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Fan attends Coldplay concert 6 years after he first met Chris Martin at hospital; fulfills promise
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Fan attends Coldplay concert 6 years after he first met Chris Martin at hospital; fulfills promise

When Salvador Vargas from Michoacán, Mexico, was in the hospital six years ago where he met Chris Martin for the first time, the latter had promised to see him again after he had fully recovered and was ready to attend their concert

The sound of 2021: English music of this past pandemic year hasn't been all doom and gloom
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The sound of 2021: English music of this past pandemic year hasn't been all doom and gloom

If anything, the year has seen albums too short, songs too long, egos too big, and debuts too exciting, spoiling us for choice, and pushing us to redefine our own understanding of an album as we lumbered back onto our post-lockdown lives.

American Music Awards 2021: BTS, Coldplay perform; Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran win top honours
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American Music Awards 2021: BTS, Coldplay perform; Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran win top honours

BTS also won the award for favourite pop duo or group 'Butter' at American Music Awards 2021

How Limp Bizkit’s Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water became my gateway to heavy music
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How Limp Bizkit’s Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water became my gateway to heavy music

As much as getting an uncensored version of the 2000 album Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water was like unearthing a treasure – each expletive uttered bringing a toothy grin upon my face – there were often times I heard songs like 'Rollin’' or 'My Way,' where all the abuses were blanked out.

Twenty years on, Coldplay refuses to take its 'voice' seriously; their versatility and collabs have kept the band alive
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Twenty years on, Coldplay refuses to take its 'voice' seriously; their versatility and collabs have kept the band alive

Coldplay's new album Music of the Spheres only shows how they have moved from sounding mopey to cheerful, celestial to bubble glum. It is a Coldplay brand of sadness that combines the heart of a Nirupa Roy with the wardrobe of a Ranveer Singh.

Global Citizen Live concert generates $1.1 bn to fight poverty; Prince Harry, Meghan advocate for vaccines
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Global Citizen Live concert generates $1.1 bn to fight poverty; Prince Harry, Meghan advocate for vaccines

Global Citizen Live event also included performances from Jennifer Lopez, BTS, Elton John and Coldplay among others.

The cultural harmony in My Universe makes it as distinctly BTS as definitively Coldplay
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The cultural harmony in My Universe makes it as distinctly BTS as definitively Coldplay

Interspersing English and Korean lyrics, this love song sees the Asian K-Pop singing phenomena hold their own as Chris Martin-led Coldplay bring their distinct brand of grand pop-rock to the experience.

Billie Eilish, BTS, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay to perform at Global Citizen Live
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Billie Eilish, BTS, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay to perform at Global Citizen Live

Global Citizen Live on Saturday will be a round-the-world event (including Mumbai) to raise awareness on climate change, vaccine equality, and famine.

BTS, Coldplay to collaborate for single My Universe, out on 24 September
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BTS, Coldplay to collaborate for single My Universe, out on 24 September

In February, BTS covered Coldplay's 2005 hit number 'Fix You' on MTV Unplugged, sparking rumours of a potential collaboration.

Glastonbury: Coldplay, Jorja Smith, Michael Kiwanuka, among others to play virtual gig in May
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Glastonbury: Coldplay, Jorja Smith, Michael Kiwanuka, among others to play virtual gig in May

Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis said the Live at Worthy Farm event would be “like the festival but without people.”

German radio station issues apology after Twitter calls out 'racist' remarks on BTS' Fix You cover
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German radio station issues apology after Twitter calls out 'racist' remarks on BTS' Fix You cover

The radio show host had dubbed BTS’s version of 'Fix You' a “blasphemy” and compared the band to COVID-19, describing them as “some crappy virus that hopefully there will be a vaccine for soon as well.”

Lady Gaga, The Weeknd, BTS lead with multiple wins at 2020 MTV VMAs; see full winners list
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Lady Gaga, The Weeknd, BTS lead with multiple wins at 2020 MTV VMAs; see full winners list

The MTV VMAs were the first live award to take place since the coronavirus outbreak.

George Floyd death: Social media goes dark for Blackout Tuesday; Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Gal Gadot extend support
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George Floyd death: Social media goes dark for Blackout Tuesday; Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Gal Gadot extend support

Social media accounts were full of black squares posted in response to the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tom Hanks hosts special quarantine version of sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tom Hanks hosts special quarantine version of sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live

Tom Hanks, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, Kate McKinnon were part of the virtual episode of Saturday Night Live.

Yesterday director Danny Boyle reveals Chris Martin was first choice for Ed Sheeran's role in musical comedy
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Yesterday director Danny Boyle reveals Chris Martin was first choice for Ed Sheeran's role in musical comedy

Danny Boyle said he tried to convince Chris Martin for Yesterday, but he had recently completed a two-year world tour with Coldplay and wanted to spend some time with his family

Shah Rukh Khan responds to Chris Martin's shoutout, promises to send him song recommendations
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Shah Rukh Khan responds to Chris Martin's shoutout, promises to send him song recommendations

Coldplay frontman tweeted out a list of his favourite songs, giving a shoutout to Shah Rukh Khan. SRK responded by saying that he would listen to his recommendations and promised to send him some Indian songs too

Daily Bulletin: Rahul Gandhi's 'Masood Azhar ji' comment stirs fresh row; several parties to meet to decide poll plans; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Rahul Gandhi's 'Masood Azhar ji' comment stirs fresh row; several parties to meet to decide poll plans; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Rahul Gandhi referred to the Jaish-e-Mohammed chief as 'Masood Azhar ji', setting off a fresh row between the BJP and Congress; several parties to meet to decide on their poll plans; and more.

Coldplay's Chris Martin, The Chainsmokers perform at Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta's pre-wedding bash
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Coldplay's Chris Martin, The Chainsmokers perform at Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta's pre-wedding bash

Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta are hosting a three-day pre-wedding bash at Switzerland before they married on 9 March

Coldplay to release documentary A Head Full of Dreams with live album, concert film on band's 20th anniversary
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Coldplay to release documentary A Head Full of Dreams with live album, concert film on band's 20th anniversary

Coldplay's A Head Full of Dreams will be streaming on Amazon Prime Video from 16 November