Baekhyun

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Byun Baekhyun
Baekhyun Byun at the MTV World Stage in Malaysia 02.jpg
Baekhyun at the MTV World Stage in Malaysia
Native name 변백현
Born Byun Baek-hyun
(1992-05-06) May 6, 1992 (age 23)
Wonmi-gu, Bucheon, South Korea
Occupation
Musical career
Genres
Years active 2012—present
Labels S.M. Entertainment
Associated acts
Website

Voice Type(s)

Lyric Tenor
Signature
Signature of Byun Baek-hyun.png
Korean name
Hangul 변백현
Hanja 邊伯賢
Revised Romanization Byun Baek-hyun

Byun Baek-hyun (Hangul:변백현, Hanja: 邊伯賢 born (1992-05-06)May 6, 1992), simply known as Baekhyun, is a South Korean singer and actor. pacar dek alin. He is one of the main vocalists of South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO and its sub-unit EXO-K.

Early life[edit]

Baekhyun was first spotted by an agent of S.M. Entertainment as he was studying for his college musical entrance exams. He later joined S.M. Entertainment in 2011 through the S.M. Casting System.[1]

Along with his members Chanyeol and Suho, Baekhyun attended Kyung Hee Cyber University and took classes for Culture and Arts Department of Business Administration.[2]

Baekhyun trained as a martial artist in his youth and has a black belt in Hapkido.[3]

Career[edit]

EXO[edit]

Baekhyun was the last member to join EXO and was officially revealed as the group's ninth member on January 30, 2012.

In 2012, Baekhyun, as well as EXO members Chanyeol, Kai and Sehun, appeared in Girls' Generation-TTS's music video for "Twinkle".

He has been a host of Korean music show Inkigayo since February 2014 alongside ZE:A's Kwanghee, actress Lee Yu-bi (later being replaced by actress Kim Yoo-jung) and fellow member Suho. On November 16, 2014, both Baekhyun and Suho left Inkigayo to focus on EXO's 2015 comeback.

Solo activities[edit]

In July 2014, Baekhyun starred in a Korean adaptation of the musical Singin in the Rain produced by SM C&C.[4]

In April 2015, Baekhyun released the song "Beautiful" for EXO's web-drama, EXO Next Door. It became the first OST single from a web drama to top digital charts.[5]

On Nov. 17, 2015 S.M. Entertainment announced that Baekhyun was in talks to star in the new drama Moon Lovers set to air in 2016.[6] The drama is a Korean remake of the classic Chinese drama Scarlet Heart.

On Dec. 31, 2015 it was announced that Baekhyun and Suzy of Miss A would collaborate in a duet titled "Dream".[7] The song was released on January 7, 2016 at midnight KST along with the music video.[8] The single topped charts immediately after release and its music video garnered 1 million views within a day.

Personal life[edit]

On June 19, 2014 S.M. Entertainment confirmed that Baekhyun and fellow S.M artist Girls Generation member Taeyeon were in a relationship.[9] However, in September 2015, their relationship was rumoured to have ended. S.M. Entertainment are yet to respond to these rumours.[10]

Discography[edit]

Main Article: see EXO discography

Single albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
[11]
Dream (with Suzy) 1 TBA
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Sales
(DL)
Album
KOR
Gaon

[12]
CHN
Baidu
2015 "Beautiful" 7 1 EXO Next Door OST
"Like Rain, Like Music" 40
  • KOR: 39,638+
2015 SBS Gayo Daejeon Limited Edition
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Collaboration Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Sales
(DL)
Album
KOR
Gaon

[14]
US World
[15]
2015 "One Dream One Korea" N/A N/A One Dream One Korea
2016 "Dream" (with Suzy) 1 3 Dream
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Filmography[edit]

Main Article: see EXO videography

Dramas[edit]

Year Title Network Role Notes
2015 EXO Next Door Naver TV Cast Baekhyun Fictional version of himself
2016 Moon Lovers SBS Wang Hyun Supporting

Variety shows[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2013 Immortal Songs 2 Guest KBS Ep. 114:

with Chen, Chanyeol, Suho and Luhan

Ep. 116:

with Lay, D.O., Chen, Kai, Sehun and Xiumin

Ep. 118 - Heartthrob Special Part 1:

with Chen, Xiumin, Lay, Luhan, Kai, Sehun and D.O.

Ep. 119 - Heartthrob Special Part 2:

with Chen, Xiumin, Lay, Luhan, Kai, Sehun and D.O.

