' released on August 21.
This marks a new chapter in the history of popular music. He is the first K-pop singer to be nominated for the Grammy Awards. At the 61st Grammy Awards in 2019, he was on stage as a presenter, and at the 62nd awards ceremony held earlier this year, he performed jointly with rapper Lil Nas X, but this is the first time he has been nominated for the award.
Immediately after the announcement of the list of candidates for the 2021 Grammy Awards, BTS said on its official SNS, "I am grateful to everyone who listened to and sympathized with our music during difficult times. Above all, it was ARMY who created the miracle of being a Grammy-nominated artist. Thank you always and I love you," he said.
▲ ▲ Behind the glory of BTS, the role of Army, the world's strongest fan club, played a big part.<Photographs of ARMY Club Capture> ©aubreanews
Through Big Hit Entertainment, BTS said, "I'm indescribably happy to see the fruits of my efforts. "It's amazing and touching," he said. "Thank you, ARMY, for giving me the opportunity to be nimble. I'm more happy to think that the fans will like it. I'm looking forward to winning the award, and I'm looking forward to it.
They previously won awards for "Pop/Rock Genre Favorite Duo/Group" and "Favorite Social Artist" at the "2020 American Music Awards" and "Favorite Social Artist" for four consecutive years at the "2020 Billboard Music Awards" He was nominated for the "2021 Grammy Awards" and is approaching the milestone of winning the top three music awards in the U.S.
The myth of BTS with the strongest fan corps ARMY will continue to the 63rd Grammy Awards, which will be held on January 31st next year.