BTS score their second win as ‘Global Recording Artist of the Year’ from International Federation of the Phonographic Industry

Superstar K-pop band BTS have won the The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry’s 2021 Global Recording Artist of the Year award, again. It’s the second yr in a row for the seven-member group.
BTS once more obtained the award primarily based on their worldwide performance across digital and physical music codecs over the previous 12 months. Around the world, BTS had been the best-performing act globally throughout 2021, followed by solo artists Taylor Swift and Adele.
IFPI chief govt Frances Moore famous that the band had pushed through an actual or perceived language barrier to win the award for his or her work in each Korean and English languages (and Japanese).
“By performing in three totally different languages, they show their terribly distinctive global appeal, and their dynamic and passionate fan base has helped to make them the primary artists in history to prime the Global Artist Chart in 2 consecutive years.”

“BTS’ Simple over the past 12 months is a testament to their creativity, onerous work and ongoing commitment to persevering with to find ways to convey their music to the world.”

BTS notably launched their Grammy-nominated single ‘Butter’ and the ‘Permission to Dance’ B-side single final 12 months, as well as a high-profile collaboration with Coldplay, ‘My Universe’. They additionally gained the American Music Awards’ Artist of the Year award in 2021, the first Asian band to win the coveted honour.
“We wish to wish RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V and Jung Kook and all who work on their team big congratulations on winning the Global Recording Artist of the Year Award and on another 12 months of sensible success.”

Each of BTS’ 2021 releases topped charts all over the world and broke numerous records.
“The IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year Award and high 10 chart is the one rating to accurately measure consumption across all codecs (including streaming formats, digital and physical album, and singles sales) and all nations. It is weighted primarily based on the relative value of each methodology of consumption.”

The IFPI began presenting the Global Recording Artist of the Year Award back in 2013.
Since then, One Direction, Adele, and Ed Sheeran have each been recognised, whereas BTS join Drake and Taylor Swift as the one artists to win the best-performing global artist award over two years.
BTS had been in good firm. Other artists listed within the category for 2021 included Taylor Swift, Adele, Drake, Ed Sheeran, The Weeknd (not a spelling mistake), Billie Eilish, Justin Bieber, Seventeen and Olivia Rodrigo.
Seventeen, also beneath the umbrella of BTS’ administration firm Hybe Corporation, are the only other group from South Korea in the prime 10, everyone else being US or UK acts.
BTS have now racked up enough awards and each physical and digital single and album sales to make them one of the most influential bands of the last 50 years.
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