Coldplay – comprising Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin – have sold more than 50 million records worldwide and won numerous awards, including eight Brit Awards, seven Grammy Awards, and five MTV Video Music Awards.
The band’s fouth album, ‘Viva La Vida’, was the No. 1 selling album worldwide of 2008 according to IFPI. The band's fifth album 'Mylo Xyloto' was the best selling rock album in the UK in 2011, and in February 2012 they won Band of the Year for the third time at the BRIT awards.
Coldplay released their sixth studio album ‘Ghost Stories’ in May 2014. In December 2014, Chris Martin announced in an interview with Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1 that Coldplay were in the middle of working on their seventh studio album which will be called 'A Head Full of Dreams', and that this may be their final album. The same month, the band unveiled a new song, 'Miracles', which was written and recorded for the World War II drama film Unbroken directed by Angelina Jolie.