Whether dreamed up in a barroom over drinks or a boardroom during a Powerpoint presentation on expanding market share, Chris Martin's duet with R&B singer Rihanna on the Coldplay tune 'Princess of China' was bound to be big -- and it's certainly lived up to expectations in 2012, already reaching the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100.

“Well, her bit on our record is my favorite bit," Martin says. "We’ve been trying some new things and trying to break down the perceived boundaries between different types of music.” The official video dropped in June 2012, and it can be seen below.