Let’s Get Acquainted With The Beautiful Ex-Main Vocalist of AOA Park Choa
Park Cho-a was born on March 6th, 1990, in Incheon, South Korea, and is better known by the name Choa. She is a South Korean idol singer and actress. She wanted to major in music at university but her conservative father wanted her to get a normal job, so she enrolled in Aviation Business Administration at the Inha Technical College. She also worked as an IPTV salesperson, during which time she secretly auditioned to be an idol, failing the audition at S.M. Entertainment 15 times.
Her first step in becoming an idol was when she met Juniel and found out about FNC’s auditions for their girl group, AOA. She is best known as a former member of the girl group AOA, which debuted in 2012 under FNC Entertainment. She was also an MC in the variety show We Got Married.
In this article, Channel-Korea will tell you everything about AOA’s ex-main vocalist Park Choa, starting from her debut with AOA to her future activity. So don’t miss it, keep reading!
Debut with AOA ‘Ace of Angels’ on 2012
Choa debuted with the other AOA members on June 30th, 2012, under FNC Entertainment with the song “Elvis,” which was the main part of the single Angel’s Story. They first promoted the song on the M! Countdown stage on August 9th, 2012. Two months later, they released their second single titled “Wanna Be.”
Comeback with AOA in 2013
Quite successful with their debut, AOA finally formed a subunit under the name AOA Black, which was conceptualized as a band. The subunit was filled by Choa (Vocalist and guitarist), Jimin (Leader, Rapper, and Guitarist), Yuna (Vocalist and Keyboardist), Youkyung (Drummer), and Mina (Bassist, Rapper, and maknae). AOA Black debuted on July 26th, 2013, with the release of their debut single “Moya.” After promoting their subunit, AOA came back with their third single “Red Motion,” on October 15th.
Comeback with AOA in 2014
On January 16th, 2014, they returned with their new song “Miniskirt.” Thanks to the song, they gained popularity and the song managed to occupy the first position on the SBS Inkigayo stage on February 9th. This was their first music program victory since their debut in 2012. Successful with the new concept, AOA finally launched their first mini-album, titled Short Hair, which was released on June 19th, 2014. While the second mini-album, Like a Cat, was released 5 months later on November 11th. AOA also debuted in Japan with the single “Miniskirt” on October 1st, 2014.
Comeback with AOA in 2015
AOA again released their third mini-album, titled Heart Attack. The mini-album was released on June 22nd, 2015, with the concept of “Sporty.” The song managed to occupy the first position on MBC’s Show Champion, SBS’ The Show, and Music Core.
Comeback with AOA in 2016
At the beginning of 2016, AOA came back and AOA Black also issued their latest work. However, towards the end of January, AOA formed a new subunit, called AOA Cream, with members Yuna, Hyejeong, and Chanmi. AOA Cream debuted on February 12th with the song “I Jelly Jelly Baby.” Four months later, on May 16th, AOA re-launched their fourth mini-album, titled Good Luck. On October 15th, 2016, Yookyung was known to leave the agency and the group because her contract had expired. Even so, Yookyung was committed to helping when AOA Black came back in the future.
Comeback with AOA in 2017
Since its debut in 2012, AOA has not ever released a full album. After waiting four more years, finally, AOA launched their first studio album titled Angle’s Knock. The album was officially released on January 2nd, 2017, with 2 songs, titled “Bing Bing” and “Excuse Me.”