1. Coldplay's 'Head Full of Dreams' Trek on Track to Become One of the Top 10 Highest Grossing Tours Ever

    May 19, 2017 2:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The trek could earn nearly $500 million in ticket sales. Coldplay ’s A Head Full of Dreams Tour is on its way to becoming one of the top 10 highest grossing tours of all time. The trek, which is scheduled to wrap in October, could near $500 million ...

  2. Coldplay Earns First Pop Songs No. 1 on 'Something Just Like This,' With The Chainsmokers

    May 15, 2017 10:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay completes the longest wait for a first No. 1 on the airplay tally. Coldplay notches its first No. 1 on Billboard 's Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as "Something Just Like This," with The Chainsmokers , climbs 2-1 on the list ...

  3. The Chainsmokers Have Spent a Year Nonstop in the Hot 100's Top 10

    May 01, 2017 5:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 The pair joins only Katy Perry with such a streak in the chart's history. It's been a very good year for The Chainsmokers . As previously reported , the EDM/pop duo marks an uninterrupted year in the Billboard Hot 100 's top 10, as it ...

  4. New Coldplay 'I Am You' Shirt Benefits Refugee Charity

    April 28, 2017 10:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay has teamed with the search-and-rescue organization MOAS to sell an "I Am You" t-shirt that will benefit MOAS and encourage buyers to consider their fellow man and woman. "The ethos behind the statement is to encourage us all ...

  5. The 10 Best Wordless Choruses of the 21st Century

    April 27, 2017 8:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Generally speaking, you know a chorus is great when it makes you when scream along with every word each time you hear it. That makes it doubly impressive when a chorus manages to be great with no words at all. Now, we don't mean that in the &qu ...

  6. Latin America Leads the Way in Music Revenue Growth, Fueled By Gains in Streaming: IFPI

    April 25, 2017 10:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 Latin America showed the highest increase for any region internationally, according to IFPI’s just-released Global Music Report 2017 Music revenue grew 12 percent in Latin America in 2016, the highest increase for any region internationally, accordi ...

  7. Coldplay Face Themselves, And Adele, For Ivor Novello 'Most Performed Song' Award

    April 19, 2017 7:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay will face some stiff competition at this year's Ivor Novello awards in the "Most Performed Song" category, where their songs "Adventure of a Lifetime" and Hymn for the Weekend" will battle each other, and Adele ...

  8. The Chainsmokers Share Track by Track Breakdown of 'Memories...Do Not Open'

    April 11, 2017 12:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Art is open to the interpreter, but let's be real, we all want to know what our favorite artists were thinking when they wrote our favorite songs. There's something so special about the story, and The Chainsmokers ' debut album Memori ...

  9. 4 Things We Want to See From The Chainsmokers on 'Saturday Night Live'

    April 08, 2017 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 EDM duo The Chainsmokers will make their first appearance as musical guest on Saturday Night Live this weekend, one day after releasing their debut full-length album Memories…Do Not Open on Friday. Here are four things we hope to see from The Chains ...

  10. Chris Martin Visits Coldplay Fan Fighting Cancer in Hospital Before Philippines Concert

    April 04, 2017 7:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Martin made a special stop before Coldplay 's concert in Manila, Philippines, on Tuesday (April 4), visiting a sick super fan at the hospital.  On his way to the Mall of Asia Concert Grounds, Martin spent some time with Ken Santiago, a me ...

  11. ARMNHMR Drops Euphoric Remix of The Chainsmokers and Coldplay's 'Something Just Like This:' Listen

    March 22, 2017 2:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 “Something Just Like This” is something just like all the rest of The Chainsmokers ' singles lately: It's sitting high on the Hot 100 chart at number 8, and with a soulful collaborative performance from  Coldplay , it's not hard to he ...

  12. Coldplay Adds Three New 2017 Tour Dates

    March 16, 2017 6:29 PM EDT 0 0 6 Coldplay has announced three new stops on their 2017 A Head Full of Dreams tour, including new shows in Toronto, Edmonton and Los Angeles. One of those new stops includes another go-round at Pasadena's Rose Bowl, where they played two shows bac ...

