(Updates with artist of the year, best new artist)
By Jill Serjeant
LOS ANGELES, Nov 21 (Reuters) – K-Pop band BTS was the big winner at the American Music Awards on Sunday just four years after making their first appearance on the fan-voted show.
The seven member band from South Korea beat veteran Taylor Swift, rapper Drake, pop singer Ariana Grande, teen phenomenon Olivia Rodrigo and Canadian The Weeknd for the night’s biggest prize – artist of the year.
Adored by an army of fervent fans, they also were named favorite pop group and won best pop song for their summer hit “Butter.”
The band, known for its positive uplifting music, called the artist of the year win a miracle.
“We’re truly honored to be on…