All About EXO’s Main Vocalist Kim Jong-dae (Chen)

Fun Facts About Chen
  1. His hobbies are singing and playing the piano.
  2. His favorite color is pink.
  3. His favorite music genre is R&B.
  4. His favorite cartoons are Donald Duck and Garfield.
  5. He loves eating lamb kebab, chinese food, hotpot, steamed buns, fried cakes, and fried bread twists.
  6. His father is apparently a main vocalist as well.
  7. He said that he’s not a romantic person, but he likes taking care of other people.
  8. He’s a forgetful person, so he has to write things down.
  9. Compared to other EXO members, his dancing is not so good, but he said that he will improve his dancing skill.
  10. He’s very close to Xiumin, and they’re seen side-by-side a lot.
  11. As an EXO-M member, he had to learn Chinese and it seems that his Chinese has improved significantly. This can be seen in an interview where Chen understood the question that he was being asked without any help from the interpreter.
  12. Before joining SM Entertainment, he was auditioning for a music conservatory.
  13. He has been accepted into the advertisement media MBA program at Hanyang Cyber University.

Kim Jong-dae’s (Chen) Songs


Here is the complete list of all of Chen’s songs. Check it out!

Title Year Album
As lead artist
“Up Rising” 2014 Exology Chapter 1: The Lost Planet
“Though I Loved You” 2015 2015 Gayo Daejun Limited Edition
“Breath” (Chinese version)
(with Zhang Liyin)
2014 SM the Ballad Vol. 2 – Breath
“A Day Without You”
(with Jonghyun)
“When I Was… When U Were…”
(with Krystal)
“Lil’ Something”
(with Vibe and Heize)
2016 S.M. Station Season 1
“If We Love Again”
(with Chanyeol)
Two Yoo Project Sugar Man Part 32
“Years” (Korean Version)
(with DJ Alesso)
S.M. Station Season 1
“Years” (Chinese Version)
(with DJ Alesso)
(with Dynamic Duo)
2017 Mixxxture Project Vol.1
“Bye Babe”
(with 10cm)
S.M. Station Season 2
Soundtrack appearances
“Dear My Family”
(as part of SM Town)
2012 I AM. OST
“The Best Luck” 2014 It’s Okay, That’s Love OST
(with Punch)
2016 Descendants of the Sun OST
“Beautiful Accident”
(with Suho)
Beautiful Accident OST
“For You”
(with Baekhyun & Xiumin)
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo OST
“Can’t Say Goodbye (I’m Not Okay)” 2017 Missing 9 OST