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Boa is a name of several artists:
1. South Korean singer
2. 70s rock band
3. Croatian band
4. Chilean band
5. Czech rock band
6. experimental electronic music

1) A mononym of South Korean singer Kwon Boa / 권보아 [Ko] (b. 5 Nov 1986, in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea) - a backronym of ‘Beat of Angel’ (active in South Korea, Japan & USA). She was discovered by SM Entertainment talent agents, when she accompanied her older brother to a talent search. In 1998, she signed to SM Entertainment & after two years of training, débuted with “ID; Peace B” (’00). Two years later, she released her Japanese début album, “Listen To My Heart” (Avex Trax). Her USA début was, the single, “Eat You Up” (14 Oct ‘08, SM Entertainment USA), followed by an English-language début album, “BoA” (17 Mar ‘09).

Influenced by & singers - such as Nelly & Janet Jackson - many of Boa’s songs fall into those genres. As the singer feels she does not “have any talent for writing ”, the writing and composition of her songs are handled mostly by her staff; for this reason, she has drawn some criticism. (Though only a few of her songs are self-written, BoA began composing on her own with her Japanese début album LISTEN TO MY HEART, in which she co-wrote and composed the song “Nothing’s gonna change”.)

Boa’s multilingual skills (she speaks Japanese and conversational English along with her native Korean and has recorded songs in Mandarin Chinese) have contributed to her commercial success in South Korea and Japan and her popularity throughout East Asia.

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  • ArthurDisconzi

    Deusa <3

    13 Oct 4:35am Reply
  • unsaidethings

    Everlasting. <3

    13 Oct 2:01am Reply
  • NonServiam-

    make a korean comeback before SNSD stans burn down the SM building [2] She has nothing to do in Japan at this point.

    12 Oct 7:42pm Reply
  • HopingAngels

    SHE'S A QUEEN <3

    12 Oct 11:24am Reply
  • Emi95chan

    I really want Korean comeback

    11 Oct 5:23pm Reply
  • Riizel

    'eat you up' was damn rocking ♥

    10 Oct 12:11pm Reply
  • DanilloMoraes

    Maravilhosa♥

    7 Oct 5:22am Reply
  • ainadalkaz

    queen needs to make a korean comeback before SNSD stans burn down the SM building

    1 Oct 9:44pm Reply
  • Vocaloid_Lexi

    Love her. ❤

    1 Oct 1:13am Reply
  • Sarinijha

    28 Sep 7:54pm Reply
  • Songhun

    She's putting no effort on her japanese career let's just admit it. lol Who's back is like a compilation album of everything she did after Identity. Even Woo Weekend lol. At least there's Milestone, god how could I forget how good that song is.

    28 Sep 5:45am Reply
  • drdolce

    masayume chasing chansing koeru motto ♪ she sings one of the most perfect fairy tail openings EVER [3]

    25 Sep 9:58am Reply
  • FUTURECHECKA

    WHO'S BACK? feels like a compilation album more than anything. :\\

    19 Sep 7:32pm Reply
  • Meipeulsstorhee

    FUN FUN FUN

    18 Sep 4:42am Reply
  • Paradesu

    even though the new album lacks new content i think overall the album is really good :) !

    16 Sep 5:55pm Reply
  • Guuuuuuuuuuh

    the face is one of the best japanese albums ever released <3

    14 Sep 6:35pm Reply
  • amandagrego

    masayume chasing chansing koeru motto ♪ she sings one of the most perfect fairy tail openings EVER [2]

    12 Sep 12:48am Reply
  • austener1

    boa still has her voice

    8 Sep 7:15pm Reply
  • Mikayuko

    I really like the album I love all the songs!! great album!

    8 Sep 1:25pm Reply
  • CNBlue

    I think BoA's better off as a producer at SM Entertainment. BoA is just dead weight now for avex at this point of her career. What I would give for another album like her first four gems...

    5 Sep 9:49pm Reply
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