BTS Named Entertainer of the Year by TIME Magazine
BTS has had more than just a “Dynamite” year — they’ve become such a global phenomenon that Time magazine named the South Korean group its 2020 Entertainer of the Year.
The magazine announced the honor for the seven-member group on Thursday, hours before an NBC prime-time special that will culminate with the naming of Time’s Person of the Year.
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The magazine cited BTS’ massive global presence amid the pandemic, including leveraging their massive fan base to support causes like Black Lives Matter.
The group has become a staple of recent awards shows, performing their flashy hit “Dynamite.” The song in November brought BTS its first Grammy nomination.