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When Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s “See You Again” ended the 14-week reign of “Uptown Funk!” atop the Hot 100 last week, a natural first question was really? Once we all got past the initial shock of a tepid Paul Walker tribute from the Furious 7 soundtrack coming out of nowhere to unseat one of… More »

Kelly Clarkson started out with negative cred. In 2002, Clarkson became the first winner of American Idol, which made her wildly famous and deathly uncool. This was before poptimism, and although Idol was an massive ratings success, the average critical line was something like THIS POP STAR FACTORY IS AN AFFRONT TO GOOD TASTE THEY… More »

Hey, it’s over! We made it through! Sam Smith won everything! Iggy Azalea didn’t win anything! Beck busted through the wall like the Kool-Aid Man! Kanye, for a glorious split second, threatened to turn this into an interesting show! And amid all the drama, there were so, so many performances. Almost everyone brought an orchestra,… More »

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Coldplay – “Everglow” (Feat. Gwyneth Paltrow)

Chris Martin appeared on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show today to talk about Coldplay's approaching album A Head Full Of Dreams. We've already heard…
Peter Helman | November 26, 2015 - 1:36 pm

Coldplay’s New Album Inspired By Drake, Oasis, DJ Snake & Lil Jon

Coldplay's A Head Full Of Dreams will be upon us in about two weeks, and Chris Martin gave some interviews about it recently. To Rolling
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2015 - 5:28 pm

Watch Coldplay Debut “Adventure Of A Lifetime” On TFI Friday

Yesterday Coldplay shared "Adventure Of A Lifetime," the surprisingly funky first single from their seventh and possibly-final album A Head Full Of Dreams. And as…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2015 - 12:45 pm

Noel Gallagher Mocks Radiohead In Esquire UK Cover Story

When Esquire UK interviewed Noel Gallagher for a recent cover story, Alex Bilmes asked the musician what his hobbies are, to which he responded: interviews.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 5, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Chris Martin & Ricky Gervais Working On Mockumentary About The Office’s David Brent

One of the great things about the British version of The Office is how brief it was. After 12 episodes and two Christmas specials, it…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2015 - 11:51 am

Watch Coldplay Debut New Song “Amazing Day,” Perform With Ariana Grande At Global Citizen Fest

Coldplay performed at the Chris Martin-curated charity concert Global Citizen Fest today. The band played a new song in a soundcheck yesterday, and sure enough,…
Peter Helman | September 26, 2015 - 5:52 pm

Coldplay Just Soundchecked A New Song For Global Citizen Fest

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin is pretty heavily involved with the anti-poverty organization Global Citizen, and he's signed on to curate the annual Global Citizen Festival…
Peter Helman | September 25, 2015 - 7:13 pm

Watch Chris Martin Play A Surprise Acoustic Set At A Bar In India

Perhaps because his Game Of Thrones musical didn't work out, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin appears to be walking the earth like Kane in Kung Fu,…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2015 - 11:22 am

Watch Chris Martin Perform “Til Kingdom Come” At Beau Biden’s Funeral

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin performed an emotional rendition of X&Y track "Til Kingdom Come" at the funeral of Beau Biden, former Delaware attorney general and…
Peter Helman | June 6, 2015 - 9:23 pm

Noel Gallagher Has Some Dependably Amusing Thoughts About Tidal, Zayn Malik

In his latest Rolling Stone interview, Noel Gallagher offered typically entertaining commentary about some of the year's biggest music stories. For instance, the former Oasis…
Chris DeVille | May 5, 2015 - 2:02 pm

Livestream The Global Citizen Earth Day Concert Feat. No Doubt, My Morning Jacket, Mary J. Blige

The Global Citizen Earth Day rally is taking place today on the National Mall in Washington D.C. to draw awareness to the 45th anniversary of…
James Rettig | April 18, 2015 - 12:48 pm

Tidal Owners Including Jay Z, Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Jack White, & Madonna Share The Stage At Launch Event

Jay Z bought the Swedish company Aspiro's streaming music service Tidal less than a month ago, but that didn't stop him from rolling out his…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2015 - 5:27 pm

Grammys 2015: The Best GIFs, Tweets, & Videos

As exciting (?) as Music’s Biggest Night™ itself is, the real treasures are the countless GIFs, videos, tweets, memes, and other ephemera that will survive…
James Rettig | February 8, 2015 - 7:08 pm

Beck Will Perform With Chris Martin At The Grammys

The 57th annual Grammy Awards will air this Sunday, and we already know that host LL Cool Jay (cue a collective groan) will not be…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 4, 2015 - 11:35 am

Chris Martin, Janelle Monáe, Willie Nelson To Play Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life Tribute Concert

Next month, CBS will air Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life, a tribute to the legendary musician that was put together by the…
James Rettig | January 14, 2015 - 1:27 pm

David Bowie Turned Down Coldplay Collab Because It Wasn’t Good Enough

During a video segment at last week's BBC Music Awards, Chris Martin revealed that David Bowie turned down a guest spot on a Coldplay song,…
James Rettig | December 14, 2014 - 3:33 pm

Chris Martin Titles “Final” Coldplay LP A Head Full Of Dreams, Compares It To Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

Coldplay just released a new album only a few months ago, but frontman Chris Martin revealed in an interview with Zane Lowe today on BBC…
James Rettig | December 4, 2014 - 6:24 pm
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