On 7th September, Russian singer Alsou gave birth to a baby girl. The birth took place in Los Angeles although it was planned to take place in London, in a private clinic. Alsou is claimed not wanting her fans to see her pregnant. Married with Russian millionaire Yan Abramov in March, Alsou prepares her return to Moscow next year.
Alsou took second place at the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 with the song Solo. She performed it again at Congratulations, the 50th anniversary Eurovision concert in Copenhagen, Denmark, in October 2005.
Currently Alsou has plans to release an international album titled Inspired which will feature songs like Always On My Mind, I Don't Wanna Fall In Love Again and a duet with hip-hop star Nelly titled I Wish I Didn't Know.
On 18 March2006 Alsou married Yan Abramov, a Russian millionaire who is said to have dated Mariah Carey among others. Yan allegedly proposed to her with a fireworks display. And several months after the half-million-dollar wedding she was gone to London to give birth to her first child.
However, later on she and her husband left for the USA, allegedly fearing possible terror attacks and health problems of the mother-to-be. On 7th September 2006 after a cesarian Alsou gave birth to a 7-pound daughter at the world-famous Cedars-Sinai in LA.
The medical center, well chosen by the Muslim singer's Jewish husband, is also known as 'the hospital of the stars' where Judy Garland gave birth to Liza Minelli and Goldie Hawn gave birth to Kate Hudson, not to mention hundreds of other Hollywood-star patients.