Entries in Coldplay (6)


"American Idol" Recap: Skylar Laine Gone

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Skylar Laine got the boot on American Idol Thursday night.

After nearly 60 million votes, the 18-year-old Mississippi native did not advance to the top four.

Laine is heavily influenced by county star Miranda Lambert, and she sang Lambert’s “Gunpowder & Lead” as her farewell song.

Hollie Cavanagh was in the bottom two with Laine, but she’ll be around to compete next week.

Joshua Ledet, Jessic a Sanchez and Phillip Phillips round out the top four.

Coldplay made their American Idol debut, performing “Paradise” with the stage covered in the fluorescent graffiti motif of their Mylo Xyloto album.

They took the stage again later in the show to perform “Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall.”

Idol champ Carrie Underwood also returned to sing the title cut from her new album, “Blown Away”, in stores this week.

American Idol returns Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.

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Coldplay Announces 2012 North American Tour

Greetsia Tent/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Coldplay is hitting the road in North America for the first time in three years.

The band has just announced a North American tour in support of their latest album, Mylo Xyloto, kicking off April 17 in Edmonton, Alberta.  The trek at present plays 21 dates -- two of them in Los Angeles -- before wrapping up August 11, 2012 in St. Paul, Minn.

The on-sale date for tickets is Dec. 17, except for the Chicago and Los Angeles shows, tickets for which go on sale Dec. 19 and Jan. 9, respectively.

Here are Coldplay's North American tour dates so far:

4/17 -- Edmonton, AB, Rexall Place
4/18 -- Calgary, AB, Scotiabank Saddledome
4/20 -- Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena
4/24 -- Portland, OR, Rose Garden Arena
4/25 -- Seattle, WA, KeyArena
4/27 -- San Jose, CA, HP Pavilion at San Jose
5/1 -- Los Angeles, CA,  Hollywood Bowl
5/2 -- Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Bowl
6/22 -- Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center
6/25 -- Houston, TX, Toyota Center
6/28 -- Tampa, FL, St. Pete Times Forum
6/29 -- Miami, FL, American Airlines Arena
7/2 -- Atlanta, GA, Philips Arena
7/5 -- Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center
7/8 -- Washington, D.C., Verizon Center
7/23 -- Toronto, ON,  Air Canada Centre
7/26 -- Montreal, QC, Bell Centre
7/29 -- Boston, MA, TD Garden
8/3 -- East Rutherford, NJ, Izod Center
8/7 -- Chicago, IL, United Center
8/11 -- St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center

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'Coldplay - Live From Glastonbury' to Air on VH1, Palladia

Capitol Records(NEW YORK) -- Coldplay fans will be getting a treat as VH1 and Palladia are set to air an exclusive concert from the band's Glastonbury performance on June 25 at 10 p.m. Eastern time.

The broadcast marks the first time in the English festival's 41-year history that a complete concert has been shown to a U.S. audience.  It's been six years since Coldplay last performed at the festival and Saturday's headlining set will feature hits as well as new music.

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Coldplay Releases 'Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall'

Capitol Records(LONDON) -- Coldplay has released a brand-new single for fans to download Friday morning.

The band had been using Twitter the past week to tease fans with news "Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" would be released on their official website, as well as videos featuring the lyrics for the new track.

Chris Martin and company will play the song live for the first time at the Rock Im Park festival in Germany on Saturday, June 4.

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Lollapalooza: Eminem, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, Muse to Headline

Michael Caulfield/WireImage(CHICAGO) -- The lineup for Lollapalooza 2011 was posted online Monday night at 

Heading the bill for the 20th anniversary of the landmark festival are Eminem, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, Muse, My Morning Jacket, Deadmau5, A Perfect Circle and Cee Lo Green.

Also on the bill are two recently re-formed 1980s rock mainstays, The Cars and Big Audio Dynamite.

Other notables on the bill include Bright Eyes, Cage the Elephant, OK Go, Deftones, Arctic Monkeys, Ween and Bright Eyes.

The 20th anniversary Lollapalooza festival takes place in Chicago's Grant Park August 5-7.

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Taio Cruz, Coldplay Honored at ASCAP Awards

Photo Courtesy - Mercury Records/ Island Def Jam(LONDON) -- Taio Cruz and the members of Coldplay were honored Wednesday in London at an awards show staged by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, or ASCAP. 

Cruz was the recipient of the organization's Vanguard Award for emerging musicians, while Coldplay's "Viva la Vida" received Song of the Year honors.  Chris Martin and his Coldplay bandmates were also named Songwriters of the Year.

Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind" and Miley Cyrus' hit "Party in the USA" were also recognized.

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