Jay-Z and Simon Pegg join Coldplay onstage at Wembley Stadium – video

Chris Martin also pays tribute to Michael Jackson during the gig

Jay-Z and comedian Simon Pegg both joined Coldplay onstage at the first of their two Wembley Stadium gigs in London last night (September 18).

The band played a 26-song set to a capacity crowd at the stadium, utilising a number of different stage areas as they did so. Earlier in the evening, White Lies, Girls Aloud and Jay-Z provided support, and Jay-Z went on to join Coldplay during their set when they played ‘Lost+’.

Pegg, a long term friend and champion of the band, appeared onstage to play the harmonica part of early track ‘Trouble’. Elsewhere in Coldplay‘s set, the band played an acoustic version of Michael Jackson‘s ‘Billie Jean’, garnering an emphatic response from the audience. Watch video footage of the song – which also sees Pegg onstage – by scrolling down now.

Coldplay played:

‘Life In Technicolor’
‘Violet Hill’
‘In My Place’
‘Glass of Water’
‘Cemeteries of London’
‘Fix You’
‘Strawberry Swing’
‘God Put A Smile Upon Your Face’
‘The Hardest Part’
‘Postcards From Far Away’
‘Viva La Vida’
‘Death Will Never Conquer’
‘Rhyming Song’
‘Billie Jean’
‘Viva La Vida (Remix)’
‘Lovers In Japan’
‘Death And All His Friends’
‘The Scientist’
‘Life In Technicolor II’
‘The Escapist’

Coldplay are now set to play their second and final Wembley Stadium gig tonight.

Watch Coldplay playing ‘Billie Jean’ below.