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Andersson Hopes For Secret Abba Reunion

Former ABBA star BENNY ANDERSSON hopes the Swedish band will one day get back together - for a private rendition of all their hits. The singer/songwriter doubts the pop group - which broke up in...

Abba Star Hits Out At Reunion Snubs

Reclusive former ABBA star ANNI-FRID LYNGSTAD has blasted her bandmates for snubbing offers to reform. The singer, known as FRIDA, reveals she has often considered a reunion of the Swedish supergroup but her ex-husband...

Abba Star Creates New Festive Ring Tone For Red Cross

ABBA star BENNY ANDERSSON has composed a new festive telephone ring tone tune, RED XMAS, to help his favourite charity boost its Christmas coffers. Scandinavians who want to add the tone to their mobile...

Madonna Thanks Abba For The Music

Pop queen MADONNA wrote a begging letter to Swedish supergroup ABBA asking for permission to sample their hit GIMME GIMME GIMME on a new track. And the shameless grovelling paid off when the 47-year-old...

Abba In Court Over Musical

Former ABBA stars BJORN ULVAEUS and BENNY ANDERSSON are embroiled in a court battle with a scriptwriter who claims he penned the script for their musical KRISTINA FROM DUVEMALA. The DANCING QUEEN hitmakers have...

Plant: 'I Watched Live Sex With Bjorn And Benny'

LED ZEPPELIN rocker ROBERT PLANT claims he used to watch live sex shows with clean-cut ABBA stars BJORN ULVAEUS and BENNY ANDERSSON. Wildman singer Plant says he used to enjoy drinking in X-rated bars...

Abba Planned Musical With Cleese In 1980

ABBA teamed up with British comedian JOHN CLEESE to write a musical based around the Swedish legends' songs, years before the hit stage show MAMMA MIA. Abba songwriters BENNY ANDERSSON and BJORN ULVANEUS met...

Abba Duo Sue Tribute Act

Former ABBA superstars BENNY ANDERSSON and BJORN ULVAEUS are taking legal action to force bosses of a British tribute show, currently called THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC, to change its name. The songwriters from...

Smash Hit Abba Show Set To Storm England And Us

ABBA stars BENNY ANDERSSON and BJORN ULVAEUS are finally ready to launch the English version of their hit Swedish stage show KRISTINA FROM DUVEMAL. The epic three-hour musical, focusing on a poverty-stricken group of...

Abba Reunite For The First Time In 20 Years

The four members of Swedish pop sensations ABBA have reunited for the first time in 19 years. BENNY ANDERSSON, BJORN ULVAEUS, ANNI-FRID LYNGSTAD and AGNETHA FALTSKOG sent fans "crazy" by attending the premiere...

Abba Stars Sue Tribute Show

Co-creators of the hit musical MAMMA MIA! and ex- ABBA stars ULVAEUS and BENNY ANDERSSON are suing the producers of a smaller-scale tribute touring show of the same name. Producers of the $145.8 million...

Agnetha: I Didn't Snub Abba Anniversary

Former ABBA singer AGNETHA FALTSKOG has lashed out at speculation she deliberately snubbed the group reunion at musical MAMMA MIA's fifth anniversary bash (06APR04). The Swedish WATERLOO singer - who has lived quietly away...

Faltskog Snubs Abba Party

ABBA star AGNETHA FALTSKOG left fans devastated by failing to attend a double anniversary party in London, heightening reports she's still bitter over her divorce from former bandmate BJORN ULVAEUS. A star-studded bash was...

Abba Refuse To Reform

ABBA star BJORN ULVAEUS has ruled out reforming the Swedish group - even if they were to be offered $1.1 billion. Ulvaeus, 58, has laughed off stories the legendary pop stars will reunite,...

Abba To Reunite For Show Anniversary?

Producers of the hit ABBA musical MAMMA MIA! are hoping to reunite the Swedish quartet as part of the show's fifth anniversary celebrations. The WINNER TAKES IT ALL seventies supergroup have so far resisted...

Abba's Secret Reunion

Swedish pop legends ABBA performed a secret reunion gig three years ago - and received no payment for it. The MAMA MIA hitmakers had been offered GBP1 billion to take to the stage together,...

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