Friday, 22 February, 2019

Korean boy band BTS to appear at Grammy Awards

Cardi B and Bruno Mars BTS to attend the '2019 Grammy Awards' as presenters!
Angelica Greene | 08 February, 2019, 09:43

The 2019 Grammy Awards will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and the show will air on February 10 at 8 p.m. EST on CBS. This is the first time staff of a Korean album has been nominated for a Grammy Award.

Billboards reported that it is yet to be confirmed which award BTS will be presenting.

Variety did not reveal details of the award in its report.

BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, have become one of the few K-pop stars to gain a foothold on the U.S. Billboard charts.

The 2019 Grammy Awards are just a few short days away, which means it's time to look forward to a number of wonderful performances. It released two albums - "LOVE YOURSELF: Tear", "LOVE YOURSELF: Answer" - which started waves of BTS fever that has swept across the globe, mesmerizing tens of millions of music fans.

It is official - BTS will be making their first appearance at the Grammys this year!

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Newsround has contacted BTS management and the Grammys to confirm the news.

Last year, BTS became the first Korean pop group to top the Billboard album charts in the USA, and sold out a concert at New York City's Citi Field.

The rap superstar Kendrick Lamar leads the Grammys with eight nominations.

BTS will be appearing at this year's Grammy Awards.

Swift's Reputation has been nominated for best pop vocal album, while Maroon 5 is up for best pop duo/ group performance for Girls Like You with Cardi B. Drake has seven nominations and Brandi Carlile has six, while Cardi B, Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Maren Morris and H.E.R each nabbed five nominations.

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