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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. One of the most successful and influential Korean entertainers, she has been dubbed 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, a music video director, to a talent search in 1998. She was trained for two years and made her debut in August 2000. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of BoA has received more than 3,543,512 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). BoA is the 831st most popular singer (up from 974th in 2019), the 166th most popular biography from South Korea (up from 180th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Singer.

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  • 3.5M

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  • 50.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, BoA ranks 831 out of 3,528Before her are Camillo Felgen, Katja Ebstein, Gali Atari, Eric Johnson, Jamala, and Irmgard Seefried. After her are Shovkat Mammadova, Patti LaBelle, Ingvar Wixell, Jim Reeves, Loreen, and Idir.

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Among people born in 1986, BoA ranks 39Before her are Inna, Peng Shuai, Alba Flores, Fahriye Evcen, Romain Grosjean, and Park Min-young. After her are Sam Claflin, Ibrahim Afellay, Vincent Kompany, Kasper Schmeichel, Mario Casas, and Gabriel Boric.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, BoA ranks 166 out of 944Before her are Chung Hong-won (1944), Choi Jin-sil (1968), Park Min-young (1986), Kim Tae-hee (1980), Park Seo-joon (1988), and Park Ji-sung (1981). After her are Kyung Wha Chung (1948), Park Shin-hye (1990), Lee Joon-gi (1982), G-Dragon (1988), Lee Jong-suk (1989), and Yiruma (1978).

Among SINGERS In South Korea

Among singers born in South Korea, BoA ranks 10Before her are RM (1994), Kim Seok-jin (1992), J-Hope (1994), Jisoo (1995), Kim Jung-sook (1954), and IU (1993). After her are G-Dragon (1988), Sumi Jo (1962), Jennie (1996), V (1995), Seo In-guk (1987), and Lee Hyori (1979).

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