14 Perfectly Unforgettable BTS Moments From The 2017 Billboard Music Awards

14 Perfectly Unforgettable BTS Moments From The 2017 Billboard Music Awards

BTS recently made K-pop history with their win at the Billboard Music Awards. Not only did they become the first K-pop group to win an award at Billboard, but they were also the first musician to receive over 300 million votes for the Top Social Artist award! This unprecedented social media attention led them to see an outrageous amount of press coverage, as the international music scene is currently scrambling to find out everything they can about these talented artists.

Here are just a few of our favorite moments from BTSs appearance at the BBMAs on May 21 that took over the internet.

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1. When ARMY got hit with this epic slow motion shot of BTS on the magenta carpet.

The squad is ALL here! ? @BTS_twt #BBMAs pic.twitter.com/KujnzYMAnN

BillboardMusicAwards (@BBMAs) May 22, 2017

2. When they were named best dressed because of their dashing appearances.

When Korean boy band @BTS_twt appeared at the @BBMAs, they instantly sparked a social media frenzy: https://t.co/8gdbqFHXPf

Vogue Magazine (@voguemagazine) May 22, 2017

The best dressed guys at the #BBMAs: BTS in Saint Laurent. https://t.co/PP78H0dndw pic.twitter.com/TLhzRt3T3Y

THE FASHION LAW (@TheFashionLaw) May 22, 2017

3. When Jin and Jungkook went viral as the third from the left and the one in the middle.

seokjin went from the car door guy to the the third from the left

#BBMAs pic.twitter.com/fiSdOpSli9

jihan? (@jimiinaegyo) May 22, 2017

When our Golden Maknae gets noticed again!

The one in the middle pic.twitter.com/Vkmdh7RMex

Elizabeth Huston (@BjhSupergirl) May 23, 2017

4. When Rap Monster gets embarrassed about being called a heartthrob.


ㅤ#prayfortheworld (@ethrealjk) May 22, 2017

5. When they didnt forget to thank ARMY every chance they got.

WATCH: No one loves their fans more than @BTS_twt! #BTSBBMAs #BBMAs @BTS_ARMY ❤ pic.twitter.com/e4Omaql5dz

sweetyhigh (@sweetyhigh) May 22, 2017

BTS thanks their fans! #BTSBBMAs ✨ pic.twitter.com/CVbEdYKi9E

billboard (@billboard) May 21, 2017

6. When this beautiful pan shot leads to Taehyun being expectedly adorkable.

managed to record this legendary moment in hd so i will put it on loop, youre welcome pic.twitter.com/StiqxZgEsR

rae (@chittajeon) May 21, 2017

7. When Jimin hears BTS fan chants inside the T-Mobile Arena.

#JIMIN #지민 @BTS_twt 170521 pic.twitter.com/ruKIiRsPJp

piecesofmind (@piecesofmind_jm) May 22, 2017

8. When they had their fingers crossed for the big award announcement.

They had their fingers cross they are so pure?❤️#BTSBBMAs @BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/BvyZUCAQXI

Bangtan babe♡ (@bangtanbabe7) May 22, 2017

9. When they were officially announced the winners of the Top Social Artist award!

WATCH: The moment @BTS_twt won Top Social Artist at the @BBMAs. #BBMAs pic.twitter.com/xzwKId7DRa

Good Morning America (@GMA) May 22, 2017

WATCH: The acceptance speech from @BTS_twt for the @BBMAs Top Social Artist Award. #BBMAs pic.twitter.com/xKLAzQqDAA

We see you going to grab that trophy with a huge smile, Suga!

