BTS is the first idol group nominated for the Korean Popular…

BTS is the first idol group nominated for the Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards’ ‘Order of Merit’

BTS is the first idol group to be nominated for the ‘Order of Merit’

Recently it was announced that BTS was nominated for the ‘Order Of Merit’ at the 2018 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards.

The ‘Order Of Merit’ is awarded by the President of South Korea for outstanding meritorious services in the fields of culture and art in the interest of promoting the national culture and national development.

BTS will is the first idol group and is the youngest nominated for the ‘Order of Merit’, for their achievements in America and Japan, the contribution they have made to the K-Pop industry and on the charts like placing number one on Billboard 200 with ‘LOVE YOURSELF: Tear’.

BTS is also a candidate for the Cultural Medal from the Korean Entertainment Awards, which is given to those who have contributed to the improvement of the national culture and development, and it’s known to be higher than the Presidential Award.

The 2018 Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards will be held on October 31st.

BTS will be making their comeback with ‘LOVE YOURSELF: Answer’ on August 24th. 

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