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K-pop band BTS loses in first bid for Grammy

Megan Thee Stallion, Beyonce and Billie Eilish among early winners

The South Korean band was hoping to be the first K-pop act to win a Grammy after a breakthrough year in the U.S. for the genre.   © Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -- Megan Thee Stallion, Beyonce and Billie Eilish were among the early winners on Sunday but K-Pop band BTS were defeated in their bid to win a first Grammy award.

BTS lost in the best pop duo or group performance against Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande for their single "Rain on Me."

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