Billboard Music Awards 2022: BTS creates history, ARMY says ‘Y’all deserve all the love!’ (2023)

South Korean K-pop act BTS won three of the six categories they were nominated in at the Billboard Music Awards. The band took trophies in Top Duo/Group, Top Song Sales Artist, and Top Selling Song (for “Butter”) categories. This makes BTS the most-awarded group in Billboard Music Awards’ history with 12 wins, overcoming Destiny’s Child’s 11 awards.

The group, however, was not present at the event.

But the MVP of the ceremony, held in MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, was 19-year-old pop sensation Olivia Rodrigo, who took home an impressive 7 trophies. Rodrigo had also earlier garnered two Grammys earlier this year. Ye was the runner-up with 7 awards, and Justin Bieber and The Kid LAROI followed with 5 trophies.

Doja Cat and Taylor Swift each won 4 trophies.

We won Top Duo/Group, Top Song Sales Artist and Top Selling Song at the #BBMAs! Thank you @BBMAs and #BTSARMY!💜#BTS #방탄소년단

— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) May 15, 2022

Congratulations BTS for being the most awarded artist in BBMA history.

BTS BTS BTS#AndNothingForKpop 😁#BTS @BTS_twt #BBMAs

— Malak 🐨🌱 (@MalakAh60675404) May 15, 2022

BTS won “Top Social Artist” at the Billboard music award, making them the 1st kpop group to win a BBMA.

BTS is the most awarded group at the Billboard music award history

And nothing for kpop

— sulegiㅣPROOF🦋 (@sulegitwt) May 15, 2022

But it is BTS’ wins that is getting the most amount of attention on social media sites. The massive fan base of the boy band, colloquially called BTS ARMY or simply ARMY, went crazy after the group made history.

One fan wrote, “They didn’t even have to show their bodies off. They just made beautiful music. Love you BTS 💜💜💜.”


One other wrote, “I’ve been an army ever since you won your first bbma my tannies.”

One tweeted, “Thank YOU BTS for sharing your music! Your music, your words have healed me in ways I can never explain, and y’all deserve all the love! Congratulations on the big win!💜✨”

(Video) BTS Accepts the 2021 American Music Award for Artist of the Year - The American Music Awards

Here is the full list of winners:


Top Artist: Drake

Top New Artist: Olivia Rodrigo

Top Male Artist: Drake

Top Female Artist: Olivia Rodrigo

Top Duo/Group: BTS

Top Billboard 200 Artist: Taylor Swift

Top Hot 100 Artist: Olivia Rodrigo

Top Streaming Songs Artist: Olivia Rodrigo

Top Song Sales Artist: BTS

Top Radio Songs Artist: Olivia Rodrigo

Top Billboard Global 200 Artist (NEW): Olivia Rodrigo


Top Billboard Global (Excl. U.S.) Artist (NEW): Ed Sheeran

Top Tour: The Rolling Stones (No Filter Tour)

Top R&B Artist: Doja Cat

Top R&B Male Artist: The Weeknd

Top R&B Female Artist: Doja Cat

Top R&B Tour: Bruno Mars (Bruno Mars at Park MGM)

Top Rap Artist: Drake

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Top Rap Male Artist: Drake

Top Rap Female Artist: Megan Thee Stallion

Top Rap Tour: Omarion & Bow Wow (The Millennium Tour 2021)

Top Country Artist: Taylor Swift

Top Country Male Artist: Morgan Wallen

Top Country Female Artist: Taylor Swift

Top Country Duo/Group: Dan + Shay

Top Country Tour: Eric Church (Gather Again Tour)

Top Rock Artist: Glass Animals

Top Rock Tour: The Rolling Stones (No Filter Tour)

Top Latin Artist: Bad Bunny

Top Latin Male Artist: Bad Bunny

Top Latin Female Artist: Kali Uchis

Top Latin Duo/Group: Eslabon Armado

Top Latin Tour: Los Bukis (Una Historia Cantada Tour)

Top Dance/Electronic Artist: Lady Gaga

Top Christian Artist: Ye

Top Gospel Artist: Ye


Top Billboard 200 Album: Olivia Rodrigo “SOUR”

Top Soundtrack: “Encanto”

Top R&B Album: Doja Cat “Planet Her”

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Top Rap Album: Drake “Certified Lover Boy”

