The latter was their first release on a major label, after signing to Parlophone.  They achieved worldwide fame with the release of the single Yellow in 2000, followed by their debut album released in the same year, Parachutes, which was nominated for the Mercury Prize. The bands second album, A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002), was released to favourable reviews and won multiple awards, including NMEs Album of the Year, and has been widely considered the best of the Nelson-produced Coldplay albums. Their next release, X&Y, the best-selling album worldwide in 2005, was initially met with mixed reviews upon its release.
However, the bands fourth studio album, Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (2008), was produced by Brian Eno and released again to largely favourable reviews, earning several Grammy nominations and wins at the 51st Grammy Awards.  In August 2011, they announced that a fifth studio album, titled Mylo Xyloto, would be released on October 24, 2011. The band has won a number of music awards throughout their career, including six Brit Awards ” winning Best British Group three times, four MTV Video Music Awards, and seven Grammy Awards from twenty nominations.