Bangtan Boys became the first Koreans to receive multiple awards at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

On March 11, BTS and Army received awards for ‘Best Boy Band’ and ‘Best Fan Army’ at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California.

As they received the award, BTS said, “thank you so much Armies from all around the world. Thank you for voting for us, we couldn’t have done it without you guys. Also, it is an honor to receive such an amazing award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards.” They continued with Korean, “thank you and we love you. BTS will always give our best efforts and strive to be better.”

In addition, BTS sent congratulations to their fans, Army, for receiving the ‘Best Fan Army’ award. BTS said in both Korean and English, “Congratulations, Army. You very well deserve this award. Thank you for sending lots of love and encouragement from all around the world.”

For ‘Best Boy Band’ award, nominees included PRETTYMUCH, The Vamps, CNCO, Why Don’t We, and for ‘Best Fan Army’ award, nominees included the fans of EXO, Ariana Grade, Justin Bieber, Camila Cabello, and Selena Gomez.

iHeartRadio Music Awards proceeded the voting process for particular awards via SNS. You could put a hashtag next to the name of the band or the fandom, or retweet a certain post to participate in the vote. This is how the winners of ‘Best Boy Band’ and ‘Best Fan Army’ were chosen.

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Translated by Dasol Kim