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8 Celebs Whose Kids Are Doomed

June 7th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
jaden and willow smith
While parents of everyday folk save all year to splurge on a week at Disney or feel guilt about a shopping excursion to the mall, celeb kids are treated on an entirely different level. Luxury vacations, designer clothing starting in infancy, handlers to cater to their every whim. When does it stop? Most of all, what happens to these kids as they grow up and their feelings of entitlement deepen? Who will wrangle them in when they've been spoon fed this lifestyle for years? While we always hope for the best for any child, some celebs have gone a little overboard in their parenting style, maki...

Review: Coldplay, 'Ghost Stories'

May 20th, 2014 10:37am EDT
Coldplay, 'Ghost Stories'
On sixth album Ghost Stories, Coldplay opt for subtlety, mysteriousness, and restraint.

“I’m kind of a big deal.” That quote perfectly describes any album released by British alt-rock band Coldplay. Anytime the collective releases a new single or new album, you just know it is going to be huge news. Perhaps the only news that is on the same level as the quartet’s newest LP Ghost Stories is that of the separation between front man Chris Martin and his A-list actress wife Gwyneth Paltrow. What’s the connection between new album and breakup – well, Ghost Stories is all about a four-letter wor...

Chris Martin Dedicates Coldplay Tune To Grieving Mick Jagger

May 7th, 2014 4:16pm EDT
Coldplay singer Chris Martin paid tribut to mourning Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, whose longtime girlfriend L'Wren Scott died in her Manhattan apartment in March.

The newly single star dedicated the band's hit single "Fix You" to Jagger during the band's show at the Beacon Theater in New York City Monday night, telling the crow, "It's for Mick Jagger."

Scott was found hanging by a scarf on March 17. Her death has officially been ruled a suicide.

The group also played new single "Magic" during the show. The song includes the line, "No I don't want anybody else than you," and after...

Chris Martin Breaks Silence On 'Conscious Uncoupling' From Gwyneth Paltrow – And His Favorite Boy Band

April 28th, 2014 4:07pm EDT
Chris Martin
Chris Martin says his marriage hasn't gone through a "breakdown," but instead a "realization."

The Coldplay singer has talked about his "conscious uncoupling" from Gwyneth Paltrow for the first time in an interview with BBC's Radio 1.

He told interviewer Zane Lowe, "I wouldn't use the word breakdown, this was more a realisation about trying to grow up.

"If you can't open yourself up, you can't appreciate the wonder inside.

"You can be with someone wonderful, but because of your issues you can't let that be celebrated in the right way."

Martin also said his upcoming Coldplay album, Ghos...

Chris Martin Calls Cheating Rumors 'Completely Untrue'

April 7th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Chris Martin Calls Cheating Rumors 'Completely Untrue'
Coldplay singer Chris Martin is denying rumors that he cheated on his wife Gwyneth Paltrow with a TV assistant.

The pair split up in March after 10 years of marriage, causing many to speculate what went wrong in their relationship.

Paltrow announced the break up on her official website, but neither has spoken publicly about their decision to call things off.

Rumors circulated that the rocker had an affair, and his spokesman told Britain's Daily Mirror: "This is completely untrue, we totally deny it."

Meanwhile, an insider recently told People magazine that Paltrow and Martin had a compl...

Friends Surprised Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin Didn't 'Consciously Uncouple' Sooner

April 6th, 2014 9:00am EDT
Friends Surprised Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin Didn't 'Consc
They arrived for a weeklong stay in paradise with enough suitcases - and salad greens - to fill an SUV. But that was just a tiny fraction of the baggage Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin brought with them when they landed on the narrow Bahamian island of Eleuthera on March 24. One day after touching down with their kids Apple, 9, and Moses, 8, the pair announced that they were ending their 10-year marriage "with hearts full of sadness." Toting "plenty of food and a lot wine," an observer tells PEOPLE in this week's issue, they retreated to a private home on the tiny neighboring island of Win...

'The Voice' Recap: Season 6 - 2nd Battle Rounds, Part 1

April 1st, 2014 8:37am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Season 6 - 2nd Battle Rounds, Part 1
The Voice is giving us a second helping of battles, with a side of Chris Martin (ironically as the Coldplay singer's personal life is making headlines). Are more battles better than the knockout rounds? Does Martin bring anything to the table that previous advisors Aloe Blacc, The Band Perry, Miranda Lambert and Jill Scott didn't? What's it like when four teams have one advisor? So many questions, only two hours to answer them in. Let's get battling.

1. Team Blake: Audra McLaughlin vs. Megan Ruger, "The Climb"

Unlike the first battle rounds, Carson doesn't give us a handy introduction to ...

Did Gwyneth Paltrow's Strict Diet And Kabbalah Beliefs Cause Her 'Conscious Uncoupling' From Chris Martin?

