Hailing from Stockholm, Alesso won over his country from the very start of his career. His second single as the lead artist, 2012’s “Calling (Losing My Mind)” with the legendary Swedish House Mafia’s Sebastian Ingrosso and Grammy award-winning OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder, was certified 2x Platinum in Sweden while also reaching no. 1 on Billboard’s US Hot Dance Club Songs.
While releasing remixes, Alesso was fine-tuning his debut album Forever. In 2013, he released “If I Lose Myself” with OneRepublic which was certified 4x Platinum in Sweden and “Under Control” with Calvin Harris featuring Hurts which was certified Gold in the United States.
Alesso’s ascension was sped up with the success of 2014’s “Heroes (We Could Be)” featuring Tove Lo. With his production genius and honest songwriting on full display, the track became a worldwide hit. Again, he reached no. 1 on Billboard’s US Dance Club Songs and no. 11 on the Top 40. It was certified Platinum in the US.
With his music and visuals, Alesso creates experiences that have made him one of the genre’s most celebrated performers. He moves fans at the biggest festivals music has to offer like Coachella, EDC, Ultra, and Tomorrowland.
He and Hailee Steinfeld released “Let Me Go” with Florida Georgia Line and Watt; reaching no. 9 on the US Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart and cracked the US Billboard Hot 100. His collaboration with Anitta, “Is That For Me,” cracked the Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs’ top 25.