Filipino all-male group SB19 congratulated global superstars BTS for winning multiple awards at the recently concluded Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) 2021, including the Top Social Artist, the category SB19 was also nominated for.
Through a video post on Facebook, the hit makers behind the songs ‘What?’ and ‘MAPA’ thanked A’TIN (SB19 fans) for supporting them in their BBMAs nomination, which pitted them against big names BTS, Ariana Grande, BLACKPINK, and Seventeen.
“Hello, we are SB19. At gusto lang po namin magpasalamat sa lahat ng tao na sumuporta at sumusuporta po sa amin, lalong lalo na sa kakatapos lang na Billboard Music Awards,” Pablo began.
“Yes, and of course, we would also like to congratulate BTS for winning multiple awards at Billboard Music Awards. Grabe, you guys are the best,” Josh continued.
“And lastly, para sa aming pinakamamahal na A’TIN, kahit na hindi tayo nanalo or wala tayong nakuhang award, we are very happy kasi napakalaking achievement ito para sa atin, at siyempre napakaswerte namin dahil kasama namin kayo para sa journey na ‘to. Kaya ayon, sana nandiyan pa rin kayo kahit anong mangyari dahil marami pa tayong pagsasamahan at pagdadaanan,” Stell added.
Meanwhile, Justin took the opportunity to invite their fans to support their latest venture, including an upcoming virtual concert in July. “Yes guys, nagsisimula pa lang tayo sa yugtong ito dahil marami po kaming inihahanda para sa inyo. Abangan niyo po ang aming upcoming EP and of course, ang aming Back in the Zone online concert this July 18.”
Finally, Ken concluded, “Maraming maraming salamat po at kita-kita tayo ulit soon. We love you, A’TIN,”
SB19 is the first Filipino group to be nominated at the BBMAs, and the first Southeast Asian act to be nominated in the awards show's Top Social Artist category.