BTS did not just bomb Sunday at the 2021 Grammy Awards telecast.
Guaranteed, the Korean boy band’s strike English-language solitary “Dynamite” acquired them the 1st-at any time Grammy nod for a K-pop crew — but their rushed general performance at the 63rd yearly awards ceremony was much less than explosive.
And the septet from Seoul ending up shedding their sole group of the night time to Woman Gaga and Ariana Grande’s “Rain on Me.”
Even now, they produced record as the 1st K-pop act to perform just one of their possess nominated songs at the Grammys. (BTS delivered an guide to nominee Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” in the course of 2020’s telecast.)
Their efficiency was almost drowned out by the on the internet outrage of #BTSArmy enthusiasts who have been crying #Scammys just after their reduction — but let’s glance on the shiny aspect here.
Isolated at home throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, BTS dropped “Dynamite” on their quarantined admirers as a gift. The gift has returned to them — in the kind of their very first Grammy Award nomination.
The nod officially produced BTS the initial K-pop act to compete for a golden gramophone.
“A lot of folks have been unfortunate and down and out for the reason that of the COVID problem and it was form of our suggestion to decide (everybody) up,” BTS frontman Jin not long ago told The Linked Push. “We have been meant to do the entire stadium tour all about the entire world. There was no prepare to launch a one like ‘Dynamite,’” RM explained. “‘Dynamite’ gave us large achievement in Korea, of course, a 2021 Grammy Award nomination, a general performance, so you know, existence is genuinely attention-grabbing.”
“Dynamite” grew to become the seven-member group’s 1st No. 1 hit on the Billboard Very hot 100 chart when it was launched in 2020. After many years of logging Prime 40 hits, breaking YouTube viewership information and selling out arenas and stadiums, BTS competed for Finest Pop Duo/Group Functionality.
“It’s actually tricky to specific in words and phrases,” fellow BTS member Jimin claimed of their virgin nod. “Even now we just can’t however imagine that we had been nominated, and we’ll be equipped to execute at the Grammys. So, we’re thankful. We’re honored.”
BTS’ explosive hit battled Gaga and Grande’s No. 1 smash — as perfectly as Best 10 successes like Taylor Swift and Bon Iver’s “exile” and Justin Bieber and Quavo’s “Intentions.” J Balvin, Undesirable Bunny and Dua Lipa’s “Un Dia (One Day),” which topped the Billboard Incredibly hot Latin tunes chart, rounds out the five nominees.
“I always hear to ‘Rain on Me.’ It is so wonderful to pay attention to that track on the treadmill. It was a hit. It was fireplace final calendar year,” RM said. “And, of program, ‘Intentions,’ ‘Exile’ was outrageous. And J Balvin and Dua Lipa.”
“We’re anxious and in fact, frankly, we’re not anticipating (to acquire) so significantly due to the fact we don’t want to get disappointed because Woman Gaga, Taylor, Bieber, all the major names (are nominated). So, we’re sort of puzzled. It is like rollercoaster — again and forth, back and forth, up and down.”
Their Grammy effectiveness marked their 2nd on “music’s largest night” — they also assisted Lil Nas X when he sang “Old Town Road” last 12 months.
BTS has exposed that they are now doing the job on new new music — as a team and soloists. They reported the Grammy nod does generate some stress to deliver for followers, but they are not letting accomplishment get to their collective heads.
“We attempt to continue to be down to earth and set our ft to the floor and do what we do,” RM informed the AP.
With Publish wires