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BTS to Skip Billboard Music Awards 2022; Here’s Why

This year, South Korean boy band BTS will not be attending the Billboard Music Awards that will be taking place on May 15, 2022. Read on, to know the reason behind their big decision.

Why will BTS not attend the Billboard Music Awards 2022?

As per Korean media reports, BTS will not be attending the Billboard Music Awards 2022. We have learned that the Grammy-nominated music group will not be present at the Billboard Music Awards as they want to focus more on the comeback that is happening in June. Their anthology album Proof will be out on June 10, 2022.

The close sources have revealed that BTS has decided not to travel to the United States next week for the BBMAs that are set to take place on May 15.

In how many categories is BTS nominated at the BBMAs?

When we talk about BBMAs nominations, BTS has been nominated in a total of 6 categories including Top Duo/Group, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Billboard Global Artist excluding the U.S, Top Selling Song with Butter and Permission To Dance, Top Billboard Global Song (excluding the U.S.), and Top Rock Song (My Universe).

BTS has won several awards at the BBMAs

In the past, BTS has bagged many awards at BBMAs. The band made history in the year 2017 by winning BBMAs Top Social Artist Award as the first K-pop artist to do so. From there on, the group didn’t look back, they just went on to win multiple awards.

Over the last couple of years, the Billboard’s longest-charting Hot 100 number one group, BTS has continued to shine on and their fans have consistently showered them with all the love in the world.

Let’s take a look at the awards won by BTS at the BBMAs till now

Top Social Artist Award (2017)

Top Social Artist Award (2018)

Top Duo/ Group (2019)

Top Social Artist Award (2019)

Top Social Artist Award (2020)

Top Song Sales Artist (2021)

Top Selling Song (Dynamite) (2021)

Top Social Artist (2021)

How did the fans react to the decision of BTS?

As soon as the news of BTS not attending the BBMAs came out, the fans couldn’t keep their calm. They flooded the social media platform with loads of messages.

One fan wrote, “bts & armys during the bbmas:”

Another user tweeted, “Honestly, BTS not attending the BBMAs to focus on the new album is kind of a power move. A bit sexy, if you ask me.”

Followed by a user who penned, “since bts are not attending the bbmas they should do a vlive at the same time and watch their vlive get more viewers than the show just for fun.”

One user wrote, “BBMAs being so confident and happy about the shows rating then bts confirmed that they will not be attending:”

These were a few reactions of the fans to the sad news. Are you looking forward to the new album of BTS? Kindly let us know how excited are you in the comments section below.  Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.
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