1986 - Today


Kwon Bo-ah (Korean: 권보아, born November 5, 1986), known professionally as BoA, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, 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, she was discovered by SM Entertainment talent agents when she accompanied her older brother to a talent search in 1998 and was trained for two years. Since her debut in August 2000, BoA has released nineteen studio albums, including nine 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 2,636,662 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 905th most popular singer.

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  • 2.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, BoA ranks 909 out of 3,001Before her are Anneke Grönloh, Mariza, Dulce Pontes, Gustav Winckler, Cheb Mami, and Margaret Price. After her are Edmundo Ros, Laila Kinnunen, Julia Volkova, Bobby Bland, Rita Coolidge, and Shirley Verrett.

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Among people born in 1986, BoA ranks 44Before her are Mario Casas, Oscar Pistorius, Kasper Schmeichel, Leighton Meester, Fernando Muslera, and James Milner. After her are Geraint Thomas, Sam Claflin, Shinji Okazaki, Lea Michele, Romain Grosjean, and Park Min-young.

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In Korea, South

Among people born in Korea, South, BoA ranks 50 out of 123Before her are Song Kang-ho (1967), Park Ji-sung (1981), Lee Jong-suk (1989), G-Dragon (1988), Heo Mok (1595), and Ho Jong-suk (1908). After her are Chang Taek-sang (1893), Kim Tae-hee (1980), Bae Yong-joon (1972), Jo Jung-suk (1980), Park Min-young (1986), and Ahn Jung-hwan (1976).

Among SINGERS In Korea, South

Among singers born in Korea, South, BoA ranks 2Before her are G-Dragon (1988). After her are Lee Donghae (1986), Yunho (1986), Lee Seung-gi (1987), Seo In-guk (1987), Kim Jae-joong (1986), Kangin (1985), CL (1991), Hani (1992), Kim Ryeo-wook (1987), and Changmin (1988).