It’s been little over a day since BTS had won ‘Top Social Artist’ at the Billboard Music Awards, yet it must still be sinking in for the members to be the first K-Pop group to have won the award!

See more: BTS win at the Billboard Music Awards 2017

The boy group have been building their dedicated fanbase for years since their debut back in 2013 and as recognition for BTS has been increasing, the same can be said for the influx of awards since they won ‘Album of the Year’ on several occasions during the end of year awards season the end of 2016 to early 2017.

It’s definitely an impressive milestone for any K-Pop group to have achieved in their careers to be able to branch over and win awards over on the Western side of the world. The BBC have recently covered their grand achievement, you can watch the video by clicking here.

If you missed BTS’s acceptance speech, it’s been linked down below along with their reaction to winning the award too! All of us at UKP wish a massive congratulations to BTS and their fans for voting over 300 million times for BTS to win!


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