March 27th, 2014 9:59pm EDT
Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow's strict diet and beliefs in the Kabbalah branch of Judaism may have contributed to her "conscious uncoupling" from husband Chris Martin after 10 years of marriage.

The couple announced their split Tuesday through a post on Gwyneth's website titled "Conscious Uncoupling," explaining that they're still very close but have mutually agreed to end their marriage.

Britain's The Sun newspaper reported that Martin had grown tired of Paltrow's strict eating rules for their children and wanted to do some normal things together, like "watch DVDs and TV" and "eat treats ever...

Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin Announced Split During Vacation Together

March 26th, 2014 10:00pm EDT
Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin Announced Split During Vacation T
Proving that exes can still be friends, actress Gwyneth Paltrow announced she was splitting with her musician husband Chris Martin while the two of them enjoyed a vacation in the Bahamas with their children.

On Tuesday, the actress posted the news on, confirming she and the singer were parting ways after 10 years together.

She wrote: "It is with hearts full of sadness that we have decided to separate. We have been working hard for well over a year, some of it together, some of it separated, to see what might have been possible between us, and we have come to the conclusion that w...

Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin Undergo A 'Conscious Uncoupling'

March 25th, 2014 11:40pm EDT
Gwyneth Paltro and Chris Martin Split!
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have separated, the couple confirmed in a post on Paltrow's website,, on Tuesday in a post titled, "Conscious Uncoupling."

"It is with hearts full of sadness that we have decided to separate," the post reads.

"We have been working hard for well over a year, some of it together, some of it separated, to see what might have been possible between us, and we have come to the conclusion that while we love each other very much we will remain separate.

The couple added that their biggest concern is for their chidren, daughter Apple, 9, and son Moses, 7....

'The Voice' Changes Format Again: What Does It Mean?

March 19th, 2014 12:05pm EDT
'The Voice' Changes Format Again: What Does It Mean?
On Tuesday, NBC announced a handful of changes to The Voice, confirmed the return of the hotly contested Twitter save, and revealed that Coldplay frontman Chris Martin will join the show as another guest mentor. As the network once again shakes up its biggest hit, we're here to give you the breakdown of each change and what impact it may have on Season 6.

1. Chris Martin will be the "key advisor" for the next phase of competition.

The Coldplay singer's (pictured above) addition follows the appointment of OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder, who was named the show's in-house songwriter and producer ...

Gwyneth Paltrow Cuts Off Bus, Nearly Crashes Vespa With Daughter On Board

September 10th, 2013 12:12pm EDT
Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow put her young daughter in harm's way when she carelessly cut in front of a moving bus - and it was all caught on video.

Paltrow was picking up her kids with husband Chris Martin in L.A. After Paltrow and 9 year-old Apple hopped on her scooter, the actress sped out of the loading zone without looking, forcing a school bus to slam on its breaks to avoid hitting the small vehicle.

The driver of the bus remained stopped, perhaps in disbelief, and Chris Martin carefully drove around it after picking up his son Moses. After stopping at a red light, it appeared neither Gwyneth no...

Chris Martin Offered Free Fire Safety Lessons After Cooking Blunders

December 16th, 2012 1:49pm EST
Chris Martin
Fire officials in London have offered to give Coldplay star Chris Martin free safety lessons after his wife Gwyneth Paltrow spilled the beans on his recent cooking blunders.

In an episode of U.K. TV series Jamie And Jimmy's Food Fight Club, which aired on Thursday, the actress revealed Martin isn't a pro in the kitchen, saying, "He has twice cooked a meal and this is not a joke, both times the fire brigade came. I swear on my life - both times."

Now first responders at the London Fire Brigade have offered to pay the Fix You hitmaker a special at-home visit to ensure Martin doesn't put his...

Coldplay 'Regret' Naming Their Album 'Mylo Xyloto'

March 3rd, 2012 2:45pm EST
Rockers Coldplay are starting to regret naming their new album Mylo Xyloto - because their foreign fans can't pronounce the cryptic title.

The Yellow hit-makers have shied away from defining the meaning of the title ever since its release last October, with frontman Chris Martin insisting the group simply "invented two words that you couldn't even Google."

However, the world-famous British band is now beginning to see the pitfalls of selecting such a bizarre name and Martin confesses he's wishing the group went with something more mundane.

Talking about the success of the record on Go...

Gwyneth Paltrow Gets Leggy In The March Issue Of Harper's Bazaar

February 16th, 2012 9:03pm EST
Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow shows off some serious leg in the March issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine. The sexy actress and mother-of-two reveals plenty of skin in the Terry Richardson photoshoot, wearing fashions from Anthony Vaccarello and Alexander McQueen.

Gwyneth, 39, tells the new issue, which hit newsstands on Feb. 14, that she's officially finished having children with her husband, Coldplay rocker Chris Martin.

