BTS Bags ‘Best Music Documentary’ at MTV Movie and TV Awards

In the recently concluded MTV Movie and TV Awards, BTS bags Best Music Documentary. They are the second artist to ever win this award from MTV.

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MTV Movie and TV Awards 2021 was done in two parts: the main show, which was held at the Palladium in Los Angeles on May 17th, and the “Unscripted part,” which made up of all the awards for unscripted media (e.g., documentaries, reality shows, etc.) was held the following day. Comedians and actresses Leslie Jones and Nikki Glaser hosted this year’s awards night.


Break the Silence: The Movie – a BTS 2020 documentary was nominated for and eventually won the award. It was directed by Park Jun Soo and was released in September 2020, the said documentary takes us on the behind-the-scenes of their 2018-2019 world tour, the Love Yourself World Tour. This 90-minute documentary covered footage taken over the course of 14 months and previously released on Weverse as Break The Silence. BTS’s documentary won against several other big artists, such as Billie Eilish, The Notorious B.I.G., Taylor Swift and more…


During the “Unscripted” portion of the show, BTS was announced the winner with the Awards’ official Twitter page sharing a clip of the group thanking MTV and their fans, ARMY, and briefly talked about the world tour that was included in the “Break the Silence: The Movie.”

#BTSArmy, you BUTTER believe it! 🧈 @bts_twt is taking home the golden popcorn for Best Music Documentary at the #MTVAwards: UNSCRIPTED!


— Movie & TV Awards (@MTVAwards) May 18, 2021



This is the second year that Best Documentary Award was included in the MTV Awards Night. It was first introduced back in 2018 and the first recipient of the award was Lady Gaga for her documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two.

Congratulations, BTS!

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