BoA is a name of several artists: 1. South Korean singer 2. Croatian art rock band 3. Chilean power groove metal band 1) A mononym of South Korean singer Kwon Boa / 권보아 [[url=/tag/Hangul]Ko] (b. 5 Nov 1986, in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea) - a backronym of 'Beat of Angel' (active in South Korea, Japan & USA). She was discovered by SM Entertainment talent agents, when she accompanied her older brother to a talent search. In 1998, she signed to SM Entertainment & after two years of training, débuted with “ID; Peace B” ('00).