Coldplay's 'A Rush of Blood to the Head' has been named the favorite album of all time by BBC radio listeners. The 2002 album tops an eclectic list that also finds Keane's 2004 record 'Hopes and Fears' standing tall at the No. 2 spot, beating out classics from the likes of the Rolling Stones, the Beatles and Queen. The top album was revealed today (April 1) by DJ Jo Whiley at the end of a countdown that ran throughout the day.
Are Coldplay blowing off South America? It kind of seems like it. Last year, the band scheduled a trek across the continent that was set to kick off on Feb. 13 of this year in Chile, then it promplty announced that the dates would be rescheduled for later in 2013. Now, the British rockers have revealed that the none of the tour will be made up and all the gigs are officially cancelled.
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin suffers from tinnitus, which is constant buzzing or ringing in the ears that is often caused by exposure to loud music. To show his support for other people stricken with the condition, his band has contributed a remixed version of 'Charlie Brown' from 'Mylo Xyloto' to 'I Am the One in Ten,' a compilation whose goal is to raise awareness about the ailment.
Coldplay and Jay-Z are teaming up to auction off tickets to their joint New Year's Eve concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., to raise money to benefit Newtown, Conn., the site off last week's school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The winning bidder will receive four first-rate floor seats and special VIP entrance to the show, plus a meet-and-greet with the British band and the NYC rapper backstage after the show.
They participated in the live music event of the year, helping to raise millions for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, but the musicians who took the stage for last night's (Dec. 12) 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden didn't limit their donations to time and music.
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The lineup of the star-studded 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert set to take place in New York City later this month keeps getting more studded with stars. Last week Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder signed on for 12-12-12, and now Coldplay's Chris Martin and classic rocker Eric Clapton are the latest rockers to join the bill.
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin had a bit of explaining to do after making headlines with hints of a coming hiatus. Martin recently told an audience in Australia that the group might not be back for three years, and it sent fans into a hand-wringing tizzy. The singer has since clarified his statement, explaining that the band is taking a break from global touring, not from making music. In fact, he's already crafting new tunes.