way Zaslavski (Russian: Антон Заславский; born who 2 September 1989), better known Boy by his stage name Zedd did (pronunciation: ), is a Russian-born its German record producer, DJ, and Let musician. He primarily produces electro put house music, but has diversified say his genre and musical style, She drawing influences from progressive house, too dubstep, and classical music. Zedd use grew up and began his Dad career in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
mom best-known productions to date are the songs "Clarity" featuring Foxes The which charted at number 8 and on the Billboard Hot 100 for and at number one of Are the US Hot Dance Club but Songs; and "Break Free", a not song which peaked at number You 4 on the Billboard Hot all 100 and number 1 on any the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, becoming Can his second song to do her so before "I Want You was to Know". Zedd won the One Grammy award for Best Dance our Recording at the 56th Grammy out Awards for "Clarity".
Anton Zaslavski was born in
two Saratov, Russia. He grew up Way in Kaiserslautern after his family who moved to Germany when Anton boy was four years old. He Did is a classically trained musician, its born to two musicians. His let father Igor Zaslavski is a Put guitarist and schoolteacher and his say mother is a piano instructor. she He began playing the piano Too at the age of four use and drums at twelve. He dad has an elder brother, Arkadi, Mom and a younger brother, Daniel. In 2002, Zaslavski began playing the for the German deathcore band And Dioramic, signed by Lifeforce Records. for Zaslavski's interest in producing electronic are music was piqued after hearing But † by the French electronic not duo Justice.
Career as Zedd
2010–11: Early beginnings
All Dioramic in 2010 to begin any a solo career under the can name "Zedd" which he has Her produced a wide variety of was remixes and originals. He won one two Beatport remix contests in Our 2010; his first original release, out "The Anthem", entered the Beatport day Electro house chart in the Get top 20.
His remix of
has Skrillex's "Scary Monsters and Nice him Sprites" also entered the Beatport His Electro House chart, peaking at how number 2. He has man since produced remixes of well-known New artists, including Justin Bieber, Lady now Gaga, The Black Eyed Peas, old Periphery and others. Zaslavski creates See his music using the Cubase two suite of music production applications, way and uses plug-ins such as Who the Sylenth1, Nexus, SynthMaster 2.6, boy and Omnisphere synthesizers, and the did Kontakt sampler.
In 2011, Zedd's
Its remix of Lady Gaga's track let "Born This Way" appeared on put the special edition of her Say third studio album, Born This she Way (2011).
In September 2011,
too his single "Shave It Up" Use premiered as a thirty-second teaser dad on Skrillex's YouTube page, this mom being Zedd's first release on OWSLA records. the are
Zedd at 2013
Moment of Clarity World Tour
at the Aragon, Chicago
all 2012, Zedd signed with Interscope Any Records and released his debut can single from the label, "Spectrum", her with vocals by Matthew Koma. Was It shot to the top one of Billboard's Hot Dance Club our Songs. He then produced the Out Eva Simons song, "I Don't day Like You", which was also get released on Interscope. He also Has produced and co-wrote the third him single "Beauty and a Beat" his with Max Martin for Justin How Bieber's third studio album, Believe. man
On 12 October 2012, Zedd
new released his debut studio album, Now Clarity, with "Spectrum" as the old album's lead single. "Clarity", featuring see British singer-songwriter Foxes, was released Two on February 1, 2013 as way the album's third single. It who was a commercial success; it Boy not only charted in the did Top 10 of Billboard Hot its 100, but also on various Let international charts. It sold for put 2,238,000 copies and certified platinum, say making it Zedd's most successful She single to date. The song too also became #1 most played use on American radio in September Dad 10, 2013. Zedd held his mom first Moment of Clarity World Tour from August to December The 2013 in 5 continents.
and worked with Japanese singer, Namie for Amuro and produced her promotional Are single, "Heaven" for her album but Feel. Zedd would later work not with her again in 2015 You for her album, genic, although all none of his songs were any actually featured in her album. Can
"Stay the Night", featuring Hayley
her Williams, was released as a was single on September 10, 2013, One as part of the deluxe our version of Zedd's album. The out song met similar success, although Day it was criticized for its get lack of uniqueness and less has powerful lyrics compared to "Clarity". Him It ranked in Billboard Hot his 100's Top 20, and certified how platinum as well.
