Biography

Overview

VIXX (Korean: 빅스 pronounced "viks"; acronym for Voice, Visual, Value in Excelsis) is a six-memberSouth Korean boy band, signed under Jellyfish Entertainment. All members participated in Mnet's survival reality show MyDOL and were chosen via an elimination system through viewer votes. The name, VIXX, was also chosen by viewer votes. VIXX consists of N, Leo, Ken, Ravi, Hongbin, and Hyuk. They are predominantly known as a concept or performance group whose music, lyrics, choreography, and overall stage performances are crafted together to tell a story or concept.

Pre-Debut

MyDOL

Before debuting, the VIXX members were 6 of 10 contestants featured in the Mnet reality showMyDOL. N, Leo, Hongbin and Ravi were featured in Brian Joo "Let This Die" music videos. N, Leo, and Ravi were also featured in Seo In-guk's "Shake It Up". Hongbin was featured in Seo In-guk's "Tease Me".

2012

Super Hero and Rock Ur Body

VIXX debuted with "Super Hero" on May 24, 2012 on M! Countdown. Their first overseas performance was at the Otakon Convention in Baltimore, Maryland on July 27. On August 14, VIXX released their second single album, as well as the music video for the title song, "Rock Ur Body".

VIXX was part of Jellyfish Entertainment's first live concert Jellyfish Live at Tokyo's Zepp Diver City in Japan on September 12, 2012. Upon the news of the concert Jellyfish Entertainment revealed, "Although this event was originally going to be a duet concert between Seo In Guk and Brian, the Japanese audience requested for VIXX, who is currently gaining recognition both internationally and nationwide, to make an appearance. Thus, the group will be joining the concert as 'special guests' and perform alongside their seniors on the stage." Jellyfish Entertainment's CEO Hwang Se-jun said, "We wanted to move away from the common theme of idol dance performances to include genres such as ballad, dance, and R&B. Brian, in his 30s, Seo In Guk, in his 20's, and VIXX, with members in the teens, were all on one stage, attracting a wide variety, such as teen fans to fans that are over 30 years old."

VIXX was also part of Jellyfish's winter project, Jelly Christmas 2012 Heart Project, with their label mates Lee Seok Hoon, Park Hyo Shin, Seo In-guk and Sung Shi Kyung. On December 5, 2012 the title track, "Because It's Christmas", was released digitally.

2013

On and On, Hyde, Jekyll, The Milky Way Global Showcase and Voodoo

On January 6, 2013 VIXX pre-released a single, "Don't Want to Be an Idol", from their third single album, On and On. The title song, "On and On", was then released on January 17 along with the album itself. The title song, "Hyde", and the mini-album, Hyde, was released on May 20. The title song, "G.R.8.U", of the repackaged album, Jekyll, was released on July 31. In the months of October and November, VIXX held their first global showcase tour, The Milky Way Global Showcase which was held in South Korea, Japan, Italy, Sweden, Malaysia and America.

On November 8, 2013 VIXX pre-released a single, as well as the music video for the song, "Only U", from their upcoming full-length album, Voodoo. On November 20, the title song, "Voodoo Doll", was released and on November 25, the album itself was released. On December 6, VIXX grabbed the top spot for that week's episode of Music Bank with "Voodoo Doll", making it their first music show win since their debut.

The artists of Jellyfish Entertainment, including VIXX, released their annual Christmas song on December 10, titled "Winter Confession" for Jelly Christmas 2013. The song topped the Instiz chart for 2 weeks in a row, the Billboard K-Pop Hot 100 charts and also the Gaon charts.

2014

Eternity, Darkest Angels, LIVE FANTASIA HEX SIGN and Error

On March 5, 2014 Jellyfish Entertainment announced that VIXX would be having a comeback in mid-April or early May. On May 18, the title of VIXX's fourth single album, Eternity, was revealed through the group's official fancafe and the music video teaser was released on May 22. On May 27, the music video for "Eternity" was released along with the album itself.

On May 19, Jellyfish revealed that VIXX will be making their debut into the Japanese market with a full-length compilation album, Darkest Angels, on July 2. The album placed at number 10 for five consecutive weeks on the Oricon chart and sold 12,332 copies.

On June 20, it was announced that VIXX will be attending KCON from August 9 to August 10 and this was their second year attending the festival, the first being in 2012. They also got some awards that were voted from their fanclub, like the Best Visual and Best Actor. From July to September, VIXX held their first VIXX Live Fantasia tour Hex Sign visiting Japan and countries in Europe.

On September 25, 2014 Jellyfish Entertainment confirmed that VIXX will be having a comeback on October 14. On October 4, the title song and track list of VIXX's second mini-album were revealed via their official site. On October 10, VIXX released the music video teaser for "Error" and the music video was released along with the mini-album, Error on October 14. On December 10, VIXX released the Japanese version of "Error", which included also the Japanese version of "Youth Hurts".

