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BTS nominated in 3 categories for AMAs 2019

Proving the power of K-Pop, the boy-band will compete in the categories of Favorite Duo or Group -- Pop/Rock, Favorite Social Artist and Tour of the Year

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The nominations for the highly- acclaimed American Music Awards (AMA) has been announced, and it’s another success for the K-pop boy-band BTS!

BTS has been nominated in three categories for the upcoming 2019 American Music Awards to be held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on November 24, determined to win a title for the second year in a row.

Proving the power of K-Pop, the boy-band will compete in the categories of Favorite Duo or Group — Pop/Rock, Favorite Social Artist and Tour of the Year, according to the lineup for nominees for the event released on Thursday.

The year, the band won the Favorite Social Artist prize, becoming the first South Korean music band to capture an award at the American Music Awards.

Under the nominations of the Favorite Duo or Group section, BTS will compete with two other music groups — the Jonas Brothers and Panic! At The Disco.

The nominations for the Tour of the Year award, the septet is enlisted with Ariana Grande, Elton John, Pink and Ed Sheeran.

BTS will also compete with Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, EXO and Shawn Mendes to defend the Favorite Social Artist award.

It is worth noting here that  the AMA’s most prominent prize of Artist of the Year has five nominees — Drake, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Post Malone and Taylor Swift, while Luke Combs, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Lizzo and Ella Mai will vie for the New Artist of the Year award.

the authorSamra Mazhar

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