In 2016, Kang Xiwon joined the reality survival show Produce 101 as an individual trainee. During the audition rounds, she was placed in F class, but after the re-evaluation round, she was bumped up to C class. She finished in the 36th place.
After the show, rumors started emerging that she had signed on with DreamT Entertainment. Initially, she posted on her Instagram that there wasn't a contract yet. But pictures of her with other Dream T trainees were later uploaded by the trainees.
In 2017, Kang Xiwon became a part of UNI, a four-member girl group that was formerly under We Can Do It! Entertainment and was later supposed to make their debut under TNK Entertainment, but ultimately disbanded before debuting.
In December, 2018, Kang Xiwon's solo debut was announced for 2019.
2019: Solo debut
In April 2019, she finally made her debut as a soloist under TNK Entertainment.
- Supa Diva (2019)
- "Click Click" (2019)
- Produce 101 (Mnet, 2016) - contestant
- She aims to be one of the new dancing queens in the industry.
- TNK Entertainment
- JTM Entertainment