BTS are making their way back to the Grammys and this time, they'll be returning as nominees.
In a livestream announcement on 25 November, the Recording Academy revealed the nominees for all 83 categories for the 63rd Grammy Awards.
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The global pop stars received their much-awaited Grammy nomination for their first English single and Billboard Hot 100 #1 hit, 'Dynamite'. BTS are going up against J. Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, and Tainy, Taylor Swift and Bon Iver, Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, and Justin Bieber and Quavo, for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.
The nomination makes the group the first-ever South Korean pop act to ever be nominated for a Grammy Award.
Congratulations 63rd #GRAMMYs Best Pop Duo/Group Performance nominees: @JBALVIN, @DUALIPA, Bad Bunny (@sanbenito), @Tainy, @justinbieber, @QuavoStuntin, @BTS_twt, @ladygaga, @ArianaGrande, @taylorswift13, @boniver: https://t.co/vmaSA9BCsf pic.twitter.com/6t5wXH6N8L— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) November 24, 2020
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In a series of tweets, BTS members V, Jungkook, RM, and Jimin shared their reaction to the nomination.
Ohmmmmmmyyyyyyyyggghghhhhhhhgggggggggdhdhsjsixudbslsogbdsisgshdbxidjdbdidhdifjfiri#GRAMMYs #BTS pic.twitter.com/6CWkSPoR6W— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) November 24, 2020
다른 앵글.. pic.twitter.com/1i0jEhWXmL— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) November 24, 2020
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The group also shared their thanks to their fans and the Recording Academy.
힘든 시기, 우리의 음악을 들어주시고 공감해주신 모든 분들께 감사합니다. 무엇보다 그래미 후보 아티스트라는 기적을 만들어주신 건 아미 여러분입니다. 늘 감사하고 사랑합니다.— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) November 24, 2020
Thank you @RecordingAcad for this great honor!
💜💜 @RecordingAcad 💜💜— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) November 25, 2020
💜💜ARMY, we did it !!!💜💜 https://t.co/C3M9XmY2zA
💜사랑해요 아미💜 pic.twitter.com/S2tZ8K8DxF— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) November 25, 2020
BTS join the likes of HAIM, Phoebe Bridgers, The Strokes, Doja Cat, Beyonce, and more as nominees for the 63rd Grammy Awards. The annual awards ceremony airs on 31 January 2021, 8 PM EST (1 February, 8 AM ID/TH Standard Time; 9 AM PH/SG/MY Standard Time; 10 AM KR/JP Standard Time) via CBS.
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Watch their performance of 'Dynamite' at the 2020 American Music Awards: