The hit K-pop boy band, BTS, has just won the Top Social Artist award in the recently held Billboard Music Awards night. In doing so, the group even surprisingly beat famous American singers such as Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and even Shawn Mendes in the category.
This is a very big achievement not only for BTS but for the rest of the K-pop artists and idols who have been trying to outcompete Western artists for the last couple of years. Now, on K-pop group has finally made this dream turn into reality.
According to BBC, BTS says that they still cannot believe that they have won the award especially that it came from the Billboard Music Awards, which is the most prestigious music awards night in the world. The group further states that they are very grateful and honored that they happen to be in the category together with the other artists that they idolize.
Indeed, the hip-hop and RB style of the group managed to make its way into success. This shows that the boy group is more than just a pretty face in the industry because all of their music are all of high quality. Another reason why BTS managed to reach this level of success is because their songs are filled with a lot of meaning as it tackles different issues in the society.
According to Star2, the group has even released a number of albums that are both in Korean and Japanese. Apart from that, the group also has more than 10 million followers on their social media.
It even is a big surprise to know that BTS doesn’t sing in English, but still, there are a lot of Americans and Europeans that idolize these Korean boys. This is one of the most notable K-pop success stories in the history of Korean music.