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A source from SM Entertainment, EXO’s label, confirmed that the boy band, which was formed back in 2011, as well as 26-year-old artist CL, are hard at work preparing for a great performance during the closing ceremony at the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on Feb. 25, according to Soompi.
Several artists were considered by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to perform at the closing ceremony, but the decision ultimately landed on EXO and CL, AllKpop reported.
EXO already has a lot of experience when it comes to performing at huge and important events. One of its members, Baekhyun, belted out the national anthem at the IOC conference on Feb. 5. The group also opened the 2014 Incheon Asia Games with a performance.
Meanwhile, CL made her debut as part of the highly successful female K-pop group 2NE1 in 2009, and took the world by storm. The singer, whose real name is Lee Chae-rin, is reportedly expanding her music career in the United States.
The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will begin on Feb. 9 and will run until Feb. 25.