Running Man Guest SBS Ep. 171 and 172 with EXO without Chanyeol
Idol Star Athletics Championships Competitor MBC Team A: Baekhyun, Chanyeol, Suho, Sehun, Tao and Luhan
Super Hit Guest Mnet With Lay, D.O., Chen and Luhan
2014 Exo's Showtime Main Cast MBC Every 1 Documentary about EXO
Roommate Guest SBS Ep. 13 - Season 1 Visiting Chanyeol
2015 Hello Counselor KBS Ep. 220 with Chanyeol and Chen
The Return of Superman KBS Ep. 79 with Chanyeol
After School Club Arirang Ep. 165 with Kai
The Capable Ones Special MC MBC Ep. 1
Idol Star Athletics Championships Guest MBC With Suho (Singing)
Cool Kiz On The Block Special Guest KBS Ep. 128
Today Morning Guest MBC Christmas Greetings with Suho, Xiumin, D.O. and Chen

Radio shows[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2012 Hong Jin Kyung 2 O'clock Guest KBS Cool FM with EXO-K
Sukira - Kiss the Radio KBS Cool FM
Younha’s Starry Night MBC Standard FM
Choi Hwa Jung's Power Time SBS Power FM
ShimShimTapa MBC Standard FM
2013 ShimShimTapa MBC Standard FM
Sukira- Kiss the Radio KBS Cool FM with EXO
Hong Jin Kyung 2 O'clock KBS Cool FM
Choi Hwa Jung's Power Time SBS Power FM
Sound K Arirang Suho, Kris and Chen
KBS Cool FM KBS Cool FM with EXO
Sukira - Kiss the Radio KBS Cool FM
Cultwo Show SBS Power FM with Chanyeol, Suho, Kai, D.O., Kris, Xiumin & Lay
Sukira - Kiss the Radio Special Guest KBS Cool FM with Chen
ShimShimTapa Guest MBC Standard FM with EXO
Cultwo Show SBS Power FM with Suho, Chanyeol, Sehun, D.O. and Kai
Kim Shin-young's Noon Song Of Hope MBC Standard FM with EXO
Sukira - Kiss the Radio Special DJ KBS Cool FM with Chen
Lee Sora's Gayo Plaza Guest KBS Cool FM with Chen and D.O.
Oven Radio Main 1theK Originals with EXO:

Ep. 1 Miracles In December

Ep. 2 Christmas Day

Ep. 3 The Star

Ep. 4 My Turn To Cry

Ep. 5 The First Snow

2014 ShimShimTapa Guest MBC Standard FM with EXO-K
Park Kyung Lim 2PM Radio MBC Standard FM with Kai
A Night Like This SBS Power FM with Sehun
2015 Sukira - Kiss the Radio KBS Cool FM with EXO
Sunny's FM Date MBC Standard FM
Cultwo Show SBS Power FM
Kim Shin-young's Noon Song Of Hope MBC Standard FM with Xiumin and Sehun

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist Notes
2012 "Twinkle" Girls' Generation-TTS with Chanyeol, Kai and Sehun
2014 "Dance with DOC" DJ DOC EXO 90:2014 MV Remake
2015 "Beautiful" Baekhyun EXO Next Door OST
2016 "Dream" Baekhyun and Suzy Duet Song

Musicals[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 "Singin' in the Rain" Don Lockwood This role is also played by Jay and Kyuhyun

Awards and nominations[edit]

Music Programs[edit]

Music Bank[edit]

Year Date Song
2016 January 15 Dream (with Suzy)
January 22

Inkigayo[edit]

Year Date Song
2016 January 17 Dream (with Suzy)
January 24
January 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EXO-K 메인보컬 백현 "아이라인 이제 자제 하려고요"(인터뷰)". www.newsen.com. Retrieved 2016-01-17. 
  2. ^ "EXO’s Suho, Chanyeol, and Baekhyun Revealed to Be Enrolled in Cyber College". Soompi. Retrieved 2016-01-18. 
  3. ^ "EXO's Baekhyun demonstrates his black belt hapkido kicks | allkpop.com". www.allkpop.com. Retrieved 2016-01-20. 
  4. ^ "Baekhyun, Kyuhyun, Sunny, and Jay Officially Announced as Leads for "Singin’ in the Rain"". Soompi. Retrieved 2016-01-17. 
  5. ^ "Baekhyun’s "Beautiful" Becomes First Web Drama OST to Top Charts". Soompi. Retrieved 2016-01-17. 
  6. ^ "EXO Member Baekhyun To Appear In 1st TV Drama 'Moon Lovers'". KpopStarz. 2015-11-18. Retrieved 2016-01-17. 
  7. ^ "EXO's Baekhyun and miss A's Suzy to collaborate on a duet love song! | allkpop.com". www.allkpop.com. Retrieved 2016-01-17. 
  8. ^ "EXO’s Baekhyun and miss A’s Suzy Drop Duet Track "Dream"". Soompi. Retrieved 2016-01-17. 
  9. ^ jun2yng. "Updated: SM Confirms, Girls’ Generation Taeyeon and EXO Baekhyun Are Dating". Soompi. Retrieved 2016-01-31. 
  10. ^ "Taeyeon and Baekhyun reported to have broken up | allkpop.com". www.allkpop.com. Retrieved 2016-01-31. 
  11. ^ Gaon Weekly Album Chart
  12. ^ Gaon Weekly Digital Chart
  13. ^ Cumulative sales of "Beautiful":
  14. ^ Gaon Weekly Digital Chart
  15. ^ "World Digital Songs: Jan 30, 2016 - Billboard Chart Archive". Billboard. Billboard. January 30, 2016. Retrieved January 22, 2016. 
  16. ^ Cumulative sales of "Dream":

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