|Birth name||Rabih Mahmoud Jaber|
|Born||August 5, 1987|
|Associated acts||Rebound!, Eddie Razaz|
Rabih Jaber (in Arabic ربيع جابر) (full name Rabih Mahmoud Jaber, born on 5 August 1987 in Lebanon), also known by his mononym as Rabih is a Swedish singer of Lebanese origin. He was former participant of Swedish Idol 2009 and finished seventh. Rabih Jaber and Eddie Razaz, yet another Idol participant, became a duo pop boy band as Rebound! in 2010 with a number of hits on the Swedish charts. After split-up of the band in April 2011, Rabih Jaber is continuing as a solo singer.
Rabih Jaber immigrated with his family to Sweden when he was just 2 years old. They resided in Lycksele. An active sportsman, he was a striker in a Swedish soccer team playing in the Swedish Division III.
He sang the following songs during the competition:
- First audition: Waiting on the World to Change by John Mayer
- Qualifying semifinal: With You by Chris Brown
- Qualifying final: Stand by Me by Ben E. King
- Week 1 (Club Idol): When Love Takes Over by David Guetta and Kelly Rowland
- Week 2 (Michael Jackson): You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson
- Week 3 (Rock): Driving One of Your Cars by Lisa Miskovsky
- Week 4 (Las Vegas): That's Amore by Dean Martin
- Week 5 (International best track) All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo
- Eliminated finishing 7th overall.
Later in 2009, Rabih Jaber took part in Let's Dance 2010.
In band Rebound!
After the send of the Idol, Rabih Jaber paired with Swedish singer of Iranian origin and another contestant on sixth season of the Swedish Idol to form Rebound! (often stylized as REbound! with Capital R standing for Rabih and capital E for Eddie) and ended up having a few hits, most notably the chart topping "Hurricane" that reached #1 of Sverigetopplistan, the official Swedish Singles chart on May 7, 2010.
After the split-up, Rabih Jaber is continuing as a solo artist.
Jaber released his solo single "Millionaire" in summer 2011 produced by Robbin "Raaban" Söderlund who has produced other materials from Rabih
In popular culture
In 2011, Jaber released the charity single "Leave the World Behind" with proceeds going to Karen Gebraeb Memorial Fund, after she was brutally murdered on 3 October 2011, while serving as a prison officer. Karen had been a fan of Rabih Jaber's music and came to a number of his concerts.
- 2009: "You Are Not Alone" (a release during Idol) (reached #44 in the Swedish Singles Chart)
- 2011: "Grenade"
- 2011: "Grenade" (Raaban feat. Rabih)
- 2011: "Millionaire" 
- 2011: "Leave the World Behind" 
- 2012: "Om du vill se mig" 
- 2013: "Pyromanen"
- 2010: "Hurricane" (reached #1 in the Swedish Singles Chart)
- 2010: "Not Helpless" 
- 2010: "Not Helpless (Rink's If Only You Knew Remix)"
- 2011: "Psycho" 
- Aftonbladet: Charmtrollet kom till Sverige som 2-åring (in Swedish)
- SwedishCharts.com page on "You Are Not Alone" (Live) by Rabih Jaber
- Anders Öhrman interview on QX: Eddie – "Jag har alltid levt öppet"
- SwedishCharts.com REbound! discography
- ScanddiPop: Rabih Jaber – "Millionaire"
- Metro Sweden: Här går han till attack mot Karen Gebreab (Swedish)
- Nyeter24: Idolstjärnan hedrar mördade fångvaktaren (Swedish)
- Rabih Jaber – "You Are Not Alone (live)" page on SwedishCharts.com
- "Rabih Jaber - Millionaire (OFFICIAL VIDEO)". YouTube. 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2014-01-04.
- "Rabih - Leave The World Behind (Official Music Video)". YouTube. 2012-01-27. Retrieved 2014-01-04.
- "Rabih - Om du vill se mig (Officiell video)". YouTube. 2012-11-12. Retrieved 2014-01-04.
- "Hurricane" page on SwedishCharts.com
- "Rebound! - Not Helpless". YouTube. 2011-02-16. Retrieved 2014-01-04.
- "YouTube". YouTube. Retrieved 2014-01-04.