  13. Coldplay, Sam Smith, Florence Welch Support War Child's 'Enough is Enough' Video on Devastating Syrian War

    March 15, 2017 7:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay 's Chris Martin , Sam Smith and Florence Welch are among the celebrities who've thrown their support behind "Enough is Enough," a video from the War Child UK charity marking the seventh year of the devastating Syrian war ...

  14. Ed Sheeran Covered 50 Cent, Blackstreet & Coldplay and Crushed It: Watch

    March 10, 2017 10:23 AM EST 0 0 0 Ed Sheeran  may have just solidified the fact that there's nothing he can't do. The British singer-songwriter has rapped on his own tracks, featured on other artists' hits, and successfully made Little Mix's "Touch" his ...

  15. Watch The Chainsmokers & Coldplay Perform 'Something Just Like This' & 'Paris' at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards

    March 09, 2017 1:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Now that The Chainsmokers are bonafide pop stars, they get joined on stage by multi-generational rock heroes, like Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. The pair came together to perform their recent collaboration “Something Just Like This” (No. 5 on Hot ...

  16. Beyonce, Madonna, Coldplay, More Sign Letter in Support of International Women's Day

    March 08, 2017 5:52 PM EST 0 0 0 In a show of support for International Women’s Day,  Beyoncé , Coldplay , John Legend , Madonna and other celebrities have co-signed an open letter advocating for gender equality. The letter is co-signed by Chime for Change , a campaign co-founded b ...

  17. Here Are the 6 Best Moments From the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards

    March 05, 2017 10:59 PM EST 0 0 0 The Grammys may be over, but some of music's biggest names gathered once again for the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday (March 5). Kicking off with Katy Perry , the show continued with performances by the likes of Big Sean , Ed Sheeran , The ...

  18. Ed Sheeran, Lorde, Coldplay, Khalid & Gryffin Are Spotify Editors' Picks for New Music Friday

    March 03, 2017 1:57 PM EST 0 0 0 Every week, Spotify updates their "New Music Friday" playlist, featuring 50 of the freshest new tracks hitting the service that week. On the heels of Billboard 's partnership with the streaming giant, we'll be tapping Spotify ...

  19. Coldplay Drops New Track 'Hypnotised' Ahead of 'Kaleidoscope' Release | Billboard News

    Coldplay Drops New Track 'Hypnotised' Ahead of 'Kaleidoscope' Release | Billboard News

    March 02, 2017 1:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Coldplay dropped a surprise new track called "Hypnotised", which is the first track of five from 'Kaleidoscope' -- due out June 2. music , 2017 , Hypnotised , new music , billboard news , Billboard , Music News , Kaleidoscope , C ...

  20. Coldplay's 'Hypnotised' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    March 02, 2017 11:28 AM EST 0 0 0 The track will appear on the group's five-song EP "Kaleidoscope," due June 2. Coldplay 's latest track "Hypnotised" soared to the top of the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart early Thursday (March 2), the day of it ...

  21. Coldplay Drops Surprise Track 'Hypnotised' Ahead of 'Kaleidoscope' EP Release

    March 02, 2017 4:52 AM EST 0 0 0 Coldplay aren’t ready to pack it in just yet. The British alternative rock outfit today dropped a surprise new track "Hypnotised," the first lifted from the five-track Kaleidoscope EP, due out on June 2. "Hypnotised" is a birthda ...

  22. Chris Martin Says Coldplay Will Not Perform Israeli-Palestinian Peace Concerts, Despite Rumors

    February 24, 2017 6:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Coldplay is currently visiting Israel and Palestine but will not be performing peace concerts there, despite rumors otherwise.  Frontman Chris Martin squashed speculation with a Twitter post on Friday (Feb. 24), following unsubstantiated reports the ...

  23. The Chainsmokers, Future, Calvin Harris & More Are Spotify Editors' Picks for New Music Friday

    February 24, 2017 5:49 PM EST 0 0 0 Every week, Spotify updates their "New Music Friday" playlist, featuring 50 of the freshest new tracks hitting the service that week. On the heels of Billboard's partnership with the streaming giant, we'll be tapping Spotify' ...