Top Country Album: Taylor Swift “Red (Taylor’s Version)”

Top Rock Album: twenty one pilots “Scaled And Icy”

Top Latin Album: KAROL G “KG0516”

Top Dance/Electronic Album: ILLENIUM “Fallen Embers”

Top Christian Album: Ye “Donda”

Top Gospel Album: Ye “Donda”



Top Hot 100 Song: The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”

Top Streaming Song: The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”

Top Selling Song: BTS “Butter”


Top Radio Song: Dua Lipa “Levitating”

Top Collaboration: The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”

Top Billboard Global 200 Song (NEW): The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”


Top Billboard Global (Excl. U.S.) Song (NEW): The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber “STAY”

Top Viral Song (NEW): Doja Cat ft. SZA “Kiss Me More”

Top R&B Song: Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak) “Leave The Door Open”

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Top Rap Song: Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow “INDUSTRY BABY”

Top Country Song: Walker Hayes “Fancy Like”

Top Rock Song: Måneskin “Beggin’”

Top Latin Song: Kali Uchis “telepatía”

Top Dance/Electronic Song: Elton John & Dua Lipa “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix”

Top Christian Song: Ye “Hurricane”

Top Gospel Song: Ye “Hurricane”


How many Billboard awards has BTS won 2022? ›

With three trophies at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, BTS scored more than any other group or duo this year.

What is BTS nominated for Billboard 2022? ›

BTS racked up five nominations for the group, but also saw separate nominations for some of its individual members. The septet earned nods in the best male group, best vocal performance group and song of the year for “Yet to Come,” as well as artist of the year and worldwide fans' choice top 10.

Is BTS going to be at the Billboard Music Awards 2022? ›

BTS has officially added more Billboard Music Awards to their stacked collection. The South Korean boy band—which includes RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook—took home three wins at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards on May 15.

How many awards BTS won in MAMA 2022? ›

In addition, BTS was honoured with a platinum MAMA award for being a worldwide sensation. In all, BTS took three awards out of 4, i.e. platinum, an album of the year, and artist of the year.

How many Billboard #1 does BTS have? ›

BTS has the most No. 1 hits on the Hot 100 this decade with a total of six songs topping the singles chart, according to Billboard.

Who is the most popular BTS member 2022? ›

As per the list released by Google for the most searched Asians worldwide, BTS member V aka Kim Taehyung has taken the first spot, followed by the youngest member of BTS, Jungkook, in second position. It is not surprising to see the members topping the list, given their global popularity.

How many times has BTS won a Grammy? ›

BTS' third EP The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 1 (2015), won the Disc Bonsang at the 2016 Golden Disc Awards, while its lead single "I Need U" received the Best Male Dance award at the 2015 Melon Music Awards.
List of awards and nominations received by BTS.
Awards and nominations
Grammy Awards05
Hanteo Music Awards88
iF Design Awards11
IFPI Awards44
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Who is No 1 on Billboard 2022? ›

Taylor Swift, “Anti-Hero”

How many awards BTS won till now? ›

BTS has won 442 awards, out of 636 nominations, from their debut in 2013 until the writing of this post in April 2022. This K-pop group has come a long way since their debut. Here is a complete collection of all BTS awards, ranging from music show wins to Melon Music Awards, Daesangs and more.

How many awards have BTS won in Grammys 2022? ›

Objectively the world's biggest boy band, BTS won the Grammys without even taking home a single trophy. Yep, Doja Cat and SZA took home the honors for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Kiss Me More," the sole prize that BTS was up for during the Grammys ceremony on April 3.

Who is the most awarded K-pop group 2022? ›

The K-Pop group BTS yet again made history on Monday as they bagged top titles at the Billboard Music Awards 2022. The seven-member group was nominated in six categories this year. The K-Pop group BTS bagged three awards at the show, which is more than any other group or duo this year.

How many times BTS won MAMA? ›

In addition, BTS was honoured with a platinum MAMA award for being a worldwide sensation. In all, BTS took three awards out of 4, i.e. platinum, an album of the year, and artist of the year.

What BTS songs hit number 1? ›

Six BTS songs -- "Dynamite," a remix of "Savage Love," "Life Goes On," "Butter," "Permission to Dance" and "My Universe" -- made it to the Hot 100.

