Jimin and RM are chart-topping artists, performing alongside fellow BTS members at the American Music Awards. On the way to the awards show, Jimin shared that he doesn’t consider himself a celebrity, with RM quickly agreeing with that sentiment.
BTS won the American Music Award for “Artist of the Year”
Launched in 2013, BTS is a K-pop group with humble beginnings. Thanks to live streams, original songs, and radiant personalities, BTS has become one of the biggest boy groups in the world. They received praise from celebrities like John Cena and Joe Jonas and ultimately performed at the American Music Awards.
“Four years ago we gave that first-ever live televised performance on that AMAs stage for ‘DNA.’ We were so excited and nervous at the time,” RM said, according to USA Today. has been long and amazing since then, but no one could ever bet on our chances of receiving this award. Except ARMY.
“Seven Korean boys, united by the love of music, met with the love and support of all ARMY around the world,” he continued.
In 2021, BTS won all three American Music Awards for which they were nominated – Favorite Pop Duo or Group, Favorite Pop Song (“Butter”) and Artist of the Year. Still, members like Jimin and RM don’t consider themselves celebrities.
Jimin said BTS members are “not celebrities”
During a Bangtan Bomb, fans saw BTS before the group won their American Music Award for Artist of the Year. They rehearsed alongside Coldplay’s Chris Martin and discussed pre-show jitters while doing their hair and makeup. Afterwards, the BTS members drove to the AMAs in separate cars, with Jimin and RM sitting together and talking about the experience.
“We’re not celebrities, RM,” Jimin said, according to a translation on the YouTube video. “We are just Kim Namjoon and Park Jimin.”
“I know only too well,” RM replied. “Totally good.”
“We are far from celebrities,” added Jimin. “About 420 km away.”
The two finally hit the red carpet for the awards show, reuniting with Jin, Suga, J-Hope, V, and Jungkook. They stopped by to talk to Chloe Bailey and outlets like Spotify and ET Online.
BTS is one of the biggest boy bands in the world
Despite what Jimin and RM think, these artists are two members of the biggest boy band in the world. BTS became the first K-pop group to perform at the Grammy Awards, earning their first nomination for the 2020 release “Dynamite.”
BTS has collaborated with Coldplay, Halsey, Sia, Charli XCX and other award-winning artists. With ARMY’s help, the group is breaking YouTube records, most recently with “Butter.” The K-pop group even spoke at the United Nations, partnering with UNICEF for their “Love Myself” anti-violence campaign.
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