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Famous as :

DJ, producer

Birth Name :

Anton Zaslavski

Birth Date :

September 23, 1989

Birth Place :

Saratov, Soviet Union, Russia

Claim to fame :

Single "Spectrum" (2012)


Born Anton Zaslavski, Zedd was raised in Kaiserslautern, Germany by two classically trained musicians. He began playing the piano at the age of four and built up his knowledge of the Classical repertoire throughout his childhood. At age twelve, he learned to play the drums and, soon after, he began performing with the post-hardcore/metal trio Dioramic. As a pre-teen he was already composing and producing numerous rock songs in his band's own studio. He started getting interested in electronic music in 2009 after hearing the French electronic duo Justice.

He began producing electronic music, and within an incredibly short period of time amassed widespread critical and audience acclaim. Zedd then caught the interest of Skrillex who essentially found him on the net and signed him to his new OWSLA label. He caught the ear of Interscope A&R Dave Rene and Interscope Geffen A&M Chairman Jimmy Iovine and successfully released several official remixes for powerhouse artists such as Lady GaGa, Black Eyed Peas, P. Diddy, Swedish House Mafia and Skrillex on labels including Interscope, mau5trap and EMI.

Latest News

Diplo Disses Zedd's New Album: It's 'a Pile of S**t'

May 22, 2015 07:00:34 GMT

isn't a fan of 's sophomore album "". The outspoken producer, who has feuded with everyone from to , took to Twitter on Thursday, May 21 to share his opinion on the Russian/German DJ's newly-released record, saying it's "a pile of s**t."

Zedd and Nina Dobrev Pose for Cute Selfie

May 19, 2015 07:47:40 GMT

took to Instagram on Monday, May 18 to share a photo of him and . In the photo, Nina could be seen leaning on Zedd's shoulder as they smiled to the camera. The former star of "" wore a strapless top while the DJ sported a red plaid shirt and a white tee.

Zedd Announces Second Album 'True Colors' for May 19, Unwraps Colorful Artwork

April 08, 2015 09:29:49 GMT

's highly-anticipated new album finally has an official release date. The DJ took to Instagram on Tuesday, April 7 to unveil the LP's colorful cover art and reveal in the caption that the project called "" would come out on May 19.

Artist of the Week: Zedd

March 16, 2015 06:22:50 GMT

Following the success of his 2012 debut album "", is readying a follow-up that he plans to release later this year. The Russian-German DJ recently previewed the project by unveiling its lead single that he recorded with his rumored girlfriend .

Selena Gomez Rules the Dance Floor in Zedd's 'I Want You to Know' Music Video

March 11, 2015 02:51:24 GMT

takes viewers to the dance floor in the music video for her collaboration with rumored boyfriend , "I Want You to Know". Having been teased in the past few weeks with numerous pictures shared via their respective Instagram account, the clip finally hit the web on Tuesday, March 10.

Zedd: I Met Selena Gomez 'All Because I Had to Pee!'

February 27, 2015 08:13:31 GMT

opened up about how he met for the first time in a radio interview with 97.1 AMP Radio. Speaking to host Booker on Thursday morning, February 26 about his new song with Selena "I Want You To Know", Zedd was asked how he ended up making the song.

Zedd and Selena Gomez's 'I Want You to Know' Leaks Online in Full

February 23, 2015 02:45:57 GMT

and 's anticipated collaboration "I Want You to Know" has arrived online in full. The track unexpectedly hit the web over the weekend ahead of its official release date on Monday, February 23.

Selena Gomez and Zedd Unveil Artwork and Release Date for Collaboration

February 14, 2015 04:44:18 GMT

and 's "I Want You to Know" has an official release date. The rumored couple both took to their respective social media account on Friday, February 13 to announce that their anticipated collaboration would arrive on February 23.

Selena Gomez Compares Her Relationship With Zedd to 'When Harry Met Sally'

February 10, 2015 09:02:53 GMT

is comparing her relationship with her rumored boyfriend to beloved romantic comedy "When Harry Met Sally" starring and . Selena took to Instagram on Monday, February 9 to share a photo of her snuggling up to Zedd.

Selena Gomez and Zedd Tease Music Video for Collaboration 'I Want You to Know'

February 10, 2015 07:34:02 GMT

and recently reunited to shoot the music video for their collaboration, "I Want You to Know". The rumored couple then teased the forthcoming visuals with some pictures taken from the filming set and shared via their respective Instagram account on Sunday night, February 8.

