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Anton Zaslavski

(1989-09-02) 2 September 1989 (age 34)
Years active2010–present
Musical career

Anton Zaslavski (born 2 September 1989), better known by his stage name Zedd, is a Russian-born German DJ, songwriter, and record producer. He was born in Saratov, Russia, and raised in Kaiserslautern, Germany.[1] He is known for remixing the music of other singers while also releasing his own singles.

He released "Clarity" (2013; featuring the singer Foxes), "Stay" (2017; with Alessia Cara), "The Middle" (2018; with Maren Morris and Grey), and was featured on Ariana Grande's song "Break Free" (2014). All of these songs reached the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US.[2] The first song won him a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording.[3]

Zedd collaborated with Lady Gaga on her third studio album, Artpop. He cites Gaga as an inspiration.[4]

In 2019, he worked with Katy Perry on the songs "365" and "Never Really Over".

He lives in Beverly Hills, California.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "ZEDD". TIDAL Browse - High Fidelity Music Streaming. Retrieved 2019-06-30.
  2. "Zedd". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-06-30.
  3. "Zedd". GRAMMY.com. 2014-03-04. Retrieved 2019-06-30.
  4. "Zedd Recalls Being 'Starstruck' the First Time He Met Lady Gaga as an 'Up-and-Coming' Producer". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2019-06-30.
  5. Nast, Condé. "Zedd's Beverly Hills Estate Is a Modern-Architecture Lover's Dream". Architectural Digest. Retrieved 2019-06-30.