  24. Which of This Week's Major Dance Collabs Do You Like Best? Vote!

    February 24, 2017 3:04 PM EST 0 0 0 Something must have been in the water this week. The airwaves are lit up with huge new tunes from some of the biggest names in the game. Zedd, Cashmere Cat, Flume, Calvin Harris, The Chainsmokers, Marshmello, and Ookay all had new songs drop in the ...

  25. The Chainsmokers & Coldplay Collab Is Here, And It Sounds 'Something Just Like This': Watch Lyric Video

    February 22, 2017 3:18 PM EST 0 0 0 The long-teased collaboration between The Chainsmokers and Coldplay is finally here. “Something Like This” carries the telltale signs of Coldplay songwriting. Repetitive piano chords swirl inside The Chainsmokers' electronic musings. Singer Chr ...

  26. Coldplay & Chainsmokers Prepping 'Something Just Like This' Single | Billboard News

    Coldplay & Chainsmokers Prepping 'Something Just Like This' Single | Billboard News

    February 22, 2017 12:47 PM EST 0 0 0 The Chainsmokers let it slip back in September that they were cooking up something special with Coldplay singer Chris Martin. Now, according to Your EDM, the song has an official title: "Something Just Like This." 2017 , chris martin , bil ...

  27. How Performing at the Super Bowl Affects an Artist's YouTube Fanbase

    February 03, 2017 10:11 AM EST 0 0 0 For some, the Super Bowl halftime show is just as important as the actual Super Bowl. As a highly anticipated event featuring renowned musicians and unpredictable collaborations, fans sometimes tune in for the halftime show itself. With last year’s ...

  28. Coldplay to Release New 'Kaleidoscope' EP in 2017

    November 21, 2016 5:42 PM EST 0 0 0 As its 2015 album A Head Full of Dreams nears its first birthday, Coldplay is back at work, assuring fans even more new music is on the way. On Monday (Nov. 21), band leader Chris Martin announced that the quartet plans to release a new EP next year ...

  29. Super Bowl 50 Review: Coldplay, Beyonce & Bruno Mars Turn on an Electric Halftime Show

    February 08, 2016 4:27 AM EST 18.439 k 0 135 In between the Denver Broncos' dominant defense and the  Carolina Panthers' slippery  plays, the 2016 NFL Super Bowl hosted a halftime show of epic proportions featuring Coldplay , Beyonce and Bruno Mars . During the first quarter ...

  30. Beyonce, Coldplay and Bruno Mars Close Out the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show With 'Up & Up'

    Beyonce, Coldplay and Bruno Mars Close Out the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show With 'Up & Up'

    February 07, 2016 9:16 PM EST 1 0 0 The superstars perform Coldplay's song during the finale of the Super Bowl. Videos Beyoncé Coldplay Bruno Mars Brightcove ...

  31. Coldplay Performs 'Clocks' During Super Bowl 50 Nostalgia Montage

    Coldplay Performs 'Clocks' During Super Bowl 50 Nostalgia Montage

    February 07, 2016 9:08 PM EST 1 0 0 The band plays their hit song during the flashback montage in the halftime show. Videos Coldplay Brightcove ...

  32. Chris Martin's Daughter Apple Following in Dad's Footsteps? Watch Her Sing & Play Guitar

    December 18, 2015 9:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Chris Martin of Coldplay and Gwyneth Paltrow's daughter Apple seems to be taking after dad with some music skills of her own.  Chris Martin Can't Get Enough of Harry Styles' Hair! On Friday (Dec. 18), a surely proud Paltrow posted a v ...

  33. Coldplay Creeps Onto the Dancefloor With ‘A Head Full of Dreams’: Album Review

    December 04, 2015 11:10 AM EST 0 0 0 Sooner or later, every goliath of modern stadium rock hears the siren call of the discotheque. U2 , Radiohead , Arcade Fire -- all have striven to goose their ­sincerity with syncopation, to inject more fun, more funk, into their big, regal, high-mi ...

  34. Coldplay Performs 'Adventure Of A Lifetime' at 2015 American Music Awards

    Coldplay Performs 'Adventure Of A Lifetime' at 2015 American Music Awards

    November 22, 2015 9:56 PM EST 0 0 0 The band hits the stage to perform their new song at the 2015 AMAs. Videos Coldplay Brightcove ...

