On October 28, it was announced that BTS has been nominated in three categories at the '2021 American Music Awards.'
On October 28, the 'American Music Awards' revealed BTS were nominated for 'Artist of the Year,' 'Favorite Pop Duo/Group,' and 'Favorite Pop Song' with their track "Butter." The most significant award is 'Artist of the Year,' and they're nominated along with Ariana Grande, Drake, Olivia Rodrigo, Taylor Swift, and The Weeknd.
Korean netizens are impressed that BTS has been nominated for a 'Daesang' level, or the grand prize level, award at one of the most major American music award shows for the first time ever.
Netizens were more than ecstatic to hear "BTS" as one of the nominees for 'Artist of the Year' at the '2021 American Music Awards.' Excited netizens commented, "What in the world," "I'm getting goosebumps," "BTS's class," "Wow, this is so crazy," "Congrats BTS," "This is so awesome," " "Wow, this is so crazy, I thought it was so crazy when they went just to perform, but now they're nominated for a grand prize," "I am so happy," "They're so amazing," "This is so crazy, look at the other nominee artists," "I really hope they win!" and "It's about time they receive that award, lol."