VIXX

빅스

VIXX( Korean :빅스; acronym forVoice, Visual, Value in Excelsis) is a six member South Korean boy band , signed under Jellyfish Entertainment. All members were on Mnet's reality show,Mydol. The members were chosen in an elimination system through viewer votes. Their fans are called ST☆RLIGHTS (Starlights).

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 VIXX's History

Pre-debut[edit]

Before debuting, the VIXX members were 6 of 10 contestants featured in the Mnet's reality showMydol. N, Leo, Hongbin and Ravi were featured in Brian Joo 's "Let This Die" music video. N, Leo and Ravi were also featured in Seo In-guk 's "Shake It Up" and Hongbin was featured in Seo In-guk's "Tease Me".

2012:Superhero,Rock Ur BodyandJelly Christmas 2012 Heart Project[edit]

The group also attended KCON 2012 on October 13. They held a fansign event and performed their singles "Superhero" and "Rock Ur Body" at the Verizon Amphitheater later that night for the closing concert.

, with their label mates Lee Seok Hoon , Park Hyo Shin , Seo In-guk and Sung Shi Kyung . This project was designed to be a special gift to the fans. On December 5, the title track, "크리스마스니까 (Because It's Christmas)", was released digitally.

2013:On and On,Hyde,Jekyll, The Milky Way Global Showcase,Girls, Why?andVoodoo[edit]

On January 6, VIXX pre-released their 3rd single "Don’t Want To Be An Idol" which caused fans to understand Leader N's tweets that he posted earlier that week.Teasers were released on January 9, 2013. Prior to the week, VIXX announced their official fan club name, ST☆RLIGHT.Their third single album,I'm Ready To Get Hurt (On and On)was released on January 17.

, was released on May 20.This was followed by a "guerilla" fan meeting on May 21, held in Sinchon-dong , Seodaemun-gu in Seoul to 500 people.

On July 25, teaser images and the tracklist for VIXX's repackaged album,Jekyll, were released. The album's title song, "G.R.8.U / You.Are.Im.pres.sive", was released on July 31. They come off from their devilish mask with a totally different concept by adding more artistic taste to their music video with a backward making technology under the concept of collage style. After the album was released on July 31, “G.R.8.U” debuted at #1 on three online music charts, namely Bugs, Naver Music and Soribada.  

On August 25, VIXX announced their very first global showcase, The Milky Way. They would be going around all over the world to meet ST☆RLIGHTs for two months from October to November.

On September 20, during SBS' Chuseok special show,Star Face-off, VIXX dressed up as Wonder Girls and performed " So Hot ". At the end of the show, VIXX, EXO , BESTie and Hong Jin Young were announced to tie up for 1st place by the judges.

On October 2, VIXX revealed that they would be collaborating with female indie band OKDAL (옥상달빛 or Oksang Dalbit) for the albumY.BIRD from Jellyfish Island. On October 7, the music video teaser for the title song "Girls, Why?" was released and on October 11, the music video for "Girls, Why?" was released.

On October 30, it was announced that VIXX was going to wrap up their global showcase, The Milky Way, in Seoul as the finale on November 17. It was said that the first performance of the title song would be revealed at the final showcase. On November 8, VIXX pre-released a single, as well as the music video for the song, "Only U", from their upcoming full-length album,Voodoo, which was ahead of their full comeback. On November 20, the album's title song, "Voodoo Doll", was released and on November 25, the album itself was released. On December 6, VIXX grabbed the top spot for that week's episode of Music Bank with "Voodoo Doll", making it their first music show win since their debut.

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 VIXX's Members

Stage nameFull nameDate of birth
RomanizedHangulRomanizedHangul
NCha HakYeon차학연(age 23)
Leo레오Jung TaekWoon정택운(age 23)
KenLee JaeHwan이재환(age 21)
Ravi라비Kim WonShik김원식(age 20)
HongBin홍빈Lee HongBin이홍빈(age 20)
HyukHan SangHyuk한상혁(age 18)

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 VIXX's Discography

Single albums[]

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
Gaon
Weekly
Gaon
Monthly
2012 "Super Hero"
  • Released: May 24, 2012
  • Label: Jellyfish Entertainment
1828
  • KOR: 2,642 (2012)
  • KOR: 9,447+ (2013)
2012 "Rock Ur Body"
  • Released: August 14, 2012
  • Format: CD, digital download
  • Label: Jellyfish Entertainment
935
  • KOR: 4,914 (2012)
  • KOR: 11,586+ (2013)
2013 "On and On"
  • Released: January 17, 2013
  • Format: CD, digital download
  • Label: Jellyfish Entertainment
47
  • KOR: 34,911+ (2013)
2013 "Girls, Why?"
  • Released: October 11, 2013
  • Label: Jellyfish Entertainment
414
  • KOR: 9,156+ (2013)

Mini-albums[]

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
Gaon
Weekly
Gaon
Monthly
2013 "Hyde"
  • Released: May 20, 2013
  • Label: Jellyfish Entertainment
37
  • KOR: 51,113+ (2013)
2013 "Jekyll" - Repackaged Album
  • Released: July 31, 2013
  • Label: Jellyfish Entertainment
33
  • KOR: 111,436+ (2013)

Full-length albums[]

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
Gaon
Weekly
Gaon
Monthly
2013 "Voodoo"
  • Released: November 25, 2013
  • Label: Jellyfish Entertainment
11
  • KOR: 43,070+ (2013)

Promotional singles[]