  35. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Missy Elliott's 'WTF' Debuts, With Leap Expected Next Week

    November 20, 2015 1:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Elliott's comeback track debuts at No. 91, with an advance to the top 40 likely next week. Plus, moves for Coldplay, Sam Smith, Rachel Platten & Flo Rida. As previously reported, Adele 's "Hello" spends a third week at No. 1 ...

  36. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 25 Years Ago, M.C. Hammer Nailed a No. 1

    June 22, 2015 8:05 AM EDT In 1990, 'U Can't Touch This' topped Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Plus, remembering chart feats by Debbie Gibson, Carole King & Drake. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboar ...

  37. Hear Coldplay's 'Gone But Not F. Cotton' to Celebrate BBC 1 Radio Personality

    May 23, 2015 5:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 When BBC Radio 1 DJ, Fearne Cotton, broadcast her final show on the station on Friday (May 22), the DJ got one major send-off -- that even included Coldplay penning a special song for her. Titled "Gone But Not F. Cotton," the track is an u ...

  38. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 50-26

    January 20, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 ...

  39. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 100-76

    January 06, 2015 1:05 PM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 ...

  40. Norwegian DJ Kygo Is On the Verge of Becoming Dance Music's Next Superstar

    October 24, 2014 4:02 PM EDT The world is full of bedroom producers who dream of being the next Avicii . So how did a 23-year-old DJ from Norway find himself in the middle of a bidding war between every major label, along with interest from industry heavyweights Lyor Cohen ...

  41. Ask Billboard: Summer Songs, More Taylor Swift & Remembering Survivor's Jimi Jamison

    September 07, 2014 9:05 AM EDT As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to [email protected] . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. Or, Tweet questions to Gary ...

  42. Ariana Grande, Zedd, Shakira Soar On Dance Charts

    July 11, 2014 1:45 PM EDT 2.254 k 150 2 The stars surge with 'Break Free' and 'Dare,' respectively. Plus, chart action for David Guetta, Coldplay and Zeds Dead Ariana Grande grabs her first Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart entry, as "Break Free," feat ...

  43. 2014 Hasn't Been Half Bad

    July 01, 2014 11:45 AM EDT A look at the biggest chart headlines, from Pharrell Williams, Michael Jackson, Iggy Azalea and more, from the first half of 2014 Fourteen chart headlines from the first half of 2014: Katy Perry 's "Dark Horse" (featuring Juicy J) ...

  44. Neon Trees Debut at No. 1 On Top Rock Albums Chart

    May 01, 2014 3:50 PM EDT 1 2 0 The band scores its first leader on the list with 'Pop Psychology.' Plus, chart action for Bruce Springsteen, Jack Johnson, Coldplay and more Neon Trees earn their first No. 1 on Billboard's Top Rock Albums chart, and highest debut on ...

  45. Pharrell Williams' 'Happy' & More: The 20 Biggest Crossover Hits

    April 24, 2014 5:05 PM EDT Williams' 'Happy' makes history as the first song to top as many as six Billboard radio format charts Call Pharrell Williams the crossover king. The singer/writer/producer's smash "Happy" becomes the first song to cr ...

  46. Chart Highlights: Coldplay Ties U2 For Most Adult Alternative Songs No. 1s

    April 07, 2014 3:35 PM EDT The band notches its 11th leader with 'Magic.' Plus, the Pretty Reckless makes its own historic move and new No. 1s for Zedd, J Balvin and more Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Fin ...

  47. Chart Highlights: One Direction, Katy Perry, U2 Score New No. 1s

    March 10, 2014 4:15 PM EDT D dominates an airplay chart for the first time, Perry's 'Dark Horse' rules Rhythmic Songs and U2 nets a record-setting No. 1 on Adult Alternative Songs Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts e ...

  48. Billboard's Adult Alternative Songs Chart Upgrades

    February 21, 2014 4:50 PM EST The tally welcomes several influential radio stations in major markets, further solidifying the chart's status as a launch pad for multi-format hits Billboard's Adult Alternative Songs radio airplay chart (known by its industry term, Trip ...

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