BTS Sets A New Record For Most Awards Won In One Year At The 2018 Melon Music Awards

BTS takes home a record-breaking seven awards at the 2018 Melon Music Awards, including two of the award show’s the grand prizes.

On December 2, the annual Melon Music Awards was held at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. BTS received the two of the biggest awards of the night, winning the Daesangs for the “Artist of the Year” and “Album of the Year” for LOVE YOURSELF 轉 ‘Tear’.

BTS also collected various other awards during the awards ceremony. The group won awards for “TOP 10 Melon Artist”, “Best Rap/HipHop” with their track “FAKE LOVE”,  “Kakao Hot Star”, “Global Artist Award”, and “Netizen Choice.”

Overall, the group took home a record-breaking seven awards, marking a new record for the most won by an artist in a year at the Melon Music Awards. BTS surpasses the previous record of six awards held by Girls’ Generation in 2009. The group is now one of the very few artists to have won multiple Daesangs in one night, and also to have been awarded the “Album of the Year” Daesang more than once at the awards show. With 15 awards, BTS also now comes second as artists with the most overall wins at the awards ceremony, only being short of one award from the leading group.

With their new “Artist of the Year” Daesang, BTS now owns a Daesang for each category at the Melon Music Awards. The group had previously won their first Daesang for “Album of the Year” with the Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever in 2016, and their first “Song of the Year” Daesang with “Spring Day” in 2017. The group had also received the award for “Global Artist” in which the awards ceremony had declared it to be a Daesang in 2017.

After the awards show, the group then took to Twitter to individually express their gratitude towards fans over the night’s many wins.

Thoughts? Did you see their wins coming with how incredible the boys have been this year? Remember that every time you stream “Epiphany” and “Awake” a good dog gets a pat! Tweet us at @ForeverBTScom!

Written by S. Acierda

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