Alesso was featured as a breakthrough artist in USA Today, where we learn about his collaboration with vocalist Tove Lo for his hit single “Heroes (We Could Be),” how he and Sebastian Ingrosso met, and other artists he wants to work with. Here are a few highlights from the article:

  • “Heroes” has earned Alesso over 31 million streams on Spotify (which is nearly 15% of his entire stream)
  • On the topic of festivals, he says, “I don’t do drugs and I have loads of fun. I get high off the music … and I don’t need drugs for that. Never tried, never will.”
  • His debut album is scheduled for early next year
  • His collaboration wishlist includes punk-pop singer Charli XCX and Coldplay’s Chris Martin

Read the full spotlight here, and watch the music video for “Heroes” below.

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