The award season has begun! Starting with the Video Music Awards 2020 in August followed by the Emmys 2020, the next one to take place is Billboard Music Awards 2020 on October 14. The nominations were announced online on September 22. The first artist set to perform at BBMAs are none other than the popular group BTS.
After their record-breaking season with multiple top albums, BTS will take over the stage for the third time to perform their chart-topping single ‘Dynamite’,. The announcement was made on Twitter today. BTS is nominated in two categories – Top/Duo Group and Top Social Artist. The septet broke Justin Bieber’s six-year record by winning Top Social Artist in 2017. They won in the same category in 2018 followed by bagging two awards in 2019 for Top Social Artist and Top/Duo Group.
BTS topped Billboard Hot 100 chart for two weeks in a row, making them the first Korean act ever to achieve this feat. They reclaimed the No. 1 spot on Monday, September 28 after spending the last weeks on the second position. The group has created history with ‘Dynamite’ as debuted at No. 1 on Hot 100, Billboard Global 200, and the second week at No. 1 on Billboard Global Excl. U.S as well. They become the first-ever act to rule all three charts simultaneously.