Chakra (band)

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Chakra
Chakra korean.jpg
Left to the right: Hwangbo, Eun and, Bona.
Background information
Origin South Korea
Genres
Years active 1999 (1999)-2006
Labels
  • Cream Records
  • Zam Entertainment
  • Kiss Entertainment
Associated acts Roo'ra
Past members

Chakra (Hangul샤크라; RRSyakeura) was a South Korean girl group, debuting in 1999 as part of the megagroup Bros.[1] The group disbanded in 2006. From their first album, Chakra was known in South Korea for their Indian-inspired dance music. They were created and originally produced by Roo'ra leader Lee Sang-min.

Career[edit]

Chakra's members Hwangbo and Eani debuted as part of the megagroup Bros along with Roo'ra, Diva, Esther, Bobby Kim and X-Large participating in their first album. The singles in their first album are "Win Win" and "Deja Vu".

Chakra already released their first album as a solo group titled Come A Come with singles titled the title track Come A Come, Hey You and Sign of Love. The album was successful, selling over 162,251+[2] copies that led them to win over many rookie awards in South Korea including in SBS Music Awards and Golden Disk Awards. In 2000, Chakra released their special Christmas album titled Ringing Gingle Bells with music video for their ballad song "Lonely Christmas". Eani was third place in the 41st Miss Korea pagent.

Chakra released their second album titled Chakra'ca with singles "End", "Oh My Boy" and "No". The album was also successful as their single End won a music show award at Inkigayo peaking at the top spot. The single Oh my Boy was also successful. The album sold over 86,635+ copies in 2001.[3] After their promotions, leader and member Eani[4] decided to leave the group and Bona[5] joined the group in early 2002. Chakra won in the Best Dressed Singer Category in SBS Music Awards.

Chakra released their third album titled Chakra with ballad single "Come Back" which also popular. The other single from this album was "The". The album sold over 31,894+ copies.[6] Chakra won in the Best Dance Category in the SBS Music Awards.[7]

Chakra released their fourth and last album titled Tomato with singles "From Me To You", a dance song, "True Love in this World is a Lie", a ballad, and "Why I'm the Only One", in the techno-pop genre. The album sold 23,450 copies.[8] At the end of the year, Chakra won in the Best Dance Category in the SBS Music Awards again.[7]

Discography[edit]

Awards[edit]

Year Awards
2000 SBS Music Awards: Best Female Rookie
Golden Disk Awards: Best Female Rookie
Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best New Group[9]
2001 SBS Music Awards: Popular Dressed Singer Award
2002 SBS Music Awards: Best Dance Award
2003 SBS Music Awards: Best Dance Award

Music programs[edit]

Inkigayo[edit]

Year Date Song
2000 April 30 "Come A Come"
2001 April 29 "End"

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Length
1999 "Win Win" 3:49
"Deja Vu" 4:24
2000 "Come A Come" 4:14
"Hey You" 4:16
"Lonely Christmas" 4:29
2001 "End" 3:49
"Oh My Boy" 3:26
2002 "Come Back" 4:01
2003 "From Me To You" 3:36

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