On April 4 local time, Billboard revealed the first batch of nominations for 2019 awards, three Kpop acts made the list.

EXO, BTS and GOT7 were nominated for Top Social Artist award. This is EXO and GOT7 first time to be nominated for a Billboard award.





They’re going up against: Ariana Grande and Louis Tomlinson.


While fans of GOT7 and EXO were happy to see that their groups got nominated one simple detail in the announcement has caused quite the stir among fans.

Billboard posted a video announcement of the Top Social Artist award. They included a photo of three acts: Ariana Grande, BTS and Louis Tomlinson, however, didn’t put photos up for either EXO or GOT7 which upset some iGOT7s and EXO-Ls.





Here is what fans had to say:


Meanwhile, there are other fans are extremely happy EXO and GOT7 were nominated and chose to look at the positive side.

What do you think of this?