BTS become the most awarded group in history Billboard Music Awards since their first win in 2017.
At the Billboard Music Awards 2022 on Monday (16/5), from the six nominations, BTS received three awards, namely Top Duo/Group, Top Song Sales Artist and Top Selling Song for ‘Butter’.
With the addition of these three titles, BTS has now collected 11 titles. quote The IndependentBTS has now shifted the record previously held by Destiny’s Child, which won a total of 11 awards.
The Destiny’s Child record has stood for 17 years.
BTS, the group consisting of RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook, has also won trophies at every BBMA event since 2017.
BTS Army, as the group’s fans are known, celebrated the group’s historic journey at the BBMAs on Twitter with messages and posts of congratulations.
This year’s BBMA was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, with rapper P Diddy hosting the event.
Besides BTS, The Weeknd is also in the spotlight by getting the most award nominations this year, which is a total of nominations in 17 categories. In second place is Doja Cat who has 14 nominations.
Justin Bieber, Kanye West, and Olivia Rodrigo each received 13 nominations, while Drake was nominated in 11 categories.
Drake himself got a big win by taking home five awards – including Top Rap Artist and Top Rap Album – for his album Certified Lover Boy, which was released last year.