Billboard Music Awards 2021: BTS 'Butter' debut gig and 4 award wins put ARMY in awe: 'They are the moment'
BTS made history at BBMAs by sweeping four categories the K-pop group was nominated for and set the stage on fire with their 'Butter' performance which made their fandom, ARMY, go bonkers. From J-hope, V and Jimin's unit dance breaks to Jungkook opening the stage performance with full-on suave, Jin's vocals, Suga and Namjoon rapping flawlessly in English, BTS 'Butter' is "the moment", say fans.
BTS ARMY took to Twitter to share the intricate details of the footwork of their sharp choreography and how the group recreated BBMAs stage to deliver the record-breaking second Engish single of the group.
'Butter', the dance break and the hip roll left ARMY in awe
BTS knows how to deliver on the mountain of expectations and 'Butter' premiering stage was no different. BTS ARMY couldn't stop 'screaming' watching the Grammy-nominated septet swaying their hips almost in slow-mo. A fan wrote, "The footwork in the dance break of Butter is insanely historical BTS really have MASSIVE talent of managing to make masterpieces and art and stage production is always on top of top Recreating bbmas red carpet and having massive 3 sets in ONE PERFORMANCE only BTS can do!" Another ARMY wrote, "the dance break and the hip roll ??? IM IN AWE" to which a fan replied, "i barely survived!" One fan shared, "Kim Taehyung during the dance break was so smooth and flawless, truly a performer!" A fan summarized, "@BTS_twt you are the moment!"
The footwork in the dance break of Butter is insanely historical— ᴮᴱikram⁷⟭⟬🧈(slow)📚 (@zergdouniot7) May 24, 2021
BTS really have MASSIVE talent of managing to make masterpieces and art and stage production is always on top of top
Recreating bbmas red carpet and having massive 3 sets in ONE PERFORMANCE only BTS can do pic.twitter.com/0fFOi9Z9Um
the dance break and the hip roll ??? IM IN AWE— ً (@TETEHOUR) May 24, 2021
Four wins at BBMAs 2021
BTS who has been consecutively winning the Top Social Artist for the last five years, now standing at par with Justin Bieber, snagged all four category wins that they were nominated for. The group won, Top Duo / Group, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Selling Song (Dynamite) and Top Social Artist. ARMY celebrated the moment, saying, BTS is the 'event' at BBMAs 2021. A fan wrote, 'Let's just accept what it is. #BTS is the event #BBMAs!"
Earlier, BTS made another history with 'Butter's release by breaking the fastest views for any music video in 24 hours with over 110 million views previously set by their last year's mega-hit 'Dynamite'. The group will be next performing on the 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.' Know all about their next 'Butter' stage here.
Watch the magnetic BTS' 'Butter' performance at BBMAs below:
The Billboards Music Awards 2021 aired on NBC from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on May 23 at 8 pm ET/ 5 pm PT.