Alsou is a singer from Russia born in Tatarstan, she is of Tatar and Muslim origin.
She started singing as a singer at the age of 15. In 1999 she chose to be called only Alsou, but her real name is Alsou Ralifovna Abramova. In 2000 she achieved great success with the eponymous album. She participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 with the song Solo. In June 2001 she released the album Alsou in English, anticipated by the single Before You Love Me