Has any BTS song hit 1 billion? ›

How many BTS songs reached 1 billion? DNA is the third song on the list after Boy With Luv, which crossed 1.5 billion views in April 2022. This was the band's first-ever music video to receive a billion views. This was followed by Dynamite in 2022 which was the fastest music video to hit the 1.5 billion mark.

What is BTS biggest hit? ›

Best BTS songs, ranked: Counting down their 21 greatest hits from their inception to their hiatus
  • 8. “ Life Goes On” (2020)
  • 7. “ Fire” (2016)
  • 6. “ Black Swan” (2020)
  • 5. “ Butter” (2021)
  • 4. “ Blood, Sweat and Tears” (2016)
  • 3. “ On” (2020)
  • 2. “ Dynamite” (2020)
  • 1. “ Spring Day” (2016)
Jun 14, 2022

Who is the most popular BTS members in Korea? ›

K-Pop band BTS member Jimin was named as the most popular K-Pop idol of 2021, and he is the longest running top K-Pop idol in the Brand Reputation Ranking list.

Who is handsome in BTS? ›

According to the TC Candler platform in a survey given out by them, BTS' RM aka Kim Nam-Joon was selected to be the world's most handsome man, beating Superman fame Henry Cavill to come in second on the list.

Who has won a Grammy 3 times? ›

Three-time winner Stevie Wonder who won in 1974, 1975 and 1977. Three-time winner Paul Simon who won twice as the main credited artist, in 1976 and 1987. Taylor Swift is the first woman to win two and three times as a lead artist, in 2010, 2016 and 2021. U2 is the only group act to win twice, in 1988 and 2006.

Who won the Grammy instead of BTS? ›

For the second year in a row, BTS lost the Grammy for pop duo/group performance. Last year, the pop sensation's hit single “Dynamite” was bested by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande's “Rain on Me.” This time around, Doja Cat and SZA's “Kiss Me More” prevailed over BTS' “Butter.”

Who won Grammy the most? ›

Most Grammys won

The record for the most Grammy Awards won in a lifetime is held by Beyoncé, an American singer, songwriter, and dancer, who has won 32. It was previously held by Georg Solti, a Hungarian-British conductor, who won 31.

What is #1 song right now? ›

iTunes Top Pop Songs

The current number one pop song on iTunes right now is Flowers by Miley Cyrus.

What is the number 1 song on Spotify? ›

Blinding Lights

Who has the longest number 1 song on Billboard? ›

4, 1958 inception through the Oct. 22-dated ranking: Most Weeks Spent on the Billboard Hot 100: 91, “Heat Waves,” Glass Animals.

What is BTS highest selling album? ›

BTS' Map of the Soul: 7 is the best-selling album of all time in South Korea, with over 5 million copies sold.

Which year BTS got success? ›

September 11, 2013: The band release their first EP titled O! RUL8,2? that consists of 10 tracks. November 13, 2013: BTS wins their first major award when they're recognised as Best New Artist at South Korea's Melon Music Awards. They would go on to win many other similar awards throughout the 2013 to 14 awards season.

How many fans does BTS have? ›

The BTS fans call themselves the ARMY, which stands for “Adorable Representative M.C. for Youth.” There were 12.98 million unique authors mentioning BTS online between January 1 2020 and December 31 2022. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, an army generally includes between 400,000 and 1,000,000 soldiers.

What rank is BTS in the world? ›

The Bangtan Boys, aka BTS, rank at number two in the Top 20 Global Artist Chart for 2022. Earlier, they set a new record by ruling the chart for two consecutive years, and this year marks their fifth appearance in the IFPI Global Ranking Chart. However, this time they are only second to Taylor Swift.

How long has BTS won Billboard? ›

They have now become the music band with the most wins in the Billboard Music Awards' history, with a total of 12 awards, a record which was set by Destiny's Child with 11 wins, 17 years ago.

Which BTS song hit No 1 in Billboard chart for the first time? ›

If we had to pin BTS' entrance into global superstardom to one track, it'd be the dance-ready “Dynamite.” The group's first English-only track not only became the first song by a South Korean act to debut at No. 1 on the Hot 100, it also broke records on Billboard's Global charts and Digital Song Sales chart.

