Why EXO became famous?
EXO once again earned the bragging rights for being the vocal powerhouse of the K-Pop industry with Universe. Tempo and Love Shot retained EXO’s characteristic sound and charted high on all music charts. EXO were unanimously referred to as the “Kings of K-Pop” and EXO-Ls were now one of the largest fandoms ever!
What year did EXO became famous?
Exo-K and Exo-M debuted with the single “Mama” on April 8, 2012, followed by the EP Mama on April 9. The two sub-groups promoted the album separately; Exo-K performed on South Korean music program The Music Trend, while Exo-M performed on the Top Chinese Music Awards in Shenzhen on the same day.
How many members did EXO originally have?
The group originally consisted of twelve members; Xiumin, Luhan, Kris, Suho, Lay, Baekhyun, Chen, Chanyeol, D.O., Tao, Kai and Sehun, who were divided into two sub-units, EXO-K and EXO-M, one promoting in Korean and the other in Mandarin.
How did EXO started?
EXO began as a twelve member group split down the middle: EXO-K was to focus on promotion in Korea while EXO-M focused on China. The four original Chinese members Kris, Luhan, Tao and Lay, alongside Chen and Xiumin, made up EXO-M, while leader Suho, Sehun, Kai, Baekhyun, D.O. and Chanyeol represented EXO-K.
Why is EXO called King of K-pop?
Besides being the music chartbusters, in the year 2018, EXO reserved a place on Guinness World Records for winning the “Most Daesang” making them the undisputable “Kings of K-pop“. They also performed at the closing ceremony, representing K-pop, of Winter Olympics that year alongside soloist CL.
When did EXO become 9?
In March 2018, the Korean Mint Corporation announced it would create official commemorative medals for EXO, honoring the band for its contribution to the global spread of Korean culture as representatives of K-pop. The nine medals, one commemorating each member, were unveiled on April 18 at a ceremony in Seoul.
Is EXO popular than BTS?
There’s no denying the talent of K-pop groups like EXO and BTS. With music videos raking in millions of views and sold-out live performances, it’s no surprise these boys are some of the biggest names in K-pop. However, some fans noted that EXO is more popular in South Korea, while BTS is more popular globally.