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Sebastian Carmine Ingrosso (born: April 20, 1983 (1983-04-20) [age 36]), is a Swedish DJ, actor and record producer. He is also a member of the electronic music supergroup Swedish House Mafia, together with friends Axwell and Steve Angello.

Career

Sebastian Ingrosso entered the music industry in 1999 releasing his first remix through Mega Records. Since then, he continued to release many remixes and singles. In 2003 Sebastian Ingrosso founded his own record label - Refune Music. In later years Ingrosso found himself collaborating mostly with fellow Swedish DJs Axwell, Steve Angello, and Eric Prydz - these four to be dubbed the Swedish House Mafia.

Swedish House Mafia and solo breakthrough

In late 2008, Sebastian Ingrosso, Steve Angello, and Axwell formed the Swedish House Mafia with Eric Prydz not joining, saying he is a control freak and cannot abide with collaborations even with close friends. Around this time Swedish House Mafia released two songs, "Get Dumb" and "Leave the World Behind", however these weren't credited under the group name. Ingrosso himself collaborated with David Guetta on the songs "Everytime We Touch" and "How Soon is Now" for Guetta's albums Pop Life and One Love respectively. In 2009 Ingrosso made his debut on the DJ Mag top 100 DJs, charting at number 25, the highest new entry that year. In 2010, he released his debut album with Swedish House Mafia named Until One. This followed the release of two success single "One (Your Name)" (featuring Pharrell Williams) and "Miami 2 Ibiza" (featuring Tinie Tempah). The album also contained solo work by Sebastian Ingrosso such as the songs "Kidos" and "Meich", plus his remix of "Silvia" by Miike Snow. In addition, Ingrosso made his Tomorrowland debut with Swedish House Mafia and achieved his peaked positions on the DJ Mag poll at number 16 while Swedish House Mafia debuted at number 23.

In May 2011, Sebastian Ingrosso began work on his second album with Swedish House Mafia with the release of the single Save the World featuring vocals from Swedish singer John Martin. In the summer Swedish House Mafia again performed at Tomorrowland and released two more songs in the winter named "Antidote" and "Greyhound". In early 2012 Ingrosso released one of his most notable solo tracks with Swedish DJ Alesso (who at the time had recently signed to Ingrosso's record label) and OneRepublic front man Ryan Tedder. The song named "Calling (Lose My Mind)" became a commercial success certifying 2× Platinum in Sweden. In September following a successful summer of live performances, Swedish House Mafia released their most commercially successful track "Don't You Worry Child", again featuring the vocal of John Martin which reach number 1 in Sweden, Australia, and the UK and was a multiplatinum song in many countries. The same month Sebastian Ingrosso released his collaboration with Tommy Trash entitled "Reload", this along with "Calling (Lose My Mind)" would feature on Swedish House Mafia's second studio/compilation album Until Now.

In November 2012, Swedish House Mafia kicked off their One Last Tour after its announcement in June of that year. The supergroup stated that the final leg of this tour would be their last and the group would split up after its conclusion at Ultra Music Festival Miami 2013. Following the break up Ingrosso returned to his solo music and the song "Reload", adding in the vocals of favourite collaborator John Martin and renaming the song to "Reload (Take My Hand)". This allowed the song to become a commercial success certifying in Sweden and the UK and becoming a chart hit in many countries. In July, Sebastian Ingrosso made his Tomorrowland debut as a solo artist, performing the main stage on Night 1.

Axwell Λ Ingrosso

Sebastian Ingrosso joined forces with Axwell, debuting their new collective at the 2014 Governors Ball Music Festival in New York City - their new group named Axwell Λ Ingrosso, this followed the release of their debut EP X4. One of the songs from this EP, "We Come, We Rave, We Love", was the final version of a song started by Swedish House Mafia and was played frequently during their One Last Tour. A single, "Something New" was released from the EP in November of that year.

2016 saw Sebastian Ingrosso's first releases as an individual since "Roar", releasing two songs, "FLAGS!" and "Dark River". The latter of the two would feature on Axwell Λ Ingrosso's debut album More Than You Know.

In early May 2017, Ingrosso released the first single from his second EP with Axwell under their collective entitled "Renegade" with the EP and its title song, "More Than You Know" being released in the latter parts of that month. The song was a commercial success, becoming a chart hit gaining certifications in many countries. In July, Sebastian Ingrosso perform at Tomorrowland both as a solo artist (on the Refune stage) and under Axwell Λ Ingrosso (on the main stage) who was a headliner for the event. On 8 December 2017, the duo's debut album, More Than You Know, was released. The album contained all of their previously released music and their new single "Dreamer".

Swedish House Mafia reunion and Axwell Λ Ingrosso hiatus

On the final weekend of March 2018, Sebastian Ingrosso performed at Ultra Miami 2018 as Axwell Λ Ingrosso. The same festival also saw Ingrosso perform as Swedish House Mafia as the band reunited after a five-year hiatus on the festival's 20th anniversary. In August 2018, Axwell Λ Ingrosso announced that they would be going on hiatus in order to focus on the Swedish House Mafia reunion and 2019 tour. For currently unknown reasons, Ingrosso cancelled a performance at Wynn Nightclub in Las Vegas.

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