BTS have secured their fifth Top Social Artist Award at this year's Billboard Music Awards.
BTS perform new single 'Butter' at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, unveil behind-the-scenes clips – watch
Thanks to the support of ARMY (fans of BTS), the 'Dynamite' act first won the award in 2017, and have taken home the title every year since.
top social artist winners for the FIFTH YEAR IN A ROW !! congrats, @BTS_twt !! #BBMAs pic.twitter.com/bjrpxPO59V— Billboard Music Awards (@BBMAs) May 23, 2021
This year, the GRAMMY-nominated group went up against K-pop groups BLACKPINK and SEVENTEEN, Filipino pop act SB19, and American pop singer Ariana Grande in the fan-voted category.
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BTS are the second act to win the award for five consecutive years after Justin Bieber.
HUGE congrats to @BTS_twt because they have already won THREE #BBMAs! they are still up for one more award tonight so watch at 8ET/5PT on NBC to see if they take home another !! pic.twitter.com/KBaS77krRj— Billboard Music Awards (@BBMAs) May 23, 2021
BTS also won the awards for Top Duo/Group, as well as Top Song Sales Artist. Meanwhile, the group's first-ever Billboard Hot 100 number 1 track 'Dynamite' received the Top Selling Song Award at the main ceremony.
they did it !! @BTS_twt wins Top Selling Song at the #BBMAs for "Dynamite" !! pic.twitter.com/NgEsqZfCw4— Billboard Music Awards (@BBMAs) May 24, 2021
The fandoms that made BTS, BLACKPINK, SB19, Ariana Grande, and SEVENTEEN finalists at the Billboard Music Awards Top Social Artist Chart
The group have won a total of nine BBMAs throughout the years and thanked their fans via Twitter for the neverending love and support.
Thank you @BBMAs! Thank you #BTSARMY!— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) May 24, 2021
You made this all possible💜
후보에 오른 4부문 모두 수상하는 영광을 만들어준 아미 여려분께 진심으로 감사드립니다. 아포방포💜#Got_ARMY_Behind_Us pic.twitter.com/FncQQzBA0x
[#오늘의방탄] BBMAs에서 4년째 퍼포머! BBMAs에서 4관왕! 멋짐 철철.. 🏆🏆🏆🏆 #BTS_Butter 첫 무대도 모두 스무thㅡ하게 보셨나요?! 🧈 비티엣스와 함께 아미들 달릴 준비 완료💛💜 #상탄소년단 #우리아미상받았네 #BBMAs #BTS #방탄소년단 #BTSARMY #Got_ARMY_Behind_Us pic.twitter.com/NNXiZSCYXC— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) May 24, 2021
Their latest record-breaking hit single, 'Butter,' made its live debut on the BBMAs stage, marking their fourth performance at the annual awards show.
Watch 'Butter' here: