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Abba Superfan Auctions Off Collection Spanning 40 Years

An Abba superfan has banked $86,000 (£57,334) after auctioning off his collection of rare memorabilia.Thomas Nordin's 40-year stash went up for sale in Stockholm, Sweden over the weekend (10-11Aug13) and devotees from around the world...

Producer: 'Spice Girls Musical Will Return'

The producer behind the Spice Girls' flop musical Viva Forever! is convinced the show can be brought back to life with a little hard work and a few alterations.The West End musical, based around the...

Gary Barlow Desperate For Agnetha FäLtskog Duet

Gary Barlow is desperate to duet with Agnetha Fältskog. After co-writing a track for the ABBA star's comeback album, 'A', released last month, the Take That frontman has begged the Swedish star to let him...

Agnetha Faltskog Refusing To Tour

Abba star Agnetha Faltskog is refusing to go on tour to promote her new material as she fears fans will be disappointed if they hear her sing live.The Swedish singer has stepped back into the...

Abba Turn Down 250-Date Tour Offer

Swedish pop stars Abba have turned down a huge tour deal which would have put them on the road for 250 shows, according to bandmember Agnetha Faltskog.The group has long denied speculation they would ever...

Rita Ora Pleased With Eurovision Walkout

Rita Ora is delighted she pulled out of the prestigious Eurovision Song Contest as a teenager, because the decision set her on the path to success.The British star auditioned to represent the U.K. at the...

Abba Overtake Beatles On Britain's All-time Album Sales List

Swedish pop stars Abba have surpassed The Beatles to score Britain's second biggest selling album of all time.Gold: Greatest Hits by Abba and the Fab Four's 1967 classic Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band have...

Abba Edge Past The Beatles To Claim The Second Biggest Selling Album In UK

ABBA's greatest hits collection, Gold, edged past the The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band this weekend to become the second highest selling album in UK history. The band have now sold over 5.1million...

Abba's Agnetha Hooked On Love Songs

ABBA's Agnetha Faltskog wanted her new record to be filled with love songs. The 'Waterloo' singer is returning with, 'A' - her first album since 2004's collection of covers 'My Colouring Book', and her first...

Agnetha Faltskog: 'No Reunion For Abba'

Former Abba star Agnetha Faltskog has hammered another nail in the legendary pop band's coffin - she has vowed they will never reunite.The Dancing Queen hitmakers are often asked about the possibility of a comeback...

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"I strained my voice when I first started singing. And it wasn't giving me the results I wanted. I also had little self-confidence and wasn't sure if I could sing well again, so I took...

Agentha FäLtskog Never Thought She Would Make A New Record

ABBA's Agnetha Fältskog never thought she'd make another record.The 63-year-old Swedish singer - one of the hugest pop stars of the 70s - is returning with 'A', her first album since 2004, and admits she...

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"There were a couple of years when I did not listen to Abba music at all - I simply couldn't." Former Abba singer Agnetha Faltskog refused to listen to the group's hits after they unofficially...

Agnetha Faltskog Feels Lucky To Be Alive

Former Abba star Agnetha Faltskog is convinced a guardian angel is watching over her after cheating death twice.The Dancing Queen hitmaker famously quit travelling by plane in 1979 after a terrifying journey over the U.S....

Agnetha Faltskog: 'Abba Were Poor In Concert'

Abba singer Agnetha Faltskog insists the pop superstars were a poor live act, blighted by clumsy dancing and erratic vocals.The Swedish sensations were one of the biggest bands in the world in their 1970s heyday...

Youssou N'dour Wins Polar Prize

African singer Youssou N'dour has followed in the footsteps of Sir Paul Mccartney and Bob Dylan by winning Sweden's prestigious Polar Music Prize.The Grammy Award-winning musician was chosen by the committee in charge of selecting...

Agnetha Faltskog: 'I'm Not An Oddball'

Abba star Agnetha Faltskog has dismissed longrunning rumours she lives the life of a hermit, insisting: "I'm not a recluse."The Swedish superstar pursued a solo career after the Waterloo hitmakers unofficially split in 1982, but...

The Things They Say: 3643084

"I didn't mind doing videos, I can take that, but walking on stage in concert and singing live, that is a bit difficult. And I don't think we sounded or looked very good." Abba star...

Agnetha Faltskog Pities Pop Stars

ABBA's Agnetha Faltskog feels sorry for current pop stars.The Swedish singer - who was one of the hugest stars of the 70s with her group, before returning to her solo career when they split in...

Nicole Kidman Was In Running For Mamma Mia! Lead

Nicole Kidman lost out on the chance to star in movie musical Mamma Mia! after Meryl Streep wrote a letter to producers and snagged the role, according to Abba musician Bjorn Ulvaeus.The Sophie's Choice actress...

Abba Stars To Phone Museum Visitors In Special Exhibit

Visitors to the new Abba museum in Sweden will be able to talk directly to members of the band via a special exhibit which features a working telephone.The group's career is the focus of a...

The Things They Say: 3627373

"Sometimes when I am out with my dogs, other dog owners don't 'click'. They talk to me about dogs. In such moments, I am simply me, and that is wonderful." Abba star Agnetha Faltskog gets...

Fascinating Fact: 3619263

Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler had the honour of unveiling wax figures of Swedish pop superstars Abba at the Madame Tussauds museum on Saturday (20Apr13). The Total Eclipse of the Heart hitmaker posed for photos with...

Abba Star Insists There Are Still No Reunion Plans

Bjorn Ulvaeus has ruled out an Abba reunion as the musicians plan to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their Eurovision Song Contest win, which propelled them to to international mega-stardom in the 1970s and 1980s.Reports...

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...

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Reclusive former Abba star Agnetha Faltskog has made her first Tv appearance in nine years on Scandinavian talk show Skavlan. The singer chatted about her comeback album and life away from the spotlight on the...

Agnetha Faeltskog, Former Abba Star, Set To Release Comeback Solo Album

Agnetha Faeltskog, the reclusive former star of Abba fame, has decided to return to the studio following a nine year absence from recording music. The Swedish songstress announced her retirement from the music industry nearly...

Abba Singer Set For Comeback With Solo Album

Agnetha Faltskog is making a musical comeback.The ABBA singer has announced she is releasing a solo album entitled 'A' on May 13, over 30 years after the Swedish supergroup broke up.The 62-year-old blonde's solo career...

Take A Chance On Former Abba Member Agnetha Faeltskog's New Material

Former Abba member Agnetha Faeltskog is to return with her first album in almost a decade, the announcement somewhat surprising for a singer who largely has a reputation in the media for being a bit...

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Hear Eric Clapton On Previously Unreleased Alternate Take Of The Rolling Stones' 'Brown Sugar'

The Clapton version will be included in band’s upcoming reissue of their ‘Sticky Fingers’ album.

Shonda Rhimes Will Publish First Book 'Year Of Yes' This November

The ‘Year of Yes’ has so far been described as ‘surprising, hilarious, poignant, and accessible’.