Park Bo-ram

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Park Bo-ram
박보람
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Park in May 2015
Born
Park Bo-ram

(1994-03-01) March 1, 1994 (age 25)
Chuncheon, Gangwon, South Korea
OccupationSinger
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2010–present
LabelsHuayi Brothers
Korean name
Hangul
박보람
Revised RomanizationBak Bo-ram
McCune–ReischauerPak Po-ram

Park Bo-ram (Korean박보람; born March 1, 1994) is a South Korean singer. She took a part in Mnet's SuperStar K2 and finished in eighth place. Park made her debut with release digital single "Beautiful" featuring Zico on August 7, 2014. That year, she won Artist of the Year for August at the Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards and was nominated for Best New Artist at the Mnet Asian Music Awards, Golden Disk Awards, and Melon Music Awards.

Career[edit]

Pre-debut[edit]

In 2010, Park Boram finished as the Top 8 on SuperStar K2. Talking about her experience in the singing competition, she stated: "I also gained the experience of performing on stage through Superstar K2. I realized that I need to feel comfortable in order to not make mistakes."[1] She signed and trained in Jellyfish Entertainment before moving to CJ E&M's subsidiary MMO Entertainment for her debut.[2] In 2011, Park recorded the song "Always" for SBS's 49 Days soundtrack.[3] At the end of 2011, Jellyfish Entertainment released a Christmas-themed single featuring the company's artists, including Park.[4] In March 2014, she made a surprise appearance in Hong Dae Kwang's "Thank You My Love" music video.[5] Before her debut, she gained attention for having lost 32 kg since her Superstar K2 days.[6][7]

2014–present: Debut with Beautiful, Celepretty and Orange Moon[edit]

Park Boram made her debuted with released digital single Beautiful featuring rapper Zico on August 7, 2014.[8] She made official debuted stage at SBS Inkigayo on August 10, 2014.[9] "Beautiful" peaked at number 2 on Gaon.[10] On November 12, 2014, Park appeared in Natthew's music video for his single "Love Will Be Ok" as his love interest.[11]

On January 22, 2015, Park released soundtrack "Falling" for drama Hyde, Jekyll, Me.[12] On April 23, Park's first mini album Celepretty was released with same naming for the lead single.[13] Her single reached to number 7 on Gaon.[14] On May 15, Park released a single called "Super Body", which was to promote CJ's dietary drink "Fat Down", with her as their model.[15] On June 19, she appeared in Mamamoo's "Um Oh Ah Yeh" music video.[16] That month, she also released collaboration "Pretty Bae" with singer Lee Hyun.[17] On September 21, Park featured in Park Kyung's solo track, "Ordinary Love", which peaked at number 3 on Gaon Digital charts.[18] She and Eric Nam attended The Walk, a virtual experience event held at the Yongsan CGV in Seoul on October 12.[19] Park performed as part of the line-up for KCON 2015 JEJU.[20] On October 7, Park returned with release ballad single since her debut called "Sorry", which peaked at number 30.[21] On November 28, Park released soundtrack "혜화동 (혹은 쌍문동) (Hyehwadong (Or Ssangmundong))" for drama Reply 1988.[22]

Park released an acoustic single called "Dynamic Love" on April 21, 2016.[23]

Park also appeared as a contestant on the singing competition program King of Mask Singer as "I Am Completely Shrill-Voiced".

On July 13, 2017, Park return to release her second mini album called Orange Moon with title track "넌 왜? (Why, You?)" featuring artist Samuel Seo.[24][25]

On December 1, 2017, Park released soundtrack "꿈만 같아 (Like A Dream)" for drama Prison Playbook.[26]

Park released a ballad single titled "애쓰지 마요 (Will Be Fine)" on February 13, 2018.[27]

On April 6, 2018, Park Boram released a digital single titled "말려줘 (Please, Stop Me)", featuring Lil Boi of Geeks.[28]

In October 2018, Park signed with new agency Huayi Brothers.[29]

Personal life[edit]

Park was born on March 1, 1994 in Chuncheon, South Korea. She has older and younger brothers.[30] In 2010, her father died and on October 3, 2017, her mother died due to an illness.[31]

