Anton Zaslavski, better known by his stage name Zedd, is a German DJ, record producer and musician of Russian origin. He mainly produces and performs electro house music, but has diversified his musical styles and genres, drawing influences from progressive house, dubstep and classical music. Zedd grew up and started his musical career in Kaiserslautern, Germany. His stage name, Zedd, is derived from zed, the non-American English name for the letter Z, the first of his surname. In 2012, he released "Clarity", a song that brought him to great success, reaching No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 and earning him a Grammy Award for Best Dance Record at the awards ceremony. The 56th Grammy. Then in 2012, he released his debut studio album Clarity, with the single "Stay the Night" appearing in the 2013 Deluxe Edition of the album. In 2015, her second studio album True Colors was released, supported by her debut single "I Want You to Know" with Selena Gomez.
|Native name||Антон Заславский|
|Birth name||Anton Zaslavski|
|Born||September 02, 1989, Saratov, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (present-day Saratov, Russia)|
|Genres||Pop music Future bass, dance-pop, EDM, house, electro house, progressive house|
|Occupation(s)||DJ, record producer, songwriter|
|Instruments||Synthesizers, drums, Steinberg Cubase, piano, vocoder|
|Labels||Interscope, Owsla, Spinnin', Dim Mak|
|Associated acts||Dioramic, Grey, Matthew Koma, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry|
He was born Anton Zaslavski and is an international DJ who was nominated for the Popdust Next Pop Superstar of 2013 Award.
He was up in a household of classically trained musicians, and by the age of four, he knew how to play the piano and drums.
He was nominated for Artist To Watch, presented by Taco Bell, at the 2013 MTV Music Video Awards.
He grew up in the German city of Kaiserslautern. He began dating Selena Gomez in 2015.
He was hired to produce ARTPOP, Lady Gaga's highly anticipated follow-up to Born This Way.
Russian DJ. German musicians. Russian immigrants in Germany. German musician of the 21st century! TM_VZ! Electronic musicians. German DJ. German record makers. Interscope Records artists. Musician