EXO is a South Korean-Chinese boy band produced by S.M. Entertainment that debuted in 2012. EXO comprises twelve members who are separated into two subgroups. EXO-K and EXO-M. The former releases music in South Korea, while the latter promotes music in mainland China. EXO’s name was taken from EXOPLANET, a term referring to planets outside of the Solar System.
Byun Baek Hyun (Korean: 변백현; Hanja: 邊伯賢), more often credited as simply Baekhyun, is the lead vocalist of Exo-K. Born on May 6, 1992 (age 21) in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, he is the former pupil of Jungwon High School. Baekhyun was a member of the school’s band and attended several musical festivals, later winning an award at a local rock festival prior to joining S.M. Entertainment in 2011 through the S.M. Casting System. Baekhyun was studying for his college musical entrance exams when he joined the label.
Baekhyun was the last member to join EXO, joining the band 2 months before they debuted, and was revealed as the group’s ninth member on January 30, 2012. Baekhyun has cited Rain as one of his main influences and hopes to emulate Rain’s “well-rounded” success.
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