Beyoncé Once Turned Down a Coldplay Collaboration

Coldplay and Beyonce
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Beyoncé and Coldplay may have teamed up on a hit single and epic Super Bowl performance, but Queen B wasn’t always keen on working together. “This is awful,” she once told Chris Martin of a song he played for her. [Rolling Stone]

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