Coldplay’s Chris Martin hitches a ride to Super Bowl in first ‘Carpool Karaoke’ clip – watch

Elton John also confirmed for popular series later this month

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin is picked up from the side of the road by James Corden in the first clip from his upcoming appearance on ‘Carpool Karaoke’.

The regular bit appears on Corden’s Late, Late Show and sees a musician or group join Corden in his car as they drive around Los Angeles and sing songs together. Other artists who have appeared on the segment before include Adele, One Direction, Justin Bieber and Rod Stewart.

In the clip, which you can see below, Corden picks up Martin as the Coldplay frontman looks for someone to take him to the Super Bowl. Coldplay will perform at the NFL event this Sunday evening (February 7) in Santa Clara.

Meanwhile, Corden has also confirmed another Carpool Karaoke guest with Elton John set to join him in an episode which will air after the Super Bowl on Sunday. Elton John will join him during his special post-Super Bowl broadcast alongside fellow guests Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick and Adam DeVine.

SEE MORE: James Corden’s Five Best Carpool Karaoke Guests So Far

Earlier this year it was confirmed that Coldplay will receive the Godlike Genius Award at the NME Awards 2016 with Austin, Texas.

The band will pick up the award in person and also perform live at the ceremony on February 17 at O2 Academy, Brixton, London.

Coldplay, who recently released their seventh studio album ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ and have sold 80 million records worldwide, will perform an exclusive set of their greatest hits to close the show.Tickets for the ceremony, held at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on 17 February, are on sale now at NME.com/tickets.

The NME Awards 2016 With Austin, Texas take place later this month with The Libertines, and Wolf Alice leading the list of nominees.

Following thousands of votes from NME readers, The Libertines and Wolf Alice have six nominations in total, including nods in the categories of ‘Best British Band, ‘Best Live Band’ and ‘Best Track’.

Hot on both bands’ heels are Foals, receiving four nods across the shortlist, including Best British Band, Best Live Band, Best Album and Best Track. The Maccabees, who are yet to add an NME Awards gong to their trophy set, are up for Best British Band, Best Live Band and Best Album supported by HMV.

The winners are decided by you – the fans – and voting is now open.

The NME Awards with Austin, Texas season kicked off on January 29 with NME Awards Tour 2016 with Austin, Texas. Headliners Bloc Party, Drenge, Rat Boy and Bugzy Malone will tour the UK. Tickets are available now.

Meanwhile, Crystal Castles will mark UK return at two NME Awards Shows with Austin, Texas. Other acts playing at London gigs throughout February include Suede, Swim Deep, Blossoms and King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard.
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