The Korean music group collects Group of 2018, Song of 2018, Music Video of 2018, and Social Celebrity of 2018 at this year’s 44th annual American awards ceremony.
On November 11, the 2018 E! People’s Choice Awards, commonly abbreviated as the PCAs, was held at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.
BTS was one of the most nominated musical artists at this year’s ceremony and ended up being one of the most awarded of the night, winning all awards in the categories they were nominated in. Though their group wasn’t able to attend due to their schedule a short video of BTS was played at the end ceremony. The group expressed gratitude for their fans, their company, and the awards show.
— E! News (@enews) November 12, 2018
The group beat out Twenty One Pilots, Panic! At the Disco, 5 Seconds of Summer, and Super Junior for Group of 2018. Meanwhile, their recent single, “IDOL” scores both for Song of 2018 and Music Video of 2018. BTS also claimed victory over Ellen DeGeneres, Chrissy Teigen, Taylor Swift, and Selena Gomez for Social Celebrity of 2018.
— JP 🐨 (@agirlinthepark) November 12, 2018
The awards show had initially released the list of nominations for this year on September 5. It was then later revealed that BTS had passed the preliminary round of voting, successfully being one of the top five candidates with the most votes in their nominated categories, with the announcement of the ceremony’s finalists on September 24. The final round of voting had opened on the same day and concluded on October 19. Votes were done online, cast through E!’s official website or on major social media platforms Twitter and Facebook through the appropriate hashtags.
The E! People’s Choice Awards celebrates the best in film, music, television, and pop culture as voted by the general public. The ceremony has been held annually since 1975 and this year’s ceremony saw a total of 43 categories.
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