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BTS made history with this big win at the American Music Awards

Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times on

Published in Entertainment News

BTS shuts it down

BTS closed out the evening with a lively performance of its smash hit "Butter" after joining forces with Coldplay earlier in the show for a crowd-pleasing rendition of their collab "My Universe."

"Side step, right-left, to my beat/ High like the moon, rock with me, baby," V, Suga, Jin, Jungkook, RM, Jimin and J-Hope sang while effortlessly executing captivating choreography in perfect sync, as usual.

"Know that I got that heat/ Let me show you 'cause talk is cheap/ Side step, right-left, to my beat/ Get it, let it roll."

While accepting the award for artist of the year, BTS' Jin reminisced about the first time the group performed at the AMAs four years ago.

 

"We were so excited and nervous at the time, and it's been a long and amazing ride since then," he said. "But nobody could have ever bet on the odds of us standing here receiving this award, except y'all, Army.

"Seven boys from Korea, united by a love for music. ... This whole thing is a miracle. Seriously, we never take this for granted. Thank you so much."

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