BBC Radio 5 Live interviewed Billboard’s K-Pop columnist, Jeff Benjamin, about BTS’ Grammys nomination.
The short interview aired on Dotun Adebayo’s Up All Night yesterday. Here, he discussed the list of nominations revealed on Friday.
After expressing disappointment in Taylor Swift’s lack of nominations, Adebayo asked Jeff why BTS deserved their nomination. Jeff replied by complimenting the K-Pop industry’s “strong dedication” to making really beautiful albums.
BTS’ art designer for Love Yourself: Tear is up for Best Recording Package. This makes them the first ever K-Pop to receive a nomination.
Check out the full interview here! It begins from 45 minutes into the show.