Music·Posted on Apr 4, 2019Three K-Pop Groups Are Nominated For The 2019 BBMAs, And BTS Scores A New Category*waits for ARMYs, EXO-Ls, and iGOT7s to collectively break the Internet*by Sarah HanBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink You know BTS, right? Two-time winners of the Top Social Artist award at the Billboard Music Awards in 2017 and 2018? Well, SURPRISE, they're nominated again this year! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Broadway Video / NBC / Via giphy.com Ok, maybe not a surprise, but we'll dance to it anyways! And, in recognition of their continued rise and success, they're also nominated for Top Duo/Group, making them the first Korean act to be listed in that category. Billboard Music Awards @BBMAs #BBMAs Top Duo/Group: 🔹 @BTS_twt 🔹 @DanAndShay 🔹 @Imaginedragons 🔹 @maroon5 🔹 @PanicAtTheDisco 12:54 PM - 04 Apr 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @BBMAs That's a pretty stacked list, but as you know *looks at Twitter or literally anywhere else on the Internet* their fandom, ARMY, never messes around. BUT!!! And a big but it is — they're not the only K-pop artist nominated this year. You read that right: EXO and GOT7 are also up for Top Social Artist! Billboard Music Awards @BBMAs #BBMAs Top Social Artist: 🔹 @BTS_twt 🔹 @weareoneEXO 🔹 @GOT7Official 🔹 @ArianaGrande 🔹 @Louis_Tomlinson 12:58 PM - 04 Apr 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @BBMAs Let's repeat that for good measure... EXO!!! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF SM Entertainment / Via youtube.com GOT7!!! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF JYP Entertainment / Via youtube.com I, like many fans, am super happy that K-pop groups are gaining award nominations across the globe, because heaven knows they've racked up tons in Asia alone. Yixing's Lovebird, and a flower🌼 @MinYoongiZyx You see all that talent - BTS, EXO and GOT7 are immensely powerful and BBMAs better be ready!! 🤩🤩🤩 06:29 PM - 04 Apr 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @MinYoongiZyx So let's support all of our boys, because their talents shine bright individually *and* all together representing the diverse world of K-pop! theresa #TEAMWANG @lxstinthemoment Me trying to block out the fanwars and just being proud of BTS, EXO and GOT7 for being nominated for a BBMA 04:44 PM - 04 Apr 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @lxstinthemoment Also, legends stan legends! Voting hasn't begun yet, but stay tuned to the BBMAs website! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Mnet / Via youtube.com, KBS P.S. @Billboard, please put photos for EXO and GOT7 like you do for all of the other nominees — that should really go without saying!! Ok, bye!