BTS becomes 1st Korean artist in history to receive BRIT Awards nomination

The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) announced on March 31st the list of nominees for this year’s BRIT Awards, and the South-Korean group BTS got their first-ever nomination.

For the upcoming 2021 BRIT Awards, BTS is nominated for Best International Group, becoming the first Korean artist ever to get a nomination in this event. The BRIT Awards is an annual event which celebrates achievements in popular music, being one of the most important music award ceremonies in the United Kingdom.

The BRIT Awards is scheduled to air on May 11th, and the group will be going up against fellow nominees Foo Fighters, Run the Jewels, Haim, and Fontaines DC.