Ruslan Alehno was born on October 14, 1981 in Bobruysk, Byelorussian SSR, USSR, now the Republic of Belarus.
At 8 years old Ruslan was accepted into the music school. After completing his studies, he obtained a diploma playing the accordion and trumpet. He also plays the guitar, keyboards and drums. At 15 years old he leaves for his first concert tour in Moldova. At 16 years old he begins competing in various vocal competitions, where he successfully wins titles and prizes. After high school, Ruslan went to automotive college. During college, he does not forget about the music: he is playing in the band, representing his college at international singing competitions.
- 2000 Winner of contest «Viva Victory».
- 2001 First Prize at the International Competition in Poland.
- 2001 Grand Prix of the International Contest of patriotic songs Russia.
- 2002 Laureate of the Belarusian Song and Poetry.
- 2003 Second Prize at the «Golden Hit».
- 2003 «Clear Voice» reward at festival «Crossroads of Europe».
- 2004 Second Prize of the International Festival of «Mallow» (Poland).
- 2004 Winner of the TV channel «Russia» contest «People's Artist», Russian version of «Pop Idol»
- 2005 First Prize of the All-Russian competition of patriotic songs.
- 2013 The Award «For contribution to the development of Russian culture».
- 2015 Winner of the show «Odin v Odin!», Russian version of «Your Face Sounds Familiar»
- 2019 Award of Francysk Skaryna
- 2021 Honored Artist of the Republic of Belarus
Ruslan Alehno became widely known and recognized after his victory in TV-show „People's artist-2“ (Russian version of „Pop Idol“ and „American Idol“) in 2004. Fans of the show highly scored his sincerity, artistic and singing talents. The first song after the show, „Unusual Girl“, quickly became the most played song on many radio and TV stations.
In 2005 Ruslan signed a contract with FBI-music Production Center. During that time he released his music album „Early or Late“.
In 2008 Ruslan represented Belarus at Eurovision with song «Hasta la Vista». He also released another album titled «Hasta la Vista» and a new music video.
In 2012 Ruslan began new creative phase. He is recording new songs and preparing for a new tour. His new song «Won't forget» is already in rotation on radio stations, new video has been released. Another single released: «We'll stay».
In April 2013 Ruslan released a new single called «Beloved». It received very good response from the audience, and the video for this song has been released in October. Ruslan became a prize-holder on the «Song of the Year of Belarus 2013».
In May 2013 Ruslan released album of war songs «Heritage», which included the famous Russian songs of the World War II. According to Ruslan, his new album is a tribute to all war veterans.
In May 26, 2013 International Academy of Public Recognition presented Ruslan Alehno with the Award «For contribution to the development of Russian culture».
In March 2014, Ruslan released a new single «Heart of Glass» featuring Russian superstar singer Valeriya.
The «Heart of Glass» music video followed in May 2014. It was made by a famous film director Egor Konchalovskiy. Egor has never filmed music videos before but he made an exception specially for Valeriya and Ruslan Alehno.
Both the song and the video had great people's response and were on top of the charts for a few months.
On 21st of October 2014 Ruslan took a part in Valeria's concert at Royal Albert Hall in London. Their duet song had a big success among the audience.
In 2015, Ruslan became a winner of the TV show «Odin v odin!», a Russian version of international talent show «Your Face Sounds Familiar».
At the present time Ruslan is working on a new album and planning a concert tour afterwards.