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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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."...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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";...

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Coldplay, Jay-Z to Rock New Year's Eve in Brooklyn

November 12, 2012

Coldplay will rock in the new year in style, with three shows to cap off 2012. The British rockers will visit Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, on December 29th, then hit Brooklyn's Barclays Center on December 30th and 31st. Co-headliner Jay-Z will...

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Coldplay, 'Hurts Like Heaven'

October 8, 2012

Coldplay debuted their Mylo Xyloto comic series earlier this year, and now the band brings the drawings to life in the new video for Mylo cut "Hurts Like Heaven." A group of five superheroes goes on the run, escaping oppressive futuristic police...

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Inside the Style of Rihanna and Coldplay's 'Princess of China' Video

August 23, 2012

For "Princess of China," Rihanna's dramatic duet with Coldplay, video director Adria Petty and her co-conspirator Alan Bibby dreamed up a video concept that radiated danger, dark desire and intrigue. In wake of the clip's Video Music Award nomination...

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Coldplay Announce Six-Part 'Mylo Xyloto' Comic Series

July 10, 2012

This week at Comic-Con in San Diego, Coldplay will debut a new six-part comic series that tells the story behind the group's last record, Mylo Xyloto. The series will be published by Matt Groening's Bongo Comics Group and was written by the band and...

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Coldplay Wrap Australian Tour With Hint of Break

November 26, 2012

It looks like Coldplay will be taking a break from live shows very soon. According to Billboard, frontman Chris Martin told the crowd at a Brisbane, Australia, show last week, "This is the last big show for three years or so," and added, "I don't want...

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Coldplay Drummer to Appear on 'Game of Thrones'

November 6, 2012

Coldplay drummer Will Champion will appear on the upcoming season of Game of Thrones playing – wait for it – a drummer, Entertainment Weekly reports. No other word on what Champion's role will entail, though he won't be the only...

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Jay-Z Adds Verse to Coldplay's 'Paradise'

September 10, 2012

Jay-Z joined Coldplay onstage last night at the 2012 London Paralympics closing ceremony, adding an inspiring verse to the Brits' single "Paradise." After packing uplifting lyrics and gold-medal braggadocio into a guest spot that threw props to Gabby...

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Universal Music Group Offers To Sell EMI's Parlophone Label

July 27, 2012

Universal Music Group has reportedly offered to sell most of EMI's Parlophone label in an effort to gain regulatory approval from the European Union for its expected $1.9 billion buyout of EMI, according to the Financial Times. Vivendi, which owns UMG,...

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Coldplay, 'Princess of China'

June 4, 2012

On their new video for "Princess of China," Coldplay show off some martial arts skills with featured guest Rihanna. Frontman Chris Martin and Rihanna are lovers with a complicated story, resolving their issues by alternately kneeling together on the ground...

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