Coldplay to play 2016 Super Bowl Halftime show: report

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Super Bowl Half-Time Show to Feature Coldplay

Coldplay will storm the 2016 Super Bowl stage as the annual NFL game's halftime show performer, a source confirmed to Billboard. (The news was first reported by the Wall Street Journal on Thursday.)

The British rock group -- Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland and Will Champion -- will make their halftime-show debut at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Feb. 7, 2016. The Super Bowl is a notable tour stop on their forthcoming trek across the globe; Coldplay announced the first string of dates in Europe and Latin America earlier this month.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Musician Chris Martin of Coldplay performs onstage during the 2015 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/AMA2015/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Chris Martin of Coldplay performs onstage during the 2015 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/AMA2015/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Recording artist Chris Martin from Coldplay performs onstage during the 2015 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/AMA2015/Getty Images for dcp)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 06: Chris Martin and Will Champion from Coldplay during a live broadcast of 'TFI Friday' at the Cochrane Theatre on November 6, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 06: Chris Martin from Coldplay during rehearsals ahead of a live broadcast of 'TFI Friday' at the Cochrane Theatre on November 6, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 26: Jonny Buckland, Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, and Will Champion of Coldplay perform during the 2015 Global Citizen Festival at Central Park on September 26, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 26: Chris Martin performs with Coldplay onstage during 2015 Global Citizen Festival to end extreme poverty by 2030 in Central Park on September 26, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Global Citizen)
Musician Chris Martin of Coldplay performs onstage at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
Musician Chris Martin of Coldplay performs onstage at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 18: Drummer Will Champion of Coldplay performs at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
Musician Chris Martin of Coldplay performs onstage at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 19: Frontman Chris Martin of Coldplay performs during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 19: (L-R) Recording artists Will Champion, Jonny Buckland, Chris Martin and Guy Berryman of the band Coldplay perform onstage during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
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Coldplay joins the likes of their collaborator Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Bruno Mars, who have headlined previous halftime shows. The NFL is set to officially announce the halftime act on Thursday night (Dec. 3), when the Green Bay Packers take on the Detroit Lions.

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