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Background information
Birth name Alessandro Lindblad
Born (1991-07-07) July 7, 1991 (age 23)
Stockholm, Sweden
Genres EDM, progressive house, electro house[1]
Occupations Musician, DJ, music producer
Instruments Keyboard, mixset, synthesizer, Logic Pro
Years active 2010–present
Labels Refune Records, Joia, Ministry of Sound Australia, Universal Sweden, Def Jam
Associated acts David Guetta, Sebastian Ingrosso, Ryan Tedder, Matthew Koma, Dirty South, Avicii, Calvin Harris, Hurts, Eshraque "iSHi" Mughal

Alessandro Lindblad (born July 7, 1991), commonly known by his stage name Alesso, is a Swedish DJ and electronic dance music producer.

Musical career[edit]

Specializing in progressive house, Alessandro Lindblad achieved worldwide attention and popularity in 2011 with wide support of his original productions and remixes from the likes of Avicii, Swedish House Mafia, Tiësto, Sander van Doorn, Kaskade and other well established DJs.[2] His remix of "Pressure" was one of the most played EDM songs of 2011.[3] He made his debut on DJ Mag's Top 100 DJ list in 2011, garnering the 70th spot.[4] Being one of 2011's hottest artists was enough for MTV to name him an EDM artist to watch in 2012.[5] On March 24, 2012, Alesso debuted his first BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix.[6] Alesso ranked at No. 20 on the Top 100 DJs list by DJ Magazine in 2012.[7] Alesso's most recent hits have included "Years" featuring Matthew Koma, "Calling (Lose My Mind)" with Sebastian Ingrosso, and a remix of the OneRepublic song "If I Lose Myself". Alesso ranked at No. 13 on the Top 100 DJs list by DJ Magazine in 2013.[8]


As lead artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
"Calling (Lose My Mind)"
(with Sebastian Ingrosso and Ryan Tedder)
2012 19 52 32 136 47 58 13 19 Non-album singles
(featuring Matthew Koma)
24 33 39 163 86
"If I Lose Myself"
(vs. OneRepublic)
2013 4 14 89 6 8
"City of Dreams"
(with Dirty South and Ruben Haze)
"Under Control"
(with Calvin Harris featuring Hurts)
8 17 49 26 77 5 66 31 1 1 103
"Tear the Roof Up" 2014 TBA
"Sweet Escape"
(featuring Sirena)
(featuring Ryan Tedder)
"Heroes (We Could Be)"
(featuring Tove Lo)
5 13 33 7 39 80
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.


Year Artist Track Release
2010 Avicii "Alcoholic" (Alesso Taking It Back Remix) Alcoholic Remixes Part II
Deniz Koyu featuring Shena "Time of Our Lives" (Alesso Remix) Time of Our Lives
2011 Therese "Drop It Like It's Hot" (Alesso Remix) Drop It Like It's Hot
Dúné "Heiress of Valentina" (Alesso Exclusive Mix) Heiress of Valentina
Niko Bellotto and Erik Holmberg featuring JB "Running Up That Hill" (Alesso Remix) Running Up That Hill
Nadia Ali, Starkillers and Alex Kenji "Pressure" (Alesso Remix) Pressure
Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin "Save the World" (Alesso Remix) Save the World (The Remixes)
DEVolution featuring Amy Pearson "Good Love" (Alesso Remix) Good Love
LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem" (Alesso Remix) Party Rock Anthem
David Guetta featuring Sia "Titanium" (Alesso Remix) Titanium Remixes
Jasper Forks "River Flows In You" (Alesso Remix) River Flows In You
2012 Keane "Silenced by the Night" (Alesso Remix) Silenced by the Night
Arty "When I See You" (Alesso Mix) When I See You
2013 OneRepublic "If I Lose Myself" (Alesso Remix) If I Lose Myself
2014 Alesso Nillionaire (Alesso Rework) unreleased

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director Release date Label
2012 "Years"[18] Henrik Hanson Oct 8, 2012 Refune Records
Year Title Director Release date Label
2014 "Heroes (We Could Be)"[19] Oct 10, 2014 Def Jam


Year Track Artist
2012 "Numb"
(with Swedish House Mafia)
"Queen Of Your Dreams" Example


  1. ^ Mckay, Chris (3 May 2013). "Interview with Alesso: ‘I’m still working on my sound, I’m still evolving as an artist’". The Independent. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Nadia Ali, Starkillers And Alex Kenji Release Some Pressure". Entertainment Focus. Retrieved 2012-02-14. 
  3. ^ "Alesso Bio, Music, News & Shows". Retrieved March 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ "DJ Mag". DJ Mag. Retrieved 2012-07-16. 
  5. ^ Posted 1/11/12 (2012-01-11). "EDM Rookies To Watch In 2012 – Music, Celebrity, Artist News". MTV. Retrieved 2012-02-14. 
  6. ^ 03:00 (2012-03-24). "Radio 1 Programmes – BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix, Alesso". BBC. Retrieved 2012-07-16. 
  7. ^ "DJ Mag Top 100 Results". Music Week. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Top 100 DJs". Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  9. ^ "Swedish Charts > Alesso". Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  10. ^ Peak positions for singles in Australia:
  11. ^ "Discografie Alesso". Flandria Chart (in Dutch). Ultratop & Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  12. ^ "Discographie Alesso". Wallonia Chart (in French). Ultratop & Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  13. ^ "Discographie Alesso" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  14. ^ "Discography Alesso". Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  15. ^ "Discografie Alesso" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  16. ^ "Discography Alesso". Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  17. ^ "OneRepublic featuring Alesso". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  18. ^ "Alesso - Years ft. Matthew Koma". YouTube. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  19. ^ "Alesso - Heroes (we could be) ft. Tove Lo". YouTube. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 

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