KARA Basic Info

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KARA Basic Info

Description

Promo Photo, Accessed November 21, 2012, http://my.opera.com/arya151087/albums/slideshow/?album=10054902

L-R: Jiyoung, Gyuri, Seungyeon, Hara, and Nicole.

Cataloged by: Kaetrena Davis Kendrick.

Basic Info Item Type Metadata

Name

KARA

Meaning of Name

From the Greek word “chara,” which means “sweet melody.”

Members

Gyuri (Park Gyuri)
Seungyeon (Han Seungyeon)
Hara (Goo Hara)
Nicole (Nicole Jung)
Jiyoung (Kang Jiyoung)

Former member:
Kim Sunghee

Debut Date

March 29, 2007

Status

Active

Artist/Group Official Website(s)

Label

DSP Entertainment
Universal Sigma (Japan)
Warner Music (Taiwan, Hong Kong)

Tours

2012
KARASIA

Awards

2007
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Korea Culture & Content Agency, Best Newcomer

2009
Mnet Asian Music Awards, Best Dance Award (“Honey”)
Melon Music Awards, Top Ten Award

2010
16th Korean Entertainment Arts Awards, Best Female Singer
19th Seoul Music Awards, Bonsang
52nd Japan Records Awards, Project Award: "Kara Special Premium Box for Japan"

2011
25th Japan Gold Disc Awards, The Best 3 New Artists (International)
25th Japan Gold Disc Awards, New Artist of the Year (International)
Japan Fashion Association, Best Dressed Awards
Korean Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Content Industry Award (Special Honor)
5th Mnet 20’s Choice Awards, Hot Korean Wave Star
K-Pop Lovers! Awards, Album of the Year (“Super Girl”)
26th Golden Disk Awards, Disk Bonsang
26th Golden Disk Awards, Best Hallyu Star Award

2012
26th Japan Gold Disc Awards, Best 3 Albums
26th Japan Gold Disc Awards, Song of the Year by Download
26th Japan Gold Disc Awards, Best 5 Song by Download
26th Japan Gold Disc Awards, Best Music Video
26th Japan Gold Disc Awards, Best Asian Artist
21st Seoul Music Awards, Hallyu Special Award
21st Seoul Music Awards, Bonsang
7th Asia Model Awards Ceremony, Asia Star Award
2nd Best Application Contest of the 2011 Korea Mobile Awards, Korea Communications Commission Award (Grand Prize)

GCS International Grand Award, Korea-based Global Social Movement Proposed and Initiated

Korea Tourism Awards, Achievement Award

Individual Projects

Hara:
City Hunter (2011)

Files

Citation

“KARA Basic Info,” KPOPIANA, accessed April 19, 2014, http://kpoparchives.omeka.net/items/show/1156.

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