BJORN ULVAEUS of Abba 'Mamma Mia' UK premiere - arrivals held at Odeon Leicester Square London, England - 30.06.08 Featuring: file abba reuniting 261016 Where: London, United Kingdom When: 30 Jun 2008
ABBA could reunite on stage for a hologram-based show next year.
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 who want to see the quartet back on stage together could be in for a treat, thanks to the Spice Girls' former manager Simon Fuller.
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The new album knocks Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heartclub Band from the number two spot and is less than a million sales away from knocking Queen from the top spot.
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 copies of their greatest hits album, with the Official Charts Company indicating over the weekend that the album has surpassed Sgt. Pepper's by 15,000 sales.
The album now only sits behind another best of collection, Queen's Greatest Hits, which has so far sold 5.9million copies. The rest of the top five consists of Adele’s 21, which is 4th having sold 4.6million copies, with Oasis’ 1995 sophomore release (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? completing the top five, selling slightly less than Adele. Speaking to OfficialCharts.com, ABBA founder and songwriter Björn Ulvaeus spoke of his shock at the achievement, saying, 'It’s feels unreal - outselling the greatest record of all time!'
Björn Ulvaeus couldn't believe the news of Gold's success