The Worldwide Kpop sensation, BTS is exclusively confirmed by Variety as one of the award presenters in the upcoming Grammy Awards this February 10, Sunday.
The boys will not only be presenting the award but may also win one of the awards this year, together with their album production team. Their third album Love Yourself: Tear is one of the nominees for the Best Recording Package award.
It is also the first primarily foreign-language album earning the number one spot in over 12 years, according to Billboard. The said album also made the group become the first Kpop group to top the US Album Charts in June 2018.
BTS is adored by 15 million Youtube subscribers, 18.2 million Twitter followers and 15.4 million Instagram followers. Even South Korean President Moon Jae-in is proud of them. He congratulated them on Twitter for the success of their album Love Yourself: Answer which also topped the US charts.
The mentioned album had 1.5 million pre-order sales. But the Love Yourself album series
BTS is composed of seven members, namely V, Suga, Jin, Rap Monster (RM), J-Hope, Jungkook, and Jimin debuted back in 2013. The band is popular because of their unique music, astounding performances, spectacular music videos, and very supportive fans also known as ARMYs.
Their dedicated and loyal fans cast over 300 million votes helping the band win their first Billboard award. Unlike most Kpop songs, which are usually about relationships or love, the bands’ music is about bullying, elitism and mental health.
The band is also the first Kpop group who spoke at the United Nations, for the Unicef Youth campaign in September 2018. The band’s leader, Rap Monster or also known as Kim Nam-Joon talked about overcoming insecurities and loving one’s self. He also urged young people to speak or express themselves.
This year, the 61st Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcasted from the Staples Center, Los Angeles at 8 PM EST. Currently, Some of the confirmed performers will be Camila Cabello, Cardi B, H.E.R, Miley Cyrus, Post Malone with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Shawn Mendes and Kacey Musgraves.