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Beyoncé was Queen Bey last night, as usual. “Formation” took over the Super Bowl halftime performance, making professional entertainers Bruno Mars and Chris Martin look amateurish in the process. Martin and Mars both gave it their all, but when it comes to simultaneously dancing with fierce precision and attitude, and singing without sounding gassed, Beyoncé… More »

It’s been a lifetime since Gwen Stefani was chanting “B-A-N-A-N-A-S,” even longer still since the Velvet Underground and Nico drew on Warhol’s interpretation of the tropical fruit as a muse. But this year it felt as though there was a resurgence in banana culture, a rekindled appreciation for our innocent, fair-weather, potassium-rich yellow friends. Maybe… More »

If A Head Full Of Dreams really does turn out to be the last Coldplay album, the band is giving one final gift to the Coldplay haters of the world. Of course, they’ve given those haters plenty of great presents over the years: Chris Martin’s Stipe-level dancing, the paint-splattered old-timey military uniforms, the constant and… More »

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Beyoncé Turned Down “Awful” Chris Martin Song “Hook Up”

Chris Martin will grace the cover of Rolling Stone this month, and in the accompanying interview he opens up about his divorce and collaborating with…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 8, 2016 - 11:21 am
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Watch Coldplay’s Chris Martin Do Carpool Karaoke With James Corden

Coldplay are playing the Super Bowl Halftime Show on Sunday, and, as a warm-up, frontman Chris Martin did Carpool Karaoke with his fellow Brit and…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2016 - 9:04 am
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Watch Missy Elliott & Pharrell, The Weeknd, Coldplay Perform On The Voice Season Finale

NBC trotted out a bastion of big stars for last night's The Voice finale. Topping the bill was Missy Elliott joining Voice judge Pharrell for…
Chris DeVille | December 16, 2015 - 9:21 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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The Week In Pop: Meet Charlie Puth, 2015’s Most Egregious Rising Star

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…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2015 - 11:35 am
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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
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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
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The Week In Pop: Kelly Clarkson’s Edgeless Excellence Continues

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.
Chris DeVille | March 5, 2015 - 11:43 am
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