BTS Will Be at the Grammys This Year Presenting an Award

BTS Will Be at the Grammys This Year Presenting an Award

February 5, 2019
It has been confirmed that K-pop supergroup BTS will be presenting an award at the upcoming 61st Annual Grammy Awards. 
Citing sources, Variety reported that the popular South Korean boy band will be among the artists tasked with handing out awards to winners this upcoming Sunday.
It was revealed earlier that BTS is also nominated for a Grammy for best recording package (i.e. artwork) for their “Love Yourself: Tear” album, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 last year.
The nomination, which they share with Seoul-based branding firm HuskyFox, is the boy group’s first ever Grammy nomination.
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In their category, they are up against St. Vincent’s “Masseduction,” Mitski’s “Be the Cowboy,” the Chairman’s “The Offering,” and Foxhole’s “Well Kept Thing.”
While the award is technically in recognition of art directors, observers lauded the nomination for BTS’ “Love Yourself: Tear” as a major step in inclusion and appreciation for Asian artists at the prestigious event.
Singer Alicia Keys will be hosting this year’s edition of the Grammys, which will be broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on CBS, Feb. 10, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.
Among those confirmed to perform during the event include Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Miley Cyrus, Dan + Shay, H.E.R., Post Malone with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, and Kacey Musgraves.
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      Ryan General

      Ryan General is a Senior Reporter for NextShark




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