Zedd & Katy Perry
Anton Zaslavski, known professionally as Zedd (/ˈzɛd/; derived from the first letter of his surname), is a Russian-German record producer, DJ, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. He primarily produces and performs electro house music, but has diversified his genre and musical style, drawing influences from progressive house, dubstep, and classical music.
Zedd grew up and began his career in Kaiserslautern, Germany. In 2012, he released "Clarity", which propelled him to mainstream success, reaching the 8th position on the Billboard Hot 100 and earning him a Grammy for Best Dance Recording at the 56th Grammy Awards. Subsequent well-known songs include "Stay" with Alessia Cara, peaking at number 7, and, as a featured artist, "Break Free" with Ariana Grande, peaking at number 4.
On 23 February 2017, Zedd released his collaboration along with Alessia Cara, "Stay" which debuted at number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100 and 33 on the UK Singles Chart.
On 6 July 2017, Zedd released his single with Liam Payne, "Get Low".
On 23 January 2018, Zedd released his single with Maren Morris and Grey, "The Middle", which was raised to No. 1 on the Billboard Pop Songs radio chart and peaked at No. 5 spot on the Billboard Hot 100.
In March 2018, Billboard named Zedd as number seven on their 2018 ranking of dance musicians titled Billboard Dance 100.
Zedd was tapped by National Geographic to make a song inspired by the documentary series One Strange Rock and released a video to the song, also titled "One Strange Rock" on his YouTube channel on 9 April 2018.
On 17 July 2018, Zedd released his single with Elley Duhé, "Happy Now". The accompanying music video was later released 23 August 2018.
On 27 September 2018, Zedd released his remix of the Shawn Mendes single "Lost in Japan". This single quickly rose onto the Top 40 charts and was the first collaboration between the two artists. They performed this song at the 2018 American Music Awards on October 10, 2018 and then performed it again at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on November 8, 2018. The accompanying music video was released following both performances on 9 November 2018.
On 14 February 2019, Zedd released his collaboration with Katy Perry, "365", along with the song's music video directed by Warren Fu.