Los Angeles, November 24: South Korean sensation BTS is one step closer to their dream of winning a Grammy Award as the band has been nominated in the best pop duo / group performance category by the Recording Academy for their chartbuster track “Dynamite”. According to the Recording Academy’s official website, nominations for the 63rd Grammy Awards were announced on Tuesday night. Grammy Awards 2021 Full Nomination List: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift was recognized in different categories, with BTS thrilled with its nomination.
“Dynamite”, released on August 21, is the group’s first full English-language single and the first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit of their careers.
BTS, whose full name is Bangatan Sonidon (Bulletproof Boy Scouts) or Beyond the Scene as they are known to global audiences, became South Korea’s first pop act to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart with “Dynamite”.
Seapate – which includes RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, Wei and Jungkook – thanked ARMY, a word for the band’s fans, for their support in this journey to earn a Grammy nod. “Thank you to everyone who heard and sympathized about our music during the difficult times. Above all, it is the ARMYs who performed the miracle of being a Grammy candidate. We always appreciate and love you. In this Thank you @RecordingAad for the great honor! ”A tweet read on the group’s official Twitter account. AMA 2020 Complete Winner List: BTS, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Dan + Share Win Win Big Musical Night!
BTS has often described “dynamite” as a song full of enthusiasm, dealing with positive vibes and one step at a time in life, as “heavy” sounds amid the ongoing coronovirus epidemic.
It is also the closing track of their album ‘BE’, which was launched last Friday.
Apart from ‘BE’, BTS also released the album ‘Map of the Soul 7’ earlier this year.
Earlier, BTS’s album ‘Love Yourself: Tier’ was for the best recording package in 2019, but had they won, the award would have gone to art director Huskifox. He also made history by being the first K-pop group to give an award at last year’s ceremony.
The group made their Grammy debut this year with Lil Nash X singing the American rapper’s “Old Town Road”.
“Dynamite” will compete with “Un Die (One Day)” by Jay Bulvin, Dua Lippa, Bad Bunny and Rainy; Quavo’s “Intent” by Justin Bieber; “Rain on Me” by Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande; And “Exile” by Taylor Swift featuring Bon Ivor.
The awards ceremony, to be held on January 31, will be hosted by daily show presenter Trevor Noa.
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