The star of the upcoming The Avengers says, "The other day I was saying to Chris, 'The window's closing. Do we want to have another baby? I don't think we do, but let's just have the d...

Coldplay Stun At Benefit Concert As Chris Martin Battles A Cold

February 9th, 2012 9:36pm EST
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin is battling jet-lag and a nasty cold ahead of the band's performance with Rihanna at the Grammy Awards on Sunday.

The singer hit the stage for a charity gig in Los Angeles on Wednesday night and appeared to be a little ill, but his show-must-go-on attitude prevailed and he croaked his way through a 90-minute I Heart Radio hits set to benefit city youth organizations.

In fact, the band pulled out all the stops at the intimate Club Nokia show, supplying fans with complimentary wristbands, which lit up to the beat of select songs, and showering them in leaf con...

Rihanna Wants To Perform Live With Coldplay

January 2nd, 2012 4:22pm EST
Rihanna is eager to hit the stage with COLDPLAY after recording a duet with the band on its recent album "Mylo Xyloto."

Frontman Chris Martin invited the sexy star to lay down vocals on track "Princess of China" after insisting she had the perfect voice for the song.

And after their collaboration, the "Umbrella" hitmaker is desperate to perform the tune for a live audience by joining the British group at a gig.

She tells Britain's The Sun, "I think Chris Martin is a special guy. His songwriting is just beautiful and I am a huge fan. If they want me to sing with Coldplay, I will be waitin...

Coldplay To Ring In New Year With $1.6 Million Concert

December 29th, 2011 8:30am EST
Coldplay are set to cash in this New Year after agreeing to play a $1.6 million gig in the United Arab Emirates.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has persuaded frontman Chris Martin and his bandmates to perform at the Volvo Ocean Race venue in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

Guitarist Jonny Buckland admits he is excited to play in the Middle East after he was treated like royalty during his last visit.

He says, "I've never stayed anywhere like the hotel they put me in and probably never will again. It made Buckingham Palace look like a two-bed semi."

Premium tickets to the event cos...

Director Anton Corbijn Lands Top Culture Prize

November 29th, 2011 9:56am EST
Anton Corbijn
Dutch filmmaker Anton Corbijn was honored with a top culture award in Holland on Monday night, as Bono and Chris Martin sang tributes to the director.

Corbijn, who is also a celebrated photographer, was named the recipient of the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund Prize for 2011 for his work.

He walked away with a 75,000 Euros grant and also received a musical tribute in his honor.

Bono, Coldplay frontman Martin and German singer/actor Herbert Gronemeyer were backed by the Metropole Orchestra as they sang for Corbijn at the prize giving in Amsterdam.

Officials for the Prince Bernhard Cult...

Chris Martin Angered By Tambourine-Playing Fan During Show

November 27th, 2011 11:30am EST
Chris Martin
British rocker Chris Martin halted a gig in London on Thursday to reprimand a fan for playing a tambourine in the audience.

The Coldplay frontman headlined a show for learning disability charity Mencap in Hackney, and was midway through the band's hit "The Scientist" when he heard a woman using the instrument to accompany him, according to Britain's The Sun.

Martin stopped the concert and told the fan, "This is not a tambourine song - I don't mean to be rude.

"Let me be honest with you, we tried tambourine on the recording and had to scrap it - so we have been playing it for 10 years wit...

Coldplay's Chris Martin: 'I Don't Steal Music'

October 27th, 2011 11:25am EDT
Chris Martin
Coldplay rocker Chris Martin has spoken out about the group's plagiarism lawsuit, insisting: "I don't steal people's music."

The British band was dragged into a legal battle in 2008 after guitar great Joe Satriani filed suit accusing them of stealing "substantial" segments of his song If I Could Fly for their hit track Viva La Vida.

The two parties agreed an out-of-court settlement in 2009, but Martin is still upset about the allegations of plagiarism, which were also leveled at the band by several other musicians, including veteran singer Yusuf Islam.

Martin tells Mojo magazine, "Tha...

Coldplay Honored To Perform At Steve Jobs' Memorial Service

October 21st, 2011 5:12pm EDT
Rockers Coldplay jumped at the chance to perform at Wednesday's memorial service for late Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs - because his inventions did much to help up-and-coming musicians.

Jobs, the brains behind iTunes and the iPod, passed away earlier this month after a long battle with pancreatic cancer and related illness and the Yellow hit-makers were invited to pay tribute to the Apple visionary during the company's in-house memorial in Cupertino, California.

Drummer Will Champion says, "He (Jobs) was a pioneer and someone that helped us an awful lot. As we were coming up, he was...

