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EXO vs. TVXQ: K-Pop Madness 2017 — Best Boy Band [Semi-Finals]

March MadnessK-Pop Madness 2017 is a month-long competition on PopCrush to determine the best of the best of South Korean boy bands and girl groups.

UPDATE: This round is now over. Vote for TVXQ in the final round!

The competition just got fiercer: after well over 15 million votes (!), the first round of PopCrush’s 2017 K-Pop Madness series comes to a close today (Mar. 10). Moving on? EXO’s 50.41% of votes beat out Seventeen’s 49.59% by a sliver, with both bands garnering nearly 2.3 million votes total. TVXQ also moves into the semi-finals, successfully defeating BIGBANG with 53% after nearly 5 millions votes. Incredible job all around!

But the battle is only heating up: it’s time for the semi-finals.

With Yunho and Changmin’s mandatory military service ending in 2017, TVXQ is plotting what is expected to be a massive comeback to the K-pop scene this year. Their last studio album, Rise as God, was released in 2015.

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Ever since their debut in 2012, EXO have proven themselves to be the ultimate cross-cultural chart-dominators across several territories. They’re currently killing it in Japan with their Coming Over single album, as well as their For Life EP released in South Korea in December.

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The battle starts now: place your vote between EXO and TVXQ. This round ends on March 20.

Join the conversation on social media! Use #PCMarchMadness to discuss this year’s competition.

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