Video: Selena Gomez Can't Spell Zedd's Last Name

February 05, 2015 06:01:57 GMT

took to Instagram on Wednesday, February 4 to share a video of her and her friend Theresa Mingus attempting to pronounce her rumored boyfriend 's last name. "@tmarie247 and I trying to say Antons last name," she captioned it, referring to Zedd's real name, Anton Zaslavski.

Diplo Seemingly Confirms Selena Gomez and Zedd Dating Rumors

February 04, 2015 08:29:46 GMT

has seemingly confirmed that is dating . The 36-year-old DJ took to Twitter on Monday night, February 2 to share a photo of him hugging Zedd and about to kiss him on the cheek.

Selena Gomez and Zedd Enjoy Bowling Date

January 27, 2015 08:06:56 GMT

has gone on a bowling date with her rumored boyfriend . The singer of "The Heart Wants What It Wants" took to Instagram on Monday, January 26 to post a video of her and Zedd showing off their bowling skills.

Selena Gomez Receives Back Hug From Zedd in Elevator

January 26, 2015 04:36:46 GMT

continues to fuel dating rumors with . The "" actress took to Instagram on Saturday, January 24 to share a photo of her and Zedd snuggling up in an elevator along with caption, "Hint #2 #iwantyoutoknow."

Selena Gomez and Zedd Are Spotted Getting Cozy in Atlanta

January 24, 2015 02:00:54 GMT

, who is currently filming "" in Atlanta, is visited by her rumored boyfriend . Selena and Zedd took photos with some fans at Benihana restaurant. One fan also snapped a photo of them "getting cozy" at the restaurant.

Selena Gomez Video Chats in Lingerie With Rumored Boyfriend Zedd

January 20, 2015 06:54:43 GMT

has fueled speculations that she is dating after they posted photos of each other on Instagram on Sunday night, January 18. Zedd posted a screenshot of a FaceTime video chat between him and Selena along with caption, " 'Oh hi derrling...' - The Room #TheRoom #theRoom #THEroom #theROOM."

Selena Gomez and Zedd Spotted Holding Hands at Golden Globes After Party

January 13, 2015 02:51:17 GMT

has sparked dating rumors with after they were spotted holding hands at a Golden Globes after party hosted by InStyle/Warner Bros. on Sunday night, January 11. In some photos obtained by Mail Online, Selena could be seen holding Zedd's hand as she chatted up with .

Selena Gomez Hits the Studio With Zedd

January 10, 2015 06:19:00 GMT

is apparently cooking up something with in the studio. According to Idolator, the former Disney star recently posted and quickly removed a photo of herself on Instagram. The snap reportedly came along with a caption saying, "Studio flow tho @zedd."

Ariana Grande Battles Aliens in 'Break Free' Music Video Ft. Zedd

August 13, 2014 04:00:20 GMT

It took quite a long time, but 's "Break Free" music video is finally here. Hitting the web on Tuesday, August 12, the four-minute clip features the singer as an intergalactic warrior who fights a bunch of aliens to save her friends.

Ariana Grande Confirms Zedd-Asssited New Single 'Break Free'

June 23, 2014 04:42:56 GMT

There were rumors claiming that 's next single would be a collaboration with EDM powerhouse titled "Break Free". Over the weekend, the Nickelodeon star took to Twitter to confirm the news.

Ellie Goulding, Zedd Set to Perform 'Divergent' Songs at MTV Movie Awards

April 02, 2014 07:53:04 GMT

and have been announced as performers at the upcoming MTV Movie Awards. The British singer and the Russian/German DJ are slated to perform the songs they've recorded for movie "".

Ellie Goulding and Zedd Contribute to 'Divergent' Soundtrack

January 24, 2014 06:09:28 GMT

and have made contributions to the soundtrack of highly-anticipated movie "". The British songstress has recorded a new song titled "Beating Heart" for the film. She will also contribute songs from her "" album and provide vocals for the original score composed by Junkie XL.

Zedd Premieres 'Stay the Night' Video Ft. Hayley Williams

September 24, 2013 03:00:19 GMT

Russian-German electronic music producer and DJ premieres a music video of "Stay the Night", his electro-pop collaboration with 's lead vocalist . The track appears as the lead single on the deluxe edition of Zedd's debut album "", set to hit stores on September 24.

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