Did BTS Army bully VMAs into bringing back canceled ‘BEST GROUP’ category?

The BTS Army took to Twitter to mercilessly slam the award show after they got the news of VMAs was apparently scrapping the ‘Best Group’ category

                            Did BTS Army bully VMAs into bringing back canceled ‘BEST GROUP’ category?
BTS and MTV VMAs (Photos by Dia Dipasupil/ Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Eminem might have his stans or Taylor Swift might be really proud of her fans fondly known as Swifties but BTS Army is considered the most loyal fans in the world. They proved the same when VMAs (Video Music Awards) apparently decided to drop ‘Best Group’ as a category for this year’s award ceremony. BTS Army took to Twitter to mercilessly slam the award show after they got the news on social media.

However, within an hour of the news of the ‘Best Group’ category being dropped this year, VMAs took to their official Twitter account, asking Army to "chill" because they "still doing Best Group". Social media users believed that VMAs got the category back within an hour of dropping it only after they got "bullied" by the BTS Army. It all started when Billboard first reported in an article that VMAs had apparently scrapped the ‘Best Group’ category.


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Did VMAs really drop ‘BEST GROUP’ category?

Billboard in their article stated, “The VMAs are apparently dropping the best group category, which they brought back in 2019 following a 12-year absence.” The publication also added that BTS had won the last two years in the same category and now they were likelier to score nods in several other categories.  The official Twitter page of Chart Data posted this news on the micro-blogging site which made Army errupt. The BTS fandom quickly dismissed MTV VMAs much like how it dismissed the Grammys earlier this year for not awarding 'Dynamite' in the 'Best Pop Duo/Group Performance' 

Then, within an hour, VMAs shared that they were definitely doing the ‘Best Group’ category. It is believed that their response came after they got severely "bullied" by the Army. For the unversed, 2021 VMAs will be held on September 12 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.






‘Only one best group and that's BTS’

Loyal BTS fans first took to Twitter and slammed the award show. One said, “VMAs created a Kpop category and then removed the 'Best Group' category, the american industry wants to limit BTS and separate them from competing against their precious western artists…. they’re so insecure.” Another added, “I’m so sorry for the inconvenience, it must be hard to decide whether if you can have 'best group' category or not when there's only one best group and that's BTS.” Whereas, the next one shared, “VMA removed best group category. Western industry is scared of us.” One ardent BTS fan added, “Brits removing international group category , bb removing top social , VMAs removing best group , iheart giving best group award to the ones who attended the show, no I mean does it even makes sense ?? But still not even once it affected BTS.”








‘Army bullied VMAs’

Many social media users noticed how BTS Army had "bullied" VMAs. Speaking on the same, one stated, “VMAs getting bullied by Army i know billboard shaking in they boots.” Another posted, “VMAs just got bullied.” One user tweeted, “They removed the best group category so armys bullied them lol.” The next one added, “I can’t believe army bullied the vmas into givin the category back.” Whereas, one shared, “VMAs announcement about cancelling the best group award didn’t even last one hour before armys bullied them into bringing the award back. F**K.” Another user  concluded, “Armys bullied vmas to bring back the best group category just an hour after its cancellation lmaoo.”