1. Coldplay Performs ‘Always In My Head’ on Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show’ (Watch)

    May 07, 2014 5:00 AM EDT Coldplay has used the platform of Jimmy Fallon's "The Tonight Show” to dish out some new music.  On a set that featured dozens of dangling paper stars, the British four-piece brought some star-power of their own with a performance of the sombre, atmospheric “Always In My Head”,…

  2. ‘SNL’ Recap: Coldplay Performs New ‘Ghost Stories’ Tunes, Chris Martin Romances Andrew Garfield

    May 04, 2014 12:31 PM EDT About two weeks ahead of its release, Coldplay showed off tunes from its new album, “Ghost Stories,” during “Saturday Night Live” on May 3, first with the introspective "Magic" and then giving a starry performance of" A Sky Full of Stars." Last night’s performances (watch…

  3. Chris Martin Says Gwyneth Paltrow Split Inspired New Coldplay Album

    April 28, 2014 6:32 PM EDT The Coldplay frontman speaks in a BBC Radio 1 interview with Zane Lowe Chris Martin gave some inside information on his divorce from Gwyneth Paltrow in a recent interview with BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe. Particularly, the Coldplay frontman admitted the upcoming album "Ghost Stories…

  4. 15 Non-Rappers Rapping: James Franco, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jimmy Fallon & More

    April 22, 2014 4:55 PM EDT White men may not be able to jump, but that doesn't stop some of them -- or anyone else, really -- from trying to rap. News anchor Brian Williams has added Snoop Dogg's "Gin and Juice" to an impressive resume of rap song covers (including Sugar Hill Gang's  "…

  5. Coldplay's 'Magic' Video: Chris Martin Plays Duel Roles In Silent Film

    April 07, 2014 10:56 AM EDT Coldplay's official music video for "Magic" finds frontman Chris Martin in a love triangle… with Chris Martin as his bitter romantic rival. The imaginative clip comes courtesy of director Jonas Åkerlund, and co-stars "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" actress Ziyi…

  6. Coldplay's Chris Martin & Gwyneth Paltrow Get April Fools Vinyl From Match.com

    April 01, 2014 1:05 PM EDT Match.com got in on the April Fool's game today, and the joke came at the expense of the recently separated Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow. Those visiting Match.com's official blog UpToDate this morning found a post hyping a "limited edition digital vinyl from Match"…

  7. Top 10 Coldplay Lyrics To Help Move On From Heartbreak

    March 26, 2014 12:07 PM EDT Hurting from the split of Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow? These 10 lyrical passages will offer glimmers of hope. On Tuesday (Mar. 25), Coldplay's Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow shocked the world by announcing their split after a decade of marriage . "We have been working hard…

  8. Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow to Separate

    March 25, 2014 6:05 PM EDT "It is with hearts full of sadness that we have decided to separate" Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin have announced they're separating after more than a decade of marriage. The pair, who tied the knot in 2003 and have two children,…

  9. Oscars 2014: Pink Pays Tribute to 'The Wizard of Oz' With 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'

    March 02, 2014 11:22 PM EST Pink had a memorable Oscar debut, paying tribute to the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz." The singer took the Academy Awards stage Sunday following an introduction from Whoopi Goldberg to perform one of Judy Garland's most memorable songs, "Somewhere Over the…

  10. 25 Movie Stars Turned Musicians

    February 26, 2014 5:30 PM EST First we watched them on the big screen, many of them -- like Kevins Bacon and Costner, Gwyneth Paltrow and Johnny Depp -- reaching mega-star success. But that wasn't enough. No, these movie stars-turned-musicians wanted to express themselves with a mic or a guitar, parlaying their…

  11. Coldplay Debuts Trippy 'Midnight' Video: Watch

    February 25, 2014 1:07 PM EST Coldplay has unveiled a haunting video for new song "Midnight," an atmospheric track absent of the anthemic rock elements of earlier chart-toppers, but overflowing with hints that Chris Martin and company have been spinning Bon Iver records pretty hard as they prep a sixth…

  12. 'Glee's' 100th Episode Song List Revealed

    February 25, 2014 3:44 AM EST Fox has announced the setlist for "Glee's" 100th episode. The music in the two-part episode was voted on by fans, who were asked to pick 10 of the show's 30 most beloved performances to be remixed and featured on the series' landmark episode. Set to air March 18 and…

  13. Cher, Jennifer Hudson, Russell Simmons Among Celebs Backing Ban On Dolphin Hunt

    February 05, 2014 11:42 PM EST A group of American celebrities and other activists want President Barack Obama to refuse to sign an international trade agreement until Japan bans the capture and slaughter of dolphins in the fishing town of Taiji. Backing the effort are Oscar-winning performers Sean Penn, Cher, Susan…

  14. U2 Make Surprise Performance at Haiti Benefit During Golden Globes Weekend

    January 12, 2014 3:37 PM EST Bono and company stirring up anticipation for expected 2014 album U2 performed live last night (Jan. 11) for the first time in four years, surprising guests at Sean Penn's third annual Help Haiti benefit in Beverly Hills' Montage Hotel. The charitable event coincided with this…

  15. Chart Analysis: With 'Glee,' Cory Monteith Made History On The Hot 100

    July 14, 2013 3:06 AM EDT As a member of the cast of Fox's "Glee" – and a key one at that – Cory Monteith helped set one of the Billboard Hot 100's most vaunted records.   As the "Glee" cast tallied an immense 206 Hot 100 entries since the series' 2009 premiere, the troupe set the…

  16. 'Glee' Star Cory Monteith Found Dead

    July 14, 2013 2:49 AM EDT Cory Monteith, the handsome young actor who shot to fame in the hit TV series "Glee" but was beset by addiction struggles so fierce that he once said he was lucky to be alive, was found dead in a hotel room, police said. He was 31. Monteith, who played the character Finn Hudson on…

  17. Casey Donahew Band Brings 'Red Dirt' Sound To Top 10

    April 25, 2013 4:00 PM EDT A bevy of titles infuse the Top Country Albums chart's top 10 without the aid of country radio Casey Donahew Band leads a string of top 20 debuts onto Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, none of which are driven by mainstream, large-market country radio airplay.   A staple on…

  18. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last…

  19. Ask Billboard: 20 No. 13 Hits For 2013

    January 15, 2013 9:05 AM EST So many great songs have peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's a look at 20 (plus a whole bunch more). As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last…

  20. Weekly Chart Notes: Jon Secada 'Never Too Far Away' From AC - Or His Fans

    October 26, 2012 1:35 PM EDT The veteran pop singer/songwriter returns with his inimitable love song stylings. "Growing up listening to the radio, the main thing for me was always respecting good music. Once my career got going, I've always felt, whether or not I wrote it, a song that touches my heart hopefully…

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