1. Artist Profile
BoA (Kwon, Boa) Born in Gyeonggi, South Korea, November 5, 1986 (Age 24) is a South Korean female pop singer. Her albums and singles was released in the Korean and Japanese language. In addition to fluent in both languages, BoA is fluent in English and is studying Mandarin. BoA has collaborated with artists such as Mondo Grosso, Westlife, Palm Drive, m-flo, Soul'd Out, and Howie Dorough of the Backstreet Boys.

BoA had ever come to Indonesia and appeared in Anugerah Musik Indonesia (AMI) Samsung Award 2004. BoA's album was produced and released in Indonesia by the Indo Semar Sakti.

On October 14, 2008, under the SM Entertainment USA music label, subdivisions of SM Entertainment, BoA appeared in the United States with the single "Eat You Up" and released his first English language album, BoA on March 17, 2009.

Compilation album Best of Soul make her as the first non-Japanese Asian Singer whose the album sold more than one million copies in Japan. All the albums released in Japan studio albums and one compilation album managed to rank at #1 on the Oricon album.

BoA was happy singing and dancing since the kindergarten. In June 1998, BoA was invited to go with her older brother who is a street dancer to audition prospective singers held SM Entertainment. BoA is located in the corner to see just when the director saw production. Boa asked to dance, and production director BoA find hidden talent that is still 5 th grade.

BoA's debut as a recording artist began when she was 14 years old. Album of "ID, Peace B", released August 25, 2000 sold nearly 375 thousand pieces, and entered in the ranking Top 10 charts in South Korea. BoA won Best Newcomer Female Artist in the Mnet KM Music Festival in 2000. The following month, BofA already has a fan club named Jumping BoA. Meanwhile, a record label deal in South Korea (SM Entertainment), in cooperation by Avex Trax to launch BoA's career in Japan.

On 31 August, BC USA released the album BoA "Deluxe". This album comprises two new songs and the recomposition of the song "Energetic". After the release of Deluxe BoA, BoA back into the Japanese market and released a new single titled "Bump Bump!" (October 2009). She has also released the single "Mamoritai: White Wishes". BoA Japanese release of its seventh album, Identity, on February 10, 2010.

On March 1, 2010, SM Entertainment announced that BoA will perform again in South Korea to celebrate the debut of BoA's birthday is the 10th on August 25, 2010, and will release a Korean studio album.
Name: Kwon Boa (권보아)
Stage name: BoA (보아), BoA* (2000-2002)
Birth date: November 5, 1986 (1986-11-05) (age 24)
Blood Type: AB
Height: 160cm
Hobbies: Singing, dancing, watching movies
Skills: Hip-Hop dance, Japanese (fluent), English (conversational)
Favorite Music: R&B (influenced by her elder brother)
Favorite Artists: Nelly, Britney Spears, Brian McKnight, P!nk, Janet Jackson, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Michael Jackson
Favorite Movie: Notting Hill
Favorite Actors: Yoo Ji-tae, Leonardo DiCaprio

3. Latest News
BoA is a double language singer, it's Korean & Japanese. In Korean release, she has released 8 albums, where "Copy & Paste" (Repackage Album) (released on September 24, 2010) was her latest album. She didn't release any one single in the Korean release.

In the Japanese release, she has 7 albums, where "Identity" (released on February 10, 2010) under Avex Trax music label was her latest album.

Followed by her latest single "Woo Weekend", which was released on July 21, 2010 contains 4 songs. It's reported that she will also release new single on November, titled "I See Me'".
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