BTS will not participate in the ‘2022 Billboard Music Awards‘ which will be held in Las Vegas, USA on the 15th. BigHit Music, the agency said, “BTS will not be attending this ‘Billboard Music Awards’.”
There is no official reason given for BTS absence on Billboard, but the music industry is observing that BTS is preparing for a comeback with a new album ‘Proof‘ which is coming out on June 10th.
BTS first unveiled the stage for their new song ‘Butter’ at the ‘Billboard Music Awards’ last year. It is known that there are no special performances prepared for the awards ceremony this year.
This year BTS are nominated for a total 6 category at BBMAs, ‘Top Duo/Group’, ‘Top Song Sales Artist’, ‘Top Billboard Global Artist/Excluding USA (Top Billboard Global Artist/ Excl. US)’, ‘Top Selling Song’, ‘Top Billboard Global Song/Excl. US’, ‘Top Rock Song’ in a total 6 category.
In particular, two songs including ‘Butter’ and ‘Permission to Dance’ were nominated for the ‘Top Selling Song’ category at BBMAs, so there are a total of 7 nominations by BTS.
BTS formed a relationship with the ‘BBMAs’ when they won the ‘Top Social Artist’ in 2017. Afterwards, they won many Awards. At the ‘2021 Billboard Music Awards’ BTS won, ‘Top Selling Song’, ‘Top Song Sales Artist’, ‘Top Duo/Group’, and ‘Top Social Artist’.
Meanwhile, BTS will make a comeback with a new album “Proof” on June 10th, 2022 at 1PM KST.
This album is an anthology album consisting of a total of 3 CDs. It consists of colorful tracks containing the thoughts of the seven members about the past, present and future of BTS.