It’s only been a few hours since voting officially began for the Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs), but BTS is already dominating the votes–and by an absolute landslide.
BTS are going head-to-head against Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, and Shawn Mendes for title of Top Social Artist.
Bands of fans, some who call themselves ARMYs and some who don’t, have united to push BTS further into the international spotlight.
Within hours, BTS has obtained millions of votes, setting them far ahead of their competitors, who trail millions of votes behind.
BTS is the first K-pop act to be nominated for an award for the BBMAs, so this is a significant accomplishment for all fans of Korean music.
Many fans of Western artists, along with fans of BTS‘ competitors for the title of Top Social Artist, have also taken interest in BTS after seeing how dedicated and large their following is.
Will BTS claim the title as Top Social Artist? The possibility is quite high, but we’re curious about what you all think. What are your sentiments about BTS‘ increasing international presence?
If you’d like to vote for BTS, please visit Billboard‘s official website! There are options to vote through Facebook or Twitter.