In tokenising BTS, the Grammys were not only crude but cruel – it needs the K-pop kings more than they need awards

//In tokenising BTS, the Grammys were not only crude but cruel – it needs the K-pop kings more than they need awards

In tokenising BTS, the Grammys were not only crude but cruel – it needs the K-pop kings more than they need awards

There’s a popular phrase among fans of K-pop group BTS: “What Yoongi wants, Yoongi gets.”The key word here is that it’s what Min Yoongi – aka BTS rapper-songwriter Suga – wants, not what he needs. He sets goals that are dreams, not necessities. Which is one reason why BTS being denied an award at the 63rd Grammy Awards earlier this week was such a disappointment. It was something they desired and deserved, but it wasn’t something they needed. The band responded with disappointed acceptance,…

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