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 member Sebastian Ingrosso and Grammy award-winning OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder, which was certified 2x Platinum in Sweden while also reaching no. 1 on Billboard’s US Hot Dance Club Songs. 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.
In 2015, he released his very first studio album which comprised of multiple hit singles ‘Payday’, ‘Heroes’, ‘Cool’ and ‘Scars’ just to name a few. Included in this album was the very uplifting progressive anthem ‘Sweet Escape’ which was released 5 years ago on the 22nd of May. Gaining over 50 million streams within the first couple of months, this single became a staple in the Swede’s live sets for the coming years.
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