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Honestly, Chris Martin Was The Best Thing About The Super Bowl Halftime Show

Beyoncé was fantastic, but Coldplay was good too!

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If you missed last night's epic Super Bowl halftime show, you'd probably think it was a Beyoncé concert featuring Bruno Mars...

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...but Coldplay, the headliner for the event, actually stole the show.

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1. Chris Martin got the crowd hyped with the nostalgia-inducing song "Viva La Vida."

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Look at the fans go.

2. He had a lot of fun with his performance. He soared high above the hundreds of hands reaching out to touch the hem of his pants.

Who knew he could jump so high?
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Who knew he could jump so high?

And really pushed himself above and beyond.

Martin contorted his body for this performance. That's dedication.
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Martin contorted his body for this performance. That's dedication.

3. Once he finally planted both feet back on the ground, he took the time to mingle with fans.

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Look at how happy everyone in this GIF looks.

4. And he definitely cemented his place in Super Bowl history when he kept at it with his adorable-yet-awkward dancing skills.

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He's feelin' it. He's in THE MOMENT.

5. And when he wasn't dancing, he was belting classic Coldplay gems with all his might.

IDK what he was singing here, but I know it probably sounded really good.
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IDK what he was singing here, but I know it probably sounded really good.

6. Toward the end of the band's performance, there was a message in the stands, which read "Believe In Love." It was a nice, sweet moment.

"All you need is love." —Coldplay, probably
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"All you need is love." —Coldplay, probably

7. And finally, Chris dimmed his shine just slightly so that two other performers could join him onstage.

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Isn't that a great way to be a good sport?

Coldplay FTW.

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