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.
Alesso's Remix to "Pressure" by Nadia Ali, Starkillers, and Alex Kenji was named the "tune of 2011" by Kaskade en route to a nomination for Best Progressive Track at the International Dance Music Awards. 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. In 2012, he joined Madonna as the opener during her MDNA tour. He's also moved fans at the biggest festivals music has to offer like Coachella, EDC, Ultra, and Tomorrowland.
In 2017, 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. This song earned a Radio Disney Music Award nomination.
Alesso recently made his long-awaited return to Brooklyn, New York and San Francisco, California. He also sold out three straight shows in Los Angeles' historic Hollywood Palladium. After concluding his 2018 European tour, he joined Good Morning America on August 31st for a special performance that wrapped up the iconic show's Summer Concert Series, performing "REMEDY" live for the first time. "REMEDY" became another hit for Alesso, reaching no. 1 on the US Dance Airplay chart. Alesso was featured on Vai Anitta, a Netflix original docu-series. His work on the "Is That For Me" record and video shoot was highlighted.
His latest release "Tilted Towers" is an ambitious crossover, blending the Dance music world with the gaming community. He debuted his song on a Twitch livestream with Ninja, the gaming world's biggest star, premiering it for nearly 50k fans at once.