In 2012, at age 10, Shon entered the "KPOP Star Hunt 2" reality TV show singing competition, a Fox International TV production, competing against thousands of other contestants to become a TOP 10 Finalist in Thailand. Throughout the course of the show, his performances were broadcast Asia-wide on Fox International Channels, bringing him his first real fans - thousands of them - from countries throughout the region.
ON EXPERIENCEJust when you think you've graduated from the school of experience, someone thinks up a new course.
— Mary H. Waldrip
More information about this great reality TV singing competition (which ended in 2013) can be found on the KPOP Star Hunt 2 Wikipedia page.