South Korean sensation BTS is one step closer to their dream of winning a Grammy Award as the band has been nominated in the best pop duo/group performance category by the Recording Academy for their chartbuster track Dynamite, reports agencies.
The nominations for the 63rd Grammy Awards were announced on Tuesday night, according to Recording Academy’s official website.Dynamite, which released on August 21, is the group’s first full-fledged English language single and their career’s first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit.
BTS, whose full name is Bangtan Sonyeondan (Bulletproof Boy Scouts) or Beyond The Scene as they are known to global audiences, also became the first pop act from South Korea to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart with Dynamite.
The septet — comprising RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook — thanked the ARMY, a term for the band’s fans, for their support in this journey to earning a Grammy nod.