On February 19 KST, Korean news outlets reported that EXO’s leader Suho would be releasing a solo album in March. This release will make him the third member after Baekhyun and Chen to release a solo album.
Hashtags about his solo album began trending on Twitter as soon as news was released.
"Suho to drop his first solo album allegedly in March (SM said that it's true but date is not yet determined)"
#4 준면 솔로 (Junmyeon)
#7 엑소 수호 (EXO Suho)
#8 솔로 앨범 (Solo Album)
#10 수호 솔로 (Suho Solo)
All trending just for OUR LEADER-NIM!!! 😍✨🎉 pic.twitter.com/rK5YH7FgLs
— 백현이 (@ibaekrauhls) February 19, 2020
Suho debuted with EXO in 2012 and has become a global star that has influenced fans around the world. He is also active in the musical and film industry and recently finished playing a role in the musical The Man Who Laughs.
— asa (@weiwoxian) February 19, 2020
SM Entertainment responded to the reports about the solo album release. “It is true that EXO’s Suho is preparing for a solo album, however we are not sure of the exact timing of the release. We will release the date after everything has been confirmed.”
Suho is also reportedly preparing to leave for his mandatory military service this year. No confirmation about this yet.
Fans are excited to see what new style and concept Suho will reveal with this new album.