BTS has a huge fan following. It is one of the most popular and favorite bands around the world. Recently, BTS has won big at the Billboard Music Awards 2021. BTS won three of their four nominations, nearly doubling their total BBMA trophies in one evening. He stood out as one of the biggest winners of the night. We bring you 8 ways how the South Korean music group made history at the Billboard Music Awards 2021.
Second-Most Top Duo/Group Wins
BTS took the top duo/group honor for the second time. Beating fellow bands AC/DC, AJR, Dan + Shay and Maroon 5 took the honors. This lineup shows how diverse the category can be when they all make music and BTS, with another trophy, now stands out. As the fourth name to win more than once.
Won the second best social artist
Justin Bieber earned this honor in the first six years, and BTS has earned it on every five shows since then. K-Pop only needs to collect one more award to match the all-time record.
Second group to win best selling song
BTS won their first Hot 100 #1 Top Selling Song for Dynamite which became the bestselling track in the US by the end of 2020. BTS became the second group to hear his name. Maroon 5 won it for the first 2 years.
First group to win Best Selling Song Unaccounted
Along with BTS, the only other group to win Top Selling Song, Maroon 5, did not do so alone. BTS’ outfit Girls Like You was named a bestseller in 2019 and tied with Cardi B. K-pop group Dynamite worked wonders.
Fifth Group Nominated for Best Selling SongMinated
There have been songs that have been nominated for Top Selling Song throughout the years, but only five groups have managed to compete in the category. BTS is one of them.
First group to win Top Song Sales Artist
Top Song Sales Artist recognizes the acts that sold the most copies of songs in the tracking period, as opposed to Top Selling Songs. BTS made history as the first group to dominate the region.
Fifth Act to Win Top Song Sales Artist
BTS is the fifth act of any kind to win Top Song Sales Artist at the Billboard Music Awards. The Weeknd, Lizzo, Ed Sheeran and Drake have won it before.
Fourth Group Nominated for Top Song Sales Artist
BTS Group are the first to win Top Song Selling Artist, but they are not the first to be nominated for the award. The Chainsmokers, Twenty One Pilots and Imagine Dragons have also competed for the honor at least once.
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