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Gwyneth Paltrow admits ‘conscious uncoupling’ is ‘dorky’

Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow has admitted that the term "conscious uncoupling" wasn't the greatest way to describe her break-up with Chris Martin in 2014. In a joint statement made three years ago, the couple said: ''It is with hearts full of sadness that we have decided to separate. We have been working hard for well over a year, some of it together,...

Mallory Knox cover Coldplay’s ‘Yellow’ for mental health charity

Mallory Knox and Coldplay
Mallory Knox have shared a cover of Coldplay's classic 'Yellow' for mental health charity CALM. Following in the footsteps of The Vaccines, Frank Turner, Years & Years, Mallory Knox have joined the scheme from the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM). ‘Torch Songs’ invites huge artists to cover their favourite songs that highlight the power of music to raise the spirit...

15 Musicians singing happy birthday, just for you

It's that time of the week again. Your dear friend’s birthday has rolled around and you need something great to post on their Facebook wall. You make a panicked scroll through your Instagram to find pictures of the two of you, and realise to your dismay how few selfies you’ve ever taken together. If you’re a different kind of person,...

Nominations revealed for Ivor Novello Awards 2017

Adele, Skepta, Laura Mvula, Coldplay and Nick Cave are all nominated for the 2017 Ivor Novello Awards
The full list of nominations for the Ivor Novello Awards 2017 has been unveiled - honouring the likes of Adele, Coldplay, Skepta, Nick Cave and many more. The prestigious awards ceremony, arranged by BASCA in association with PRS for Music, is now entering its 62nd years of 'celebrating, honouring and rewarding excellence in songwriting and composing'. This year's list sees Michael...

Billboard Music Awards 2017 nominees revealed

The nominees for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards have been revealed
The full list of nominees for the Billboard Music Awards 2017 has been revealed -  with Drake, The Chainsmokers, Twenty One Pilots and Rihanna with the most nods. While the usual suspects of Adele and Coldplay are strongly represented, the most nominated artists are Drake and The Chainsmokers 22 nominations each. They're followed by Twenty One Pilots follows with 17...

Coldplay’s Chris Martin visits a sick superfan in hospital

Chris Martin on stage
Coldplay's Chris Martin has paid a visit to a sick superfan who is being treated in hospital. Shortly before the band's gig in Manila last night (April 4), the frontman spent time with Ken Valiant Santiago, a medical student at the University of the Philippines-Manila who is battling stage 4 cancer. Local news outlet ABS-CBN reports that Martin's hospital visit came...

Coldplay’s Chris Martin reveals his three favourite songs

Coldplay's Chris Martin
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin marked his 40th birthday by thanking fans and revealing his three favourite songs of the moment. Check them out below Martin celebrated his birthday with a 'Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory' themed party - with the likes of Beyoncé, Jay Z, Orlando Bloom, Rob Lowe, Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Muse’s Matt Bellamy, Breaking Bad actor...

40 going on four – Chris Martin’s Willy Wonka-themed birthday party recreated his childhood dreams

Coldplay announce new EP 'Kaleidoscope'
To celebrate his 40th birthday, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin decided to create his own fantastical (para para) paradise, in a wild recreation of Roald Dahl’s ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, set in the confines of his swanky Malibu home. As you do. It turns out Martin isn’t one to do things by halves – it was like Willy Wonka himself...

Coldplay’s Chris Martin throws ‘Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory’ themed 40th birthday party

Chris Martin and Willy Wonka star Gene Wilder
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin celebrated his 40th birthday over the weekend by turning his Malibu mansion into Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. The singer posted a series of images on Coldplay's Instagram page including Willy Wonka themed invites and giant cup cakes.  He also posted a series of images from a photo booth. There were giant toadstools and lollipops on the grounds and...

Coldplay share new track ‘Hypnotised’ and announce new EP ‘Kaleidoscope’

Coldplay announce new EP 'Kaleidoscope'
Coldplay have announced the release of a new EP called 'Kaleidoscope'. The five-track EP is described as a "sister release" to the band's 2015 album 'A Head Full Of Dreams'. To accompany the announcement, the band have shared a new track from the EP, which Chris Martin describes as a "new non-single" - listen to 'Hypnotised' below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXmTEyq5nXc&feature=youtu.be 'Kaleidoscope', which also features the...