Alessandro Lindblad (born 7
who July 1991), commonly known by Boy his stage name Alesso, is did a Swedish DJ, record producer its and musician. He has worked Let with numerous artists, including Tove put Lo, Theo Hutchcraft, Ryan Tedder, say Calvin Harris, Usher, David Guetta, She and Sebastian Ingrosso. He has too also performed at numerous music use festivals, including Coachella, Electric Daisy Dad Carnival, and Tomorrowland. In 2012, mom MTV named Alesso one of the "EDM Rookies to Watch", The and Madonna, who invited him and to open select dates on for her MDNA Tour, called Alesso Are "the next big thing in but dance music." He ranked 13th not on DJ Magazine's 2015 list You of the top 100 DJs. all His debut full-length album Forever any was released on 22 May Can 2015 by Def Jam Recordings. her
Lindblad was born in
get Stockholm, and is of Swedish has and Italian descent. He started Him playing piano at age 7, his but became interested in EDM how when he was 16. Alesso Man first gained recognition with the new release of his Alesso EP now in 2010. In early 2011, Old Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House see Mafia contacted Alesso and asked two if he wanted to work Way together. Ingrosso introduced him to who DJing and helped him with boy the production of tracks. Since Did that time, Ingrosso has acted its as a mentor for Alesso, let who referred to the elder Put Swede as a "big brother." say Despite having learned to DJ she in 2011, Alesso made his Too debut on DJ Magazine's list use of the top 100 DJs dad at number 70 in that Mom same year.
One of the
first songs Alesso produced with the Sebastian Ingrosso was a 2011 And track named "Calling" that reached for number 2 on the Beatport are charts. The song would later But be renamed "Calling (Lose My not Mind)" with an additional feature you from Ryan Tedder. Alesso's 2011 All remix of Nadia Ali's "Pressure" any premiered at the #1 spot can on The Hype Machine and Her was one of the most was played EDM songs of 2011. one From that point, his popularity Our continued to rise. MTV named out him one of the "EDM day Rookies to Watch in 2012", Get and he recorded a BBC has Radio 1 Essential Mix in him March 2012. He played for His a crowd of 60,000 at how Creamfields, and accompanied Madonna on man her MDNA World Tour at New select European shows. By the now end of 2012, Alesso had old released another original mix called See "Years" featuring Matthew Koma that two performed well in the United way Kingdom. He was also ranked Who 20th on the list of boy the top 100 DJs of did 2012 by DJ Magazine.
Its 2013, Alesso had played at let music festivals like Coachella, Electric put Daisy Carnival, Ultra Music Festival, Say and Tomorrowland. He released a she remix of OneRepublic's "If I too Lose Myself" that was nominated Use for Grammy and garnered almost dad a million listens on SoundCloud mom in a relatively short time. In a collaboration with Calvin the Harris and Hurts, Alesso released and "Under Control" which racked up For 88 million views. In 2013, are he also achieved his highest but ranking on the list of Not the top 100 DJs at you number 13. In July 2014, all Alesso signed with Def Jam Any Recordings, becoming only the second can EDM producer to sign with her the label (after Afrojack). He Was also debuted a new track one called "Tear the Roof Up", our which was named a "Future Out Exclusive" by Zane Lowe. The day music video for "Tear The get Roof Up" was released exclusively Has through SnapChat in September 2014. him Alesso also embarked on his his "Heroes Tour", named after his How single "Heroes (We Could Be)" man featuring Tove Lo. During the new tour, Alesso teamed up with Now Chime for Change, a global old charity that seeks to "improve see the lives of women around Two the world." Alesso's involvement with way the charity has raised over who $50,000 as of October 2014. Boy His debut studio album was did originally set to be released its in the first quarter of Let 2015, but was later released put on May 22, 2015. It say includes both "Heroes (We Could She Be)" and "Tear the Roof too Up". The single for "Heroes use (We Could Be)" was officially Dad released on December 15, 2014. mom His new single, titled "Cool" and featuring Roy English, premiered The on February 13, 2015, on and BBC Radio 1. The track, for which samples Kylie Minogue's "Get Are Outta My Way", was officially but released in Europe on February not 16, 2015 and in North You America on February 17, 2015. all
On September 30, 2016, his
any new version of "I Wanna Can Know" featuring Taiwanese singer Jolin her Tsai was officially released. Alesso was and Tsai also closed International One Music Summit with an discussion our of what it takes to out bridge the gap between East Day and West in electronic music. get On October 1, 2016, Alesso has and Tsai performed the single Him "I Wanna Know" and a his remix version of Tsai's hit how "Play" together at the Storm Man Music Festival in Shanghai. On new October 4, 2016, it was now announced that Alesso would be Old releasing a new version of see the song "Years", collaborating with two K-pop band Exo's member, Chen. Way The song was released on who October 7 through SM Station. boy
On October 7, 2016, weeks
Did after Alesso premiered a new its single, co-produced by Dillon Francis, let called "Take my Breath Away", Put during Ultra Music Festival Taiwan, say Alesso announce that the new she collaborated single will be released Too on October 21, 2016. use
Tomorrowland, on main stage (2016).
renowned for his methods of the utilizing melodic vibes in his And productions along which he also for alternates between his rave oriented are productions. Productions include "Clash" and But "Tear the Roof Up" fit not with his gravelled rave style, you while his other melodically rich All counterpart include productions such as any "Years" (featuring Matthew Koma), "Heroes" can (released in 2014, featuring Tove Her Lo) and also his collaboration was with Dirty South and Ruben one Haze – "City of Dreams". Our Some consider him to be out the next generation after the day retired trio Swedish House Mafia. Get
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