BREAKING: Alesso leaves ATM Artists to join Shots Studios Management

Swedish DJ and producer Alesso has made a shock departure from ATM Artists, and has signed with Shots Studios for worldwide management representation. The ‘Falling’ star, who has enjoyed a long and fruitful partnership with ATM, leaves behind company CEO Amy Thomson, who has managed Alesso throughout some of the biggest hits of his career.

Amy, who also works as the manager of Axwell Λ Ingrosso, also has acts such as Chase & Status under her stewardship at ATM, and was the manager of Swedish House Mafia up until their 2013 split. Alesso, whose career started under the wing of ATM’s fellow Swede, Sebastian Ingrosso, has enjoyed a Grammy nomination and multiple platinum records during a thunderous career so far.

He now joins the digital management and production company’s budding roster of music clients which also includes Anitta and Poo Bear, both of whom he is working on new music with. Amy Thomson issued the following statement to Billboard, remarking:

“After two amazing management terms with Alesso from when Sebastian Ingrosso signed him 7 years ago, it was time for us to both focus on other things and we did not renew our agreement. But I remain one of his biggest fans.”

Alesso has since taken to his Twitter account to add his thoughts on the move, after earlier stating that he felt the Shots Studios team “were building something big” and that “joining them was a no-brainer.”

The co-founders of Shots Studios, John Shahidi and Sam Shahidi, added:

“I’ve had the chance to watch Alesso perform and get to know him on a personal level as well. As an artist, he is incredibly talented and as a person, is even better. I couldn’t be more excited to have the chance to work with him.”

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