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Published on December 5th, 2020 | by Lydia Brooks


BTS member burst into tears when receiving Grammy nominations

With the song “Dynamite”, BTS became the first Asian group to participate in the nominated list of the Grammy Awards.

Recently, when they became a guest on CBS’s The Late Late Show with James Corden, BTS revealed about the members’ reaction when the group first received a Grammy nomination. According to RM, Suga – a member who is currently on hiatus after his shoulder surgery, burst into tears with joy.

“When the nomination was announced, Suga-hyung was sleeping so he didn’t know anything. When he woke up, Suga-hyung immediately texted everyone, saying he was very sorry for going to bed early. All day long, he kept complaining about why I went to sleep, “revealed member Jimin.

Previously, on BTS’s personal page, the group’s representative also posted reaction videos of V, Jung Kook, RM and Jimin when they learned that the group was nominated for a Grammy. The members jumped out of their seats and kept shouting out BTS’s name because they were too excited.

On November 24, the official website of the Grammy Awards announced the 2021 nomination list. BTS is the only Asian group in the nomination list.

The group’s song Dynamite was nominated for the Best Pop Group / Duet Performance category. Korean boys compete with One Day (J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny & Tainy), Intentions (Justin Bieber ft. Quavo), Rain on Me (Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande), Exile (Taylor Swift ft. Bon Iver).

After receiving the nomination, BTS thanked fans and the Recording Academy. Across social networks, fans are constantly sharing and congratulating Big Hit’s new achievements. The audience believes that BTS is closer to the dream of conquering the international market.

BTS is a 7-member group debuted in 2013. By 2015, the group started to pop up on the Kpop race with the song I Need U. After the success of the album series Wings (2016), Love Yourself: Tear (2018) and Map of the Soul: 7 (2020), BTS is considered the most popular male group in the world today.

On November 20, BTS returned to the Kpop race with the fifth Korean studio album titled BE with the title song “Life Goes On”. As soon as they opened for sale, BE “sold out” more than 1.23 million copies in just 30 minutes, becoming the fastest album to conquer this milestone in Kpop history.

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