Coldplay is a piano-based group from England that's been filling up the charts since the mid-90's. Lead singer Chris Martin's distinctive sound has brought multiple hits to the quartet, including Yellow, Clocks, The Scientist, and Paradise. Their new album, Ghost Stories, is already making its presence felt on the charts with the instant classic single, Magic.
Phillip Phillips is the former American Idol winner whose song Home instantly shot WAY up the charts. That's the song you've heard in about ten different commercials in the past couple years. His new album, Behind the Light, is in stores now, and already doing well because of singles like Raging Fire.