On December 5, 2017, Park confirmed to be dating singer and actor Seo In-guk. They have been dating since 2015.[32]

On May 23, 2018, reports said the two singers recently broke up, and their agencies confirmed, "Seo In Guk and Park Bo Ram broke up about a month ago." Reportedly, Seo In Guk and Park Bo Ram naturally grew apart before they decided to go their separate ways.[33]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Sales
KOR
[34]
Celepretty
  • Released: April 23, 2015
  • Label: MMO Entertainment, CJ E&M
  • Format: CD, digital download
Track listing
  1. "Beating Heart"
  2. "Celepretty"
  3. "Before After "
  4. "Lonely Night"
  5. "Beautiful" (feat. Zico)
14
Orange Moon
  • Released: July 14, 2017
  • Label: MMO Entertainment, CJ E&M
  • Format: CD, digital download
Track listing
  1. "Why, You?" (feat. Samuel Seo)
  2. "Moonwalk"
  3. "Irony"
  4. "Imaginary Date"
  5. "You Know"
44 N/A

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart
positions
Sales Album
KOR
[36]
As lead artist
"Beautiful" (예뻐졌다)
feat. Zico
2014 2 Celepretty
"Celepretty" (연예할래) 2015 7
"Sorry" (미안해요) 30 Non album-single
"Pretty Bae" (예쁜사람)
with Lee Hyun
53 Non album-single
"Dynamic Love" 2016 53 Non album-single
"Why, You?" (넌 왜?)
feat. Samuel Seo
2017 91 Orange Moon
"Will Be Fine" (애쓰지 마요) 2018 67 N/A Non album-single
"Please, Stop Me" (말려줘)
feat. Lil Boi
Non album-single
"If You" (#결별)
with GB9
80 Non album-single
"How About U" (괜찮을까) Non album-single
As featured artist
"Ordinary Love" (보통연애)
Park Kyung feat. Park Bo-ram
2015 3 Notebook
"—" denotes release did not chart.

Promotional singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart
positions
Sales Album
KOR
[36]
"Super Body" 2015 N/A Non-album single
"—" denotes release did not chart.

Soundtrack appearances[edit]

Year Song Album
2010 "두근두근 (Palpitations)" (with Kim So-jung & Lee Bo-ram) Playful Kiss OST
"I'll Stay" (with Kim Ji-soo) Yacha OST
2011 "Always" 49 Days OST
2015 "Falling" Hyde, Jekyll, Me OST Part 1
"일초가 한시간 (A Second like An Hour)" (with Eric Nam) Flirty Boy and Girl OST
"혜화동 (혹은 쌍문동) (Hyehwadong (Or Ssangmundong))" Reply 1988 OST Part 4
2016 "거짓말이라도 해줘요 (Please Say Something, Even Though It's A Lie)" W OST Part 2
2017 "Isn't She Lovely" Introverted Boss OST Part 4
"운명처럼 (Destiny)" (with Basick) Man to Man OST Part 2
"꿈만 같아 (Like a Dream)" Prison Playbook OST Part 3
2018 "Yesterday" About Time OST Part 2
2019 "Left over left hand" Touch Your Heart OST Part 6

Filmography[edit]

Park Boram performing in 2014

Drama[edit]

Year Network Title Notes
2015
Mnet Perseverance, Goo Hae Ra cameo with previous Superstar K contestants[43]

Reality[edit]

Year Network Title Role Notes
2010
Mnet Superstar K2 Contestant Finished in the Top 8
2015
KBS World Hello Counselor Guest Ep. 222
2016 MBC King of Mask Singer Contestant Ep. 59–60
KBS World Hello Counselor Guest Ep. 271
JTBC Two Yoo Project Sugar Man Guest Ep. 26
2017
KBS World KBS World Idol Show K-RUSH Guest Ep. 20

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2014 4th Gaon Chart K-POP Awards[44] Artists of the Year (August) "Beautiful" Won
Artists of the Year (September) "Beautiful" Nominated
Mnet Asian Music Awards Best New Artist[45] Park Boram Nominated
Melon Music Awards Best New Artist[46] Park Boram Nominated
2015 Golden Disk Awards[47] Digital Daesang "Beautiful" Nominated
Best New Artist Park Boram Nominated

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