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Wall Street Journal names BTS the 2020 Music Innovator

Members of BTS pose together. [YONHAP]

Members of BTS pose together. [YONHAP]

 
The Wall Street Journal has named K-pop boy band BTS as the 2020 Music Innovator, in an event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the annual Innovator Awards.
 
In the virtual event held on Wednesday, other celebrities like Jennifer Lopez and Tyler Perry were also recognized. Literary expert Patti Smith was named the 2020 Literature Innovator while Titus Kaphar was named the 2020 Art Innovator.
 
During the event, leader RM said the group dreams of delivering hope, love and positive energy to others.
 
Another member, Suga, said innovation means to never be stopped. He continued that the most important thing is to continue changing without staying where you are.
 
BY LEE SUN-MIN   [summerlee@joongang.co.kr]

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