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Coldplay has extended its agreement with Warner Music Group.

The band “Viva La Vida” signed a new long-term recording contract via a deal with Parlophone and Atlantic Records ahead of the release of their latest studio album, “Music of the Spheres”, on October 15th.

The group – comprised of Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman and Will Champion – have sold over 100 million albums worldwide and have won seven Grammy Awards since releasing their debut album, “Parachutes”, in 2000. .

The British group currently owns the best song in the United States, both in the Rolling Stone song chart and in the Billboard Hot 100, with BTS collaboration “My Universe”.

Max Lousada, CEO of Recorded Music for Warner Music Group, is a key architect of Coldplay’s expansion with Atlantic Records – which are co-directed by Craig Kallman and Julie Greenwald – and Parlophone UK, where Nick Burgess and Mark Mitchell are co -presidents.

Coldplay members said in a statement: “We are very happy to sign with Max, Tony, Mitch, Nick, Julie and everyone at Parlophone, Atlantic and Warner Music, and their global teams.

“It is a privilege to work with such passionate and dedicated people and we are truly grateful that this is the home of our group.”

Lousada added to Variety, “Coldplay has grown into the greatest band on the planet by constantly challenging themselves and reinventing their sound.

“They have always been great champions of their fellow artists, and their new collaboration with BTS is just the latest example of their influence and inspiration beyond borders.

“We are honored that Chris, Guy, Will and Jonny have chosen to renew their partnership with Warner as they continue to make music of incredible creativity and originality, while delighting their millions of fans throughout. the world.”

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