On July 12, EXO-Ls and Beliebers came together to share their love for both EXO and Justin Bieber through a streaming event held on Twitter. Using the hashtag #EXOxBieber, fans celebrated their own favorite artist while also giving a listen to the other, some of which being their first time hearing them.
The event was a collaboration between the Philippines-based @JBPhilippines (a Justin Bieber street team) and @Phixobar (an EXO fanclub). With their two followings totaling nearly 40,000 users on the platform, it’s no wonder that their Twitter space as well as #EXOxBieber began to trend around the world.
— PHIXO BAR 🇵🇭 (@PhixoBar) July 12, 2021
— xuxii♡ (@biebninjaSaumya) July 13, 2021
It makes sense that these two fandoms would find common ground, as EXO themselves expressed their appreciation for Justin’s music in the past. Members Baekhyun, Chanyeol, and D.O. have even done covers of his song “Boyfriend” online and in concert!
— ²¹⁰⁷²⁶공감•𝑬𝒎𝒑𝒂𝒕𝒉𝒚 (@nrmsookji) July 13, 2021
— JB Philippines (@JBPhilippines) July 13, 2021
One EXO-L even shared a Tik Tok created by @iamroo2002, who spliced the original recording of Justin’s “Love Yourself” with a cover posted by D.O. and Chanyeol. Their voices blended extremely well together, showing off the singing chops of EXO as well as Justin!
OMG HERE!!!!😭😭😭😭 #EXOxBieber
— Kya☼ (@kila_oh) July 13, 2021
Even though Beliebers haven’t been too thrilled about the idea of Justin doing any collaborations with K-Pop artists in the past, the kindness shown by EXO-Ls as well as the group’s amazing talent definitely has them thinking twice. Fans of both artists have come forward with their desire for them to do something together in the future!
i think it's time for western artists to team up with kpop idols who are naturally born with phenomenal & world class vocals. i mean yes exo x jb collab we'd love to see it. #EXOxBieber
— ° (@dyometry_) July 13, 2021
ngl i have mixed feelings when people talk about justin x kpop idols collabs because their fandoms are always so hateful for no reason towards him and our fandom but exols were so nice on this space that i wouldn't mind if Justin will end up working with them #EXOxBieber
— za! (@stainedglassq) July 13, 2021
What do you think about the #EXOxBieber event?