Who is the first ever idol group to be nominated for the ‘Korean Popular Culture and Arts Award’??

A Korean Boy group has been nominated for the ‘2018 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Award‘.

The ‘Korean Popular Culture and Arts Award’ is a respected ceremony hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
It was announced that the Big Hit Entertainment boy group ‘BTS’ has been nominated for the ‘Order of Merit‘ category. The award gives recognition to the those in Korea who have played an important role in improving the national culture and development.
The ‘Order of Merit’ is also the highest award, even above the ‘Presidential Award‘.
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Not only is BTS the youngest nominees but they are also the first ever idol group in the award history to be nominated.
Psy in 2012 was awarded the ‘Order of Merit’. However, No K-Pop group has been given the award yet.
The winners will be announced in the near future.

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