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Chanyeol (찬열) is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, actor and producer under SM Entertainment. He is a member of the boy group EXO and its subunits EXO-K and EXO-SC.

Career[]

2012: Debut with EXO[]

He debuted as a member of EXO and its sub-unit EXO-K on April 9, 2012 with the first mini album Mama.

2019: Debut with EXO-SC[]

On July 22, 2019, Chanyeol debuted as a member of the group's sub-unit EXO-SC with the mini album What a Life.

2024: Upcoming release[]

On May 8, 2024, SM Entertainment announced that Chanyeol will be releasing a mini album in the third quarter of the year.[2]

Personal life[]

Military service[]

Chanyeol enlisted as an active duty soldier on March 29, 2021.[3][4] On September 23, it was announced that he was casted in the military musical Meissa's Song.[5] He was then discharged on September 28, 2022.[6][7]

Discography[]

Korean[]

Digital singles[]

Collaborations[]

Features[]

OSTs[]

Other releases[]

  • "Familiar" (as Loey, with MQ) (2019)
  • "Slow Walk" (as Loey, with MQ) (2020)
  • "Get Used To" (as Loey, with MQ) (2020)

Chinese[]

OSTs[]

  • "So I Married an Anti-fan OST" ("I Hate You" with Yuan Shanshan) (2016)

Producing and writing credits[]

Artist Song Album Type
2015
EXO "Promise"
(Korean and Chinese ver.)
Love Me Right Writing
Chanyeol "Young Street" Lee Gook Joo's Young Street Writing
Composing
Arranging
"Last Hunter" Law of the Jungle in Brunei
Heize, Chanyeol "Don't Make Money" "Unpretty Rapstar 2 Semi Final Part 1" Writing
EXO "Lightsaber"
(Korean and Chinese ver.)
Sing For You
2016
EXO "Heaven"
(Korean and Chinese ver.)
Ex'Act Writing
Far East Movement, Chanyeol, Tinashe, Marshmello "Freal Luv" Identity
2017
EXO "Ko Ko Bop" (Korean ver.) The War Writing
"Chill"
"Sweet Lies" The War: The Power of Music
"Together" EXO Planet 3 - The EXO'rdium (Dot)
2018
EXO "Lightsaber" (Japanese ver.) Countdown Writing
"Gravity" Don't Mess Up My Tempo
"With You" Writing
Composing
"Love Shot" Love Shot Writing
2019
EXO-SC "What a Life" What a Life Writing
"Just us 2" (feat. Gaeko)
"Closer to You"
"Borderline"
"Roller Coaster" Writing
Composing
Arranging
"Daydreamin'"
Loey, MQ "Familiar" "Familiar"
2020
Loey, MQ "Slow Walk" "Slow Walk" Writing
Composing
Arranging
Kai "Confession" EXO Planet 5 –EXplOration– Writing
Lee Sun Hee, Chanyeol "Anbu" "Anbu"
EXO-SC "1 Billion Views" (feat. MOON) 1 Billion Views
"Say It" (feat. Penomeco)
"Rodeo Station"
"Telephone" (feat. 10cm) Writing
Composing
Arranging
"Jet Lag" Writing
"Fly Away" (feat. Gaeko) Writing
Composing
Arranging
Chanyeol "Nothin'" Writing
Composing
Sehun "On Me" Writing
Composing
Arranging
EXO-SC "1 Billion Views (Mar Vista Remix)" (feat. MOON) "iScreaM Vol.4 : 1 Billion Views Remix" Writing
Devine Channel "Faded" "Byproduct" Writing
Composing
2021
Chanyeol "Break Your Box" The Box OST Writing
"Tomorrow"
임한별, 이혁 "Prayer" "Votiz vol.2"
2023
EXO "Regret It" Exist Writing
Chanyeol "Good Enough"

Concerts[]

Asia tours[]

  • Chanyeol Fancon Tour "The Eternity" (2023)[8]

Concert participation[]

  • UTO FEST in Fukuoka 2024 (2024)[9]

Filmography[]

Movies[]

  • Salut d'Amour (2015)
  • So I Married An Anti-fan (2016)
  • The Box (2021)

Television dramas[]

  • High Kick! (Cameo) (KBS2, 2008)
  • Royal Villa (Cameo) (JTBC, 2013)
  • Missing 9 (MBC, 2017)
  • Memories of the Alhambra (tvN, 2018)

Web dramas[]

  • EXO Next Door (Naver TV Cast, 2015)
  • Secret Queen Makers (Naver TV Cast, 2018)
  • The Frog (Netflix, TBA)

Variety shows[]

Musical theatre[]

  • Blue Helmet : A Song of Meissa (2022)[10]

Endorsements[]

On March 23, 2023, Chanyeol was announced as the new face of Penshoppe.[11]

  • Penshoppe (2023)
  • Ever Bilena (2023)[12]

Trivia[]

  • EXO Superpower Badge: Flame (Phoenix)
  • Hobbies: playing instruments, rapping, and acting.[13]
  • He really loves playing Namco's Japanese fighting video game series Tekken.[14]
  • Chanyeol is a Protestant.[citation needed]

Gallery[]

Main article: Chanyeol/Gallery

References[]

Official links[]

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