A native of Atlanta, Ryan Shaw made his New York debut in Tyler Perry’s play I Know I’ve Been Changed. Mr. Shaw further made a name for himself doing Motown covers, joining the group Fabulous Soul Shakers. His first album, This is Ryan Shaw, for Columbia, earned him a 2008 Grammy nomination for “I Am Your Man.” He opened for Van Halen’s 2007-2008 North American tour and has also shared stages with Bonnie Raitt, Derek Trucks, Joss Stone, and many more. In 2011 Mr. Shaw received another Grammy nomination for “In Between,” and he received his third for “Yesterday” on his CD, Real Love on Dynotone Records. Ryan played Stevie Wonder on Broadway in Motown: The Musical; the cast album has also received a Grammy nomination and was recently seen on America's Got Talent. Ryan is currently playing the role of Michael Jackson in the West End's Production of Thriller, The Musical.