Beyoncé makes a cameo appearance in the new Coldplay video.
The band will release ‘Hymn For The Weekend’ as the second single from their 2015 album ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’. The single’s video premiered today and was filmed on location in Mumbai. The Ben Mor directed video also features a cameo from Bollywood superstar Sonam Kapoor.
Next month (February 7) Coldplay will headline the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show in Santa Clara, California, watched by an estimated worldwide TV audience of more than 160 million. They will be joined by Beyoncé again that night as well as Bruno Mars.
Earlier this month 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.
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 kicks 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.