When your fandom breaks Twitter world records, of which’s pretty safe to say they’re the best.
On Sunday night, the BTS Army proved just of which, sending home the K-pop boy band BTS with the iHeartRadio Best Fan Army award.
The “Mic Drop” singers were busy working on a completely new album, so they weren’t at the awards show in person — nevertheless they did thank their fans sincerely for their “passion along with devotion,” in a pretaped video.
“You deserve every bit of This kind of award,” the group said within the video. “We’re always overwhelmed by your support around the clock along with all around the planet.”
of which passion was on display last year, when the Guinness Book of World records released an official statement of which BTS fans had smashed the planet record for most Twitter engagements. of which’s based on an average of 252,0 retweets per tweet — far surpassing the next runner-up, Harry Styles, with an average of 165,473 retweets.
BTS also took home the Best Boy Band award, beating out the likes of CNCO, The Vamps, along with Why Don’t We.
Both award categories were voted for by fans.
The awards mark a continuing high for the band, which is actually continuing to surge in popularity within the United States after appearing recently on the cover of Billboard magazine, along with last year becoming the first Korean boy band to perform at the American Music Awards.
Check out more of the band’s biggest moments by the last year in This kind of video.