Shaun started singing at the age of 9 and at a very young age won the Yamaha Young Talent and primary section of Crescendo competitions. At the age of 14, he entered Patricia Lewis’ Supersterre competition hosted by SABC2. In November 2006 he was chosen as the winner of this competition. In April 2007 Shaun recorded his first album that sold 35000 copies in the first month! In November 2008 Shaun released his second album that is on the verge of gold status. After his second CD, a live DVD called, Shaun Tait in konsert was released. Shaun is currently busy with his 3rd album called, Veer van ‘n Engel. This album is showing the real Shaun Tait. The focus of this album is to make a fresh new start with a new look, new style of Afrikaans music and just making it purely Shaun Tait..