B.A.P (비에이피; Best Absolute Perfect) is a six-member hip hop South Korean K-pop boy band formed by TS Entertainment in 2012. The group consists of Bang Yongguk (leader), Kim Himchan, Jung Daehyun, Yoo Youngjae, Moon Jongeop and Choi Junhong (Zelo). On January 26, 2012, B.A.P made their recording debut with the single "Warrior", followed by the release of their debut album, Warrior (EP) on February 2, 2012.
EXO (엑소) is a Chinese-South Korean boy band produced by S.M. Entertainment. Formed in 2011 in Seoul, South Korea, EXO comprises twelve members separated into two groups, EXO-K and EXO-M, promoting their music simultaneously in both South Korea and China respectively. Their debut single "MAMA" was released on April 8, 2012, followed by the release of their debut EP MAMA on April 9, 2012. EXO-K members: Kim Joonmyun (Suho, leader), Kim Jongin (Kai), Oh Sehun, Do Kyungsu (D.O.), Byun Baekhyun, Park Chanyeol. EXO-M members: Kris Wu (leader), Lu Han, Huang Zitao (Tao), Kim Jongdae (Chen), Zhang Yixing (Lay), Kim Minseok (Xiumin).