BTS scooped ‘Artist of the Year’ at the 2021 American Music Awards.

This year’s ceremony took place on Sunday, November 21st at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The Korean boy band BTS made history at the 2021 event after winning an award and their speech has gone viral on several social media platforms.

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WATCH: BTS’ acceptance speech

BTS have reached another milestone in their successful music career.

The boys scooped ‘Artist of the Year’ at the 2021 AMAs, beating the likes of Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo and others.

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In their acceptance speech, the band members shared how they have never imagined “a small boy band from Korea” would win the award when they made their debut on that same stage four years ago.

“It took four years to be on that stage to get this trophy,” Yoongi said. “Thank you so much. And it actually means to us even more we are actually a small boy band from Korea which got united by the love of music and all we want to do is spread love, good vibes and energy through music and performance. Without you guys, ARMY, we could have never done it.”

Jungkook gives emotional speech

The speech of Jungkook is one of the most-talked moments as the BTS star felt nervous while addressing his fans.

“We just wanted to make people happy with our music,” he said. “We believe that this award opens the beginning of our new chapter. And in the past few years, we learned that each and every moment is precious so in 2022, we want to focus on…”

Jungkook wasn’t able to finish his message but he later clarified what he wanted to add via a post on Twitter.

“Focus on ARMY,” he tweeted via the band’s official Twitter account.

You can check out his acceptance speech in the video down below.

Fans react on Twitter

Fans are super proud of BTS making history at the 2021 AMAs, with many calling their speech “emotional” and “heart-warming”.

“I am sobbing and shaking at the same time… this speech and this reaction… we’ve made them so proud and so happy… BTS WORLD DOMINATION,” tweeted one person.

“That was the cutest BTS award acceptance speech I’m crying,” another one wrote, while someone else added:

“I loved every second of it. You could tell how nervous they all were. RM being nervous was something else. Also can we talk about JKs English??”

Other fans have also praised the speech of Jungkook.

“Waaaah @BTS_twt winning artist of the year and that acceptance speech was the best thing ever! What a joy to wake up to. Couldn’t be prouder! Especially Jungkook’s English,” one fan reacted.

“Jungkook, I am waiting for your speech on the next award,” another one wrote.

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