The American Music Awards (AMAs) has created a class for Ok-pop artists for the primary time among the many three main U.S. music awards.
Asserting the nominations for the 2022 AMAs on Thursday (U.S. time), the occasion’s organizers launched Favourite Ok-pop Artist as one of many six classes created or revived this 12 months.
5 groups — BLACKPINK, BTS, Seventeen, Tomorrow x Collectively (TXT) and TWICE — had been nominated for this 12 months’s award.
Together with the class, Ok-pop big BTS will compete with Coldplay, Think about Dragons, Maneskin and OneRepublic for Favourite Pop Duo or Group.
The AMAs grew to become the primary of the three largest U.S. pop music awards, together with the Grammy Awards and the Billboard Music Awards, to have a Ok-pop class.
U.S. music journal Billboard known as it a “breakthrough” for Ok-pop, which has not beforehand had an AMA class devoted to the style, in a associated on-line article.
The 2022 AMAs might be held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 20.
Final 12 months, BTS grew to become the primary Asian act to win Artist of the 12 months, thought-about the highest honor, beating out big-name pop stars.