Legal name: Anton Zaslavski
Anton Zaslavski (Russian: Анто́н И́горевич Засла́вский Antón Ígorevič Zaslávskij; born 2 September 1989), better known by his stage name Zedd (/ˈzɛd/), is a Russian-German musician, music producer, and DJ. He primarily produces in the electro house genre, but has branched out, drawing influences from progressive house, dubstep, and classical music. Zedd grew up and began his career in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Zedd's best-known productions to date are the songs "Clarity" featuring Foxes which charted at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at number one of the US Hot Dance Club Songs; and "Break Free", a song which has peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 1 on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, becoming his first song to do so. Zedd won the Grammy award for Best Dance Recording at the 56th Grammy Awards for "Clarity".