• NFL: Britain’s Coldplay to play Super Bowl halftime

    Coldplay at the MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2014 AFP PHOTO

    Coldplay at the MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2014 AFP PHOTO

    SAN FRANCISCO: British rock band Coldplay will be the headline act performing at Super Bowl 50 in February in San Jose, California, the National Football League (NFL) announced Thursday (Friday in Manila).

    The four-man group is expected to join several other international artists for the annual entertainment extravaganza on February 7, 2016 at Levi’s Stadium. Coldplay has a new album coming out Friday (Saturday in Manila) called, A Head Full of Dreams.

    Returning to the Super Bowl stage again will be Bruno Mars, who performed with the Red Hot Chili Peppers at halftime of last season’s Super Bowl.

    The US media said talks are also being held to bring Beyonce into the halftime show. She worked with Coldplay on its new album.

    Coldplay have sold more than 80 million records worldwide.

    Their music awards include seven Grammy awards out of 25 nominations, eight Brit Awards, five MTV Video Music Awards, and winning Best British Group three times.



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