BTS Album Earns 2019 Grammy Nomination: Here's Why It's Important

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A nod for greatest recording bundle marks a breakthrough second for the band and their workforce, and honors their dedication to idea.

The legacy of BTS simply hit a brand new milestone with the South Korean pop band and their workforce incomes their very first Grammy recognition on the upcoming 61st Annual Grammy Awards.

BTS' Love Yourself: Tear album has earned a nomination for greatest recording bundle. The album, which hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in May, marks the primary recognition for the group and an enormous breakthrough second for the Korean music scene. The album is nominated alongside HuskyFox, who's listed on the official Love Yourself: Tear credit for "artwork work." ​HuskyFox is a Seoul-based, skilled branding firm, who, in accordance with their web site goals to "construct a relationship between manufacturers and customers by creating an id via model languages and visible parts to expertise design."

Love Yourself: Tear is nominated alongside St. Vincent's Masseduction, Mitski's Be the Cowboy, The Chairman's The Offering and Foxhole's Well Kept Thing.

As followers can attest, BTS' Love Yourself: Tear boasts a number of the most lovely album packaging lately -- outdoing BTS' recognized dedication to standout visuals of their packaging to face out as a number of the most spectacular within the extremely visible Ok-pop scene. Each of the three albums in BTS Love Yourself collection got here in 4 completely different variations with every model boasting its personal set of idea pictures. Tear was notable for its extra muted coloration scheme with the members boasting equally darkish hair colours and subdued and easy style -- all preserving consistent with the album's themes of heartbreak and disappointment. 

BTS incomes the popularity (together with their artwork workforce) is an extra testomony to the significance of the bigger groups that collectively work collectively to carry not solely high-quality music, however top-notch visuals and packaging that coincide with the bigger themes represented by the music.

The nomination for BTS' Love Yourself: Tear marks a serious second of inclusion and appreciation for South Korea's breakout artists, and is a vital step inside and gaining consideration of the notoriously conventional Recording Academy. 

At final 12 months's 60th Annual Grammy Awards in 2017, there was a tie for the winner of greatest album bundle. Art administrators Sasha Barr, Ed Steed and Josh Tillman received the award with indie-rock artist Father John Misty for his Pure Comedy (Deluxe) album, together with Carlos Dussán, Juliana Jaramillo, Juan Felipe Martínez and Claudio Roncoli, the artwork administrators working with Colombian musician Magín Díaz on his El Orisha de la Rosa album. 

While one of many extra difficult award buildings, the nominees are the credited artwork administrators for the album in bundle classes, as Billboard confirmed with The Recording Academy who added, "solely credited Art Directors are nominees within the bundle classes. Not artist until they're additionally a credited Art Director." In the case of Father John Misty's web page on Grammy.com, he's listed as a one-time winner for greatest album bundle amongst his three nominations, as Tillman is Father John Misty's authorized identify. Meanwhile, Magín Díaz shouldn't be listed as a winner on Grammy.com, however HuskyFox now has an official Grammy.com nomination web page. 

BTS Album Earns 2019 Grammy Nomination: Here's Why It's Important