BTS gets a nomination for the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance from the prestigious 2022 Grammy Awards with their hit English track "Butter"!
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BTS Gets a Nomination for the 2022 Grammy Awards
The Grammys revealed the list of nominees for this year's awards ceremony through live streaming on the official website last November 23 (EST).
The nominees for the awards were selected by members of the Recording Academy, an association of professionals in the record industry. They selected the nominees from music released between September 2020 to September 2021.
BTS was nominated for the category "Best Pop Duo/Group Performance" with "Butter," which was released last May. It is a splendid achievement for the second year in a row after being nominated for the same category with "Dynamite" at the 2021 Grammy Awards for the first time as a Korean pop music singer last year.
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Furthermore, they were also nominated for the "Alternative Music Album" category. BTS has previously set a new milestone in the history of popular music by performing solo after their first nominations at the "2021 Grammy Awards."
BTS Nominated for Top Three Music Awards
BTS was nominated for three major music awards this year: the Billboard Music Awards, American Music Awards, and Grammy Awards, proving their global popularity.
During the 2021 American Music Awards, held last November 21, BTS received the grand prize Artist of the Year, Favorite Pop Song - Butter, and Favorite Pop Duo or Group.
Meanwhile, at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, the boys were nominated for four categories: Top Selling, Top Song Sales Artists, Top Duo/Group, and 'Top Social Artist.
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Music fans all over the world are now paying attention to whether BTS, who has been nominated for an award for two years in a row and they wrote new history once again, succeeds in winning the award this time and if they can break down the barriers of Grammys.
The 2022 Grammy Awards will be held in Los Angeles, USA on January 31, 2022, and will broadcast live through the American TV channel CBS.
Will BTS Achieve the 'Grand Slam' Milestone?
The Grammy Awards, which have been hosted since 1959 by the National Academy of Records Arts and Sciences (NARAS), a music expert group that includes artists, lyricists, and producers, are recognized as the most prestigious in the United States.
The winner is decided by the votes of more than 11,000 members of the recording academy. As the United States is the home of pop, it is also known as a holy grail for the world pop music awards ceremony. The trophy that the winners get is a symbol of a gramophone.
If BTS wins the 2022 Grammy Awards, they will be achieving the "Grand Slam" milestone for winning the top three popular music awards and will increase their popularity all over the world once again.
ARMYs are now rooting for the septet to win the prestigious awards ceremony, which shows their unending support for the phenomenal K-Pop boy group.
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Written by Annie Barmaine.