EXO were listed in Billboard's '14 Artists to Watch in 2014'.
On January 13th(local time), America's Billboard headlined an article titled '14 Artists to Watch in 2014', and EXO were chosen as one of the 14 groups/artists.
Billboard wrote, "EXO looks positioned to be K-pop's next crossover phenom with an American fanbase brewing for the 12-member boy band.'
They also wrote, "The video for Southern hip-hop-inspired "Growl" was 2013's third most viewed K-pop music video in the U.S., after the internationally-recognized PSY and Girls' Generation. They also snagged the fifth and ninth biggest-selling K-pop tracks in America last year for "Growl" and dubstep-inspired "Wolf," respectively."
The '14 Artists to Watch in 2014' list includes 14 artists/groups who are expected to make significant achievements, and this news clearly proved EXO's huge power and influence once again.
Last year, EXO sold over 1 million copies of their 1st regular album, 'XOXO(Kiss&Hug), and they won awards at '2013 Melon Music Award', '2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards', and KBS 'Music Festival' as well.
In addition, they also won an award from a year-end music awards ceremony of China, and they were listed as #1 on Billboard's '20 Best K-Pop Songs of 2013' as well.
Meanwhile, EXO will be attending 'The 28th Golden Disk Awards', which will take place on January 16th at Kyung Hee's University's Hall of Peace.