Bts Wins Music Award At 9th Annual Shorty Awards Overtaking Ariana Grande And More

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BTS Wins Music Award At 9th Annual Shorty Awards, Overtaking Ariana Grande And More
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BTS Wins Music Award At 9th Annual Shorty Awards, Overtaking Ariana Grande And More

After being nominated and then advancing into the final round, BTS has been announced as the winners of the music category in the 9th Annual Shorty Awards!

The Shorty Awards revealed its winners under different categories such as Arts Entertainment, Content of the Year, Create Media, and more on their official site. BTS received an award for music under the Arts Entertainment category. Korean dance studio 1Million also notably won an award in the same category but for dance.

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BTS wins in 'Best in Music' at 9th Annual Shorty Awards ahead of acts such Ariana Grande and Drake
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BTS wins in 'Best in Music' at 9th Annual Shorty Awards ahead of acts such Ariana Grande and Drake

BTS won the 'Shorty Awards' in the Music category.

The 'Shorty Awards' honors the best of Twitter and social media, and BTS won ahead of artists such as Ariana Grande, Solange, Chance the Rapper, TeganSara, Ingrid Michaelson, Drake, Britney Spears, Mac Miller, Missy Elliott, The 1975, and Twenty One Pilots.

SEE ALSO: BTS is the first K-Pop group ever to be nominated at 'Billboard Music Awards'!

Congratulations to BTS and check out their acceptance speech above.

BTS News: BTS Beats Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Drake In 9th Shorty Awards
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BTS News: BTS Beats Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Drake In 9th Shorty Awards

K-pop dynamos BTS is really setting out to prove their growing popularity on an international scale as the group recently beat the likes of Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Chance the Rapper, Drake and other international artists at the 9th Shorty Awards. BTS took the prize for Best in Music.

According to a report by Hello Kppop, this year's awards were determined through five million votes and the Real Time Academy. Shorty Awards Co-Founder Gregory Galant said that the popularity of this year's awards doubled leading to high volume of the response they got.

BTS To Steal The Spotlight At Billboard Music Awards Alongside Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande & Rihanna
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BTS To Steal The Spotlight At Billboard Music Awards Alongside Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande & Rihanna

BTS has spread K-Pop wave across the continents. With their loyal fan base and massive international recognition, it's not impossible if the top-selling group of the year will gain an even greater success. Just recently, Big Hit Entertainment has confirmed BTS will be attending Billboard Music Awards on May 21.

According to Korea Boo, the president of Dick Clarks Production, Mike Manahan, who's in charge for Billboard Music Awards, just sent out an invitation for Rap Monster and friends to join in the prestigious music awards in Las Vegas. Mike Mahan confirmed on Twitter his party has sent the invitation to BTS after a fan asked him personally.

BTS Wins Top Social Media Artist Award at the Billboard Music Awards
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BTS Wins Top Social Media Artist Award at the Billboard Music Awards

BTS has officially won the Top Social Media Artist award at the Billboard Music Awards!

The announcement was made only seconds ago and ARMY are already going wild with pride and joy!

BTS received over 300 million votes from fans around the world, destroying the rest of the competition.

The members thanked fans after receiving the award, showing gratitude while holding back their emotions.

BBMAs arent over yet, so stay tuned for more BTS photos, videos, and GIFs from the event on Koreaboo!