After BTS took home an award at this years Billboard Music Awards, plenty of celebrities and members of their team have posted on social media to congratulate the group and celebrate their history-making win!
BTS attended the Billboard Music Awards on May 21 in Las Vegas, where they became the first K-pop group to win a trophy at the annual ceremony when they received the fan-voted award for Top Social Artist. The group was nominated along with artists including Justin Bieber (who previously won six years in a row), Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, and Shawn Mendes.
Shortly after BTSs win was broadcast on television, BTOBs Peniel took to Twitter to express his amazement over the event and congratulate the group.
Woke up to eat breakfast, checked my twitter feed and BAM! Huge step for KPop! Dont know any of them personally but CONGRATULATIONS! ?? https://t.co/x0eY8otA8Y
Peniel Shin (@PenielShin) May 22, 2017
U-KISSs former member Kevin also posted on Twitter to congratulate BTS and celebrate the big moment in K-Pop history.
Congrats @BTS_twt #BTS #BBMAs ??? https://t.co/wKO85vYPnq
Kevin Woo (@Kevinwoo91) May 22, 2017
Eric Nam excitedly tweeted, Congrats congrats congrats @BTS_twt!!!!!!!! Yessss!! #bts #army awesome!.
에릭남 (Eric Nam) (@ericnamofficial) May 22, 2017
Former U-KISS member Alexander posted on Twitter to express how touched he was by the beautiful and historical moment achieved by BTS and their fans.
Beautiful. The interacting love support fans and artists have, and finally even achieved something historical. Beautiful. ????
ALEXANDER 알렉산더♔ (@alexander_0729) May 22, 2017
In addition, rapper Tiger JK retweeted Billboards official tweet about BTSs win to celebrate.
아빠 최고 (@DrunkenTigerJK) May 22, 2017
The account of music video production team Lumpens (which has created many of the groups MVs) tweeted, I truly congratulate you. Thanks to you, Ive become a director for a Billboard Music Award-winning artist! The account later tweeted, The kids ‘most beautiful moment in life keeps continuing even in reality, referencing BTSs hit series of releases entitled The Most Beautiful Moment in Life.
Lumpens (@lumpenss) May 22, 2017
Tiger JK retweeted Lumpenss tweet to congratulate the teams director and added a thumbs-up for BTS.
축하해 감독님 ?????? @BTS_ARMY ?? https://t.co/eLzEWUkgzw
Big Hit Entertainment choreographer Son Sung Deuk (who attended the ceremony) and producer Pdogg also re-tweeted the announcements by the Billboard Music Awards, with Pdogg writing as his caption, Im crying.
손성득 (@sonsungdeuk) May 22, 2017
Pdogg (@pddogg) May 22, 2017
Choreographer Keone Madrid, who has choreographed many of BTSs hits including Fire, Dope, Not Today, and more, also tweeted to celebrate their win!
LESS GOOO @BTS_twt! https://t.co/Pwmy88sKM1
Keone Madrid (@KeoneMadrid) May 22, 2017
In addition, American duo the Chainsmokers tweeted to congratulate the guys, after having met earlier that day.
Ayyyyy congrats @BTS_twt
THE CHAINSMOKERS (@TheChainsmokers) May 22, 2017
with @TheChainsmokers pic.twitter.com/ZCAULKhuTb
Singer Halsey posted a video of herself meeting BTS at the award ceremony to her Instagram, and wrote in the caption, Congrats on the win guys! This is a massive moment for kpop! Love!!!!!!!.
Congrats on the win guys! This is a massive moment for kpop! Love!!!!!!! #BTS
A post shared by halsey (@iamhalsey) on May 21, 2017 at 6:43pm PDT
Congratulations once again, BTS!