Kim Min-seok(born(1990-03-26)March 26, 1990), better known by his stage nameXiumin, is a South Korean singer and actor. He is best known as a member of the South Korean-Chinese boy group Exo , its sub-group Exo-M, and its sub-unit Exo-CBX .

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 Xiumin's Life and career

1990–2013: Early life and career beginningsedit

Xiumin is also known as an avid fan of football ,and is an honorary ambassador of the Korea Football Association.

Before Xiumin's participation in S.M.'s Everysing Contest, he had auditioned for JYP in 2008 but was rejected. In 2008, Xiumin won second place in the S.M. Everysing Contest. He later became a trainee through S.M. Entertainment's Casting System in the same year.

2015–present: Acting roles, Exo-CBXedit

.He also released his first solo song since debut titled "You Are the One" as a soundtrack of the web drama.Falling for Challengewas the most watched web drama in South Korea in 2015, reaching 20 million views just after 17 days.

In August 2016, he collaborated with fellow Exo members Chen , and Baekhyun on an original soundtrack titled "For You" for the television seriesMoon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo.In October 2016, together with Chen and Baekhyun, Xiumin became a member of Exo 's first official sub unit Exo-CBX .The group made their debut with the extended playHey Mama!on October 31.

In August, he became a regular cast member on the MBC reality TV showIt's Dangerous Beyond The Blankets.

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 Xiumin's Discography


TitleYearPeak chart
As lead artist
"Breakin' Machine" 2014N/AN/A Exology Chapter 1: The Lost Planet
As featured artist
"Call You Bae"
(Jiminfeaturing Xiumin)
2016 5N/A 5
Non-album single
"Young & Free"
2017 31 1 6
Non-album single
Soundtrack appearances
"You Are the One" 2015 62N/A
Falling for Challenge OST
"For You"
2016 5 9
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo OST
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.
Note: China's Alibaba Music Chart was first issued on July 31, 2016.

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 Xiumin's Filmography


Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River 2016 Gyeon Supporting role


Exo Next Door2015 Xiumin Web drama; minor role
Falling for Challenge Na Do-jeon Web drama; lead role


Korea From Above 2017
Mountain TV
Narration withSuho

Television shows

Travel without Manager 2016 Cookat TVMain cast Episodes 1–8
It's Dangerous Beyond The Blankets 2017–2018 MBC Main cast Ep. 1–3 (Season 1)
Ep. 7-8 (Season 2)

Music videos

"You Are The One" 2015
"Call You Bae"(Jiminfeat. Xiumin) 2016
"Young & Free"(with Mark (NCT)) 2017

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 Xiumin's Theater

School OZ 2015 Aquila Holographic musical; supporting role

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 Xiumin's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResultRef.
2015 4th APAN Star Awards Award for SNS Web Drama Falling for ChallengeWon
2017 Click! StarWars Awards Most Popular SingerN/AWon

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 Xiumin's References

  1. Lee Soo-ah (2014-03-26). "시우민 생일, 엑소팬 기부 '봇물'…특별한 선물". Hankook Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-07-04. 
  2. "New Exo Member Xiu Min Revealed". enewsWorld. January 25, 2012. 
  3. "What if idols were soccer players?". The Korea Herald. June 16, 2014. 
  4. "Exo′s Xiu Min and Kai Become Honorary Members of KFA". enewsWorld. December 11, 2014. 
  5. "Exo's Xiumin and Kim Yoo Jung Mingle in Jin's 'Gone' MV Making Teaser". enewsWorld. November 5, 2012. 
  6. "TVXQ, SHINee, Exo, f(x) to star in hologram musical 'School OZ'". Kpop Herald. January 8, 2015. 
  7. "Exo's Xiumin, Kim So-eun cast as leads in Web series". Kpop Herald. October 2, 2015. 
  8. "Exo′s Xiu Min Sings OST for ′Falling for Challenge′". enewsWorld. October 29, 2015. 
  9. "지난해 최고 인기 웹드는 '도전에 반하다'". Yonhap News (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-01-10. 
  10. "AOA's Jimin to release single with Exo's Xiumin". The Korea Herald. February 8, 2016. 
  11. "Xiumin to make big screen debut". Kpop Herald. May 19, 2015. 
  12. "Exo members to sing drama's sound track". Kpop Herald. August 10, 2016. 
  13. "Exo announces first subunit". Kpop Herald. October 24, 2016. 
  14. SMTOWN_EN. "[Vyrl] SMTOWN_EN : #Exo's first unit #Exo-CBX 1st mini album 'Hey Mama!' drops Oct 31, 0A". Retrieved 2016-10-24. 
  15. "엑소 시우민·NCT 마크, 'SM스테이션'으로 스페셜 듀오 결성" (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-06-29. 
  16. Kim So-yeon (August 15, 2017). "Homebodies Xiumin, Kang Daniel, Yong Jun-hyung go on vacation". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2017-08-29. 
  17. "Gaon Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). 
  18. Charted songs:
  19. "World Digital Songs". Billboard. 
  20. "2016 Yearly Gaon Download Chart". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved 2017-01-13. 
  21. Cumulative sales for "Young & Free":
  22. "2015 Gaon Download Chart – Week 45". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2016-12-12. 
  23. Cumulative sales for "For You":
  24. "[V Report] Exo take to the road without a manager". Kpop Herld. September 3, 2016. 
  25. "[공식] 시우민, '이불 밖은 위험해' 합류 확정". Naver (in Korean). My Daily. March 16, 2018. 
  26. "Kim Soo-hyun takes top APAN Star honors". Korea JoongAng Daily. November 30, 2015. K-pop singer Xiumin, a member of Exo, also received the Web Drama award for his performance in the web drama series “Falling for Do-jeon.” 

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