Paradise by Coldplay was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, January 7, 2012 spending 1 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. According to Coldplay's official website, the single was not initially chart eligible in the United Kingdom, because it was available on iTunes as an "instant grat" (immediate download) when pre-ordering the album. Following the release of the album on 30 October 2011, the song became chart eligible in the UK and entered the UK Singles Chart at number 14, before taking the number 1 spot on its tenth week, becoming the band's second number-one single. The song was nominated for a Grammy Award, in the category Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. At the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards on 6 September, the song won the award for Best Rock Video. Following the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs on CBC, the song was featured in a yearly finale montage on CBC recapping the Stanley Cup Playoffs as well as British and American television advertisements and trailers for the Academy Award winning film Life of Pi which was nominated for 11 Academy Awards.

Paradise FAQs

Who sang Paradise?

Paradise was performed by Coldplay

What year did Paradise get to the UK number 1 spot?

Paradise first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, January 7, 2012

How long was Paradise at number 1 in the UK?

Paradise spent 1 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.