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Las Vegas Venues In 'Bidding War' To Host Potential Abba Avatar Residency

ABBA are reportedly the subject of a fierce bidding war between Las Vegas venues for a potential 2024 avatar residency.The iconic Swedish group - comprising Benny Andersson, 74, Agnetha Faltskog, 71, Bjorn Ulvaeus, 76, and...

Abba Offer To Write UK's Eurovision Song Contest For Dua Lipa

ABBA wouldn't rule out writing the UK's 'Eurovision Song Contest' entry - but they'd want Dua Lipa to sing it.The Swedish pop icons shot to fame after winning the televised singing competition in 1974 with...

Abba Drop Voulez-vous Outtake Just A Notion

ABBA have released the third new track, 'Just A Notion', from their upcoming comeback album, 'Voyage'.The Swedish pop icons - Agnetha Faltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad - have followed up 'I Still...

Dave Grohl Wants To Play Drums For Abba

Dave Grohl has offered to play drums for ABBA after he "wept like a baby" listening to their comeback single.The Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana sticksman is a massive fan of the 'Dancing Queen'...

Bjorn Ulvaeus: Abba's Avatar Shows Could Go On Forever

Bjorn Ulvaeus has insisted ABBA's avatar shows could go on indefinitely. The Swedish pop icons - also comprising Agnetha Faltskog, 71, Benny Andersson, 74, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, 75 - are performing digitally as 'Abbatars' with...

Thank You For The Music: Abba Tour And Album Their Last?

Agnetha Faltskog has suggested ABBA's upcoming avatar tour and album might be their last.The Swedish pop icons - also comprising Bjorn Ulvaeus, 76, Benny Andersson, 74, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, 75 - are performing digitally with...

Little Boots Reveals Her Role In The Upcoming Abba Voyage Shows

Little Boots has revealed her role in the upcoming 'ABBA Voyage' tour.The Swedish pop icons - Agnetha Faltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad - are performing digitally with a live 10-piece band next...

Abba Had No Nerves Ahead Of Comeback

ABBA didn't show "any nerves" during the first recording of their new album 'Voyage'. The 'Waterloo' hitmakers - comprised of Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad - are set to release their...

Abba Break Pre-order Album Sales Record With Voyage

ABBA's new album has surpassed 80,000 pre-orders in the UK within just three days.The legendary Swedish pop group are set to release 'Voyage' - their first studio album in 40 years - on November 5,...

Abba Feel 'Lucky' To Reunite

ABBA feel "incredibly lucky" to be reuniting.The pop group - which consists of Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad - have returned to the studio to make their first new music in...

Abba Are Back! Group Announce First Album In 40 Years - Plus New Concert Experience

ABBA will release their first album in 40 years on November 5.The legendary Swedish pop group last put out an album in 1981 when they released ‘The Visitors’, but it has now been confirmed they...

Abba Tease Special Live-stream News

ABBA have teased a "special" live-stream announcement on Thursday (02.09.21).After it was revealed that the Swedish pop icons are set to release new music imminently, with a new hologram comeback tour also on the way,...

Abba Releasing New Music This Week Before Hologram Comeback Tour

ABBA are set to release new music next week with a new hologram comeback tour on the way.The 'Dancing Queen' hitmakers - made up Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Agnetha Faltskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad - will...

Abba Will Release New Music This Year!

Bjorn Ulvaeus has confirmed ABBA will release new music this year.The 76-year-old singer-songwriter and producer has insisted the ‘Mamma Mia!’ hitmakers will “definitely” be putting out new music in 2021, 40 years after the release...

Bjorn Ulvaeus Rules Out Abba Biopic

ABBA have ruled out a biopic while they are still alive.Bjorn Ulvaeus has insisted he wouldn't want an actor to play him on the big screen in a film like Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' or Sir...

Abba Reunite In London To Film For 2022 Hologram Tour

ABBA have been filming for their hologram tour in West London.Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Agnetha Faltskog and Frida Lyndstad reportedly reunited at Ealing Studios to resume working on their avatar show after facing technical delays...

Abba To Release 5 New Songs In 2021

ABBA will release five new songs in 2021.The Swedish quartet announced in 2018 they were planning to record new tracks for the first time in 35 years, and now it's been claimed that whilst they...

Bjorn Ulvaeus 'Proud' Of Abba Work

Abba star Bjorn Ulvaeus has admitted he is ''proud'' of what his younger self achieved in the band.The 'Waterloo' hitmaker is honoured to have been in the band, which split 35 years ago, and he...

Abba To Reunite In 3d Form?

ABBA are set to reform - but in virtual 3D form.The 'Dancing Queen' hitmakers have been the subject of reunion rumours since they split up in 1982 following 10 years together, and it seems fans...

Abba Stars To Join Mamma Mia! Cast Onstage At Olivier Awards

Abba stars Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus will perform with the cast of hit stage musical Mamma Mia! at the Olivier Awards.The Swedish superstars shot to fame in 1974 after winning the Eurovision Song Contest...

Abba Stars Return To Eurovision Roots With Theme Song

Abba legends Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus have given a nod to the band's beginnings on the Eurovision Song Contest by writing the official anthem for this year's (13) show.The Mamma Mia! hitmakers shot to...

Abba Members Collaborate With Avicii

ABBA's Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus are writing a song with Avicii.'The Winner Takes it All' hitmakers have teamed with the 23-year-old dance producer for the track, 'We Write The Story', which will be the...

Abba Singer Working On New Album

ABBA singer Agnetha Faltskog is working with Britney Spears' songwriter. The Swedish star has entered the studio to record her first original material in 25 years with Jorgen Elofsson, who has written tracks including 'Crazy'...

Abba's Gold Is Best-selling Cd

ABBA's 'Gold' is Britain's best ever selling CD.The Swedish group - made up of Bjorn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Faltskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Benny Andersson - released their greatest hits compilation in 1992, 10 years after splitting,...

Abba To Release Unheard Song

ABBA are set to release their first new song in 18 years.The legendary Swedish group - made up of Agnetha Faltskog, Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Anni-Frid Lyngstad - will unleash a previously unreleased track...

Benny Andersson Opens Up About Alcoholism Battle

Abba star Benny Andersson sought help for his alcoholism after hitting a low point and realising he would "lose everything" unless he gave up drinking.The Mamma Mia hitmaker decided to turn his life around by...

Abba To Reform For One-off Show?

Abba could reform after more than 30 years apart. Agnetha Faltskog - one fourth of the group alongside Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson - has confirmed she would like to "chat" with her...

Abba To Reunite?

ABBA are reportedly considering a reunion. Anni-Frid Lyngstad - best known as Frida - said she and Agnetha Faltskog, who made up the female half of the band, have discussed singing together again for the...

Abba Fan Minogue Duets With Benny

KYLIE MINOGUE is delighted at the chance to fulfil a lifelong ambition - she will sing a live duet with ABBA legend BENNY ANDERSSON.The Australian singer has been a fan of the Swedish stars since...

Andersson Framed Madonna's Sample Request Letter

ABBA star BENNY ANDERSSON was so pleased that MADONNA sampled the band's music on her 2005 song HUNG UP, he framed the letter she wrote to the group to commemorate the occasion. The composer was...

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