BTS nominated in three categories for 2020 MTV Video Music Awards

/ 02:50 PM August 02, 2020

BTS (Big Hit Entertainment via The Korea Herald/Asia News Network)

SEOUL — K-pop giant BTS won three nominations for the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards in the United States, according to the American television network.

The South Korean septet’s “ON,” the lead song on the band’s album “Map of the Soul 7,” was nominated in the categories of Best Pop, Best Choreography and Best K-pop, according to MTV’s website.


“ON” peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 upon release its release in March, the strongest showing ever for a K-pop group on the American music chart.

Other nominees for Best Pop include Halsey’s “You Should Be Sad,” Jonas Brothers’ “What a Man Gotta Do,” Justin Bieber’s “Intentions” featuring Quavo, Lady Gaga’s “Rain On Me” with Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift’s “Lover.”


Nominations for Best Choreography other than BTS’ “ON” went to CNCO & Natti Natasha’s “Honey Boo,” DaBaby’s “Bop,” Dua Lipa’s “Physical,” Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s “Rain On Me” and Normani’s “Motivation.”

In Best K-pop, (G)I-DLE’s “Oh My God,” BTS’s “ON,” EXO’s “Obsession,” MONSTA X’s “Someone’s Someone,” TXT’s “9 and Three Quarters (Run Away)” and Red Velvet’s “Psycho” were also nominated.

Voting has begun on MTV’s website for 15 categories, and the event will be held live on Aug. 30. (Yonhap)

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: BTS, Entertainment, K-Pop, MTV Video Music Awards, Music, South Korea
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.