Er, I think this thread just got highjacked. =/
But illusionist seems not to mind too much.
So I'll just answer the questions:
illusionist: Yes, I believe BoA is talented myself.
She has become the number one singer in Korea, Japan, Taiwan etc... Basically most of the east asian countries.
Not bad for a 16 year old.
Also, illusionist: did you happen to get whatever inspiration you were looking for in the CSS rollovers on my site?