BTS wins big at ‘2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards’: ‘Daesang’ sweep

2020 is indeed a BTS year! At the recently concluded 2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards, the band swept all four Daesangs (grand prize).

In the prestigious awarding ceremony2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards, BTS took home eight awards.

It includes the four Daesangs: Album of the Year for Map of the Soul: 7, Song of the Year for Dynamite, Worldwide Icon of the Year, and Artist of the Year.

Aside from the major awards, the Bangtan Boys also bagged Best Male Group, Best Performance – Male Group (Dynamite), Best Music Video (Dynamite), and the Worldwide Fans’ Choice Top 10. BTS Suga’s produced IU song eight also took home won Best Collaboration.

On Sunday, December 6, the 2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards took place. Song Joong Ki hosted the event without an audience due to COVID-19 restrictions.

The acceptance of the Album of the Year award

The American host, James Corden, presented the Album of the Year award. Jimin, in the group’s speech, said thank you.

He continued saying that Suga has gone through shoulder surgery and was currently recovering. “Since we’ve received such a big award, he’s made a surprise appearance tonight,” he added.

Suga talked via phonecall and said that he was watching the ceremony live. He shared his thanks to the ARMY, who has given the Album of the Year award to the group.

Suga continued saying that the group worked hard to prepare the album in the United States and more, and they were grateful that it received so much love.

The Worldwide Icon Of The Year

Park Seo Joon presented the award Worldwide Icon of the Year. RM said in his English speech that he is nervous. The idol said that he’d like to give a shout-out to their worldwide handsome Jin.

Simultaneously, he also said he liked to shout-out for their worldwide ARMYs. RM shared his heartfelt thanks to their fans for their love and support.

He continued, “The ARMYs, made this award and shared it with us. I hope that you stay safe and that we can meet in person and say ‘I love you’ to each other.”

Bagging the Song Of The Year and Artist of the Year

Song Joong Ki forwarded the award Song of the Year to the seven. RM, in his speech, said that MAMA was one of the awards ceremonies that they weren’t invited to when they made their debut.

He continued that as time went on, BTS received such big awards in the awarding in succession. “It is deeply moving for us,” he said.

Moreover, in the Artist of the Year presented by Lee Jung Jae. J-Hope said that he was grateful to the ARMY. He expressed that the award’s weight made them realize that it was indeed the end of the year.

J-Hope added that performing at the end-of-year ceremonies every year and receiving such outstanding awards was truly an honor.

Congratulations to BTS!

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