K-pop sensation BTS has been announced the winner of the Record of the Year award for its global hit song ‘Butter’ by American media and entertainment industry trade magazine ‘Variety’.
The digital single won the Record of the Year category in the 2021 ‘Hitmakers’ list released by ‘Variety’, reports Yonhap News Agency, as quoted by Big Hit Music and the magazine’s website.
“The song ‘Butter’ hit the world in May, becoming a record-breaking single for BTS,” Variety said. The song’s writers and producers, including the group’s frontman RM, “created the perfect hit that just won’t quit,” ‘Variety’ noted on its website.
,butter‘BTS’ was the second entry on the ‘Variety’ list. Last year, it was named Group of the Year, becoming the first Korean act to be recognized by the annual ‘Diversity’ festival.
The annual event recognizes the authors, producers, publishers, managers and executives who helped create the 25 most consumed songs of the year. Its award ceremony is scheduled for December 4.