BTS has been nominated for three categories at the upcoming 2021 American Music Awards!
On October 28, the 2021 American Music Awards announced their list of nominees. BTS received three nominations, one of which marks a first for an Asian artist in the award show’s history.
BTS is nominated for Artist of the Year, alongside Ariana Grande, Drake, Olivia Rodrigo, Taylor Swift, and The Weeknd. A first for an Asian artist in this category.
BTS was also nominated for Favorite Pop Duo or Group for the third year in a row and “Butter” was nominated for Favorite Pop Song.
Last year, many Kpop acts were nominated for Favorite Social Artist Award (won by BTS). However, this award is not listed this year.
The 2021 American Music Awards will broadcast from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 21.