Thanks to a massive fan base that stretches around the globe, BTS was able to overtake pop superstars like Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez and capture the Top Social Artist award, presented by ION360, during the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 21).
The K-pop group had made headlines by announcing that they would be in Las Vegas for the ceremony at the T-Mobile Arena, and their presence dominated social media during the magenta carpet prior to the awards. When Top Social Artist was presented, the group took the stage, looking overwhelmed by the moment and remaining gracious for their fans’ support.
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