BTS was awarded at the Nickelodeon’s annual Kids’ Choice Awards for “FAVORITE GLOBAL MUSIC STAR“. This year’s ceremony for was held on March 24 at 5 p.m. PT in California.
The band was nominated for Favorite Global Music Star against Taylor Swift (North America), Black Coffee (Africa), Lorde (Australia/New Zealand), Maluma (South America), The Vamps (U.K.), and Zara Larsson (Europe).
American wrestler and actor John Cena hosted the Kid’s Choice Awards and he is also a BTS fan. Cena said it was a toss up for his favorite member of BTS, it’s between J-Hope or RM. Cena even danced on stage live at the award ceremony to the tune of BTS’ latest smash single, “Mic Drop”.
Even though the K-pop group wasn’t able to attend, it was announced during the show that the group won the award.
Made up of Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook, the K-Pop boy band has been active since 2013 and steadily making an impact around the world, especially in America.
The group had so far released five hit studio albums and five successful EPs.