BTS again bought up trophies at the awards ceremony. The winners of the 2022 Japan Golden Disc Awards were announced by the Recording Association of Japan on March 14, 2022. The winners are determined by album sales and video performances released in the past year.
BTS took home 10 trophies including Best Asian Artist for 4 consecutive years.
In addition, BTS’ album THE BEST, which was released in Japan in June 2022, won the Album of the Year and Best 3 Album trophies. Butter’s song won four awards, namely Song of the Year By Download, Best 5 Song by Download, Song of the Year by Streaming, and Best 5 Song by Streaming.
In the Best 5 Songs by Streaming category, the song Permission to Dance which was released in July 2021 also won the award. Thus, BTS won two trophies in the same category.
Not only that, the song My Universe, which is a collaboration with Coldplay, won the Song of the Year by Download award. While in the Music Video of the Year category, BTS won through the online concert DVD BTS MAP OF THE SOUL ON:E which was held in October 2020.
BTS also thanked ARMY after winning the 2022 Japan Golden Disc Awards.
“It’s all because of ARMY who always gives love and support so that we can get an amazing award like this,” said the BTS members.
Meanwhile, BTS is currently preparing to perform at the 2022 Grammy Awards which will be held on April 4, 2022. After that, they will continue to hold the Permission to Dance on Stage – Las Vegas concert for 4 days.