Singer, songwriter, producer, vocal coach 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, Kelly Clarkson, Taylor
Swift, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, 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 prepared him and
his background singers for the 2013 “Legends of the Summer” tour
and arranged background vocals for Justin and Jay-Z. He also
prepared Justin and his background singers for the current
“20/20 Experience World Tour”, as well as arranged background
RAab vocal coaches Rihanna, preparing her for concerts and
He coached her throughout her 2011 “Loud” world tour, as well as
her 2013 “Diamonds” world tour.
RAab currently 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 on several
television appearances with Kelly Clarkson in December, 2013,
including “The Today Show”, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” “The
Voice” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and many others, promoting
Kelly’s new Christmas album “Wrapped In Red”.
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 new pop star, Austin Mahone,
preparing him for concerts and television performances.
He has also vocal coached singer/songwriter Ne-Yo, Ne-Yo’s new
artist RaVaughn, Andre 3000 of Outkast, Dave Matthews of the
legendary “Dave Matthews Band”, 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, iPod
Touch, as well as Android.
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.