Coldplay hoping to win big as they celebrate 17 years of live music!
Coldplay will be hoping to win big next month as they are up for three GRAMMY awards and one BRIT award. The band, who have now been playing live music for 17 years from today have a possibility of equaling their impressive GRAMMY haul in 2009 (pictured above).
The British foursome will be up for three gongs at the GRAMMYs, with Ghost Stories being nominated for ‘Best Pop Vocal Album’ and ‘Best Music Film’, while A Sky Full Of Stars will be up for ‘Best Pop Duo/Group Performance’. In their home country, Coldplay have been nominated yesterday for this years BRIT Awards, under the ‘Best British Group’ category.
— Coldplay (@coldplay) January 15, 2015
Previous Award wins
2009 – ‘Best Rock Album’ for Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends, ‘Song Of The Year’ and ‘Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group’ for Viva La Vida
2004 – ‘Record Of The Year’ for Clocks
2003 – ‘Best Alternative Music Album’ for A Rush Of Blood To The Head, ‘Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group’ for In My Place
2002 – ‘Best Alternative Music Album’ for Parachutes
2013 – ‘Best Live Act’
2012 – ‘Best British Group’
2006 – ‘British Album of the Year’ for X&Y, ‘Best British Single’ for Speed Of Sound
2003 – ‘Best British Group’, ‘Best British Album’ for A Rush Of Blood To The Head
2001 – ‘Best British Group’, ‘Best British Album’ for Parachutes
Chris Martin solo performance
Chris Martin will be performing on his lonesome for the GRAMMY salute, a primetime TV special which will take place at The Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles on Tuesday 10th February, with the event airing on TV the following Monday via CBS.
No confirmed performances for the GRAMMYs event itself or the exact times just yet. We reported on the possibility of Coldplay and Rihanna performing together recently.
17 years of Coldplay Live
Official Hashtag = #Happy17thBdayColdplay
Coldplay hit a landmark 17 years ago, to this date as the fresh faced band, named Starfish back then, performed their first live concert. You can watch the boys reminisce below :
Coldplay Brasil posted a celebratory video of the live anniversary. We very much enjoyed it!