News / Headlines / Hot Issues

Reporter Claims There Is Evidence Proving BTS Cheated At The 'BBMA'

By Chaeil Lee | September 06, 2017 08:05 PM EDT

Close

Hit boy group BTS seems to be the center of controversy these days ever since rumors of their agency, Big Hit Entertainment's, illegal practice involving artists' promotions and marketing. Now, the group is being accused of cheating at this years 'BillBoard Music Awards.' 

The boy group walked away with the award for 'Top Social Artist' underneath their belt and it was an achievement recognized worldwide. However, one reporter by the name of Jeon Won from media outlet Xports News claims there is evidence proving how the boys cheated.

The reporter stated the following in an article: "With the accusations of illegal marketing practices, BTS' eligibility for the 'Top Social Artist' award comes to suspicion. The winner of the award is determined by the hashtag votes and BTS has received more than 300 million. However, some netizens are now questioning the legitimacy. If the marketing took place with the use of part-time employees (to increase votes), then it'll be fair for BTS to return the trophy." 

Now, ARMY (the BTS fandom) have been angered to the point that they demanded an apology from the reporter and made their demand a global trend on Twitter! Fans also left the following comments alongside the hashtag, "You're the only one suspicious about BTS' win at 'BBMA'. You have looked down on our hard dedication", "Um no, I did not get a hand cramp every day voting for BTS 'BBMA' to have their name slandered. Don't mess with BTS/ARMY", "The article better be deleted because this is straight up defamation." 

What do you think of this reporter's whacky claims and this ridiculous situation? Share your thoughts with us down below.

Tagged :  BTS, BBMA, Cheat

Featured

05.16.18 | 01:55PM EDT

GOT7, Thailand Standing World Tour Pro .. 3 million fans ‘enthusiasm’

GOT7 was a hot success in Thailand, the first overseas performance of the World Tour. The GOT7 2018 WORLD TOUR was held from last 11th to 13th at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. A total of 39,000 people were mobilized.

05.20.18 | 06:10PM EDT

'Cool sexy body' BlackPink Jenny

Black Pink Jenny showed a sense of coolness and sexy at the same time.

See Now: BTS: 41 Fun Facts You Must Know About The Most Successful Kpop Boy Band (Bangtan Sonyeondan)

Real Time Analytics