- Parachutes wins Best Alternative Music Album at the 2002 Grammy Awards.
- In August, critically-acclaimed album A Rush Of Blood To The Head is released. It is ranked as one of Rolling Stone‘s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. The album included singles like “Clocks” and “The Scientist.”
- From June 2002 to September 2003, Coldplay embarked on their international A Rush Of Blood To The Head tour.