SEOUL: BTS earned their first Grammy nomination, a long-awaited feat.
The band will compete for best pop duo/group performance with their all-English song “Dynamite,” which topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart this year.
The category features artists such as Taylor Swift with Bon Iver and Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande.
The band always expressed their hope for a nomination. After the announcement, BTS uploaded videos on Twitter, reacting to the nomination by jumping up and shouting.
Their dedicated fans — known as Army — have been pushing for a nomination for years. Fans say the belated nomination makes them feel seen.