BoA (Kwon Bo A) is a female solo artist who is known as the Queen of Korean popular music. Her stage name is a backronym of her birth and middle names (BoA), standing for Beat of Angel or Best of Asia. In 1998, BoA was discovered by SM Entertainment when she attended a talent search with an older sibling. She has been signed with the company since her training and debut at age thirteen in 2000, and her career is one marked by astounding international commercial success and longevity.

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