Alsu Ralifowna Abramova ( Tatar Алсу Ралиф кызы Абрамова, Russian Алсу Ралифовна Абрамова; * June 27, 1983 as Alsu Ralifowna Safina in Bugulma, Tatarstan, RSFSR ), known as Alsou, is a Russian - Tatar singer and actress. Her name means " rose water ".


Alsou is the daughter of Ralif Safin ( Member of the Board of Lukoil ) and Rasija Safina, has two brothers, is of Tatar origin and lives in London, where she studied art and French since the age of twelve.

At the wedding of her brother Marat, she was discovered by her future producer Valery Belozorwski as a singer. Your first published in 1999 Single Zimnii Son ( Winter Dream ) introduced them in their homeland. Worldwide she has performed, among others, in Mongolia before 86,000 fans in Germany and at the World Music Awards. European audiences, she was known by the song solo, which she presented at the 2000 Euro Vision Song Contest that finished in second place for Russia. In 2001, she released the song Before You Love Me, the place reached in the British charts 27. In the same year her first English album was released, titled Alsou.

Alsou was awarded the World Music Award for Best Selling Russian Act 2001 and the MTV Europe Music Awards as the Best Russian Act 2001. Your 2002 released album 19 has sold over half a million times. 2005 Alsou went on a tour with Westlife. She sang duets with internationally and nationally famous singers such as Sergei Lazarev, Valeriy Shotayevich Meladze, Arkady Ukupnik, Dima Bilan, Filipp Kirkorov Bedrossowitsch, Iosif Kobzon, Lev Leschenko, Enrique Iglesias, rapper Nelly, Les Paul, Karl Frierson from the band De - Phazz, Al Bano, Ricchi e Poveri and Patricia Kaas. In the horror movie Spirit Trap in 2005 she made her debut as an actress.

Since 1999, she was featured on covers of magazines Cosmopolitan, Glamour, FHM, Maxim, Elle, InStyle and Bravo.

2010 Alsou was awarded the People's Artist of Tatarstan ( Narodnaya Artistka Respubliki Tatarstan ) for the dissemination of the Tatar language and culture.

Alsou hosted by Ivan Urgant the final of the Euro Vision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow. In 2013 it formed along with Dima Bilan, Filipp Kirkorov Bedrossowitsch and Julija Stanislawowna Savicheva the Russian Jury for the Euro Vision Song Contest 2013.

2013, the video was for the single Нет тебя дороже ( Nothing is as important as you ) published. The song was written and produced by Dmitry Klimaschenko and reached # 6 of Golden Gramophone charts in Russian radio. October Alsous Single Останься ( live ) was introduced, video premiere was in November. 2014, the video for the single Дочь отца ( father daughter) was published.

Since 2013 Alsou is one of three hosts of the TV show Субботний вечер ( Saturday evening), which will be broadcast on Russian television on Rossiya 1.

2014 found the video premiere for the song Счастье ты мое ( You're my lucky) instead, which is part of the soundtrack of the film Дневник мамы первоклассника (Diary of the mother of a first grade ).

Since March 18, 2006 Alsou is married with Jan Abramov. The couple has two daughters and lives in Moscow.





  • 2005: The ghost trap ( Spirit Trap )
  • 2008: Vivat, Anna! (Russian)
  • 2002: Vmeste i nawsegda ( Together and Forever)
  • 2001: Rozhdenie sverxnowoi ( birth of stars, your way to the top )
  • 2002: Letjaschaja nad oblakami Live Concert ( Flying over the clouds )
  • 2008: the album Самое главное
  • 2008: the album Родная речь, Туган Тел