Knowledge Identifier: +Chris_Martin
Born in 1977.
Countries: United States (54%), United Kingdom (36%), Australia (3%)
Linked to: Sherborne School, University College London, Conservative Party, Democratic Party
In 1996, they formed the rock band & Coldplay, originally known as Pectoralz, later changed to Starfish temporarily until finally they were offered the name Coldplay by another band who did not want it anymore
Will Champion - In 1999, lead singer Chris Martin sacked Champion, but the band asked him to return soon after
The couple met at a Coldplay concert in 2002, while the band was touring their second album "A Rush of Blood to the Head", after tabloids had started rumouring a relationship between the two
Tony Kaye (director) - He won a Grammy in 2006 for the famous Johnny Cash video "God's Gonna Cut You Down" with cameo appearances by Bono, Johnny Depp, Kanye West, Patti Smith, Terrence Howard, Iggy Pop, The Dixie Chicks, Brian Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Keith Richards, Chris Martin, Sharon_Stone, Lisa Marie Presley, Flea, Chris Rock, Justin Timberlake, Kate Moss, Peter Blake, Sheryl Crow, Dennis Hopper, Mick Jones, Jay-Z, Kris Kristofferson, Owen Wilson, Corinne Bailey Rae, and Amy Lee
Ricky Gervais - A second series began on 14 September 2006 in the UK and featured appearances by Daniel Radcliffe, Dame Diana Rigg, Orlando Bloom, Sir Ian McKellen, Chris Martin, Keith Chegwin, Robert Lindsay, Warwick Davis, Ronnie Corbett, Stephen Fry, Richard Briers, Patricia Potter, Sophia Myles, Moira Stuart, David Bowie, Kate Winslet, Robert De Niro and Jonathan Ross
In 2007, Martin appeared on a track titled "Part of the Plan" for Swizz Beatz' debut solo album "One Man Band Man"
Lisa Marie Presley - Rick Rubin produced the record and Tony Kaye directed the video which featured Lisa Marie Presley, Iggy Pop, Kanye West, Chris Martin, Kris_Kristofferson, Flea, Chris Rock, Justin Timberlake, Sheryl Crow, Dennis Hopper, Bono, Shelby Lynne, Jay-Z, Keith Richards and Johnny Depp and won a 2008 Grammy *award for Best Short Form Music Video
Gavin Rossdale - In 2013, Rossdale was *awarded in the Ivor Novello *awards, for International Achievement in Songwriting, which was presented to him by Chris Martin
In 2014, Martin inducted Gabriel into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his solo career, and performed live with the former Genesis frontman
Guy Berryman - In February 2016, Berryman collaboratated with Chris Martin with the Australian singer Conrad Sewell released "Remind Me" from his debut extended play, "All I Know"
Coldplay - On 21 November 2016, Chris Martin tweeted about an upcoming EP titled "Kaleidoscope", due out in 2017
One of the highest profile musicians in British popular culture, Martin appeared on Debrett's 2017 list of the most influential people in Britain
Coldplay - On 2 March 2017, Chris Martin's birthday, the band announced the "Kaleidoscope" EP release date for 2 June 2017, and released a track from the EP, "Hypnotised"
Coldplay - On 2 March, Chris Martin's birthday, the band announced the "Kaleidoscope" EP release date for 2 June 2017, and released a track from the EP, "Hypnotised"