BTS is all set and left for the United States earlier today ahead of the 2021 Grammy’s
Earlier today BTS left for the United States through Incheon International Airport. They will be taking a transfer flight through Los Angeles and arrive in Las Vegas around 6:30 PM on 29th March KST.
The group will first attend the 64th Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on 3rd April With this, they have set a record for participating in the Grammys for four consecutive years. This time, they have been nominated for Best Pop Duo and Group Performance with “Butter”.
They will also hold a BTS Permission To Dance concert on April 8-9 and 15-16 at the Las Vegas Allegiant Stadium.
Recently, J-Hope was confirmed positive for COVID-19 and it has not been confirmed whether he will depart with the other members or come separately. Big Hit Music previously stated, “J-Hope will join promotions next month after completing at-home treatment”.
The 64th annual Grammy Awards will take over the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas which will some of the best artists, albums, and compositions of the year. Top nominees include Jon Batiste with 11 nods, followed by Justin Bieber, Doja Cat, and H.E.R. with eight nods each. Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo trail closely behind with seven; and all artists are nominated for the coveted Album of the Year this year alongside Lil Nas X, Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Lady Gaga, and Tony Bennett.
Comedian, TV host and political commentator Trevor Noah will once again emcee the ceremony, which will feature performances by fellow nominees BTS, Eilish, Brothers Osborne, Rodrigo, Lil Nas X with Jack Harlow, and Brandi Carlile, among others. While Recording Academy members vote for winners, the people’s choice matters to EW, too.
For the 64th GRAMMY BTS has received a nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. They are included with Coldplay‘s “Higher Power,” “Kiss Me More” by Doja Cat featuring SZA, “I Get a Kick Out of You” by Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, and “Lonely” by Justin Bieber and Benny Blanco.
The achievement comes with their chart-topping hit “Butter” marks the second time the septet is being considered for a GRAMMY Award, following the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance nomination in the previous year for “Dynamite.” BTS then became the first Korean pop act to receive a nomination and perform at the awards show.
BTS recently also successfully wrapped up ‘BTS PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE- SEOUL‘ which was their first concert with a live audience in Korea in approximately 2 ½ years since BTS WORLD TOUR ‘LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF’ [THE FINAL.] They gave their powerful performances on their greatest hit songs throughout their incredible career.
This popular group got debuted in 2013 and till now taken numerous awards. They became the best-selling musical artist in South Korean history and hold five multi-Million albums and five Platinum streaming singles. In the United States, BTS is the first Korean group to receive RIAA certification, and currently holds one Triple Platinum single, one Double Platinum single, three Platinum albums, three Platinum singles, three Gold singles, and one Gold album.
They were honoured with Mnet Asian Music Awards, 29 Melon Music Awards, 24 Golden Disc Awards, 20 Seoul Music Awards, six Korean Music Awards, 19 Gaon Chart Music Awards, nine Billboard Music Awards, six American Music Awards, and six MTV Video Music Awards. BTS is also the first group in history to win Top Song Sales Artist at the Billboard Music Awards and earn five consecutive wins for Top
In Japan, BTS is the first male foreign artist to receive a Million certification for a single, and is the only foreign artist to receive Diamond certification for a single; the group additionally has three multi-Platinum singles, two multi-platinum albums, two Platinum albums, and six Gold albums in the country. In the United Kingdom, BTS is the first Korean group to receive BPI certification, and currently holds one Platinum single, three Silver singles, five Silver album certifications, and three Gold album certifications.
They also recently broke their own record for the most followers on Instagram for a music group. They set the record back in April 2021 with 40,220,226 followers on their official Instagram account. In February 2022, they broke the record with 60,151,959 followers.
The group has also broken the record for the most followers on TikTok for a music group. They are officially the most followed music group on the platform, and they had 45.7 million followers in February 2022. They are also the 16th most-followed account out of all of TikTok’s users, excluding TikTok’s own account
According to recent reports, BTS will also visit India soon for the 2022 world tour and it will be their first concert in India.