VIXX

  • I. Introduction:

    “Hello... Real V! V-I-X-X! We are VIXX!” —VIXX


    VIXX (빅스) is a five-member boy group signed under Jellyfish Entertainment. They debuted on May 24, 2012 with the single "Super Hero".

    All members participated in Mnet's survival reality show MyDOL and were chosen via an elimination system through viewer votes.


    Their name is an acronym for 'Voice, Visual, Value in Excelsis'.


    On August 7, 2020, Hongbin's departure from the group was announced.

    II. History:

    N:

    On November 3, 2020, Jellyfish Entertainment announced that N decided to not renew his countract with them, but will continue to promote with VIXX. On November 4, 51k confirmed that the agency signed an exclusive contract with N.


    On March 4, 2019, N enlisted at the Nonsan Army Training Center. He was assigned to a unit to serve in the military band. He was discharged on October 7, 2020.


    Ravi:

    On May 23, 2019, Jellyfish Entertainment announced Ravi's departure from the label after deciding not to renew his contract. It was also clarified that he will continue to promote as a member of VIXX.


    On June 26, Ravi announced the start of his own hip-hop label called GROOVL1N.


    Leo:

    Leo enlisted on December 2, 2019


    Ken:

    On June 27, 2020, Ken announced his enlistment in a letter to VIXX's fan cafe and revealed that he passed the exam to be a part of the military band. He then enlisted on July 6.


    Hongbin:

    During a Twitch live stream broadcast on February 29, 2020, Hongbin, who was drinking at the time, made controversial comments towards other idol groups. The following day, Hongbin and his agency, Jellyfish Entertainment, posted official apologies for his behavior.


    On August 7, 2020, Jellyfish announced Hongbin's departure from VIXX.[2] That same day, Hongbin also confirmed that he had left the agency after his contract was terminated.


    On August 18, 2020, Hongbin enlisted in the military for his mandatory service.

    III. Members:

    N (엔) Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist 2012–present

    Ravi (라비) Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist 2012–present

    Hyuk (혁) Main Dancer, Vocalist, Maknae 2012–present

    Leo (레오) Main Vocalist 2012–present **ON MILITARY HIATUS**

    Ken (켄) Main Vocalist 2012–present

    Hongbin (흥빈) Vocalist, Visual, Lead Rapper, Face of the Group 2012–2020 *DEPARTED*


    Sub-unit: VIXX LR (Leo & Ravi)

    IV. Discography:

    Korean

    Studio albums

    Voodoo (2013)

    Chained Up (2015)

    Eau de VIXX (2018)


    Mini albums

    Hyde (2013)

    Jekyll (repackage) (2013)

    Error (2014)

    Kratos (2016)

    Shangri-La (2017)


    Special albums

    KER (2016)


    Single albums

    "Super Hero" (2012)

    "Rock Ur Body" (2012)

    "On and On" (2013)

    "Eternity" (2014)

    "Zelos" (2016)

    "Hades" (2016)


    Special single albums

    "Boys' Record" (2015)

    Digital singles

    "Only U" (2013)

    "Walking" (2019)

    "Parallel" (2019)


    OSTs

    "Are You Human? OST Part.1" (2018)


    Japanese

    Studio albums

    Depend On Me (2016)

    Reincarnation (2018)


    Mini albums

    Lalala ~Ai wo Arigatou~ (2017)


    Best albums

    Darkest Angels (2014)


    Singles

    "Error" (2014)

    "Can't Say" (2015)

    "Depend on Me" (2016)

    "Hana Kaze" (2016)


    Chinese

    Digital singles

    "Error" (2015)

    "Chained Up" (2015)

    V. Concerts:

    Ravi:

    Ravi's 1st Live Party [R.EBIRTH] (2016)

    RAVI 1st REAL-LIVE [R.EAL1ZE] (2017)

    Rapbeat Show 2017 in Australia (2017)

    RAVI 2nd REAL-LIVE NIRVANA (2018)

    RAVI 1st SOLO EUROPE TOUR (2018)

    RAVI 3rd REAL-LIVE R.OOK BOOK (2019)


    Hyuk:

    2019 Hyuk Live Today (2019)

    2020 Hyuk Live Today (2020)


    Leo:

    Leo 1st Solo Concert - Canvas (2018)

    VI. Filmography:

    N:

    Dramas

    The Heirs (SBS, 2013) - cameo

    Hotel King (MBC, 2014)

    The Family is Coming (SBS, 2015)

    Cheer Up! (KBS, 2015)

    Tomorrow Boy (Naver TV Cast, 2016)

    What's Up With These Kids? (Naver TV Cast, 2016)

    Tunnel (OCN, 2017)

    Ms. Perfect (KBS2, 2017)

    Familiar Wife (tvN, 2018)

    Children of Nobody (MBC, 2018)

    Mine (tvN, 2021)


    TV movies

    The Fair (tvN, 2021)


    Reality shows

    The Romantic and Idol Season 2 (tvN, 2012)

    4 Things Show (MNet, 2014)

    100 People, 100 Songs (JTBC, 2015) - contestant

    Law of the Jungle in Nicaragua (SBS, 2015) (episodes 181-184)

    King of Mask Singer (MBC, 2017) (episode 101)

    Lipstick Prince Season 2 (OnStyle, 2017)


