Coldplay’s Music Of The Spheres live broadcast from Buenos Aires’ made the worldwide cinema box office top 10 over the weekend, having been shown in 81 countries – a record number for a live cinema event.
Broadcast from the city’s 72,000-capacity Estadio River Plate, the concert topped the cinema box office charts in Argentina, Mexico, Chile and the Netherlands, while reaching No. 3 in the UK’s cinema rundown, according to Comscore.
The 28 October show was one of 10 concerts by the band at the stadium as part of the band’s ongoing world tour. Distributed by Trafalgar Releasing and produced by CJ 4DPlex, the shoot was overseen by BAFTA-winning and Grammy-nominated director Paul Dugdale.
The event saw the first ever live performance of The Astronaut, co-written and performed by Coldplay and BTS member Jin (pictured).
Trafalgar Releasing CEO Marc Allenby said he was elated with the results, “The band’s triumphant return to the stage in Buenos Aires, with the welcomed addition of Jin from BTS as a special guest, clearly resonated on a worldwide scale and once again proved the power of cinema to bring fans together. We look forward to continuing our partnership with the Coldplay team in 2023.”