The Swedish House Mafia also known as S.H.M. is a group of three house DJs and producers: Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell, and Steve Angello. Eric Prydz is a former member of the group. On May 26, 2010, the Swedish House Mafia released their first official single "One" under the name Swedish House Mafia on Beatport.
Their website features all four artists as part of the Swedish House Mafia; however, Sebastian Ingrosso has stated that because Eric Prydz moved to London he is no longer considered part of the Swedish House Mafia.The trio remain close with Prydz, also known as Pryda, supporting many of his tracks in their sets.
Axwell has said the Swedish House Mafia was formed when he moved to Stockholm and met Sebastian Ingrosso while drinking, he later met Steve Angello through Ingrosso. "The name is just a random thought.", as described by Steve Angello, it occurred outside a 7 Eleven late at night while drinking coffee.
In 2010 the Swedish House Mafia signed a record deal with EMI and a publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing.
The DJ Magazine Top 100 DJ Poll 2010 placed Axewell at # 10. Steve Angello placed at #14 on the DJ Magazine Top 100 DJ Poll 2010. Sebastian Ingrosso is ranked #16 in 2010 on DJ Mag's Top 100 DJ list.