Coldplay To Beam Live Concert Film Around The World Via YouTube

October 6th, 2011 9:55pm EDT
Coldplay have teamed up with celebrated photographer-turned-filmmaker Anton Corbijn to turn an upcoming Spanish concert into a global event.

The group will livestream a October 26 concert from Madrid on and they've selected Corbijn to direct the show as part of the online series American Express Unstaged.

The concert will take place two days after the band releases its latest album "Mylo Xyloto."

Frontman Chris Martin quips, "Until we can come to a video as good as "Single Ladies" by Beyonce, we have to rely on just the meat and vegetables of playing songs live, and this is j...

Chris Martin Wrote Song In Daughter's Former Doll House

September 24th, 2011 3:31pm EDT
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin is finding inspiration for his songwriting in one of the most unlikely places - he wrote the band's new song "Charlie Brown" in his daughter's unwanted doll house.

The singer, who has two kids with his actress wife Gwyneth Paltrow, reveals he reclaimed the spacious toy house his seven-year-old daughter Apple had abandoned and has transformed it into a makeshift studio.

And he came up with the lyrics for Charlie Brown, from Coldplay's upcoming album Mylo Xyloto, while in his new retreat.

He tells Britain's The Sun newspaper, "This is the only song we ever wr...

Who Are The Best Pianists In Pop Music Today?

September 22nd, 2011 10:52pm EDT
Alicia Keys - Who Are The Best Pianists In Pop Music Today
Who are the best pianists in popular music today? September is National Piano Month and before it runs out, we'd like to honor it with our picks of current popular performers who are crafting successful pop music careers to the joy of piano lovers.

Check out our list below, if we missed a favorite pop piano performer of yours let us know iin the comment area below.

Alicia Keys

Piano player Alica Keys has found the “key” to her success has been to perfectly balance her classical discipline with her love of Hip Hop and R&B. Her piano playing style, which perfectly complements her wide ran...

Storms Clear For Free Coldplay Show

September 22nd, 2011 8:58pm EDT
Thousands of Coldplay fans braved heavy rain in Toronto, Canada on Wednesday to attend the band's free MuchMusic show held in an open-air parking lot.

The storm abated just before the British group hit the stage for an hour-long set of new songs and a few classics, like "Yellow," "Fix You," "The Scientist" and "In My Place."

The band also continued its recent trend for performing a chorus of late singer Amy Winehouse's "Rehab" during "Fix You."

Gwyneth Paltrow Says Humans Are Flawed, Many Have Extra-Marital Affairs

September 8th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow says she's a romantic, but knows that humans are flawed and extra-marital affairs are commonplace.

The Contagion star told The Daily Telegraph, "I am a great romantic - but I also think you can be a romantic and a realist.

"Life is complicated and long and I know people that I respect and admire and look up to who have had extra-marital affairs."

Tying in her movie, she says, "If death by virus was a punishment for extra-marital affairs there would only be three dudes left in this world right now."

After all that talk of cheating, Paltrow was quick to reassure everyo...

Kanye West & Jay-Z Break iTunes Record

August 16th, 2011 8:33am EDT
Kanye West
Kanye West and Jay-Z's "Watch The Throne" album has smashed iTunes sales records after almost 290,000 downloads were snapped up last week.

The release went on sale exclusively through iTunes from August 8-11.

Jay-Z's pal Chris Martin and his band Coldplay previously held the download record - their 2008 album "Viva La Vida Or Death and All His Friends" sold 282,000 in its first week.

West and Jay-Z's album is expected to debut at the top of the Billboard 200 charts on Wednesday with total sales of close to 500,000.

Beyonce 'Strives To Be' Like Gwyneth Paltrow

August 5th, 2011 9:40am EDT
Beyonce aspires to be just like her Hollywood pal Gwyneth Paltrow, because the R&B superstar considers the actress to be the perfect, multi-tasking housewife.

The Irreplaceable hitmaker and her rapper husband Jay-Z are close friends with Paltrow and her spouse, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, and the two couples regularly spend time together.

But Beyonce is in awe at how accomplished the Oscar winner is in her career and home life as a mother of two, and she hopes to one day emulate her best friend.

She tells Harper's Bazaar magazine, "She pushes her boundaries all the time. You go to he...

Coldplay Rocks Los Angeles, & Gwyneth...I Totally Get It! (Video)

August 4th, 2011 8:11am EDT
I am beyond blessed to have scored amazing seats to the last minute Coldplay Grammy Benefit concert in Los Angeles last night at UCLA. First of all Coldplay seriously does not have one bad song - they are all such amazingly talented musicians and great performers.

But there is just something so special about Chris Martin ..... I've always been a fan but now after seeing him live .... Gwyneth Paltrow, I totally get it! He commands the stage yet retains this boy like charm that screams "I'm dancing in my bedroom and no one is watching" - it's genius!

After watching Maroon 5 frontman Adam...

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