The Best Reactions to BTS Getting Shut Out of the 2020 Grammys

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The 2020 Grammy nominations have landed and there seems to be one colossal, glaring, almost purposeful oversight. Despite being one of the most consistently performing acts, both on the record and on the stage, BTS is nowhere to be found amongst any of the 84 categories. The omission follows a year that saw the K-Pop superact present the award for “Best R&B Album” at the 2019 Grammys, leading fans to beg the question if the Grammys are merely interested in the streams and viewership that accompanies the act’s massive fanbase.

And it’s not like BTS is lacking in noteworthy material deserving of a Grammy nod. 2019 saw the release of their smash hit, MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA, which outperformed every other nomination for “Album of the Year,” earning them their third chart-topping album in less than a year. It’s not like there’s no crossover appeal to BTS either, as MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA’s universal hit “Boy With Luv” saw BTS enlisting Halsey for one of the best pop songs of the decade. The only thing seemingly stopping BTS from earning a Grammy nomination seems to be the fact that they’re not singing under Western names and in English.    

So, how is BTS’ army reacting to the obvious oversight? Well, let’s just say this tea was brewed to perfection.











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