On This Day

Chris Martin

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
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Profession: Lead Vocalist of Coldplay


Why Famous: English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Lead vocalist, pianist, rhythm guitarist, and one of the founders of the world-wide successfully band Coldplay.

Born: March 2, 1977
Birthplace: Exeter, England
Age: 44 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces

Married Life

Historical Events

  • 2000-07-10 Coldplay release their debut album "Parachutes" (Grammy Award Best Alternative Album 2002)
  • 2008-06-12 Coldplay release their 4th studio album " Viva la Vida or Death" (winner of 3 Grammys)
  • 2008-06-13 "Viva la Vida" single released by Coldplay, - their 1st US No. 1, (Grammy Song of the Year)
  • 2017-06-04 Ariana Grande headlines benefit concert for victims of her Manchester concert bombing, also featuring Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, and Katy Perry

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