Christopher Anthony John Martin is born in Exeter, Devon
Birth of Jonny Buckland
Jonathan Mark Buckland is born in Islington, London.
Birth of Guy Berryman
Guy Rupert Berryman is born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.
Birth of Will Champion
William Champion is born in Hampshire, England.
Coldplay is created
The members of the band met in University College of London while living in the same dormatory. They originally called their band "Starfish."
"Shiver" is released
The first single from the album Parachutes reaching number 35 on England's music charts.
2 Wins at the BRIT Awards
During the 21st annual BRIT Awards, Coldplay won the awards for Best British Group and Best British Album for Parachutes.
Winning at the Grammys
At the 44th annual Grammy Awards, Coldplay won Best Alternative Music Album for Parachutes.
A Rush of Blood to the Head
Coldplay's second album is released
Apple Blythe Alison Martin Birth
Apple, the daughter of Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow is born.
Release of X&Y
The band's 3rd album is release and reached #1 in 28 countries worldwide. It was the second fastest selling album in UK chart history, featuring the top songs Speed of Sound, Fix It, and Talk.
Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends Release
Their fourth and current album, known for its originality, features the top song Violet Hill.
Interview For Their Fourth Album
In an interview, Coldplay announced that thier album was about love, addiction, OCD, escape and working for someone you don't like, with two tracks titled Princess of China and Every Teardrop is a Waterfall.