zalagasper (stylized with a small initial) is a Slovenian music duo from Maribor, composed by singer Zala Kralj and multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Gasper Šantl.
They have been making music together since 2017. From April 2018 to June 2019, they were known as Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl . Together they released the singles “Valovi” in 2017 and “Baloni” in 2018. Initially, the performer on Youtube was Gasper Šantl, featured by Zala Kralj”, since Zala Kralj was then merely a guest vocalist. Until that time, Šantl worked with other guest vocalists as well. They met through a mutual friend. Since April 2018, they have been performing live as equal members of Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl. Under that name, they have signed a contract with Universal Music Slovenia.In October 2018, they released their third single, “S teboi”.
In 2019, they contracted with EMI. They released an EP called “Štiri”. In the same year, Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl represented Slovenia in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Sebi”. At the beginning of June 2019, they officially changed their name to “zalagasper”, without capital and diacritics, to make it easier for people to write the name. On June 7, their fifth officially released song and the first in English, “Come to Me,” was published. This was followed by “Signals” in October.