10. When everyone wanted to meet them, take photos with them, and congratulate them!

Joined a K pop band ? pic.twitter.com/YFNswqVbx3

Ansel Elgort (@AnselElgort) May 22, 2017

#bbmas @BTS_twt @BBMAs #done pic.twitter.com/8AWUPmcJWd

Mike Mahan (@MikeMahan) May 21, 2017

ok i just met @BTS_twt and they are the coolest! ???? WOW

Love these dudes! See you guys this summer @BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/i5TPqGGdzO

THE CHAINSMOKERS (@TheChainsmokers) May 21, 2017

I love these guys. And I will not stop until they let me join @bts_bighit. #BBMAs pic.twitter.com/dtGcfeoyxb

T.J. Holmes (@tjholmes) May 22, 2017

Breaks the internet. Breaks our heart. #BBMAs @Camila_Cabello @bts_bighit pic.twitter.com/Bn6mgtQU0S

Congratulations on your historic win, @BTS_twt! #BBMAs

Nicholas Tetreault (@nicholastmusic) May 22, 2017

Mike Mahan (@MikeMahan) May 22, 2017

Ayyyyy congrats @BTS_twt

THE CHAINSMOKERS (@TheChainsmokers) May 22, 2017

CONGRATS FROM ME AND ALL OF AMERICA ? @BTS_twt #BeAMaverick pic.twitter.com/bWBwPtt8KU

Logan Paul (@LoganPaul) May 22, 2017

A post shared by halsey (@iamhalsey) on May 21, 2017 at 6:43pm PDT

11. When they received a landslide of media coverage in the United States.

Heres everything you need to know about the #BBMAs breakout Korean-Pop boy band BTS: https://t.co/AsJDKkyCeo pic.twitter.com/813YVAsefP

5 things you should know about K-Pop sensations BTS https://t.co/VEZBjiMdw8 pic.twitter.com/vrP8vJh2nQ

Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) May 22, 2017

People are stressing Asian representation after BTS made history at the Billboard Music Awards https://t.co/JpVtWloVny pic.twitter.com/Ay7Pza3UMx

BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) May 23, 2017

Bigger than Bieber? A Korean pop group beats US stars to win a Billboard Music Award https://t.co/ouZEWaUHy1 via @CNNent pic.twitter.com/cHpfmaMaGx

K-pop has officially landed in America

heres how it happened https://t.co/Jvg8nFnzb0

The Independent (@Independent) May 22, 2017

#BTS: 5 Things to Know About the Korean-Pop Boy Band https://t.co/FYslF3hf1j #BBMAs

People Magazine (@people) May 22, 2017

This KPop band just made history at the #BBMAs pic.twitter.com/om9mebSkgE

NowThis (@nowthisnews) May 22, 2017

Theyve done it! @BTS_twt just made history with their first win at the #BBMAs. https://t.co/wl2LEeKpl3

Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) May 22, 2017

11. They also made news broadcasts all over Korea with their win.

This Korean Newscast stopped their broadcast to announce that BTS won Top Social Artist at the #BBMAs ? pic.twitter.com/x3uuJ6VnQc

? BTS passa a ser o primeiro grupo de K-POP premiado no #BBMAs . pic.twitter.com/I8Xjl26Tga

BANGTAN FM (@BangtanFM) May 22, 2017

? BTS ganha Top Social Artist no Billboard Awards. pic.twitter.com/fxu9C6z0WD

? BTS, primeiros Idols a ganharem um prêmio na Billboard Award. KPOP faz história novamente. | © GLOBALBTS


12. When Rap Monster missed the photo with Halsey and asked fans to photoshop him in.

with @halsey .. 누가 저 합성 좀 해주세요 RM pic.twitter.com/T3ABQ07NxO

This resulted in all types of responses that only a fandom as fun as ARMY can produce!

@BTS_twt @halsey ?? pic.twitter.com/8xN9KdZb8y

Suga Obsession (@sugaobsession) May 22, 2017

Thankfully he did eventually get a realistic one after all of the hilariously creative ones.


jessa (@jiminthrusts) May 22, 2017

13. When they were honest about their humble beginnings and asked for a chance to perform at the BBMAs next year.

Our company was not that big,our names were not that big and nowI AM CRYING AND SO DO YOU #BBMAs #BTSBBMAs #BTS pic.twitter.com/PcpHL14Xfd

I STAN KINGS (@ValeriaOffic) May 22, 2017

14. Absolutely every interview and photo of BTS at the BBMAs!

There are too many photos and videos of BTS at the Billboard Music Awards to include them all; but here are just a few of our favorites to top of this list of memorable BTS BBMA moments!

These photos are from Billboard. If you want to see more amazing pics of BTS then be sure to check out their official gallery here!

Which BTS Billboard Music Awards moment is your favorite?

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