Not only have BTS been making waves in British newspapers and storming the UK charts – they won not one, not two but FIVE awards at the 2017 UKP Awards.The award winners were revealed on January 7th.

They won a whopping five out of six nominations, just pipped to the post of Best Male Group by Seventeen. Whilst BTS may not be Best Male Group, they have; Best Song, Best Album, Best MV, Best Dance Performance and Style Icon of the Year – they even beat out G-Dragon, K-pop’s eternal fashionista, for Style Icon.

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BTS‘ massive triumph is another in their many list of accomplishments over the last few years and spells out one thing; UK K-pop fans are ready for BTS.

With BTS revealing they want to visit Europe on their 2018 World Tour, it looks like BTS may be ready for UK K-pop fans, too.


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