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Bang at a fansigning in March 2015
May 13, 1993
Incheon, South Korea
|Education||Dongduk Women's University|
|Labels||Dream Tea Entertainment|
|Associated acts||Girl's Day|
|Revised Romanization||Bang Min-a|
Bang Min-ah (born May 13, 1993), better known mononymously as Minah, is a South Korean singer and actress. She has been a member of girl group Girl's Day since 2010 and debuted as a solo singer in 2015. She has acted in various films and television series, including Vampire Idol (2011), Holly (2013) and Beautiful Gong Shim (2016).
Minah released a solo digital single "Other Way" on November 11, 2017. Minah took part in writing the lyrics to the song "11°", and also took part in composing the song.
Minah made her acting debut in tvN's drama Roller Coaster, appearing in the segment "Frustrated, but Let's Stick Together." She then featured in the sitcom Vampire Idol in 2011.
In 2013, Minah made her film debut in Holly, playing a high school student who aspires to be a ballerina. She received the Rookie Actress Award’ from Gwangju International Film Festival for her performance. The same year, Minah was appointed as an MC for The Music Trend (formerly known as Inkigayo) and left the program in January 2014. She was subsequently cast in her second film, family comedy Dad for Rent.
In 2016, Minah landed her first television leading role in SBS's romantic comedy series Beautiful Gong Shim. She earned positive reviews for her portrayal of the "ugly" but down-to-earth protagonist.
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Sales|
|I Am a Woman Too||
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Sales||Album|
|"I Am a Woman Too"||2015||15||
||I Am a Woman Too|
Other charted songs
|Title||Year||Peak chart position||Album|
|"This Is Strange (feat. Kanto of Troy)"||2015||89||I Am a Woman Too|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.|
As solo artist
|2010||"Cracked the Moon"||Argo OST||3:40||Solo|
|"Only Once"||Jungle Fish 2 OST||4:20||Solo|
|2011||"Rapper's Breakup Part. 2"||The Rage Theater||3:34||Duet with Defconn|
|2013||"Stop Resisting"||Hyde||3:46||Duet with VIXX|
|2014||"Holding Hands"||Lee Hyun-do Project||3:59||Duet with DinDin|
|"You, I"||Doctor Stranger OST||2:50||Solo|
|"I Will Be on Your Side"||Best Future OST||1:33||Solo|
|"Whatever"||Miss Me or Diss Me||3:31||Duet with MC Mong|
|"Skyfall"||Skyfall||4:02||Duet with Damiano|
|"들려줘요"||Dad for Rent OST||3:41||Solo|
|"한 사람"||The King's Face OST||4:04||Solo|
|2015||"I Am Korea"||I Am Korea Theme Song||3:40||Various Artists|
|"One Dream One Song"||'One K' Campaign Song||TBA||Various Artists|
|"아니 (No)"||Sweet, Savage Family OST||4:31||Duet with Lee Min-hyuk|
|2016||"Look"||Two Yoo Project Sugar Man||3:20||Duet with Verbal Jint|
|"My First Kiss"||Beautiful Gong Shim OST||3:15||Solo|
|"Feeling Like Feeling"||N/A||3:49||Duet with Champagne|
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|2014||Dad for Rent||Bomi|
|2011||Roller Coaster||Younger sister||Cameo||tvN|
|I Trusted Him||Herself||Cameo||MBC Every 1|
|Baby Faced Beauty||Hye-mi||Cameo||KBS2|
|Vampire Idol||Min-ah||Supporting role||MBN|
|2012||Family||Dream Girl #1||Cameo||KBS2|
|2013||Master's Sun||Kim Ga-young||Cameo||SBS|
|The Clinic for Married Couples: Love and War Season 2||Herself||Cameo||KBS2|
|The Miracle||Cha Eun-sang||Lead role||SBS|
|2014||The Best Future||Mi-rae||Lead role||Web series|
|2015||Sweet, Savage Family||Baek Hyun-ji||Supporting role||MBC|
|2016||Hello Korean||Herself||Lead role||KBS|
|Beautiful Gong Shim||Gong Shim||Lead role||SBS|
|2018||Absolute Boyfriend||Uhm Da-da||Lead role||TBA|
|Minah Cham Story||Herself||–|
|We Are Dating||Herself||–|
|Star Making Survivor||Contestant||–|
|2013–2014||The Music Trend||MC||–|
|2014||Eco Village||Main Cast||–|
|2015||Immortal Songs 2||Contestant||194|
|Law of the Jungle||Main Cast||181–184|
|King of Mask Singer||Contestant||35–36|
Awards and nominations
|2013||13th Gwangju International Film Festival||Best New Actress||Holly||Won|
|2014||16th Seoul International Youth Film Festival||Best OST by a Female Artist||You, I||Nominated|
|2016||Seoul Music Awards||Bonsang Award||I Am a Woman Too||Nominated|
|SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Romantic Comedy Drama||Beautiful Gong Shim||Won|
|New Star Award||Won|
|Best Couple (with Namkoong Min)||Nominated|
|2017||53rd Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actress (TV)||Nominated|
|2015||March 25||"I Am a Woman Too"|
- "민아 프로필" (in Korean). Naver.
