Kara (South Korean group)

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Left to right:Youngji, Gyuri, Seungyeon, Hara
Left to right:Youngji, Gyuri, Seungyeon, Hara
Background information
OriginSouth Korea
Years active
  • 2007–2016
  • 2022–2023
LabelsDSP Media, RBW
MembersPark Gyu-ri
Han Seung-Yeon
Nicole Jung
Kang Ji-Young
Heo Youngji
Past member(s)Goo Hara
Kim Sung-hee
WebsiteOfficial Website

Kara was a South Korean pop girl group. Its members are Gyuri, Seungyeon, Hara and Youngji. They debuted through the M.net M! Countdown in 2007 and belong to DSP Media. Kara means sweet melody and adds 'CHARA' in Greek, a feeling to want to give joy through music is put. From 2010, they began activity in Japan. They appeared on NHK Red and White Singing Contest in 2011 (第62回NHK紅白歌合戦). They had a big concert at TOKYO DOME on January 6, 2013. In 2014, Jiyoung and Nicole left and were replaced by Heo Youngji, who was selected via a reality show made to give Kara a new member. The contracts with Gyuri, Seungyeon and Hara expired and they decided not to renew their contracts, resulting in Kara's breakup.

In 2022, 5 members of Kara reunited to release a new album called Move Again.

Members[change | change source]

Current members[change | change source]

Former members[change | change source]

Korean Discography[change | change source]

Albums[change | change source]

  • The First Blooming (2007)
  • Revolution (2009)
  • Step (2011)
  • Full Bloom (2013)

Mini-Albums[change | change source]

  • Rock U (2008)
  • Pretty Girl (2008)
  • Honey (2009)
  • Lupin (2010)
  • Jumping (2010)
  • Pandora (2012)
  • Day & Night (2014)
  • In Love (2015)
  • Move Again (2022)

Japanese Discography[change | change source]

  • Girl's Talk (2010)
  • Super Girl (2011)
  • Girls Forever (2012)
  • Fantastic Girls! (2013)
  • Girl's Story (2015)

Awards[change | change source]

  • Cyworld Digital Music Awards: Rookie Of The Month (2007)
  • M.net Asian Music Awards : Dance Music Awards "Honey" (2009)
  • Melon Music Awards Top 10 (2009)
  • High1 Seoul Music Awards Bonsang

Other websites[change | change source]