Ruminations from an ARMY Documentarian on BTS’ 2021 Grammy Nomination, Dynamite, and the Future

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BTS presenting at the 2019 Grammys

This article has been written in response to August Brown’s article in the Los Angeles Times: “Did BTS Get Robbed of a 2021 Grammy Nomination?” First off, it is relatively uncontroversial to say that BTS were robbed of not a 2021 Grammy nomination, but six. As the title states, the author of the article you are reading is an ARMY (a BTS fan) and a documentarian. She does not claim to be a music critic or music historian. …


All seven members of BTS face away from the camera, arms elevated, ready to bow before their fans
All seven members of BTS face away from the camera, arms elevated, ready to bow before their fans

This article was written in response to the Bloomberg Businessweek article whose title alone (“No One Fights QAnon Like the Global Army of K-Pop Superfans”) ought to have alerted readers that even for 2020, the forthcoming arguments would be ludicrous (a war between white American anti-pedophilia conspiracy theorists and fans of Korean pop music? Come now).

But before we debunk the claim that the “Kpop stans” have been successfully “trolling” the Right, let us first quickly review who the Kpop stans in question are, why Western Media outlets have decided only now to pay attention to a seven year old…

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