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Mick Jagger Plans Rolling Stones Museum

2nd July 2014

A Rolling Stones museum is set to open in London.Frontman Sir Mick Jagger was so inspired by the interactive tribute to pop group ABBA in their home town of Stockholm, Sweden, that he plans to...

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Abba: The Music Scene Changed With Us

11th April 2014

ABBA's Frida Lyngstad thinks pop music changed after the Swedish group became successful in the 1970s. The 'Waterloo' hitmakers - including Bjorn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Faltskog and Benny Andersson - claim the music scene shifted when...

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

10th April 2014

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...

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Bjorn Ulvaeus: 'Abba Will Not Reform'

18th February 2014

Abba star Bjorn Ulvaeus has ended hopes the legendary pop act will reform for a 40th anniversary celebration.The Swedish superstars shot to fame in 1974 after winning the Eurovision Song Contest with their track Waterloo,...

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

By Joe Wilde | 20th May 2013

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...

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Nicole Kidman Was In Running For Mamma Mia! Lead

1st May 2013

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...

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Abba Star Insists There Are Still No Reunion Plans

17th April 2013

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...

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Abba Stars Return To Eurovision Roots With Theme Song

15th April 2013

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...

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Abba Members Collaborate With Avicii

15th April 2013

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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Abba Star Agnetha Faeltskog Releasing New Album

12th March 2013

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...

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Bjorn Ulvaeus Agreed To Abba Museum To Make Grandkids Proud

11th December 2012

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...

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Abba Singer Working On New Album

5th October 2012

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'...

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Abba's Gold Is Best-selling Cd

2nd October 2012

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,...

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Abba To Release Unheard Song

26th January 2012

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...

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Abba To Reform For One-off Show?

3rd January 2011

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...

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Abba To Reunite?

29th September 2010

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...

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Abba Stars Sue Over Song Use

24th September 2010

ABBA stars BENNY ANDERSSON and BJORN ULVAEUS are taking legal action to stop a controversial Danish political party using their hit song MAMMA MIA.The Swedish musicians have filed suit against executives at far-right group the...

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Abba Singers Starring In Tribute Show

13th September 2010

BJORN ULVAEUS and ANNI-FRID LYNGSTAD are appealing to fans to vote for their favourite ABBA song as part of an upcoming U.K. TV tribute - which will see them reveal all about their time in...

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Ulvaeus: 'Reality Shows Are Killing Music'

15th August 2010

ABBA star BJORN ULVAEUS has hit out at SIMON COWELL's music reality shows, branding the TV contests "cruel" and guilty of producing "mainstream" acts.The singer/songwriter is not a fan of the music mogul's shows, including...

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Seyfried Wants More Mamma Mia!

24th October 2009

MERYL STREEP and AMANDA SEYFRIED are game for a MAMMA MIA! movie sequel - as long as it includes ABBA duo BJORN ULVAEUS and BENNY ANDERSSON.Seyfried, who played Streep's daughter in the movie musical, has...

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The Things They Say 13394

8th September 2009

"It's lovely to be told, 'Your music has given me so much happiness in my life.' Who wouldn't want to hear that?" BJORN ULVAEUS is proud of his achievements with Swedish group ABBA.

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Grandchildren Reunite Abba Stars

8th September 2009

Former ABBA couple BJORN ULVAEUS and AGNETHA FALTSKOG reunite every festive season - for their two young grandchildren.The stars wed in 1971 and had two kids, Linda and Peter, before their divorce in 1980. Both...

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Ulvaeus Rules Out Abba Reunion

31st August 2009

Pop legends ABBA will never get back together, according to singer BJORN ULVAEUS - because fans would be disappointed with their efforts.The Swedish group enjoyed worldwide success throughout their 1970s heyday before splitting up in...

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Abba Masterminds Set For One-off London Gig

4th July 2009

ABBA masterminds BENNY ANDERSSON and BJORN ULVAEUS are to stage a huge summer concert filled with the superstar band's biggest hits.Rumours circulated earlier this week (begs29Jun09) that Abba - including all four members - would...

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Abba Stars Reteam For New Tune After 15 Years

8th May 2009

Former ABBA stars BENNY ANDERSSON and BJORN ULVAEUS are set to premiere the first pop song they've co-written in 15 years. The pair, who split from Abba in 1982, have written Story of a Heart for...

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The Things They Say 11836

8th April 2009

"I always listen to DUFFY's hit MERCY when I'm in the car. (If Duffy asked to sample ABBA's music) and did it cleverly in the way MADONNA did. We might well agree to it. She's...

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Abba Star Ulvaeus Court Victory Against Taxes

15th October 2008

Former ABBA star BJORN ULVAEUS has kept hold of $12 million (85 million kronor/GBP7.5 million) after winning a court case against Sweden's national tax authority. The star was victorious in his appeal against his native...

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Ulvaeus Happy To Say No To Abba Reunion

24th July 2008

ABBA star BJORN ULVAEUS has no regrets about turning down a $1 billion (GBP500 million) deal to reunite the legendary pop group, because it would keep the band busy for the next decade. The Dancing...

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Ulvaeus: 'I've Forgotten Abba'

16th July 2008

ABBA star BJORN ULVAEUS has forgotten much of his time in the pop band - as he is suffering from severe memory loss. The songwriter has revealed the condition is now so crippling that he...

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Abba Star Ulvaeus Slams Reality Contests

2nd July 2008

Former ABBA star BJORN ULVAEUS has blasted TV talent shows for "humiliating" contestants and creating disposable stars. The singer-songwriter claims shows such as American Idol are creating an unhealthy turnover of artists, who tend to...

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