February 10, 2019 7:48PM PT
Korean boy band BTS made historical past tonight as the primary Ok-pop group to current on the Grammy Awards.
The group took the stage for the very best R&B album class, awarding the Grammy to H.E.R. for her self-titled album.
“Rising up in South Korea, we at all times dreamed of being on the Grammys stage,” stated RM. “Thanks to all our followers for making this dream come true and we’ll be again.”
After approaching the music scene in 2016, BTS – Bangtan Sonyeondan or “Past the Scene” – has skyrocketed into worldwide fame following three world excursions and a number of other extremely profitable albums. Their most up-to-date, “Love Your self: Tear,” turned the primary Ok-Pop album to achieve primary on the Billboard 200 albums chart and was additionally nominated for greatest recording package deal (i.e. paintings) at this 12 months’s Grammys, alongside the Seoul-based branding outfit HuskyFox.
Different nominees in the very best recording package deal class embrace Mitski for “Be the Cowboy,” St. Vincent for “Masseduction,” The Chairman for “The Providing” and Foxhole for “Nicely Saved Factor” — the award went to “Masseduction.”
The band additionally has an extended historical past of breaking obstacles, turning into the first Korean pop group to carry out on the 2017 American Music Awards in November of final 12 months and in addition to the primary Korean artists to carry out at New York’s Citi Subject Stadium throughout their “Love Your self” world tour final 12 months. The group additionally boasts an enormous fan base, drawing greater than 550,000 followers throughout 40 concert events and 19 cities throughout their “Dwell Trilogy Episode III The Wings” tour in 2017.