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Birth name: 권보아 (Kwon Boa)
Pronounced: Bo Ah Kwon, Kwon Bo Ah
Date of Birth: November 5, 1986
Place of Birth: South Korea
Hometown: Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Raised In: Kyungkido Goorisi, South Korea
Height: 162 cm
Shoe size: 23.5 cm
Blood Type: AB
Languages Spoken: Korean, Japanese, English
Religion: Catholic
Horoscope: Scorpio
Family: Parents, 2 older brothers
Pet: Sarah (cat), Pama (dog)
Date of debut: August 25, 2000 when she was 13 years young
Education Level:
Yangjung elementary school
Sahmyook middle school (junior high)
Korean Kent Foreign School (KKFS), Seoul, South Korea
Hobbies: Bowling & Watching Movies
Most Influential Artists: Michael Jackson, Ne-Yo, Justin Timberlake
Most Respected Arist: Michael Jackson
Favorite Authors: Gong Ji-Young, Ekuni Kaori, Yoshimoto Banana (Yoshimoto Mahoko), Okuda Hideo
Favorite Movies: The Dark Night, Transformers, Death Note, The Hangover (As of Oct 10 2009)
Music Genres: Genres Pop, dance, electropop, electronica, R&B, ballad
Labels: SM Entertainment, Avex Trax

Awards/Achievements: from
BoA is recognized as one of the top artists in Korea and Japan. Not only was she awarded “Best Artist of the Year” in 2002 in Korea, she has held the #1 spot on the Oricon Album Weekly Chart seven weeks in a row in Japan. In 2004, she proved herself once again by winning "The Most Influential Artist in Asia" from the MTV Asia Music Awards, representing both Korea and Japan. She was also invited to the 59th Festival De Cannes and posed with Bruce Willis and Avril Lavigne under heavy spotlight from major media outlets.

  • 2002.12.06 Best Artist of the Year, 13th Seoul Pop Awards
  • 2002.12.13 Prime Award, TBS(Japan) Broadcast Award
  • 2002.12.29 Best Artist of the Year, SBS Pop Award
  • 2002.12.31 Gold Award, Japanese Record Award
  • 2002.12.31 Prime Award, MBC Pop Award

  • 2003.06.07 Attended Official Dinner with Korean President
  • 2003.09.06 Roh and Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi
  • 2003.11.27 Singer’s Award, 30th Korea Broadcasting Award
  • 2003.11.29 Best Music Video Award, Mnet
  • 2003.12.11 2003 Gold Artist Award, Japanese Best Hit Award
  • 2003.12.12 Proud Korean Award
  • 2003.12.29 Foreign Press Award
  • 2003.12.31 Korean Parliamentary House Award ⁃ Prime Award, SBS Pop Award ⁃ Prime Award, MBC Pop Award

  • 2004. 01. 31 “love & honesty”, No.1 on the United World Chart
  • 2004. 12. 29 Most Popular Artist of the Year, SBS Pop Award
  • 2004. 12. 31 Gold Award, TNS Jaanese Record Award

  • 2005. 07. 02 Beijing Olympic Culture Festival
  • 2005. 07. 03 Opening Show
  • 2005. 09. 18 Special Interview with Reuters, ‘Success of Asia Star BoA’
  • 2005. 11. 18 MOTO”, No.1 in Taiwanese Radio HIT FM Chart
  • 2005. 11. 30 Special Performance at 2005 APEC Leader’s Meeting Dinner Party ⁃ Best Artist Concert, Selected by Japanese people

  • 2006. 01 Introduced in a textbook published by Oxford Press, Great Britain

  • 2007. 11. 26 Gold Artist Award, Japanese BEST HIT Award (6 consecutive years)
  • 2007. 12. 30 Gold Award, 49th TNS Japanese Record Award

  • 2008. 02. 27 6th Album [THE FACE] No.1 on the Oricon Weekly - Chart - 7 consecutive No.1 on the Oricon Weekly - Chart - Only one other Japanese singer has surpassed this record in J-Pop history with 8 consecutive No.1 hits

More information on BoA Kwon can be found on her official websites and her wikipedia page.
Avex Trax
SM Town
BoA America

Other links:
Korean Blog