- "[Interview] My Name Is… Girl's Day – Part. 2". 10Asia. 20 December 2012.
- "걸스데이 민아, 동덕 여대 합격 "소리지르며 기뻐했다"". Osen (in Korean). 3 February 2012.
- "Min-ah helps out Lee Hyun-do". Korea JoongAng Daily. 27 February 2014.
- "Girl's Day Minah Lends Her Voice for 'Doctor Stranger' OST". enewsWorld. 9 June 2014.
- "Min-ah of Girls Day to Release Solo Album". The Chosun Ilbo. 10 March 2015.
- "Minah returns with new solo album". Kpop Herald. 16 March 2015.
- "Min-ah of Girl's Day confirms solo debut". Kpop Herald. October 30, 2017.
- "Girl's Day Minah Wins Award with Debut Film". 10Asia. 12 September 2013.
- "Girl's Day's Minah wins a special award at Gwangju International Film Festival". BNT News.
- "Girl's Day Minah to become new Inkigayo host". BNT News.
- "BTOB′s Lee Min Hyuk Cast Opposite Girl′s Day′s Minah in ′Sweet Family′". enewsWorld.
- "Minah and Seo Kang Joon Send A Heart". BNT News.
- "Min-ah Ends Starring TV Role on a High". The Chosun Ilbo. 23 July 2016.
- "In ugly role, idol singer-turned-actress gains confidence in her looks". Yonhap News Agency. 20 July 2016.
- "Girl's Day Minah to find 'Absolute Boyfriend'". Kpop Herald. 30 May 2018.
- "Gaon Weekly Album Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Archived from the original on September 26, 2013. Retrieved January 27, 2014.
- "Gaon Monthly Album Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Archived from the original on November 8, 2014. Retrieved January 27, 2014.
- "Gaon Album Chart - March". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. March 2015. Retrieved April 9, 2015.
- "Gaon Digital Chart Weekly". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Archived from the original on March 9, 2017. Retrieved February 5, 2015.
- Cumulative sales for "I Am A Woman Too":
- "Gaon Weekly Chart – March 15-21 2015". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
- "Gaon Weekly Chart – March 22-28 2015". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved April 2, 2015.
- "Gaon Weekly Chart – March 29-April 4, 2015". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved April 9, 2015.
- "Gaon Weekly Chart – April 5-April 11, 2015". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved April 16, 2015.
- "Gaon Weekly Chart – April 12-18 2015". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved April 23, 2015.
- "Gaon Weekly Chart – April 19-25 2015". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved April 30, 2015.
- "Gaon Weekly Chart – April 26-May 02 2015". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
- "Gaon Weekly Chart – May 3-9 2015". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved May 14, 2015.
- "2015 May 10-16 Download Chart". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved May 22, 2015.
- "Girl's Day Minah to Appear in So Ji-sub's Drama". 10Asia. 24 July 2013.
- "SHINee's Taemin and Girl's Day Minah to Parody 'The Heirs' at the ′2013 SBS Gayo Awards′". enewsWorld. 18 December 2013.
- "K-pop star is serious about farming". The Korea Times. 1 September 2014.
- "GOT7′s Jackson, EXID′s Hani, Girl′s Day′s Minah and More Prepare for ′Jungle′". enewsWorld. 9 September 2015.
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