HYBE is “copying” ARMY’s homework again, but nobody is complaining. If anything, HYBE is getting an A+ on this assignment!
Today, BTS dropped new preview photos for their Season’s Greetings 2022 package. In one set, the members walk their own version of an award show’s red carpet: the purple carpet.
These new photos call to mind a viral moment from ARMY’s past: the BTS Music Video Awards (#BTSMVAs).
On August 26, 2019, ARMY held their own award show for BTS during MTV‘s 2019 Video Music Awards. Twitter user @Highlight_Army created the show to, “speak out against gatekeepers in the industry”.
We want to thank you all for participating in this project! It started as a way to speak out against gatekeepers in the industry, but become a beautiful ARMY x BTS memory!
— ARMY Choice Awards (REST) | ⟬⟭⁷ (@Highlight_Army) August 27, 2019
ARMY created an official website for the BTS Music Video Awards where fans could vote for BTS in various categories:
Did we mention the memes? Fans flooded social media with “Purple Carpet” moments that included “celebrities” like Downy, This Bag of Trophies, and the Han River!
— Megan G⁷ 🐻 is asleep (@_derpbts_) August 27, 2019
— BTS Vintage ARMY (@BTS_VintageARMY) August 27, 2019
— camila 👹 (@seokjinsrjdoll) August 27, 2019
Now, fans are taking a trip down memory lane, remembering the event that brought them together and gave everyone a good laugh!
LMAO REMEMBER WHEN ARMYS ORGANISED THE #BTSMVAs and HAD A PURPLE CARPET FOR THE FUNNIEST PEOPLE 😂😂😂😂
BTS know it by any chance ?? 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/bFNs5Ff7Ws
— kootonin ᥫ᭡ ₇ (@cadburyggukie_) November 2, 2021
I KNEW IT. 😭 pic.twitter.com/48glGxDtGS
— BTS Quotes Archive⁷ 🎃🦇 (@btsqtsarchive) November 2, 2021