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See Chris Martin Cover Prince's 'Raspberry Beret' With Kids

April 26, 2016

Chris Martin performed alongside a band of teenagers called the A-Sides at a Santa Monica benefit concert Sunday, and as it was the Coldplay singer's first "gig" since Prince's death, Martin and the young group paid tribute to the music icon with...

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Coldplay Add Dates to 'A Head Full of Dreams' Tour

April 7, 2016

Coldplay have announced more dates for their 'A Head Full of Dreams' tour. The trek will now include 12 more cities, including Las Vegas, Phoenix, St. Louis, Denver and additional cities. The 22-date U.S. tour kicks off on July 16th in New York...

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Watch Chris Martin, Jimmy Fallon Duet Bowie's 'Life on Mars?

March 22, 2016

Chris Martin and Jimmy Fallon delivered a simple, but sweet, performance of David Bowie's "Life on Mars?" on The Tonight Show Monday. The pre-recorded clip found Fallon stumbling across Martin backstage at a piano and asking...

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Bring Me the Horizon: Breaking Coldplay Table Not 'Protest'

February 19, 2016

British rock band Bring Me the Horizon have explained why they smashed Coldplay's table during a live performance at the 2016 NME Awards, clarifying that it wasn't an act of "dirty protest." Last year, singer Oli Sykes made headlines by accusing Coldplay...

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Watch Coldplay, Beyonce and Bruno Mars' Epic Super Bowl Show

February 7, 2016

Being a Super Bowl halftime performer is tough work as is – to say nothing of the pressures that come with taking the stage during the Big Game's 50th anniversary. So you can't blame Coldplay for calling in some high-profile reinforcements...

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Watch Chris Martin Sing David Bowie in 'Carpool Karaoke'

February 3, 2016

Before Coldplay perform in front of hundreds of millions viewers Sunday at Super Bowl 50, Chris Martin had an audience of one Tuesday night, as the singer joined James Corden for The Late Late Show's "Carpool Karaoke." After Corden begrudgingly...

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Watch Coldplay, Beyonce's Colorful 'Hymn for the Weekend'

January 29, 2016

Coldplay and Beyoncé headed to India and celebrated Holi, the festival of colors and love, in the gorgeous video for "Hymn for the Weekend," their collaborative cut from the band's A Head Full of Dreams. The video arrives just over a...

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Bowie on Aborted Coldplay Collab: 'It's Not a Good Song'

January 19, 2016

Coldplay once asked David Bowie to sing on a song they wrote but, as drummer Will Champion remembered in a recent interview, it didn't go according to plan. "Chris [Martin] once submitted a song to him with a note that said, 'Would you please sing...

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Watch Coldplay Fight Storm With Buoyant 'Today' Performance

March 14, 2016

Coldplay braved the rain Monday for a five-track set on the Today Show, highlighted by three songs from their 2015 LP, A Head Full of Dreams. The quintet opened with the stadium-sized "Hymn for the Weekend," which found frontman Chris Martin crooning...

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Chris Martin Gets Personal: Inside the New Issue

February 8, 2016

Over the past two years, Coldplay's Chris Martin has orchestrated big hits, weathered a public divorce from Gwyneth Paltrow and managed to keep a low profile all the while. Now he's opening up in a big way. In an insightful new cover story in the latest...

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Coldplay Talk Super Bowl Performance, Springsteen Advice

February 1, 2016

With less than a week to go before Coldplay perform to "three gazillion" people during the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, the band spoke to CBS Sunday Morning about preparing for the Big Game and what inspired them to take on the high-profile...

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Coldplay Set Path for 'Head Full of Dreams' U.S. Tour

January 28, 2016

Coldplay will invade football stadiums this summer after the band announced their first seven U.S. shows in support of their new LP A Head Full of Dreams. The trek, the band's first since 2011/12, kicks off July 16th at MetLife Stadium outside New...

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Watch Coldplay's Colorful, Soaring 'Birds' Video

January 2, 2016

"Happy New Year, everyone. Here's the video for 'Birds,'" Coldplay's Twitter alerted fans Saturday. The grainy, Marcus Haney-directed video was filmed at the California landmark Salvation Mountain, a paint-covered hill created by the late artist...

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Coldplay to Take Song Requests on Upcoming Tour

December 21, 2015

Coldplay embarks on their world tour in support of their A Head Full of Dreams in March, and the band is planning on employing something to reward longtime fans when they return to the stage: A request segment in the set list, where fans could...

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On the Charts: Adele's '25' Breezes Past 5 Million Copies

December 13, 2015

Adele's 25 continued its Billboard 200 dominance as the singer's new album breezed past the 5 million mark after just three weeks of release. 25 sold another 728,000 total copies to attain five-time platinum status and easily rope in a third...

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A Head Full of Dreams

December 4, 2015

Coldplay's last album, 2014's Ghost Stories, was a surprisingly dark and muted set released just months after Chris Martin's split with Gwyneth Paltrow. A year and a half later, the frown has been turned upside down. A Head Full of Dreams, produced...

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Watch Missy Elliott, Pharrell Perform 'WTF' on 'The Voice'

December 16, 2015

Missy Elliott recreated the retro-futuristic atmosphere of her "WTF (Where They From)" video during her Tuesday night performance on The Voice. Joined by producer/guest vocalist Pharrell, Elliott donned her flashy mirror suit and strutted across...

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Watch Coldplay Jam With James Corden on 'Late Late Show'

December 8, 2015

The Super Bowl 50 halftime performers offered up a preview of their exuberant, colorful live shows Monday when Coldplay visited The Late Late Show With James Corden to perform the title track off their new LP A Head Full of Dreams. Coldplay's...

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Coldplay to Headline 2016 Super Bowl Halftime Show

December 3, 2015

UPDATE: Beyoncé will join Coldplay for their upcoming Super Bowl 50 halftime show, according to Entertainment Tonight. Coldplay and Bruno Mars will perform at the Super Bowl 50 halftime show on February 7th in Santa Clara, California...

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