3 K-pop bands nominated for the USA Billboards 2020!

The esteemed music awards will take place on October 14. This year 3 Korean boy bands have been nominated in the ‘Social Artist’ category. K-pop sensation is not only taking over the American audience but also their award ceremonies. Keep reading to find out who made it to the nominees list!

  • Billboards music awards is an honor given out annually to chart topping artists.
  • The 2019 winners, BTS along with EXO and GOT7 are among the international nominees this year.
  • Competing against these groups, in the same category are American singers, Ariana Grande and Billie Eilish.

The Bangtan boys do not need an introduction after their hit song ‘Dynamite’ released in August. They have a collective net worth of $60 million. BTS made their debut in 2013 and has soared to global fame over the years. The seven member group includes RM, V, Jungkook, Jin, Jimin, j-Hope and Suga.


They have been nominated 4 times in the past for the BBMAs and managed to bag the award every time. This year, the group has again been nominated for the ‘Top Social Artists’ and ‘Best Group’. The chances of them winning seem high as they have the biggest fandom in the world, known as the ‘Army’.

The K-pop band EXO

EXO, also a famous Korean band is a nine member group. It includes Kai, Baekhyun, Chen, Chanyeol, D.O, Sehun, Suho, Lay and Xiumin. The band debuted in 2011 and is reported to have a net worth of almost $1 billion.

This makes them the wealthiest group in K-pop. They have been nominated for the second time at the Billboard Awards.

GOT7 members include Park Jin, Jackson Wang, JB, Mark Tuan, BamBam, Kim Yugyeom, and Choi Yong-jae. They debuted in 2014 and rose to fame in a short span of time. The boy band also earned their second nomination at BBMAs 2020.

Who do you think will win the award between these immensely talented groups?

Watch the video below to see BTS win at The BBMA 2019!


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