65th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Album Of The Year
Music Of The Spheres
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"I've never been cool and I don't really care about being cool. It's just an awful lot of time and hair gel wasted." — Chris Martin
- Members: Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin
- Formed in 1996 in London, England
- The band's 2002 album, A Rush Of Blood To The Head, was their first to crack the Top 10, hitting No. 5 on the Billboard 200. Coldplay scored their first Top 10 single with "Speed Of Sound" (No. 8), a track from 2005's X&Y.
- Coldplay's debut album, Parachutes, earned the group their first career GRAMMY for Best Alternative Music Album at the 44th GRAMMY Awards in 2002. The following year, the group made their GRAMMY stage debut, performing "Politik" alongside conductor Michael Kamen and the New York Philharmonic.
- Did you know? Coldplay performed several songs at Apple's private memorial for the late Steve Jobs at Stanford University on Oct. 19, 2011.
- Coldplay performed an acoustic version of "I'm A Believer" at the 2009 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute to Neil Diamond. The group returned to the event to perform "We Can Work It Out" when Paul McCartney received the MusiCares honor in 2012.
- In 2003 Coldplay recorded a version of the Pretenders' "2000 Miles." All digital download proceeds were donated to the Future Forests and Stop Handgun Violence campaigns.