Alle Benassi

Alle Benassi
Birth nameAlessandro Benassi
Occupation(s), Record Producer
Years active1980s–present
Associated acts

Alessandro "Alle" Benassi is an Italian DJ, songwriter and record producer, best known as a member of Benassi Bros. and as a co-writer of several hits for Chris Brown.


Benassi and his cousin Benny Benassi began DJing in their home town of Reggio Emilia in the 1980s. In the mid-1990s, they started working for Larry Pignagnoli's Off Limits production company. There, they produced music for several acts, including Whigfield. Alessandro Benassi did writing and arrangements for the 2002 album Whigfield 4.[1]

Alessandro and Benny Benassi then released a number of albums under the name Benassi Bros.: Hypnotica (2003), Pumphonia (2004), and ...Phobia (2005).[2]

He later went on to co-write a number of songs for Chris Brown, including "Beautiful People" (2011) and "Don't Wake Me Up" (2012).

Songwriting crs[]

Year Artist Song Co-written with U.S. peak
U.K. peak
2003 Benny Benassi "Satisfaction" 2[3]
"Able to Love" Benny Benassi, Dhany
2011 Chris Brown "Beautiful People" Chris Brown, Benny Benassi, Jean Baptiste 43[4] 4[5]
2012 "Don't Wake Me Up" Chris Brown, Alain Whyte, Brian Kennedy, Jean Baptiste,
Benny Benassi, Michael McHenry, Nick Marsh,
Priscilla Hamilton, Ryan Buendia, William Orbit
9[6] 2[7]
Madonna "Girl Gone Wild" Madonna, Benny Benassi, Jenson Vaughan 106 73
"I'm Addicted" Madonna, Benny Benassi
"Best Friend"