Coldplay Viva La Hit

(PR) Coldplay's latest album, Viva La Vida, debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with over 720,000 copies sold in its first week of release in the U.S. Viva La Vida has topped the U.K. album chart for the second week in a row, where it is the fastest-selling album of the year, and No. 1 rankings continue to come in from around the globe including Japan, Australia, Canada, France and Germany.

Coldplay will perform on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" tomorrow, June 25th, and on the "TODAY" show on NBC this Friday, June 27th. The band will also appear on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on July 17th.

Already the biggest album pre-order in iTunes history, Viva La Vida also set the record for highest first-week album sales ever on the iTunes® Store worldwide. Today the album's title song surpasses "Clocks" as the band's biggest-selling single to date on the iTunes Store.

"Viva La Vida" hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 last week, marking Coldplay's first Hot 100 No. 1 single ever, and it debuted this week at No. 1 on the U.K. Singles chart. - more on this story

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