Tuesday, 18 February, 2020


BTS at the Grammy Awards as first K-pop presenter and nominee

BTS K Pop Band BTS at the Grammy Awards as first K-pop presenter and nominee
Hannah Rogers | 08 February, 2019, 09:25

It is official - BTS will be making their first appearance at the Grammys this year!

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards start at 8 p.m. ET Sunday on CBS, live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

BTS is also nominated this year for Best Recording Package for their "Love Yourself: Tear" album.

They have reportedly been picked to present an award.

BTS, which has seen huge global success in recent years, charmed tens of thousands of Singapore fans last month during their sold-out show at the National Stadium.

The Recording Academy will also pay a special tribute to eight-time Grammy victor and 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year Dolly Parton, who will perform at the show for the first time since 2001.

The Straits Times reported BTS finds their global success because of their music that has a blend of hip-hop with rock and pop elements. Among those who confirmed their attendance are Cardi B, Miley Cyrus, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes, Brandi Carlile, Dan + Shay, H.E.R., Post Malone with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Janelle Monáe and Kacey Musgraves.

Sunday's Grammys will be hosted by American singer and songwriter Alicia Keys.

As for the nominees, Kendrick Lamar is leading the pack with eight nominations (seven of which are for music from the movie Black Panther). Unfortunately, the sources revealed other nominees like Taylor Swift, who is nominated for best pop vocal album for "Reputation", and Maroon 5, who is nominated for best pop duo/group performance for "Girls Like You" with Cardi B, would not be attending the event.

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