2 September 1989
|Home town||Kaiserslautern, Germany|
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. 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. The first song won him a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording.
Zedd collaborated with Lady Gaga on her third studio album, Artpop. He cites Gaga as an inspiration.
In 2019, he worked with Katy Perry on the songs "365" and "Never Really Over".
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