Variety hit maker, "Album of the Year".

BTS (BTS) was selected as the winner of the Album of the Year award by U.S. entertainment media Variety for its hit song "Butter.""

This is the second time BTS has been selected as a "hit maker" of a variety show. Last year, he was evaluated as a global superstar and won the Group of the Year category.

According to Big Hit Music, the agency, on the 21st, BTS was selected as the winner of the Record of the Year category among the 2021 hitmakers released by Variety on the 19th (local time).

Hitmaker is scheduled to be held on the 4th of next month as an award ceremony to select labels, singer-songwriter, producer, and composer who contributed to producing the most popular song of the year.

The variety reported the award and said, "Butter, which was announced in May, caused a sensation around the world," adding, "BTS member RM and others who participated in the lyrics and composition made a perfect hit."

Meanwhile, BTS will attend the 2021 American Music Awards (AMA) at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles (LA) on the 21st to seek additional awards. AMA is one of the top three music awards in the United States.

BTS has been nominated in three categories this year. Artist of the Year Award, Favorite Pop Duo Group, Favorite Pop Song.

This is the first time BTS has been nominated for Artist of the Year, competing for trophies with prominent pop stars such as Ariana Grande, Drake, Olivia Rodrigo and Taylor Swift.BTS will also perform jointly with band Coldplay and rapper Meghan de Stallion at the awards ceremony.