South Africa was buzzing with excitement when the news broke that supergroup, Coldplay were going to be playing two shows for us. Top Billing couldn't miss out on an opportunity to meet them and find out what they got up to while on African soil.
More about Coldplay Coldplay is an English alternative rock band with a lead vocalist, Chris Martin. The band early inception consisted of Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland in 1996 under the name Pectoralz, then shortly renamed to Starfish and to what we know today as Coldplay.
The group gets inspiration from bands like U2 and R.E.M. The band has been nominated for several Grammy nominations and won 3 awards at the 51st Grammy (2009) for ‘Best Song Award’ category for the hit “Viva la Vida”. Along with many other prestigious awards such as winning the Best British Group three times and four MTV Music Videos awards. Coldplay has sold over 50 million records worldwide and has recorded four albums to date.