The Grammy-nominated South Korean super band BTS is all set to perform their new song “Butter" at the upcoming Billboard Music Awards, two days after the song releases officially. The group made the announcement on their official Twitter handle on Tuesday.
“We can’t hold it in any longer! Our debut performance of ‘#BTS_Butter’ will be at this year’s @BBMAs! Watch on Sunday, May 23rd at 8pm ET/5pm PT on @nbc," they wrote on their official page, with the hashtags #BTS and #BBMAs.
We can’t hold it in any longer! Our debut performance of “#BTS_Butter” will be at this year’s @BBMAs! Watch on Sunday, May 23rd at 8pm ET/5pm PT on @nbc#BTS #방탄소년단 #BBMAs pic.twitter.com/w53nrpPdOf— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) May 11, 2021
Butter is their new English single set to drop on May 21. This is BTS’ second fully English song, after the massive success of last year’s Dynamite. Butter is all set to be to a pop disco ballad, members have revealed. The band has been teasing the song with individual snippets and photos of all seven members - Jin, Suga, RM, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook.
The group has four nominations at this year’s BBMAs. These are: Top Duo/Group, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Selling Song (‘Dynamite’) and Top Social Artist (Fan Voted).
This year, the Billboard Music Awards will be held on May 23 and hosted by Nick Jonas. Canadian singer The Weeknd leads with 16 nominations. Rapper Drake will be felicitated with the Artist of the Decade Award this year.