Coldplay to play 2016 Super Bowl halftime show: media reports

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Posted: Dec 03, 2015 4:05 PM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - British rock band Coldplay will play the halftime show at the 2016 Super Bowl, according to media reports on Thursday.

The band, lead by frontman Chris Martin, will take the stage at halftime in the game on Feb. 7 in Santa Clara, California, the Wall Street Journal, Us Weekly and Sports Illustrated reported, citing sources.

The NFL did not immediately respond to requests for confirmation.

The annual NFL Super Bowl is the most-watched event on U.S. television drawing more than 100 million viewers. Last year's performer was Katy Perry.

(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)