(born February 28, 1980) is a South Korean K-pop singer
. Her birth name is Choi Sung-hee
. Bada studied Korean traditional vocal music at Dankook University
. As the former lead vocal from the now defunct S.E.S.
, Bada has released three solo albums and two singles. Before the release of her third album, Bada started a fashion business.
Bada joined SM Entertainment
and became the leader and lead vocal K-pop trio
S.E.S.. The girl group enjoyed tremendous success, becoming the top-selling K-pop girl group
to date. The group broke up at the end of 2002 after five full albums and two special albums. Bada and Eugene
left SM Entertainment and pursued solo music careers, while Shoo
stayed with SM Entertainment until 2006 and is now pursuing a career in acting.
Bada moved from SM Entertainment to sign with JIIN entertainment. Her debut solo album, "A Day of Renew", has sold approximately 130,000 records, according to the Music Industry Association of Korea. The first single, "Music", was very popular and was heavily promoted throughout the end of 2003. Her second album "Aurora" has sold approximately 23,000 copies, with both the title song and "Eyes" promoted and performed. Due to a lack of sales, the promotion was quickly halted.
In January 2006, Bada had a concept change during her third album "Made in Sea". Whereas her first two albums showed Bada as a feminine ballad... Read More