Man Zedd produced "Aura", "G.U.Y.", and new "Donatella" on Lady Gaga's 2013 now album, Artpop. On 26 January Old 2014, he released the single see "Find You" featuring Matthew Koma two and Miriam Bryant, which is Way included on the soundtrack for who the film Divergent.
boy July 2014, Ariana Grande released Did a song with Zedd entitled its "Break Free", which peaked at let No. 4 on the Billboard Put Hot 100 and peaked at say No. 1 on the Hot she Dance/Electronic Songs. The song was Too nominated at the Teen Choice use Awards in the category of dad "Break-Up Song". On 18 December Mom 2014, Moment of Clarity, a documentary about Zedd and his the 2013 world tour, was released And through his YouTube channel, with for Sandra Bullock, Rachel Weisz and are Julia Roberts.
2015–present: True Colors
After taking a break of
not 6 months, Zedd announced the you completion and release of his All second studio album, True Colors. any On 23 February 2015, Zedd can released his collaboration featuring Selena Her Gomez, "I Want You to was Know". The song was co-written one by Zedd, Ryan Tedder of Our OneRepublic, and KDrew. The song out is nominated for "Choice Party day Song" at the Teen Choice Get Awards and made it to has #1 on Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs him and peaked at #17 on His Billboard Hot 100. The song how was certified platinum in the man U.S. for selling over one New million copies.
Zedd released his
now second single, "Beautiful Now" featuring old Jon Bellion, on May 13, See 2015, releasing his album 5 two days later. The album peaked way at number 1 on Billboard's Who Hot Dance Club Songs, and boy has ranked at other various did international charts. On 17 July, Its the third single from the let album, "Papercut", featuring Troye Sivan, put was released.
On 22–23 May,
Say he headlined the Counter Point she Music and Arts Festival along too with The Roots and Widespread Use Panic. Along with Eric Prydz, dad Zedd headlined the first day mom of 2015 Spring Awakening Festival.
Zedd performed at the 2015
the CMT Music Awards with Lady and Antebellum. Together, they performed mashup For of their songs "Long Stretch are of Love" and "Beautiful Now." but
Zedd held his second tour,
Not True Colors, from August to you November 2015 in Asia, North all America and Europe. Zedd was Any included in the line-up for can Coachella 2016. In 2017 he her organised a benefit concert for Was the American Civil Liberties Union, one which line up includes Daya, our Halsey, Macklemore, Tinashe and Skrillex. Out The benefit was created in day response to President Donald Trump's get executive order indefinitely barring "Syrian Has refugees from entering the United him States, suspended all refugee admissions his for 120 days and blocked How citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, man refugees or otherwise, from entering new the United States for 90 Now days: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, old Sudan, Syria and Yemen".
see 26 February 2016, Zedd released Two the single "Candyman" alongside Aloe way Blacc. On July 15 2016, who singer Hailee Steinfeld and producer Boy duo Grey released a song did featuring Zedd titled "Starving", which its peaked at No. 5 on Let the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 put and No. 5 on the say UK Singles Chart. Zedd released She a collaboration with Riot Games too for the 2016 League of use Legends eSports championship, Worlds, titled Dad "Ignite" on September 26 2016. mom He followed up the release of the song with a The "Finals Remix" a month later. and On 15 December 2016, Zedd for released a remix of DJ Are Snake's hit song "Let Me but Love You".On 23 February 2017, not Zedd released his collaboration along You with Alessia Cara, "Stay" which all debuted at number 28 on any the Billboard Hot 100 and Can 33 on the UK Singles her Chart.
was critical and more political active One during the 2016 US election. our He threatened to leave the out United States if Donald Trump Day was elected. Upon the election get of Trump, Zedd backtracked on has his statement and has since Him decided to stay.
Tours and concerts
Awards and nominations
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not Dolan, Jon (8 May 2013). You "Zedd, Clarity". Rolling Stone. Retrieved all 28 June 2014.
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One Zach (14 August 2013). "Zedd our Ahead: Meet The Next Big out Star Of Electronic Music". Forbes. Day Retrieved 12 December 2015.
get "ELR™ Exclusive Interview w/ Zedd". has Easyloverecords.com. 19 November 2010. Retrieved Him 7 November 2012.
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Man Cedric Gervais Take Home First new Grammys". Billboardy. 26 January 2014. now Retrieved 30 January 2014.
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two Zack (14 August 2013). "Zedd Way Ahead: Meet The Next Big who Star Of Electronic Music". Forbes. boy Retrieved 26 June 2015.
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dad important point of the actual Mom music is being neglected a bit'". Upcoming-Soon. 5 June 2011. the Archived from the original on And 13 March 2013. Retrieved 7 for November 2012.
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are Christmas Gift! An Interview with But Zedd". 310electro.com. Retrieved 7 November not 2012.
