Coldplay is a British rock band. It was formed by Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland at the University College London in 1996. The duo was later joined by Guy Berryman and gave a new name to the group, Starfish. Will Champion joined as a drummer and backing vocalist. Phil Harvey is supposedly the fifth member of the band. In the year 1998, the band was renamed as Coldplay. The band achieved the fame worldwide with the release of the single Yellow in the year 2000 followed by the album Parachutes. The second album of the band was A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002). Their next release was X&Y. The fourth studio album was Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (2008). The fifth studio album was Mylo Xyloto followed by Ghost Stories and A Head Full of Dreams.In December 2003, one of the band members Chris Martin got married to Gwyneth Paltrow. They met in 2002. They have two children. His daughter is Apple Blythe Alison Martin and son is Moses Bruce Anthony Martin. Then Jonny Buckland got married in the 2009. Guy Berryman got married once and then got separated. In the year 2003 Will Champion get married. They dont have any female singer in their band. But they have worked with Rihanna for their album named "Princess of China."Throughout their career, Coldplay won 62 awards from 209 nominations. They have sold more than 80 million records worldwide. Coldplay is the best-selling music artists in the world. The group has also performed at various charity projects namely; Live 8, Band Aid 20, Sound Relief, The Secret Policeman's Ball, Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, Sport Relief and the Teenage Cancer Trust of United Kingdom. The band members of Coldplay are versatile. Chris Martin can perform vocals, rhythm guitar, piano, keyboards, Jonny Buckland plays guitar, backing vocals, piano, keyboards, harmonica, drums, percussion, Guy Berryman plays bass guitar, backing vocals, piano, keyboards, harmonica, drums, percussion, guitar, Will Champion plays drums, percussion, backing vocals, piano, keyboards, guitar.The list of studio albums of Coldplay include; Parachutes (2000), A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002), X&Y (2005), Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (2008), Mylo Xyloto (2011), Ghost Stories (2014) and A Head Full of Dreams (2015). The Concert tours of Coldplay include; Parachutes Tour (200001), A Rush of Blood to the Head Tour (200203), Twisted Logic Tour (200507), Viva la Vida Tour (200810), Mylo Xyloto Tour (201112), Ghost Stories Tour (2014) and A Head Full of Dreams Tour (2015). There is a long list of awards won by Coldplay, namely; American Music Awards, BBC Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Brit Awards, Danish Music Awards, Echo Awards, Emmy Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, GQ Awards, Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Hollywood Film Awards, IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Awards, International Dance Music Awards, Italian Music Awards, Ivor Novello Awards, Juno Awards, Los Premios 40 Principales, Los Premios MTV, Mercury Music Prize Awards, Meteor Ireland Music Awards, MTV Awards, MTV Asia Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards Japan, MuchMusic Video Awards, Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, NME Awards, NRJ Music Awards, People's Choice Awards, Q Awards, Teen Choice Awards and World Music Awards.Coldplay haswon numerous music awards, including 8 Brit Awards. He also won Best British Group award four times. Five MTV Video Music Awards, 4 Billboard Music Awards, 4 World Music Awards and 7 Grammy Awards out of 26 nominations are also in the list of awards won by Coldplay. In the year 2009, Coldplay appeared to be the most successful band by receiving 7 Grammy Award nominations at the 51st Grammy Awards. They won 3 Grammy Awards. The band has sold over 80 million records all over the world. Coldplay will be performing in India in November 2016 with AR Rahman, Aamir Khan, Farhan Akhtar in attendance. In addition to that, Jay-Z might make an appearance.
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