Twelve member group split up into two sections, Exo-K and Exo-M. They were named Forbes Korea Power Celebrity most influential celebrities in 2014 and 2015. In 2017, they received a Prime Minister Commendation at the Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards.
Their fourth EP Sing for You marked the highest first week sales for a Korean artist in their first week in December 2015. They went on tour with Girls' Generation as part of the SM Town Live World Tour VI in 2017.