BTS continues to make history as they have officially become the first Korean act ever to be nominated for an award by The BRITs (British Record Industry Trusts Show).
The BRIT Awards is the British Phonographic Industry‘s annual music awards and is also one of the biggest award shows in the United Kingdom. BTS has been nominated in the “International Group” category at the 2021 BRIT Awards. They are nominated along with American music artists, such as pop-rock band HAIM, rock band Foo Fighters, and hip hop duo Run The Jewels. The Irish post-punk revival band Fontaines D.C. is also nominated.
The nominees for #BRITs 2021 International Group are:
— BRIT Awards (@BRITs) March 31, 2021
This is not the first time BTS has made history, becoming the first Korean act to be nominated at a major international award show. This year, they also became the first K-Pop group to be nominated for a GRAMMY award. They received a nomination for “Dynamite” in the “Best Pop Duo/Group Performance” at the 63rd GRAMMY Awards.
you cannot spell BRITS without BTS! congratulations @BTS_twt for being nominated at 2021 BRITs Awards in the category of “International Group”. they’re the first korean artist in history to earn this nomination! LEGENDS. 👏#BTSFirstBRITSNompic.twitter.com/Ul3FkDRuoM
— ًac ⁷ daddeh (@vminggukx) March 31, 2021
The BRIT Awards is usually held in February, but it has been postponed to May 11. It will be broadcast live on ITV with comedian Jack Whitehall hosting.