Chris Martin from Coldplay turned 46 on March 2

Chris Martin from Coldplay turned 46 on March 2

Chris Martin (original name Christopher Anthony John Martin) is an English musician and singer born on March 2, 1977, in  Exeter, England.

The man whose voice can move hearts regardless of time or circumstance turns 46 on March 2. The tunes and rhythm have established a comfortable home in our hearts and minds and positively altered our music perception. HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHRIS MARTIN!

Chris Martin attended University College London, where he started the group Coldplay with classmates Guy Berryman, Will Champion, and Jonny Buckland.

With the release of the song “Yellow” in 2000, they gained recognition on a global scale and went on to get praise for albums like 2002’s “A Rush of Blood to the Head,” 2008’s “Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends,” among others.

He received seven Grammy Awards & nine Brit Awards as a band member. As of 2021, they had sold more than a hundred million albums globally, making them the most popular band of the century. Martin got included in the list of the most influential individuals from the UK by Debrett in 2017.

Coldplays' founder Chris Martin
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Solo Projects of Chris Martin

With Coldplay producer Rik Simpson, Martin co-wrote the songs “See It in a Boy’s Eyes” for Jamelia and “Gravity” for Embrace, among other artists. Moreover, Martin has worked with  Faultline, Ron Sexsmith,  Ian McCulloch, and the Streets.

He also contributed vocals to the Band-Aid 20 song “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” at the end of 2004.

In 2005, Martin and Nelly Furtado worked together on the theme “All Good Things (Come to an End)” for her album “Loose “(2006).

After they both performed at Glastonbury in 2002, there was once speculation that they were dating.

Martin and DJ Avicii worked together to create two brand-new songs for Stories in 2015. Officially known as “Heaven,” their initial collaboration. Cherry Ghost’s Simon Aldred provided the vocals, Avicii handled the production, and Martin authored the lyrics.

In Stories, he also delivered the vocals for Avicii’s True Believer. Martin paid tribute to George Michael by singing “A Different Corner” during the 2017 Brit Awards in February 2017. 

He co-wrote the song “Homesick” with Dua Lipa, which had got included in her self-titled debut album in June 2017.

Martin appeared on Avicii’s posthumous album Tim in 2019.

He contributes vocals to the song “Heaven,” which was co-written by Avicii and Martin before Avicii passed away.

Chris Martin’s Coldplay with BTS

Chris Martin with BTS
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In Early February, BTS uploaded a video showing members RM, J-Hope,  Jin, Jimin, Suga, V, and Jungkook meeting the Coldplay members in New York.

The British and K-pop groups had already met when BTS traveled as Special Presidential Envoy to the US to speak at the UN General Assembly for Future Generations and Culture.

Chris Martin, the main singer of Coldplay, first encountered BTS when he went to South Korea to record their song My Universe.

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