Billboard announced the 2021 Music Awards nominations. Making history again, BTS has become the first Korean Artists to receive four category nominations.
This year’s awards show is based on chart data from March 21, 2020 through April 3, 2021 with winners based on “key fan interactions with music,” including song sales, streaming and social engagement. Meanwhile the top social artist and top collaboration categories are fan-voted.
Last year’s 2020 Billboard Music Awards, BTS took home the award for the Top Social Artist for the fourth consecutive year performing “Dynamite”. This year they were once again nominated for the top social artist award Just two wins behind, before tying with Justin Bieber, who won the award from 2011 to 2016.
BTS also nominated for the top Duo/Group for the third consecutive year
Top Song sales artist and top selling song for the first time
They will be competing with other superstars like Blackpink, Megan thee Stallion, Ariana Grande, and others.
Out of the four nominations, They received only Top Social Artist is fan-voted.
The Billboard Music Awards will air on May 23rd, 8 PM ET. Check out the other nominations.