Filipino boy group SB19 just keeps making history as the first Filipino to be nominated at this year’s Billboard Music Awards (BBMA) alongside K-pop superstars BTS and BLACKPINK.
In a list released by BBMA on Friday night (Manila time), the five-member P-pop act is included in the Top Social Artist Award together with K-pop groups BTS, Blackpink, and SEVENTEEN and American pop superstar Ariana Grande.
— Billboard Music Awards (@BBMAs) April 29, 2021
“Finalists and winners are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital song sales, streaming, radio airplay, and social engagement, tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including MRC Data,” Billboard said.
Fans can start voting for their favorite act on May 10.
This year’s BBMA will be streamed live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, USA, on May 23.