Chris Martin Quotes
Chris Martin is an English singer-songwriter and philanthropist. He is the lead singer and co-founder of the rock band Coldplay. Born in Exeter in Devon, Martin went to University College London where he formed a rock band with Jonny Buckland in 1996 called Pectoralz. This project was eventually renamed Coldplay in 1998.
Coldplay achieved worldwide fame with the release of the band’s single “Yellow” in 2000. This song that also earned the band their first Grammy Award nomination in the Grammy Award for Best Rock Song. As one of the world best selling bands, Coldplay has sold over 90 million records worldwide.
Martin has been particularly outspoken on issues of fair trade. In 2017 Martin appeared on Debrett’s list of the most influential people in the United Kingdom.