    Variety shows

    Hitmaker: Season 1 (MBC Every 1, 2014)

    First Day of Work (tvN, 2014)

    Hitmaker: Season 2 (MBC Every 1, 2015)

    Bachelor Party (MBC Every 1, 2015)

    Welcome Back to School (JTBC, 2015) (episodes 53-56)

    Celebrity Bromance (MBig TV, 2016) (episode 31-34)

    Battle Trip (KBS2, 2018) (episodes 91-93)


    Music shows

    Show! Music Core (MBC, 2015) - MC

    Weekly Idol (MBC Every 1, 2015-2016) - MC


    Radio shows

    VIXX N K-POP (SBS Power FM, 2015)


    Musical theatre

    Gwanghwamun Love Song (2012)

    In The Heights (Benny) (2017)

    Interview (2017-2018)


    Ravi:

    Reality shows

    Show Me the Money (Mnet, 2015) - contestant

    Gugudan Project - Extreme School Trip (MBC Music, 2016) - narrator

    Real Man 300 (MBC, 2018)

    King of Mask Singer (MBC, 2018) (episode 175)

    2 Days & 1 Night (KBS, 2019)

    Good Girl (Mnet, 2020) - guest (episode 4)


    Hyuk:

    Films

    Chasing (2016)

    Happy Together (2018)


    Dramas

    Special Laws of Romance (Naver TV Cast, 2017)

    The Great Show (tvN, 2019)

    Ga Doo Ri's Sushi Restaurant (KOK TV, 2020)


    Reality shows

    MyDol (Mnet, 2012) - contestant

    Law of the Jungle in Brazil (SBS, 2014) (episodes 112-116)


    Variety shows

    Hitmaker (MBC Every 1, 2014-2015)

    A Desired Cruise (tvN, 2018)


    Leo:

    Reality shows

    King of Masker Singer (MBC, 2016) (episodes 49-50)

    Singing Battle (KBS2, 2017) (episodes 16-17)


    Musical theatre

    Full House (Lee Young-jae) (2014)

    Mata Hari (Armand) (2016-2017)

    Monte Cristo (Albert) (2016-2017)

    The Last Kiss (Prince Rudolf) (2017-2018)

    Elisabeth (Der Tod) (2018-2019)

    Marie Antoniette (Count Axel Von Fersen) (2019)


    Ken:

    Competition shows

    MyDol (Mnet, 2012) - contestant


    Dramas

    Boarding House No. 24 (MBC Every 1, 2014)

    Entertrainer (SBS, 2016) - cameo

    Tofu Personified (2018)


    Reality shows

    100 People, 100 Songs (JTBC, 2015)

    King of Mask Singer (MBC, 2015 & 2019) - contestant (episodes 11-12 & 187-188)

    Duet Song Festival (MBC, 2016) - contestant with Choi Sang Yeop (episodes 3-7 & 16-17)


    Musical theatre

    Chess (Anatoly Sergievsky) (2015)

    Cinderella (Prince Christopher) (2015-2016)

    Boys Over Flowers - The Musical (Tsukasa Domyouji) (2017)

    Hamlet (Hamlet) (2017)

    Titanic (Federick Barrett) (2017)

    Iron Mask (Louis & Philip) (2018)

    Jack The Ripper (Daniel) (2019)

    Mefisto (Mefisto) (2019)

    Dracula (Dracula) (2019)

    Sherlock Holmes The Musical:The Lost Children (Clive Owen) (2020)


    Hongbin:

    Dramas

    The Heirs (SBS, 2013) - cameo

    Glorious Day (SBS, 2014)

    The Family is Coming (SBS, 2015) - cameo

    Moorim School: Saga of the Brave (KBS2, 2016)

    What's Up With These Kids? (Naver TV Cast, 2016)

    Wednesday 3:30 PM (SBS Plus, 2017)

    Shining Sounds (KBS, 2018)

    Witch's Love (MBN, 2018)

    The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (tvN, 2018)


    Reality shows

    MyDol (Mnet, 2012) - contestant

    Law of the Jugle in Komodo (SBS, 2017)


    Variety shows

    Let's Go! Dream Team Season 2 (KBS2, 2015) (episode 302)

    Celebrity Bromance (MBig TV, 2016)

    Battle Trip (KBS2, 2018) (episodes 91-93)

    Love Catcher 2 (Mnet, 2019)

    VII. Producing & Writing Credits:

    Reference: https://www.komca.or.kr/foreign2/eng/S01.jsp


    N wrote, arranged, & composed 6 songs (under CHA HAK YEON(10012530))

    Ravi wrote, arranged, & composed 190 songs (under RAVI(10003665))

    Hyuk wrote, arranged, & composed 12 songs (under HAN SANG HYUK(10013627))

    Leo wrote, arranged, & composed 30 songs (under LEO(10009369))

    Ken wrote, arranged, & composed 4 songs (under LEE JAE HWAN(10018005))

    VIII. Awards & Nominations:

    Ravi:

    2020 Brand of the Year Awards 2020 Variety Star Idol of the Year Won


    Hyuk:

    2016 Jackie Chan Action Movie Awards Best Action Movie New Performer Chasing Won


    Ken:

    2018 12th Daegu International Musical Festival Rookie of The Year - Male Hamlet Won

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