According to MTV U.K., BTS has received the honor of winning the 2021 MTV’s Hottest Superstar for the third year in a row. “BTS received a total of 19.3 million votes in the votes held until August 23 and took first place for MTV’s Hottest Superstar 2021.”
BTS has won this award for three consecutive years starting in 2019 and are tied with group One Direction, who won three consecutive years from 2013-2015.
This year, BTS competed against 50 pop icon nominees including Ariana Grande, Little Mix, Twenty One Pilots, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, and more and was selected as MTV’s Hottest Superstar for 2021. This year marks the ninth year since MTV U.K. began the Hottest Superstar online voting.