BTS in the running for 3 MTV Video Music Awards

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  • Tuesday, 04 Aug 2020

If you want to vote for BTS, you can do so at the MTV's website. Photo: Big Hit Entertainment

K-pop giant BTS received three nominations for the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards in the United States, according to the American television network.

The South Korean septet's ON, the lead song on the band's album Map Of The Soul 7, was nominated in the categories of Best Pop, Best Choreography and Best K-pop, according to MTV's website.

ON peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 upon release its release in March, the strongest showing ever for a K-pop group on the American music chart.

Other nominees for Best Pop include Halsey's You Should Be Sad, Jonas Brothers' What a Man Gotta Do, Justin Bieber's Intentions featuring Quavo, Lady Gaga's Rain On Me with Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift's Lover.

Nominations for Best Choreography other than BTS' ON went to CNCO & Natti Natasha's Honey Boo, DaBaby's Bop, Dua Lipa's Physical, Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande's Rain On Me and Normani's Motivation.

In Best K-pop, (G)I-DLE's Oh My God, BTS's ON, EXO's Obsession, MONSTA X's Someone's Someone, TXT's 9 And Three Quarters (Run Away) and Red Velvet's Psycho were also nominated.

Voting has begun on MTV's website for 15 categories. – The Korea Herald/Asia News Network

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