Launching July 16 in East Rutherford, NJ, Coldplay’s North American tour will include concerts in numerous major North American cities, including Chicago, Dallas, Boston, New York and Los Angeles. The leg will include couple nights each at the MetLife Stadium, Soldier Field Stadium and Rose Bowl. Featuring 10 shows in the USA cities, the tour is scheduled to end at September 3, 2016 in Santa Clara, CA.
On 4 December 2015, the Coldplay released their seventh album, A Head Full of Dreams, which reached the top two in most major markets. The upcoming tour comes in support of this album and will showcase material from it. Full schedule for the Coldplay 2016 North American tour upcoming concerts:
July 16: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ;
July 17: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ;
July 23: Soldier Field Stadium in Chicago, IL;
July 24: Soldier Field Stadium in Chicago, IL;
July 30: Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA;
August 6: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA;
August 20: Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA;
August 21: Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA;
August 27: AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX;
September 3: Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA.
Coldplay have won numerous music awards throughout their history, including eight Brit Awards winning Best British Group three times, five MTV Video Music Awards, three World Music Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, and seven Grammy Awards out of 26 nominations. 2009 was their most successful year having received seven Grammy Award nominations at the 51st Grammy Awards, and won three. Coldplay have sold over 60 million records worldwide.
Coldplay achieved worldwide fame with the release of the single “Yellow” in 2000. This was followed by their debut album Parachutes released the same year, which was nominated for the Mercury Prize. The band’s second album, A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002), was released to critical acclaim and won multiple awards, including NME’s Album of the Year. Their next release, X&Y, the best-selling album worldwide in 2005, was met with mostly positive reviews upon its release, though some critics felt that it was inferior to its predecessor. The band’s fourth studio album, Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (2008), was produced by Brian Eno and released again to largely positive reviews, earning several Grammy Award nominations and wins at the 51st Grammy Awards. On 24 October 2011, they released their fifth studio album, Mylo Xyloto, which received mixed to positive reviews, topped the charts in over 34 countries, and was the UK’s best-selling rock album of 2011. On 16 May 2014, they released their sixth album, titled Ghost Stories, which topped the iTunes Store albums charts in over 100 countries. On 4 December 2015, the band released their seventh album, A Head Full of Dreams, which reached the top two in most major markets.