Top Duo/Group Winner is BTS!
Idol group BTS has set a milestone of winning two awards at the Billboard Music Awards in 2019.
BTS won the top social artist category and the top duo/group category at the Billboard Music Awards held at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 9 a.m (Korean time) on May 2.
In the top duo/group category, BTS as well as Dan + Shay, Imagine Dragons, Maroon 5, Panic! At The Disco were nominated.
BTS was called the winner after beating prominent candidates. RM went on stage and shouted, “Thank you ARMY!”
This marked the third consecutive year that BTS has won the top social artist category and became the first Korean artist to win two Billboard Music Awards.
Earlier, Drake won the “Top Billboard 200 Album” category, while rapper Juice Wrld was the winner in the Top New Artist category.
Meanwhile, BTS also appeared as a performer for the second consecutive year and will perform “Boy With Luv” collaboration stage along with Halsey.
BTS topped “Billboard 200” with the album “MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA,” and ranked No.8 on “Hot 100” for the title track “Boy With Luv.” They made their comeback on NBC’s “SNL” and were praised as the mainstreaming artist in the U.S.