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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...

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...

Abba Star Agnetha Faeltskog Releasing New Album

Former ABBA star Agnetha Faeltskog is releasing her first album in almost a decade.The 62-year-old singer - who has been living as a recluse for several years - is coming out of retirement with new...

Abba Star Unveils New Single On Website

Reclusive former Abba star Agnetha Faltskog has launched a new website and Twitter account to coincide with the release of her first album in a decade.The Dancing Queen singer unveiled her new track, When You...

Surprise Comeback: Abba's Agneta Faltskog Announces New Album 'A'

ABBA singer Agneta Faltskog is staging a pop comeback, at the age of 62. In May, the Swedish singer will release a new album entitled simply ‘A.’ The news has fuelled speculation that we may...

Agnetha Faltskog Faced Voice Fears For Comeback

Abba star Agnetha Faltskog was initially reluctant to launch a career comeback because she feared her voice would be too weak.The Swedish star went back to the studio last year (12) with famed songwriter Jorgen...

Adele Overtakes Oasis On U.k.'S All-time Album Sales List

British soul sensation Adele's year is ending on a high - she has overtaken Oasis in the list of best-selling U.K. albums.The Chasing Pavements hitmaker's second record 21 pushed out Michael Jackson's Thriller earlier this...

Bjorn Ulvaeus Agreed To Abba Museum To Make Grandkids Proud

Abba star Bjorn Ulvaeus gave the go-ahead for a new museum in the band's honour following years of stalled plans so his grandchildren can learn about his time as a pop star.A permanent exhibition within...

Abba To Be Honoured In Their Native Sweden

Seventies supergroup Abba are to be honoured in their native Sweden next year (13) with a special museum exhibit in Stockholm.The collection will feature the quartet's glitzy stage costumes, instruments, and other personal mementos....

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 Boast Britain's Best-selling Cd

Abba have seen off competition from Adele and Oasis to land Britain's best-selling Cd of the last 20 years.The Scandinavian pop sensations have sold four million copies of greatest hits album Gold in the U.K....

George Michael Eyes Greatest Hits Musical

George Michael is considering following in the footsteps of Queen, Abba and the Spice Girls by developing a musical based on his biggest hits.The former Wham! singer, who was hospitalised with pneumonia last year (11),...

Madonna Sued Over Vogue Sample

Madonna is being sued for a sample of music used in her 1990 hit 'Vogue'.Record company VMG Salsoul have accused the 53-year-old singer of using horns and strings from Salsoul Orchestra's 1977 hit 'Chicago Bus...

Abba Join Beatles And Queen In U.k. Chart's Five Million Club

Abba's 1992 greatest hits album Gold has become the third record to sell five million copies in the U.K.The disc now joins the exclusive club alongside The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and...

Spice Girls To Reunite At Musical

All of the Spice Girls will attend the opening night of musical 'Viva Forever'. Comedienne and 'Absolutely Fabulous' star Jennifer Saunders has written the show, based on the music of the girl band and she...

Paul Simon Wins Polar Music Prize

Music icon Paul Simon has been chosen to receive Sweden's prestigious Polar Music Prize.The U.S. singer will share the honour with cellist Yo-Yo Ma after they were selected by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music....

Adele's 21 Climbs To Number 5 In The UK Best-selling Albums

Adele's second album '21' has beat Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' to Number 5 on the UK list of the biggest selling albums of all time, UK sales reaching 4,274,300 - that's 500 more than Jackson's definitive...

Adele Outsells Michael Jackson

Adele's '21' has now outsold Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' in the UK.The 'Rolling In The Deep' hitmaker's second album - which was released in January 2011 - has sold 4,274,300 copies in Britain, more than 500...

Adele's '21' Outsells Michael Jackson's Thriller

Adele 's sophomore record '21' has become the UK's fifth biggest selling album of all time, replacing Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' in the heavyweight list. The 23-year-old's second offering has now sold 4,274,300 copies, 500 more...

Adele Surpasses Michael Jackson On U.k.'S All-time Album Sales List

Soul star Adele is celebrating after overtaking Michael Jackson's Thriller in the list of best-selling U.K. albums.The London-born singer's second album 21 has rocketed into fifth place on the countdown after selling a total of...

Counterprogramming Box Office -- It Hardly Ever Works

An analysis by the Los Angeles Times of the box office of films released as "counterprogramming" to major tentpole movies has concluded that while the counterprogramming idea may seem logical in theory, "in the real...

Queen Has Biggest-selling U.k. Album Of All Time

Queen's Greatest Hits album has been declared the biggest-selling album of all time in the U.K., according to new chart estimates.Chiefs behind the Official Charts Company have compiled a list of the Top 40 sellers...

Chris Klein Jokes About 'Dreadful' Mamma Mia! Audition

Actor Chris Klein feared he had upset a Hollywood executive after his self-confessed "dreadful" Mamma Mia! audition was leaked online.The American Pie star was left red-faced after video footage of him singing off-key while trying...

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...

Abba To Release New Song

Seventies supergroup Abba are to release their first new song in 18 years after stumbling upon a lost recording while making plans for the reissue of their final album The Visitors.From a Twinkling Star to...

Abba To Release First New Material In 17 Years

Announced in The Telegraph today - nearly 30 years on from their final recording sessions, an unreleased Abba song will be make its debut on the reissued version of the band's final studio album, The...

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