The attractive Russian, songwriter and producer, Zedd is a young chap who has made his name in quite a short time thanks to his talented voice and dashing looks. Anton Zaslavsk is Zedd’s real name. he was born on 2nd September, 1989. He has won hearts of many by his soulful performances everywhere.
Born to two musicians, Zedd had been trained for classical music since early days. He is also a DJ and a multi- instrumentalist. He could play piano at the age of four and knew how to play drums at the age of twelve. He has two studio albums: Clarity and True Colors.
Genres: EDM, House
Instruments: Keyboards, guitar, synthesizers, drums, digital audio workstation, percussion, piano
Labels: Interscope, Dim Mak, OWSLA
Associated acts: Lady Gaga, Julia Michaels, Porter Robinson, Kevin Drew, Justin Bieber, Skrillex, Dioramic, Matthew Koma, Grey
Albums: Clarity, True Colors
Awards and Nominations
Zedd has won many awards and nominations. Consecutively three times in 2013, 2014 and 2015, Zedd got the nomination for Favorite Dance Artist at the American Music Awards .
At the ASCAP Pop Awards, he got the Most Performed Song for “Clarity” (featuring Foxes) in the year 2014 and for “Stay the Night” (with Hayley Williams) and “Break Free” (with Ariana Grande) in 2015.
At the Billboard Music Awards, he won the award for award Top Dance/Electronic Album for his Album True Colors in the year 2016. He also got nominated for Top Dance/Electronic Artist.
At the DJ Awards, he has been nominated twice in 2014, for the award of Best Electro DJ for and in 2015, for the award of Best Electro/Progressive House Artist. He got nominated for the nomination of European Border Breakers Awards: Germany for his work on Clarity at the Eurosonic Noorderslag, where they recognize eminent talent from outside of Europe for the first Album they release.
At the Grammy Awards, he has won Best Dance Recording for his work on “Clarity” (which features Foxes) in 2014. He was also nominated for the award of Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for his work on “Stay”. It is a collaborative effort with Alessia Cara in 2018.
He won the award for Dance Song of the Year for Stay in 2018 at the recent iHeartRadio Music Awards. He had been nominated for Dance Artist of the Year in the past in the year 2016 and also for EDM Song of the Year for his singles Clarity and Stay the Night.
He won the Best Break-Through Artist (Solo) award in 2012 at the International Dance Music Awards. He won the Favorite Dance Song award for his work on “I Want You to Know” , a collaborative effort with Selena Golmez at the Latin American Music Awards in 2015. He was nominated for the Best DJ Award in 2017 at the MTV Millennial Awards and was also nominated for Best Push Act at MTV Europe Music Awards in 2014.
He has won the MTV Clubland Award for Stay the Night and Stay at the MTV Video Music Awards. He also won the Choice Theme Song for the song I Want to Know You at the Teen Choice Awards in the year 2015.
Net worth of Zedd
Zedd has a net worth of 35 million US Dollars.