It's more to do with the fact that despite being all of the above, he's a very wealthy and successful performer while other more exciting, innovative musicians get overlooked.
That's unfair, Coldplay's first two albums were very good. The melodies and lyrics were brilliant but after that it was just same old same old so very boring.
Mind you Noel Gallagher's been pushing out the same stuff for decades (Definitely Maybe is a classic it's a shame the other stuff is durge!) and he doesn't incur nearly as much wrath!