On May 21, 2017, K-pop boy group BTS who debuted in 2013 won “TOP SOCIAL ARTIST” award at the Billboard Music Awards held in Las Vegas, NV at the T-Mobile Arena.
BTS being nominated along American Artists like Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendez, and Selena Gomez. With over 300 million votes, BTS took 1st! Leader of the group, Rap Monster gave a thank you speech to ARMY’S (BTS fanclub name) and couldn’t believe they were actually standing a the BillBoard Music Award stage.
Rap Monster: “ARMY’S, our fans, thank you very much! You know, We can still not believe we are standing here on the stage at the Billboard Music Awards, Oh my gosh. And it’s so great to see all the artist we admire and the artist in this room are such great artists in front of us and it’s such a great honor. Most importantly, this award goes to the every people all over the world that shined the love and light on us by the millions and make BTS proud.. Please ARMY’S remember what we say, love myself love yourself.”
With tweets from Youtube stars, their producer, media outlets, and fans giving congrats to the boys on their win, the boys never forgets about giving thanks to ARMY’S as well through their shared twitter, @BTS_twt.
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) May 22, 2017
“Our dream came true!! #BBMAs”
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— ARMYBASESUBS (@BTS_ABS) May 22, 2017
*Thank you ARMYBASESUBS for the translations!*
Congrats on your award BTS!