Hallyu Spotlight: 5 things to know about EXO sub-unit EXO-SC

Composed of members Sehun and Chanyeol, these are 5 things to know about the EXO sub-unit EXO-SC.

Staff Writer

| May 16, 2023
EXO-SC. Photo: SM Entertainment

EXO members Sehun and Chanyeol are set to hold their fan-con, or fan concert, in Singapore soon. The duo, EXO-SC, make up an EXO sub-unit named after the two members.

They previously played in Jarkata’s Beach City International Stadium on 4 Feb. And they held the Malaysian leg of the tour in Kuala Lumpur’s Mines International Exhibition & Convention Centre on Sunday (14 May).

Right after, they will head to Singapore on Wednesday (17 May). Ahead of their fan concert in Singapore’s The Star Theatre, here are five things to know about EXO-SC.

1. We first saw EXO-SC perform in 2018

EXO-SC made their official debut in 2019. But we got a glimpse of them performing as a duo a year before that.

Sehun and Chanyeol performed We Young (2018) at the Seoul and Macau stops of the band’s fourth tour, titled EXO Planet 4 – The Elyxion.

They later officially released the track via SM Station, a digital music project by their label SM Entertainment, in Sep 2018.

2. EXO-SC is the second official sub-unit of K-pop boy band EXO 

EXO-SC is EXO’s second official sub-unit.

The first is EXO-CBX, composed of members Chen, Baekhyun and Xiumin. The trio made their debut in 2016 with their first EP Hey Mama! (2016).

3. EXO-SC topped charts with their first full album

EXO-SC ‘s first full album 1 Billion Views (2020) ranked No.1 on iTunes for Top Album Chart in 51 regions around the world.

Following the release of their first full album, the duo became the best-selling sub-unit in Korea. They managed to sell a total of over 900,000 album copies since their debut.

4. EXO-SC is the brand ambassador of Cass Fresh 

Popular beer brand Cass announced in 2020 that EXO-SC would endorse the brand.

A notable beer brand, Cass Fresh aimed to expand their reach to young audience group after teaming up with the two global stars. The duo fronted the lager’s summer campaign then.

5. It is EXO-SC’s first fan concert in Singapore 

While the duo has been in Singapore on multiple occasions, it is their first fan concert in Singapore.

EXO last held their fifth world tour EXO Planet #5 – ExplOration at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in 2019 for their. They came to Singapore a year before that in 2018 for their fourth world tour EXO Planet #4 – The EℓyXiOn. And they played at the same venue.

Live: EXO-SC Back To Back Fancon Tour
Date: 17 May 2023 (Wed)
Time: 8PM
Venue: The Star Theatre


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