Coldplay confirm support acts for Coventry gig

09/03 Updated: 09/03 11:08

BRITISH rockers Coldplay have confirmed two support acts for their UK summer stadium tour which kicks of at the Ricoh Arena this summer.

The record-breaking band, who recently won Best British Group at the Brits last month, will be starting their 2012 summer tour in Coventry on Tuesday, May 29 with the show already a sell-out.

And today the band have announced the support acts for the eagerly anticipated tour which will also include performances in London, Sunderland and Manchester.

Swedish singer Robyn, whose famous hits include Show Me Love, With Every Heartbeat and Dancing on my Own, will be joined by up-and-coming singer Rita Ora, who is part of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label.

Coldplay shot to fame in 2000 with the release of their debut single Yellow and their popularity rose following the release of award winning albums Parachutes (2000) and A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002).

Coldplay will become the latest big name act to perform in front of thousands of fans at the home of the Sky Blues, after the likes of Oasis, Take That and more recently Kings of Leon.

Coldplay shot to fame in 2000 with the release of their debut single Yellow and their popularity rose following the release of award winning albums Parachutes (2000) and A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002).

Their success both on home soil and across the world continued and the release of X&Y (2005) and Viva La Vida (2008) cemented the band as one of the most successful British acts to achieve global success.

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