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Origin London, England
Genre(s) Alternative Rock
Years active 1997—present
Label(s) Capitol Records
Parlophone Records
Fierce Panda Records
Website Website
Chris Martin
Jonny Buckland
Guy Berryman
Will Champion

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Coldplay Become First Band To Sell Over 1 Million Digital Albums

July 17, 2009
Coldplay Become First Band To Sell Over 1 Million Digital AlbumsColdplay have become the first act to sell more than one million digital albums in America, new figures show.

The group have sold a total 1.358million full-length records in the US, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

The band's fourth album, 'Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends', has also become the biggest selling digital release in Nielsen's history.

The record was the biggest selling album in 2008, shifting more than 6.6million copies around the world.

Meanwhile, Coldplay have given fans the chance to preview the video to their new single 'Strawberry Swing' ahead of its release next week.

(by Jason Gregory)

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