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chris martin

Christopher Anthony John Martin (born 2 March 1977) is an English

singer, songwriter, musician, producer and philanthropist. He is best known as the vocalist, pianist and co-founder of the rock band Coldplay.

Born in Exeter, Martin went to University College London, where he formed Coldplay with Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman and Will Champion.

The band found worldwide fame with the release of the song “Yellow” in 2000, receiving acclaim for albums such as A Rush of Blood to the

Head (2002), Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (2008) and others.

He has won seven Grammy Awards and nine Brit Awards as part of the band. They have sold over 100 million albums worldwide as of 2021,

 making them the most successful group of the 21st century.

Martin appeared on Debrett’s 2017 list of the most influential people in the United KingdomMartin was responsible for co-founding the band along with Buckland; they met each other during UCL’s orientation week in 1996.

 The pair spent the rest of the year planning a band and started to write their first songs together in early 1997, practising every night as well.

Berryman joined the group in the following months and they recorded numerous demos without a drummer

chris martin