BTS Slays At 2018 BBMAs With Award and Memorable Performance

    V, Jungkook, Jimin, Suga, Jin, RM, and J-Hope of K-pop supergroup BTS made their presence at this year’s Billboard Music Awards quite a memorable one for their global fans.

    The talented Asian heartthrobs immediately lit up the red carpet as soon as they arrived dressed in their Gucci outfits.

    During their red carpet interview, the BTS members shared their excitement for their Top Social Artist nomination, performance, and upcoming albums. They also made a special shoutout to the global members of the BTS ARMY.

    Nominees for Top Social Artist are those who consistently occupy the top slots on Billboard’s Social 50 chart, according to the BBMAs.

    💗💗💗BTS 💗💗💗 So great meeting you!! You’re killing it!!

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    The artists’ performance on the ranking is mainly driven by fan engagement on leading social platforms.

    Later in the awards show, BTS eventually took the Top Social Artist award for the second year in a row, beating Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato, BTS, Ariana Grande, and Shawn Mendes. 

    BTS also performed their new song, “Fake Love,” after Kelly Clarkson introduced the group as “the biggest boy band in the world!” While it was the Korean boy band’s second time attending the BBMAs, it was their first time to perform on the show. 

    Earlier this week, the music video for the song immediately broke the K-pop records they set themselves by receiving 35.9 million views in its first 24 hours.

    The video for “Fake Love” has the biggest 24-hour debut of 2018 and the third biggest 24-hour debut of all time. Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” is No.1 with 43.2 million views, followed by Psy’s “Gentleman,” which had 36 million views in the first 24 hours.

    Featured Image via Instagram / bts.bighitofficial

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