YearTitlePeak chart positionsAlbum
Gaon
Weekly
2012 Super Hero112"Super Hero"
Rock Your Body118"Rock Ur Body"
2013 On and On25"On and On"
Hyde35"Hyde"
G.R.8.U14"Jekyll"
Voodoo Doll7"Voodoo"

Other charted songs[]

YearTitlePeak chart positionsAlbum
Gaon
Weekly
2013
Stop Resisting146"Hyde"
What To Do124"Jekyll"
Jekyll175
Girls, Why?57"Y.BIRD from Jellyfish Island"
Only U40"Voodoo"
Thank You for Being Born72
Someday79
From Now On, You’re Mine84
Beautiful Killer85
Say U Say Me87
Secret Night88
B.O.D.Y93
VOODOO (Intro)134

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 VIXX's Filmography

Reality shows[]

  • Mydol
  • VIXX TV
  • MTV Diary
  • Plan V Diary
  • 2013:Mnet JapanVIXX File

Television shows[]

  • Heirs (VIXX, episode 4)

Variety shows[]

Guest appearances[]

  • "The Romantic and Idol" (N)
  • 2013:KBS WorldGlobal Request Show: A Song For You (VIXX with BTOB, episode 6)
  • 2013:MBCAll The K-Pop
  • Yoo Hee-Yeol's Sketchbook (VIXX with OKDAL)
  • Immortal Song 2

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 VIXX's Awards and nominations

Seoul Music Awards[edit]

YearRecipientAwardResult
2013VIXXBonsang AwardPending
VIXXPopularity AwardPending

Allkpop Awards[edit]

YearRecipientAwardResult
2013VIXXRising StarPending

SBS MTV Best of the Best[edit]

YearRecipientAwardResult
2013VIXXBest Rookie GroupPending

Golden Disk Awards[edit]

YearRecipientAwardResult
2014VIXXSong AwardPending
VIXXPopularity AwardPending

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 VIXX's Music Programs

Music Bank[edit]

YearDateSong
2013December 6

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 VIXX's References

  1. "VIXX to perform at Otakon". allkpop.com. 21 July 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  2. Case, Wesley (25 July 2012). "Korean boy band VIXX will perform at Otakon on Friday". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  3. "VIXX releases "Rock Ur Body" MV ft. SISTAR's Dasom". allkpop.com. 14 August 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2013. 
  4. "4Minute and VIXX to Perform at KCON in California". soompi.com. 27 August 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  5. "Jellyfish Entertainment artists release "Because It’s Christmas" MV". allkpop.com. 5 December 2012. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  6. "VIXX’s N tweets he doesn’t want to be an idol". allkpop.com. 3 January 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  7. "VIXX pre-releases "Don’t Want To Be An Idol" from their 3rd single". allkpop.com. 6 January 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  8. "VIXX decides on name for their official fanclub". allkpop.com. 11 January 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  9. "VIXX releases "On and On" MV". allkpop.com. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 27 May 2013. 
  10. "VIXX to continue with otherworldly themes for mini album ‘HYDE’". allkpop.com. 13 May 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  11. "VIXX Unveils Their MV for "HYDE" and Release The 1st Mini Album". koreanupdates.com. 20 May 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  12. "VIXX holds a surprise fan meeting in Shinchon on May 21, gathering 500 people". Star News. 22 May 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 
  13. "N". Realvixx.com. Retrieved 2013-08-07. 
  14. "Leo". Realvixx.com. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  15. "Ken". Realvixx.com. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  16. "Ravi". Realvixx.com. Retrieved 2013-08-07. 
  17. "Hongbin". Realvixx.com. Retrieved 2013-08-07. 
  18. "Hyuk". Realvixx.com. Retrieved 2013-08-07. 
  19. "VIXX First Global Showcase 2013 ‘The Milky Way’ LIVE in Kuala Lumpur". KpopStarz. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  20. "VIXX Announces More "The Milky Way" Global Showcase Stops and Dates". Soompi. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  21. "VIXX to Become First K-Pop Artist to Perform in Sweden and Italy". Soompi. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  22. "VIXX to Become First K-Pop Artist to Perform in Sweden and Italy". Soompi. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  23. "VIXX First Global Showcase 2013 "The Milky Way" Live in the USA". Kpop Concerts. Retrieved 23 August 2013. 
  24. "VIXX 1st Global Showcase "The Milky Way" Finale in Seoul". Kpop United. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  25. "Finalists from 'Mydol' reveal official group name, Vixx". Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  26. "VIXX releases preview teaser for their new YouTube show 'VIXX TV'". Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  27. "BtoB to star in new reality show ‘Diary’ along with MYNAME, JJ Project, and VIXX". Allkpop. Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  28. "vixx, exclusive appearance on reality program ‘plan v diary’, expectations↑". Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  29. "VIXX to play themselves in special cameo for 'Heirs'". Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  30. "EXO transform into the Beatles, VIXX into Wonder Girls & more in preview for SBS' 'Star Faceoff' Chuseok special!". Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  31. "160 idols to compete during the Chuseok special of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'". Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  32. "VIXX' N and TWO X' Eunyoung reunite after 'The Romantic & Idol'". Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  33. "VIXX et Oksang Dalbit dans l’émission Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook du 12.10.13". Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  34. "VIXX get noticed for their perfect cover on 'Immortal Song 2'". Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  35. "VIXX win #1 + Performances from Dec. 6th 'Music Bank'!". Retrieved 6 December 2013. 

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