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.
D.O. (Korean: 디오) is the lead vocalist of Exo-K. Do Kyung Soo (Korean: 도경수; Hanja: 都暻秀) was born on January 12, 1993 (age 20) in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. D.O. has been singing since primary school and was an avid participant in local singing competitions throughout his high school career. In 2010, he was recommended to audition for S.M. Entertainment after winning at a local singing festival. He subsequently became an S.M. Entertainment trainee during his last two years of high school. He performed Na Yoon-kwon’s “Anticipation” and Browneyed Soul’s “My Story” at his S.M. audition.
D.O. was formally introduced as the eighth member of Exo on January 30, 2012.His stage name is derived from his family name, Do. He sees Yoo Young-jin, S.M.’s music producer, as his role model. In July 29, 2013, he was featured in f(x)’s song “Goodbye Summer”, a track from their album Pink Tape. D.O. will also be having his feature film debut in the upcoming movie Cart.
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