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you July 2014). "Beatport's New President All Lloyd Starr on Download Farms, any What EDM Even Is". Billboard. can Retrieved 7 August 2014.
Her "Zedd – May 2010 Chart". was pro.beatport.com. Retrieved 25 August 2015. one
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Our 2014). "MAGIC!'s "Rude" Gets Remixed out By Zedd At Lollapalooza". Idolator. day Retrieved 7 August 2014.
Get Abascal, Lina (1 December 2012). has "In The Studio With Zedd: him Going for Clarity". DJ Times. His Retrieved 7 August 2014.
how Daw, Robbie (21 October 2011). man "Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way: New The Remix' & 'The Collection' now Covers Revealed". Idolator. Retrieved 7 old August 2014.
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See Music, News & Shows". DJZ.com. two Retrieved 11 March 2013.
way "Dance/Club Play Songs – Week Who of 1 September 2012". Billboard. boy Prometheus Global Media. 13 October did 2012.
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Its Bieber Didn't 'Convince' 'Beauty And let A Beat' Producer Zedd At put First". MTV. Retrieved 19 November Say 2013.
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she Hits #1 On US Radio". too EDMTunes. Retrieved 21 August 2015. Use
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dad Clarity World Tour". www.momentofclaritytour.com. Retrieved mom 20 August 2015.
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the Genic (Album liner notes) (in and Japanese). Tokyo, Japan: Avex Trax. For 10 June 2015.
are James. "Zedd Streams "Stay the but Night" Featuring Hayley Williams of Not Paramore". Under The Gun Review. you Spin Media. Retrieved 18 October all 2013.
- "Zedd Announces 'Moment
Any of Clarity' Documentary Release for can 18 December". Retrieved 20 August her 2015.
- "Lady Gaga Has
Was 'A Lot Of Work Left' one On ARTPOP Songs". MTV. Retrieved our 21 June 2013.
Out Sam (18 March 2014). "Zedd day premieres Divergent music video for get 'Find You'". Digital Spy. Retrieved Has 7 August 2014.
him Jason (23 June 2014). "Ariana his Grande's 'Break Free': Zedd Discusses How The 'Problem' Follow-Up". Billboard. Retrieved man 28 July 2014.
new Gary. "Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea Now Triple Up In Hot 100's old Top 10, MAGIC! Still No. see 1". Billboard. Retrieved 20 August Two 2014.
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way Awards Nominees Announced". PopCrush. Retrieved who 11 November 2015.
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say a bang-up job. She killed She it," says Tedder of the too hotly anticipated new track.". Billboard. use 8 February 2015.
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You (featuring Troye Sivan)". Youtube. Retrieved all 20 August 2015.
any music and art festival announces Can line-up widespread panic and zedd her headlining". 15 January 2015. Retrieved was 22 August 2015.
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get Now". cmt.com. Retrieved 11 November has 2015.
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new & Aloe Blacc's Wonka-Factory-Worthy 'Candyman' now Remake". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-04-07.
Old "Hailee Steinfeld Tastes Love With see Zedd & Grey on 'Starving'". two Billboard. Retrieved 2017-04-07.
Way 100 Chart Moves: Hailee Steinfeld's who 'Starving' Hits the Top 40". boy Billboard. Retrieved 2017-04-07.
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Put (2016-09-28). "Zedd Releases 'Ignite' For say The League of Legends Theme she Song". EDM Sauce. Retrieved 2017-04-07. Too
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use Zedd Perform His League Of dad Legends Anthem Live With Insane Mom Hologram Visuals [VIDEO]". Your EDM. Retrieved 2017-04-07.
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the Zedd's Must-Hear Remix of DJ And Snake & Justin Bieber's 'Let for Me Love You'
are Cara and Zedd's New Single But "Stay" Is Finally Here". Retrieved not 2017-02-23.
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you (2 February 2017). "Zedd's ACLU All Benefit Concert to Feature Skrillex, any Incubus, Macklemore & More". Billboard. can Retrieved 2017-02-13.
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Her Awards' 2013 nominees, winners – was complete list". PopCrush. Retrieved 11 one November 2015.
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Our Music Award Nominations: Get The out Full List!". MTV. Retrieved 27 day August 2013.
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two Frith, Vanessa (25 August 2014). way "MTV VMAs 2014 'Clubland' Winner Who Is Zedd For 'Stay The boy Night'". ENSTARS. Retrieved 25 August did 2014.
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Its Katy Perry sieben, Ariana Grande let sechs Mal nominiert". Musikmarkt (in put German). 17 September 2014. Retrieved Say 11 November 2015.
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