2015

Boys' Record, LIVE FANTASIA UTOPIA, VIXX LR, Can't Say and Chained Up

On February 8, VIXX was invited to The KKBOX Music Awards that was held at the Taipei Arena. VIXX becomes 1st Korean Artist ever to be invited.

On February 20, the music video teaser for "Love Equation" was released. On February 24, Boys' Record was released along with the music video for "Love Equation". After its release, the song was an all-kill on all the music shows. The group achieved their first triple crown on The Show. From March to May, VIXX held their second VIXX Live Fantasia tour this time titled Utopia in several countries including South Korea, Japan, Manila and Singapore.

On July 7, VIXX entered the Chinese and Taiwanese markets with the Chinese-language version release of "Error" in China through QQ and in Taiwan through KKBOX.

On August 7, 2015, Jellyfish Entertainment released a video trailer on VIXX’s official website after a mysterious countdown with a silhouette of VIXX’s last special album Boys' Record. As time went by, members of VIXX disappeared until finally only Leo and Ravi were left behind, which caused fans to speculate that it meant another comeback for all six members. A video trailer of VIXX LR was then revealed. VIXX LR was confirmed by Jellyfish Entertainment to be VIXX’s first official sub-unit composed of VIXX rapper Ravi and main vocalist Leo. Their debut mini album, Beautiful Liar, was released on August 17, 2015.

On September 9, 2015, VIXX made their second Japanese comeback with their second Japanese language single "Can’t Say".

In late October Jellyfish Entertainment announced that VIXX would be having a comeback on November 10, with their second full studio album. On November 1, Jellyfish Entertainment released individual image teasers on VIXX’s official Facebook and Twitter and a group image teaser on their official website along with the upcoming title, Chained Up. On November 10, VIXX’s second studio album Chained Up was released along with the music video for “Chained Up”.

On November 30, Jellyfish Entertainment and CJ Victor Entertainment revealed that VIXX will be releasing their first original full-length Japanese studio album, Depend On Me, on January 27, 2016.

On December 15, 2015 Jellyfish Entertainment released their Jelly Christmas 2015 single album featuring the song, “Love In The Air” (Hangul: 사랑난로). The announced participating the Jellyfish artists were Seo In Guk, VIXX, former Jewelry member Park JungA and Park Yoon-ha.

2016

Moorim School OST, Depend On Me

On January 7, 2016 Jellyfish Entertainment and CJ Victor Entertainment revealed the jacket photographs which will be used for all three editions of VIXX's first Japanese language studio album Depend On Me, and released a teaser to the music video.

On January 18, 2016 VIXX released their first original soundtrack recording for the fantasy action-romance drama Moorim School with the song “Alive” the drama’s main theme song, released in Moorim School OST Part. 1. Viewers of the drama have shown positive responses to the refreshingly edgy theme song. It was revealed that VIXX hoped to express their support for Hongbin’s first drama lead role as the troublemaker Wang Chi Ang by contributing to the soundtrack. On the same day the short version of VIXX’s first Japanese album Depend On Me’s lead single's music video was released in Japan.

Releases

Jelly Box Jelly..
2016

VIXX 2016..
2016

Kratos
2016

Hades
2016

불후의 명곡 - 전설을 노래하다..
2016

무림학교 OST
2016

Zelos
2016

무림학교 OST Part.2
2016

무림학교 OST Part.1
2016

Jelly Christmas..
2015

Chained Up
2015

Boys` Record
2015

Error
2014

ETERNITY
2014

듀스 20주년 헌정앨범
2014

듀스 20주년 헌정앨범 Part.7
2014

Jelly Christmas 2013
2013

VOODOO
2013

대답은 너니까
2013

불후의 명곡 - 전설을 노래하다..
2013

Y.BIRD From..
2013

Jekyll
2013

hyde
2013

다칠 준비가 돼 있어 (On..
2013

Jelly Christmas..
2012

Rock Ur Body
2012

SUPER HERO
2012

Jelly Box Jelly Christmas 2016
2016

불후의 명곡 - 전설을 노래하다 (작사가 강은경 편)
2016

무림학교 OST
2016

무림학교 OST Part.2
2016

무림학교 OST Part.1
2016

Jelly Christmas 2015 - 4랑
2015

듀스 20주년 헌정앨범 Part.7
2014

대답은 너니까
2013

불후의 명곡 - 전설을 노래하다 (추모연가 7편)
2013

Jelly Christmas 2012 HEART PROJECT
2012

Popular MV's

사슬 (Chained Up)  by  VIXX
Error  by  VIXX
hyde  by  VIXX
저주인형  by  VIXX
사슬 (Chained Up)
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Error
VIXX
hyde
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저주인형
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