Vocal coach, singer, songwriter, vocal producer and artist
developer, Robert “RAab” Stevenson has worked with some of the
most famous voices and producers heard on pop radio today. Among
them are Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams, Rihanna, Kelly
Clarkson, The Dave Matthews Band, Zac Brown Band, Ne-Yo,
Lumineers lead singer, Phoenix lead singer, Taylor Swift, Alicia
Keys, Lionel Richie, Kelly Rowland, Lady Antebellum, 50 Cent,
Jennifer Hudson and many others.
RAab started working for Justin Timberlake in 2002 and is still
presently working for him. RAab toured with Justin Timberlake on
his 2002 - 2004 “Justified/Stripped /I’m Lovin it” world tour,
as a background vocalist, as well as Justin’s 2006 -2007 “Future
sex, love show” world tour as lead background vocalist and
background vocal arranger, as well as tour vocal coach.
RAab was the lead background vocalist and background vocal
arranger, as well as vocal coach at Justin Timberlake’s “Justin
and friends” concert that concluded Justin’s “Shriner’s Golf
Tournament” in Las Vegas each year from 2008 to 2010. The
artists that RAab had the opportunity to perform with and
arrange background vocals for on these performances over three
of the events were: Rihanna, Will i am, Adam Levine of Maroon 5,
Leona Lewis, Boyz ii Men, Lionel Richie, 50 Cent, Alicia Keys,
Taylor Swift, TLC, Snoop Dogg, Ciara, Jay Sean, Timbaland,
Salt-n-Pepa, Lady Antebellum, Diddy Dirty Money, Christina
Aguilera and T-Pain.
RAab is currently vocal coaching Justin Timberlake, preparing
him for concerts and TV show performances. He vocal coached him
and his background singers for the 2013 “Legends of the Summer”
tour and arranged background vocals for Justin and Jay-Z. He
also vocal coached Justin and his background singers for the
2013/2014 “20/20 Experience World Tour”, as well as arranged
RAab vocal coaches Pharrell Williams and has vocal coached him
for many performances including television appearances, such as
“The Oscars”, “MTV VMA’s”, “The Voice”, “Good Morning America”
“NBA All Star Weekend” , “The Today Show”, “Jimmy Kimmel Live”,
“The Tonight Show”, “Saturday Night Live” and many others. He
also traveled with him to vocal coach him for much of his 2014
“Dear Girl” European tour.
RAab currently vocal coaches Rihanna, preparing her for concerts
and television performances including Grammys, American Idol,
Billboard Awards, iTunes Wireless Festivals, MTV Movie Awards
w/Eminem, “Monster World Tour” including arranging background
vocals for the tour. He coached her throughout her 2011 “Loud”
world tour, as well as her 2013 “Diamonds” world tour and 2013
“777” world tour.
RAab vocal coaches Kelly Clarkson, and prepared her and her
background singers for the 2013 Honda Civic Tour with Maroon 5,
where he also arranged background vocals for Kelly’s show. He
arranged background vocals and performed as a background
vocalist on several television appearances with Kelly Clarkson
in December, 2013, including “Kelly Clarkson’s Cautionary
Christmas Tale”, “The Today Show”, “Late Night with Jimmy
Fallon” “The Voice” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and many others,
promoting Kelly’s Christmas album “Wrapped In Red”.
RAab arranged the background vocals, vocal coached and sang
backgrounds with Kelly Clarkson, as well as guest performers
Meghan Trainor, Charles Esten and Martina McBride for her
“Miracle on Broadway” charity benefit concert in December 2014.
RAab is the vocal coach for Dave Matthews and traveled with The
Dave Matthews Band for much of their 2014 North American tour.
RAab is also currently vocal coaching Kelly Rowland of
“Destiny’s Child” and 2013 USA “X Factor” judge, preparing her
for concerts and television performances.
RAab is currently coaching pop star Austin Mahone, preparing him
for concerts and television performances.
He has also vocal coached singer/songwriter Ne-Yo, country
singer Martina McBride, The Zac Brown Band and many others.
He works with many other talented singers and groups. He also
produces and writes/collaborates to create new music with many
RAab has made several television appearances, both as a vocalist
and as a vocal coach. He appeared as a vocal coach on TLC’s “The
Singing Office” alongside “Spice Girl” Mel B and Joey Fatone of
“N Sync”. He also appeared as a vocal coach on the Australian
television show “Six beers of separation”.
RAab worked on season 1 of NBC’s television show “The Voice”,
working behind the scenes as a vocal coach for many of the
He also worked behind the scenes of the UK version of “X Factor”
in 2011, helping judge Kelly Rowland to coach and mentor her
contestants on the show.
In 2010, RAab partnered with vocal coach Mindy Pack, to create
“Voice Tutor”, a vocal coaching app for the iPhone, iPad and
He enjoys sharing his experiences and knowledge of the music
industry and has put this into an interactive workshop that he
has taken all over the USA, as well as around the world to
countries such as Australia, Canada and Israel.
He loves to work with not only major artists, but with many up
and coming artists and enjoys helping them to develop their
talent and seeing them grow.