Update: “A Sky Full of Stars” is now featured in an NBA viral video featuring flash mobs in the cities of the four remaining playoff teams. Watch the video below:
The NBA Playoffs are heating up, with just eight teams still left vying for the championship as the second round rolls on. On Thursday (May 8), the National Basketball Association will unveil a new TV advertisement featuring Coldplay’s latest Hot 100 hit, “A Sky Full of Stars” — check it out first on Billboard.com:
The 30-second clip includes amazing round-one moments like Kevin Durant’s fallaway four-point play against the Memphis Grizzlies, Brooklyn Nets star Paul Pierce’s series-clinching block, and of course, Damian Lillard’s insta-classic buzzer-beater. The tagline? “Watch What Happens Next.”
“A Sky Full of Stars” is the second single from Coldplay’s sixth studio album, “Ghost Stories,” due out on May 19. The track debuts on this week’s Hot 100 chart at No. 24, and was performed on last week’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” by Chris Martin and co.