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Kwon Bo-ah (Korean: 권보아, born November 5, 1986), known professionally as BoA, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer and actress. BoA has been recognized as one of the most successful and influential Korean entertainers throughout her career, and is therefore commonly credited as the "Queen of K-pop."Born and raised in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, BoA was discovered by SM Entertainment talent agents when she accompanied her older brother, music video director, Kwon Soon-wook (1982-2021), to a talent search in 1998 and was trained for two years. Since her debut in August 2000, BoA has released twenty studio albums, including ten in Korean, nine in Japanese, and one in English. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of BoA has received more than 3,125,973 page views. Her biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). BoA is the 977th most popular singer (down from 911th in 2019), the 180th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 49th in 2019) and the 9th most popular South Korean Singer.

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  • 47

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  • 6.38

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  • 3.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, BoA ranks 977 out of 3,541Before her are Kiki Dee, Michèle Torr, Luther Vandross, Billy Paul, Daniel Balavoine, and Elīna Garanča. After her are Abbey Lincoln, Annie Ross, Marija Šerifović, Matt Monro, Nas, and Zara Dolukhanova.

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Among people born in 1986, BoA ranks 42Before her are Inna, Ibrahim Afellay, Sam Claflin, Lea Michele, Park Min-young, and Ryan Babel. After her are Michu, Fahriye Evcen, Emily VanCamp, Vincent Kompany, Richard Madden, and Romain Grosjean.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, BoA ranks 180 out of 774Before her are Chung Won-shik (1928), Park Min-young (1986), Yunjin Kim (1973), Lee Hae-chan (1952), Ma Dong-seok (1971), and Chang Taek-sang (1893). After her are Ahn Jung-hwan (1976), Song Seung-heon (1976), IU (1993), Lee Dong-wook (1981), Park Shin-hye (1990), and Won Bin (1977).

Among SINGERS In South Korea

Among singers born in South Korea, BoA ranks 9Before her are J-Hope (1994), RM (1994), Jimin (1995), Jisoo (1995), G-Dragon (1988), and Sumi Jo (1962). After her are IU (1993), Lee Hyori (1979), Leeteuk (1983), Yesung (1984), Kim Seok-jin (1992), and V (1995).

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