Articles Tagged 'Coldplay'

Chris Martin from Coldplay performs on stage during the Sentebale Concert at Kensington Palace on June 28, 2016 in London, England. Sentebale was founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho over ten years ago. It helps the vulnerable and HIV positive children of Lesotho and Botswana.

WATCH: Michael J. Fox Joins Coldplay Onstage for ‘Johnny B. Goode’

Coldplay have been joined on stage by some pretty big luminaries recently: at Glastonbury in June they covered Bee Gees classics “To Love Somebody” and “Stayin’ Alive” with Barry Gibb, only to be joined a few days later by Prince Harry, who dueted with them on “Up&Up” during a gig in Kensington Palace. Sunday (July 17) saw the most surprising of the […]

Tears run down the face of British singer Adele as she reacts after receiving the Global Success award during the BRIT Awards 2016 in London on February 24, 2016.

Adele Crowned Queen of the BRITs, the World and Known Universe

Move over, Liz; keep trying, Kate; wipe that woad off, Boadicea. The BRITs have a new queen, and she’s got a potty mouth. Adele won four of the coveted trophies at the BRIT Awards last night, for Best Female, Best British Single, the Global Success Award, and the big one: Best Album. “Not bad for […]

Coldplay in concert (Photo: Kevin Winter / Getty Images)

Coldplay to Headline Halftime at the Superbowl 2016

Despite the event not being widely understood in their native U.K., Coldplay are the latest in a long list of British musicians to headline the halftime segment at Superbowl 50, in February 2016. The event, which also has a long and colorful history of providing controversy, from Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake’s “wardrobe malfunction” to […]

Benedict Cumberbatch backstage at Red Nose Day (Pic: NBC)

British Stars Turn Out for First U.S. Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day arrived at NBC yesterday, and among the fun and hoopla, an avalanche of British stars turning out to perform skits and songs and generally lark about. They’re doing so in order to raise money for Comic Relief, a charity set up by Richard Curtis and British comedian Lenny Henry to tackle famine […]

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25 Great British Songs You Should Have Heard in 2014

Sam Smith replaced Adele as the face of British music this year, with the concurrent Billboard top 10s and multiple Grammy nominations to show for it. But there were many other U.K. musicians who deserved a bit of time in the spotlight, and that’s where this list comes in. Here are the tracks from a […]

Carol singers at Bath Christmas Market (Pic: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

10 British Holiday Songs Every American Should Know

We’ve already named the three key songs without which no British Christmas would be complete, and our sister site Mind The Gap has compiled a list of songs that will remind every British ex-pat of home, simply because they are currently blasting out of every shop doorway and will continue to do so until Boxing […]

Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow

Transatlantic Marriage News: The Martins Have Parted

There’s been a lot of unnecessary snark on the internet today, as the news filters out that Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow have announced their separation. It’s understandable, in a way, a couple who managed the rare trick of appearing both blissfully happy and slightly pious will get people’s backs up. Even the method by […]

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Brits with Birthdays: Prince Harry and Other Hottie Hunks Take the Cake

Some weeks, it just rains men in drenched ol’ England. This week is one, with an outstanding example of British beefcake celebrating his birthday almost every day of the week. Let’s begin with Prince Harry, who turns 29 this Sunday, Sept. 15. (Technically, his birthday is next week but we wanted to be sure to give […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Five British Music Documentaries You Can View Online

Whether you’re a fan of One Direction or not, you’ve most likely seen clips of their new documentary This Is Us. It’s pretty bad-ass when bigger-than-life bands invite us backstage, giving us a glimpse of what goes on behind closed doors. Let’s just say they’re not all “happy days” stories like 1D’s. Here are five […]

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Barry Gibb: “I’ve Got To Make It On My Own”

Barry Gibb has delivered a particularly honest, but very, very sad interview to the Daily Mail, in which he discusses the death of his brother Robin last year, revealing a deep rift between the three Bee Gee brothers, and an overwhelming sense of guilt and regret. He’s been taking to the stage once more, prompted […]

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