2011 – BlueBeat.com settles lawsuit over selling Beatles songs illegally on This Day in Rock Music History! The UK site BlueBeat.com illegally sold Beatles, Coldplay and others for 25 cents US. They settled out of court for 1 million dollars to the relative record companies. The site had already streamed over 67,000 tracks.
2010 – Quick Hits: Coldplay, U2, Rob Zombie/Alice Cooper, Justin Bieber, Billy Corgan, Deftones, STP February 22, 2010 Coldplay Chris Martin says Coldplay will release their next studio album by the end of 2010. In a video interview with Globo.com, Martin says he hopes the band’s next record will be out “hopefully this Christmas.” Coldplay […]
2009 – The official Roadrunner Records web site has been updated with top-album picks for 2008 from a number of artists that are signed to the label, including members of MACHINE HEAD, MEGADETH, DEVILDRIVER, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and TRIVIUM. A few of the selections follow below. The entire list can be found at this location. Shawn […]
2008 – Coldplay were declared the biggest-selling act of 2008 at the World Music Awards held in Monaco. The band picked up the prize – along with the Rock Act Of The Year award – after their current album ‘Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends’ topped charts around the globe. Other winners […]
2008- Coldplay appear on Comedy Centrals Daily show, having the the number one album in the US.
2008 – Coldplay appeared at Madison Square Garden in New York City on the first night of the North American leg, Viva la Vida, 161-date world Tour.
2008 – Coldplay kicked off their Viva la Vida, 161-date world tour at the Brixton Academy in London, England.
2008 – Coldplay is at No.1 on the UK album chart on This Day in Rock! It is their fourth Studio Album called “Viva la Vida or Death and All his friends.”
2006 – Gnarls Barkley remain atop the U.K. singles chart for a sixth straight week with “Crazy.” Irish Coldplay imitators Snow Patrol top the album charts with Eyes Open.
2006 – actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin announced they had named their second child, a boy, Moses Martin. The couple also had a daughter named Apple.
2005 – With two trophies apiece, Coldplay and Green Day are the big winners at the 12th MTV Europe Music Awards, held at the Atlantic Pavilion in Lisbon.
2005 – The Chemical Brothers’ “Believe” wins Best Video at the MTV Europe Video Awards. Performers at the Lisbon-based bash include Madonna, Gorillaz, Coldplay and Green Day.