BTS receives a nomination for the prestigious 'Order of Merit' Award!
Jun Ko, Aug. 9, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
BTS has received a nomination for the prestigious 'Order of Merit' in the '2018 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards'! The award ceremony is hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism. The caregory that BTS was nominated for is the highest award that one can achieve, even placing higher than the 'Presidential Award' in importance! The 'Order of Merit' gives recognition to those who played a vital role in the improvement of national culture and development. With the nomination, BTS has become the youngest figure for nomination as well as being the first K-Pop group to have been nominated in the history of the ceremony. However, they aren't the first within the K-Pop industry to be nominated as the 'Order of Merit' had previously been awarded to PSY back in 2012.