Penny Tai (born April 22, 1978 in Johor, Malaysia) is a Malaysian Chinese singer and songwriter in the Mandopop scene. Since her debut in 2000 she has released ten albums.
She started song-writing at the age of 17, participating in the Halo Song-writing Contest in Kuala Lumpur, a platform which also launched the career of fellow Malaysian singer, Fish Leong.
In 1999 she was offered a contract by EMI Music (Taiwan) and moved to Taiwan pursue a career in singing and song-writing. She released her self-titled first album, Penny, in January 2000.
In 2006 she won Best Composer at the Golden Melody Awards for the song “Crazy Love” (title track to her 2005 album).She formed the band “Buddha Jump” with “D-power” and released their first album, “Buddha Jump”, on September 23, 2011.
Her most popular song to date internationally was the end theme for the Taiwanese drama “Meteor Garden” and “Meteor Garden 2″ entitled Ni Yao De Ai (The Love You Want).