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Park Bom (born on March 24, 1984) is a South Korean singer born in Seoul, South Korea. She was a member of the girl group 2NE1, formerly signed under YG Entertainment.

In 2006 Bom began her music career with the single "Anystar" and a feature on two BIGBANG songs. Following a few more featurings, she finally debuted officially in 2009 as the main vocalist of 2NE1.

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

Park Bom was born in Seoul, South Korea on March 24, 1984, as the second daugther. Her older sister, Park Go Eun, is a cellist.[1]

She moved to America when she was in the sixth grade to study. Bom graduated from Gould Academy in Bethel, Maine, and enrolled at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, majoring in psychology. Due to her interest in music she transferred to Berklee College of Music.[2]

After living in America for around 14 years, she returned to South Korea and auditioned for YG Entertainment. She was rejected at her first try and it took three more years for her to get accepted as a trainee in the company.

2006-08: First public appearancesEdit

In 2006 Park Bom made her first public appearance at labelmates BIGBANG first live concert The R.E.A.L were she performed "We Belong Together" with them and sang "Stand Up For Love". She was also featured on yet another BIGBANG single on their third single album "BIGBANG 03".[3] Which they performed on TV.

In the same year, Park Bom appeared alongside Lee Hyo Ri in the Samsung Anycall commercials. She released a promotional song called "Anystar" featuring BIGBANGs G-Dragon and Gummy. Following the features on BIGBANG songs, Bom was featured on a couple more songs by labelmates Lexy and Red Roc. In May 2007 she performed her planned debut song "Scarecrow" at BIGBANGs Want You Tour, the single eventually was never released officially.

DiscographyEdit

For Park Bom's work with 2NE1, see 2NE1 Discography.

SinglesEdit

Collaborations & FeaturedEdit



ReferencesEdit

  1. "2NE1’s Park Bom makes an appearance at her older sister’s cello recital!". KMusic. June 11, 2016
  2. "About Park Bom". Welovebom. Retrieved: January 29, 2017
  3. "Bigbang 03" (in Korean). Bugs. November 22, 2006