It’s official; BTS is TIME magazine’s “2020 Entertainment of the Year”!
On December 10, TIME announced the news in a feature article about BTS’s incredible musical achievements in 2020. This year the group released two chart-topping albums, MAP OF THE SOUL: 7 and BE, and brought comfort to millions in the midst of global uncertainty.
— TIME (@TIME) December 10, 2020
2020 has brought setbacks, worldwide shutdowns, and a challenging “new normal”. In a time where COVID-19 forces us to stay together from afar, it’s easy to feel disconnected and alone, but the pandemic has made BTS’s bond with ARMY even stronger.
There are times when I’m still taken aback by all the unimaginable things that are happening, but I ask myself, Who’s going to do this, if not us?
TIME touched on this special connection, as well as BTS’s humble beginnings as mold-breaking rookies, their activism and philanthropy, their dedication to being good role models, and their GRAMMY nomination.
All this and more has earned BTS the title of “2020 Entertainer Of The Year”. TIME‘s “Person of the Year” will be announced during the first TIME Person of the Year broadcast special on December 10 at 10 PM ET on NBC.