Coldplay Premiere Chilly 'Midnight'

February 25, 2014

With zero context, Coldplay have released a new song, "Midnight." The group has yet to announce a new album or any other release for 2014, and their only concert on the calendar so far is an appearance during South by Southwest. Instead, they simply...


Apple Launching iTunes Festival at SXSW

February 19, 2014

Since 2007, iTunes Festival, the free month-long concert series sponsored by Apple, has become a London mainstay, and now the tech giant is bringing it stateside at next month's South by Southwest festival, according to Associated Press. SXSW Teases...



Watch Coldplay Debut 'Atlas' Live

December 20, 2013

After a botched start that included a round of "Fix You," Coldplay's Chris Martin led his band into their first-ever live performance of "Atlas" last night in London. The song is Coldplay's contribution to the Hunger Games: Catching Fire Soundtrack. The...


Can Dave Grohl Really Win an Oscar?

December 17, 2013

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences longlisted 75 songs for the Best Original Song at this year's Oscars, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Among them are offerings from Dave Grohl and friends for Sound City, Coldplay for The Hunger Games:...


Madonna Leads List of Top-Earning Musicians

November 20, 2013

Madonna is the highest-paid musician in the world for 2013, according to a new ranking in Forbes, besting runner-up Lady Gaga by $45 million. Madonna has made an estimated $125 million over the past year, the majority of which...


Who's on the New 'Hunger Games' Soundtrack?

September 26, 2013

One of the year's most anticipated films is undoubtedly The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and the soundtrack has brought together an eclectic group of artists, including Coldplay, the National, the Lumineers, Christina Aguilera, the Weeknd, Imagine Dragons,...


Coldplay to Release New Song

August 9, 2013

Coldplay are set to release a new song on August 26th as part of the upcoming Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie soundtrack. "Atlas" will serve as the first track on the new film's soundtrack.  The 10 Best Coldplay Songs of All Time  "I...


Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Worst Band of the Nineties?

May 3, 2013

For every great Nineties band like Nirvana and Radiohead, there were about five terrible ones like Creed, Eve 6 and LFO. Many of these groups faded from sight and have been dormant for years, but their 20-year anniversaries are kicking in with accompanying...


Mumford & Sons, Rolling Stones Nominated for BRIT Awards

January 10, 2013

Mumford & Sons, Emeli Sandé and Alt-J lead the nominations for the 2013 BRIT Awards, which were announced today at a launch event at the Savoy Hotel in central London. Mumford & Sons are nominated for British Group, British Live Act and...


Coldplay and Lily Allen Perform Together

December 20, 2013

Last night in London, Coldplay and Lily Allen both made long-awaited live comebacks at Under 1 Roof, a children's charity benefit concert at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith. It was Coldplay's first major show in almost a year, while Allen...


Can '12 Years' Sweep the Golden Globes?

December 12, 2013

American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave lead the Golden Globes field with seven nominations each for the 71st annual awards, including nods for best picture in their respective categories, Best Musical or Comedy and Best Drama. The Hollywood Foreign Press...


The 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Soundtrack Is Streaming

November 13, 2013

Although it's not officially out until Tuesday, the Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack is now streaming in full on iTunes. The record features 15 tracks by Coldplay, Christina Aguilera, Lorde, Patti Smith, Santigold, the National and more. The movie...


Coldplay Release 'Hunger Games' Track

September 6, 2013

Coldplay have returned today with "Atlas," their new song from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack. The dreamy tune features a classic Coldplay presentation, with twinkling piano that builds as Chris Martin croons "I'll carry your world."...


Gaga Named Forbes' Most Powerful Musician

June 26, 2013

It's been a pretty quiet 2013 for Lady Gaga following her tour-ending hip surgery, but she has some good news to celebrate: Forbes has named her the most powerful musician in the world. Women Who Rock: In the Pages of Rolling Stone Mother Monster earned...


Dave Grohl, Nas Talk Hip-Hop at Grammys

February 6, 2013

Nas is up for four Grammys on Sunday, including Best Rap Album for Life Is Good, which provided a topic of conversation when the 18-time nominee stopped by Chelsea Lately yesterday to chat with guest host Dave Grohl, who asked Nas how he feels hip-hop...


Chris Martin and Jay-Z, 'Run This Town'

January 2, 2013

Coldplay and Jay-Z linked up for a co-headlining New Years Eve show at Brooklyn's Barclays Center that featured various collaborations, including Chris Martin joined Jay-Z onstage for the rapper's "Run This Town." Martin and wife Gwyneth Paltrow grooved...



Madonna Tops List of Highest-Earning Tours of 2012

December 17, 2012

Despite causing plenty of controversy, Madonna's MDNA tour was the top-grossing tour in 2012, according to Billboard. The singer sold out each of her 72 tour dates since November 2011, and pulled in a total of $228.4 million. Bruce Springsteen and the...


Gotye, Mumford & Sons Lead Spotify Streams in 2012

November 29, 2012

Gotye and Mumford & Sons were among the most played artists on Spotify in 2012, along with David Guetta, Rihanna and Coldplay. Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know" was the most streamed song of 2012, edging out Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe";...