April has kicked off with one of the biggest comeback announcements for 2014, which is the return of SM Entertainment"s EXO. Although, it has only been two years since their debut, EXO has emerged as one of the most talented and soon to be replicated groups in K-Pop. As the follow up to their 2012 debut EP Mama, XOXO was one of the most commerically successful K-Pop albums of 2013.
By year end, XOXO had sold over one million copies including 300,000 pre-orders.Many within the industry had started to question whether K-Pop would continue to be a successful musical genre, however, these doubts were quelled when XOXO went on to become the best-selling album in Korea since 2001.
EXO has demonstrated the ability to impress some of the toughest critics of Korean pop music and released the top performing Christmas album of 2013, Miracles in December