Xiumin

Kim Min-seok(born March 26, 1990), better known by his stage nameXiumin( pinyin :Xiùmín), is a South Korean singer active in the Chinese music industry. He is currently a member of the Mandopop group EXO-M, a subgroup of the Chinese-South Korean boy band EXO .

 Recent news about Xiumin

  • by desire  -  April 5, 2014 09:11 PM

    [ASKKPOP] EXO's Suho and Xiumin are up next to reveal teaser photos

    EXO continue to bring us new images, and here to join the party are membersSuhoandXiumin!So far most of the members had a reflection of themselves shown, even if Xiumin's doesn't have a reflection. The boys are also mostly wearing white or dark clothes, leaving us to wonder if there i…

  • by asianlook  -  March 25, 2014 12:07 PM

    [ASKKPOP] Fans celebrate the 25th birthday of EXO's Xiumin

    EXO'sXiuminis now 24 years old (25 in Korea) as he was born on March 26, 1990!As usual, fans are celebrating his birthday through lively messages on Twitter as their hashtags "#HappyXiuminDay" and "#Xiumin25thBDay" take the top spots on the worldwide trending list!Meanwhile, on M…

  • by hansukj  -  March 17, 2014 12:51 AM

    [ASKKPOP] What would EXO's Xiumin change about himself if he was born again?

    Xiumintalked about the one thing he'd like to change for himself if he was born again!On the 16th's broadcast ofSBS Power FM's 'Park So Hyun'sLove Game', theEXOmember was asked, "If you were born again, when do you want to go back to?". He answered, "I want to be born again from my mo…

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 Xiumin's Life and career

1990–2011: Early life and career beginnings

Xiumin was born Kim Min-seok on March 26, 1990 in South Korea. In 2008, Xiumin was cast into S.M. Entertainment through the company's contest, the S.M. Everysing Contest, winning second place. He received consistent training in areas of singing, dancing, acting, and language, and in 2011, Xiumin was cast into EXO. He was put into the group's Mandopop subgroup, EXO-M.

2012–present: EXO

In December 2011, S.M. Entertainment began introducing the twelve members of EXO through a series of teaser trailers that were being sporadically released from December 2011 to February 2012. Xiumin was introduced on January 26, 2012.

EXO-M and their K-pop subgroup, EXO-K, released their prologue single " What Is Love ", on January 30, 2012. The group released their second prologue single " History " on March 9.They held their first pre-debut showcase in Seoul's Olympic Stadium on March 31, 2012, one hundred days after EXO debuted their first trailer on December 21, 2011.Approximately 3,000 fans from 8,000 applicants were selected to attend the showcase.The group held their second showcase and first press conference in the Great Hall of the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing , China on April 1.

The group's official debut single " Mama " was released on April 8, followed by an EP ,Mama, on April 9.On April 8, EXO-M made their debut performance in China at the12th Yinyue Fengyun Bang Awards, performing "Mama.'

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 Xiumin's References

  1. "EXO releases 11th teaser, featuring Xiu Min & Kai". Allkpop. 2011-12-24. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/01/exo-releases-11th-teaser-featuring-xiu-min-kai. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 
  2. "The Prologue Single II 'History' will be released on the 9th". S.M. Entertainment via Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/notes/smtown/the-prologue-single-ii-history-of-sms-new-groups-exo-k-and-exo-m-will-be-release/345653588810815. Retrieved 2012-04-03. 
  3. EXO (2012-04-06) (in Korean and Mandarin Chinese). EXO_SHOWCASE HD Full version Part 2_ENG. S.M. Entertainment via YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0ieURL8o6o. Retrieved 2012-04-11. 
  4. "EXO debuts in front of 3000 fans". Korea.net. 2012-04-01. http://m.korea.net/english/NewsFocus/e-newsWorld/view?pageIndex=1&articleId=378. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
  5. "S.M.'s new group EXO first press conference in China" (in Chinese). Sohu.com. 2012-04-01. http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/j/2012-04-01/21493596302.shtml. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
  6. "The First Mini Album Title Song ‘MAMA’ of EXO-K and EXO-M will be Released Worldwide on the 8th at 00:00!". http://www.facebook.com/#!/notes/smtown/the-first-mini-album-title-song-mama-of-exo-k-and-exo-m-will-be-released-worldwi/364494690260038. Retrieved 11 April 2012. 
  7. EXO to officially debut on April 9th with “MAMA”
  8. "EXO's "Mama" released". allkpop.com. April 7, 2012. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/04/exo-k-and-exo-m-releases-mama. Retrieved April 7, 2012. 
  9. ["http://www.facebook.com/notes/smtown/exo-k-and-exo-m-will-make-their-debut-on-april-8th-both-in-korea-and-china-/361970087179165" "EXO to debut on April 8, 2012"]. facebook.com/smtown. April 3, 2012. "http://www.facebook.com/notes/smtown/exo-k-and-exo-m-will-make-their-debut-on-april-8th-both-in-korea-and-china-/361970087179165". Retrieved April 3, 2012. 

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