Who beat BTS in Grammy 2022? ›

For the second year in a row, BTS lost the Grammy for pop duo/group performance. Last year, the pop sensation's hit single “Dynamite” was bested by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande's “Rain on Me.” This time around, Doja Cat and SZA's “Kiss Me More” prevailed over BTS' “Butter.”

Why didn t BTS win the Grammy 2022? ›

Music experts say BTS' repeated failure to secure a Grammy was due to the Grammy Awards' trait of valuing musicality over commercial success or popularity while others cited the U.S. Recording Academy's conservative attitude toward dance music, idol groups and artists of color.

Who won the 2022 Grammys or BTS? ›

BTS lost to Doja Cat. Grammy Awards 2022 highlights: India's Falguni Shah, Pakistan's Arooj Aftab, and BTS.

Which group is No 1 in K-pop? ›

BTS is arguably *the* most popular K-pop group in the world and with good reason.

Who is the top 1 famous K-pop group? ›

BTS. This seven-member boy band has taken the world by storm and are definitely the biggest name in K-pop.

Does BTS go to Mama? ›

BTS bagged several awards at the MAMA Awards 2022 show. J-Hope was the only member who attended the ceremony and he performed on several hit tracks. BTS won big at The Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) 2022.

Will BTS Come to Mama? ›

Performers at MAMA 2022:

BTS members Tiger JK, Jaurim, and J-Hope, will also be taking the stage.

Who won the K-pop Artist of the Year? ›

Wanna One
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What happen to BTS? ›

It's over … for now. BTS announced to fans on June 14, 2023, that they are going on hiatus in favor of solo careers. The group's members RM, Jin, SUGA, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jung Kook revealed the heartbreaking news during the BTS FIESTA livestream.

What is BTS 1st award? ›

BTS Wins First-Ever AMAs K-Pop Award For Favourite K-Pop Artist - IMDb.

What did Jimin win? ›

Jimin was awarded the fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit in 2018 by the President of South Korea, Moon Jae-in, alongside the other members of BTS for their contributions to the promotion of Korean culture.

What is the biggest award in Kpop? ›

The Grand Prize (also known as the Daesang) is typically awarded to one musical act, with the exception of the 9th awards ceremony, when the Grand Prize was shared by H.O.T. and Sechs Kies, and the 10th awards ceremony, when it was shared by Jo Sung-mo and Fin. K.L.

What does MAMA stand for Kpop? ›

Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) 2009. November 21. Seoul. Seoul Sports Complex.

How many awards have BTS won in billboard? ›

List of awards and nominations received by BTS
Awards and nominations
Asia Artist Awards1318
The Asian Awards11
BBC Radio1 Teen Awards22
Billboard Music Awards1217
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Who won the most Billboard awards 2022? ›

Drake won five awards, including Top Artist, and extended his record as the most-awarded artist in BBMA history, with 34 wins overall. BTS won three awards, including Top Duo/Group, and became the most-awarded group in BBMA history with 12 wins overall, breaking a 17-year record previously held by Destiny's Child.

How many awards did BTS win in billboards? ›

BTS wins three awards at Billboard Music Awards 2022. In 2017, BTS became the first K-pop group to be nominated for and winning a Billboard Award.

Which K-pop group won Billboard? ›

The K-Pop band has won in these categories for the second time in two consecutive years. According to reports, the boy band, which consists of Jin, Suga, RM, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook, so far has 12 Billboard Music Award wins.

Has BTS been #1 on Billboard? ›

BTS over the past decade has had the most No. 1 songs on Billboard's main singles chart Hot 100 of any artist worldwide.

What song is #1 on Billboard 2022? ›

Harry Styles & Bad Bunny Lead the Charge: The Year in Global Charts 2022. Styles' “As It Was” is the top song of 2022 on the Billboard Global 200 and Global Excl. U.S. charts.

Who won Kpop artist of the year 2022? ›

Lim Young-woong won two daesangs—Artist of the Year and Album of the Year, while Ive won the Song of the Year (daesang). BTS were awarded Record of the Year (daesang) while Ive and NewJeans won Best New Artist, with the latter marking the first time two female acts won in the category during the same ceremony.

Did BTS breaks Billboard record? ›

BTS is now the first, and the only Korean band ever to top the Billboard 200 with six different albums.

Who was the first K-pop group to chart on Billboard? ›

Wonder Girls was the first K-pop act to enter the Billboard Hot 100, doing so with "Nobody" in 2009.


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