25 Facts About Alesso


Alesso has worked with numerous artists, including Tove Lo, Theo Hutchcraft, Ryan Tedder, Hailee Steinfeld, Calvin Harris, Katy Perry, Anitta, Usher, David Guetta, Sebastian Ingrosso, Liam Payne, TINI, and Stray Kids.


Alesso has performed at numerous music festivals, including Coachella, Electric Daisy Carnival, Creamfields, and Tomorrowland.


Alesso was ranked 13th on DJ Magazines 2015 list of the top 100 DJs and number 20th in year 2016 on DJ Magazine among the list of Top 100 DJs in the world.


Alesso started playing piano at age 7, but became interested in Electronic Dance Music when he was 16.


Alesso first gained recognition with the release of his Alesso EP in 2010.


In early 2011, Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia contacted Alesso and asked if he wanted to work together.


One of the first songs Alesso produced with Sebastian Ingrosso was a 2011 track named "Calling" that reached number 2 on the Beatport charts.


Alesso played for a crowd of 60,000 at Creamfields, and accompanied Madonna on her MDNA World Tour at select European shows.


Alesso was ranked 20th on the list of the top 100 DJs of 2012 by DJ Magazine.


Alesso released a remix of "If I Lose Myself" by OneRepublic that was nominated for Grammy and garnered almost a million listens on SoundCloud in a relatively short time.


In July 2014, Alesso signed with Def Jam Recordings, becoming only the second EDM producer to sign with the label.


Alesso debuted a new track called "Tear the Roof Up", which was named a "Future Exclusive" by Zane Lowe.


Alesso embarked on his "Heroes Tour", named after his single "Heroes " featuring Tove Lo.


On 4 October 2016, it was announced that Alesso would be releasing a new version of the song "Years", collaborating with K-pop band Exo's member, Chen.


On 7 October 2016, Alesso premiered a new single, co-produced by Dillon Francis, called "Take My Breath Away" during Ultra Music Festival Taiwan.


On 13 October 2017, Alesso released his new single "Is That for Me" which is a collaboration with Brazilian singer Anitta.


In 2018, Alesso went on his European Tour, highlighted by his closing performance at the Tomorrowland festival in Belgium.


In October 2018, Alesso played three back to back sold-out shows at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.


Alesso was featured in Netflix's 'Vai Anitta' docu-series, which follows the life of fellow Shots Studios' superstar, Anitta.


Alesso finished off his year with a New Year's Eve performance at Miami's Fontainebleau Resort.


Alesso co-headlined the show with Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin where the two played at the venue's poolside.


On 29 January 2019 it was announced that Alesso will perform at the Indy 500 Snake Pit on 26 May 2019, along with Skrillex, Illenium, and Chris Lake.


In November 2020, Alesso performed at Road to Ultra Taiwan, one of the few major music events still taking place in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic.


The heist, named The Alesso Heist, was released on 21 May 2015.


Alesso is renowned for his methods of utilizing melodic vibes in his productions along which he alternates between his rave oriented productions.