BTS kicked off the week with 2 wins and a massive performance at the 2020 American Music Awards.
[#오늘의방탄] #BTS on American Music Awards 💜— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) November 23, 2020
Thanks ARMY! 💜#BTSonAMAs #방탄소년단 #BTS_BE #LifeGoesOn #BTS_Dynamite #인터내셔널팝케이센세이션썬샤인레인보우트레디셔널트랜스퍼USB허브쉬림프마운틴빌보드핫백1위세번BTS pic.twitter.com/rkb0uSBFIL
Fresh off the release of their new album, BE, the global superstars took home the Favorite Social Artist Award for the third consecutive year.
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The group also won Favorite Pop/Rock Duo or Group for the second year in a row.
“Thank you again for this precious award. Love you, ARMY!” V and @BTS_twt accept the AMA for Best Duo or Group - Pop/Rock. #amas pic.twitter.com/5l1JBHDFCa— Alyssa Bailey (@alyssabailey) November 23, 2020
BE's title track, 'Life Goes On,' made its live debut at the awards show, followed by a performance of their Billboard Hot 100 hit, 'Dynamite'.
ARMY!💜 Did you see our performance on the @AMAs? Hope you had fun as much as we did! Stay safe everyone! #AMAs #BTS #방탄소년단 #BTS_BE #LifeGoesOn #BTS_Dynamite pic.twitter.com/KNCy97vOKF— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) November 23, 2020
The pre-recorded performance filmed at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul, South Korea swept away fans eagerly waiting for their appearance all night. Suga, who had recently undergone shoulder surgery, was also present.
Watch the focus cam versions here:
Filling the venue were also purple ARMY bombs that represented their worldwide fanbase, coupled with fireworks and other impressive stage effects.
2020 AMAs - BTS cut (4) #BTS #방탄소년단— 골든 (@kku_twt) November 23, 2020
Check out some fan reactions of their breathtaking performance here:
They did that stage for us. Non fans wouldn’t know the significance of the black ocean and the black becoming purple. I can’t remember the last time I loved anything this much. All the streams and voting, always worth it. https://t.co/KTDWSA0M5K— Kay (@daeguhypegirl) November 23, 2020
BTA JUST RENTED AN ENTIRE STADIUM FOR AMA PERFORMANCE HELLOOO AN ENTIRE STADIUM??? AND MADE IT LOOKED LIKE THEY HAVE A CONCERT @BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/0uy21moLsG— ash리 ❈⁵ ᴮᴱ⁷ᴇɴ- ✨ (@btxtteokbokki) November 23, 2020
Cried literal tears. The sea of purple in the stadium, the voices and the performance 🥺#LifeGoesOnxDynamiteLive #BTSAMA pic.twitter.com/HxH7KZdApK— Juju. ₇ᴮᴱ (@JuKookies1) November 23, 2020
BTS RENTED A WHOLE STADIUM JUST TO PERFORM ON AMA. WHAT A FLEX— depungal⁷ (@seokjinpogi_) November 23, 2020
@BigHitEnt thank you for treating our boys @BTS_twt with outmost love and respect. Renting the whole stadium for AMA performance, making it look like they’re on a concert is the best way to showcase #LifeGoesOn and #Dynamite. PS. I’m happy Yoongi was there too💜 pic.twitter.com/21xnVD1UPe— malditangapril (@iamaprilmaldita) November 23, 2020
NOT BTS RENTING OUT A STADIUM FOR THEIR AMA PERFORMANCE AS IF IT WAS AN ACTUAL CONCERT WITH ARMY pic.twitter.com/xZ7HRZJhal— kay⁷♡ᵎ (@muahjimin) November 23, 2020
Thank you @BTS_twt for the amazing performance in AMA. You guys really are the full embody of great works ethic. Really pumps me out! Now I'm ready for my Monday agenda!— Namu is my pocket monster ❤️ (@namjoonthenamoo) November 23, 2020
LGO is really the type of song that a live performance could bring to another level. I really hope that the AMA's perf will be uploaded quickly on YouTube, available globally.— ᴮᴱSam⁷ 샘 (@BTSOriented) November 22, 2020
ARMYs, we will have to push it really hard and make it trend everywhere!
The 2020 AMAs saw BTS, Doja Cat, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, and more awarded at the "world's largest fan-voted awards show" at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles tonight (23/11). Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes, as well as Billie Eilish and FINNEAS, and others, also graced the stage with spectacular performances of their own songs.
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BTS' latest album, BE, was released on 20 November, with more than 2 million copies sold in only 24 hours. Following the AMAs, the group is set to appear on Good Morning America on 23 November.
Watch BTS with 'Life Goes On':