Sing for You

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Sing for You
EXO, Sing for You.png
EP by
ReleasedDecember 10, 2015 (2015-12-10)
Recorded2015
GenreK-pop, balad, christmas
Length17:07
LanguageKorean, Chinese
LabelS.M. Entertainment, KT Music
ProducerLee Soo-man
Exo chronology
''Exodus
(2015)
Sing for You 'EX'ACT
(2016)
Singles from Sing for You
  1. "Lightsaber"
    Released: November 11, 2015
  2. "Sing for You"
    Released: December 10, 2015

Sing for You is the second winter special album and fourth EP of the South Korean boy band Exo. The album was released by the label S.M. Entertainment in two versions, Korean and Mandarin on 10 December 2015. Sing for You currently has the largest first week sales recorded by the web site monitoring, Hanteo.[1]

Background and release[change | change source]

On November 24, 2015, Exo confirmed the upcoming release of the second special winter album after Miracles in December (2013).[2] Teaser images for the album began released on December 2. The list of songs from the album, including four new songs and a bonus track "Lightsaber " previously released in November, was announced on December 7. Music videos and the teaser of the song from the album "Sing for You" were released on 8 and 9 December respectively.[3][4]

Promotion[change | change source]

On December 10, 2015, shortly after the release of Sing for You, Exo held a showcase with an audience of 1,500 people, to promote the album in the Lotte World in Seoul, South Korea. The showcase was broadcast using the mobile application 'V' of Naver, then the record as the most-watched live throughout the application.[5] Exo began promoting the song "Sing for You" and "Unfair" in music programs of Korea on 12 and 18 December respectively.[6][7]

Sales[change | change source]

Sing for You he broke the record of EXODUS. The second studio album of Exo, previously served as the album with the highest sales in the first week registered by the website monitoring album sales Hanteo Korea with more than 267,900 copies.[1]

Tracklist[change | change source]

Charts[change | change source]

Release history[change | change source]

Region Date Format Label
South Korea December 10, 2015
  • CD
  • Digital download
Worldwide Digital download S.M. Entertainment

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "EXO Sell 267,900 Copies Of 'Sing For You' In 1st Week, Break Record Set By 'EXODUS'". KpopStarz. Retrieved December 26, 2015.
  2. "SM Entertainment confirms EXO's special winter album!". Allkpop. Retrieved December 29, 2015.
  3. "EXO 'Sing for You' in MV teaser!". Allkpop. Retrieved December 26, 2015.
  4. "EXO stand under snow to 'Sing for You' in new MVs!". Allkpop. Retrieved Dcember 26, 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "EXO sets an all-time record on Naver's 'V' app with 'Sing For You' comeback showcase". Allkpop. Retrieved December 26, 2015.
  6. "EXO, Lovelyz come back + more on December 12th 'Show! Music Core'!". Allkpop. Retrieved December 26, 2015.
  7. "EXO to perform their other title track 'Unfair' on music shows!". Allkpop. Retrieved December 26, 2015.
  8. "2015년 51주차 Album Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Retrieved 2015-12-26.
  9. "2015년 12월 Album Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-01-07.
  10. "2015년 Album Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-01-13.
  11. "オリコン週間 CDアルバムランキング 2015年12月14日~2015年12月20日". Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved 2015-12-26.
  12. "オリコン月間 CDアルバムランキング 2015年12月度". Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved 2016-01-07.
  13. "World Music: Top World Albums Chart". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-12-26.