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What Is This Mysterious 'Virtual Reality' Show Abba Are Planning?

In probably one of the most vague reunion announcements in history, best-selling Swedish band ABBA revealed that they are planning a live digital experience with the help of 'American Idol' creator Simon Fuller. However, we've...

Abba Teaming Up With Simon Fuller For New Digital Entertainment Project

All four members of Abba are set to reunite for the purposes of a new digital entertainment project, more details of which will be revealed in 2017.The Swedish pop legends have not officially performed together...

Abba 'Perform Together For First Time In 30 Years'

The legendary four-piece, who last sung together on Swedish television in 1986, reunited at a party in Stockholm, Sweden, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of members Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson becoming friends....

Abba Piano To Be Sold At Auction

The instrument was housed at the Metronome Studios in Stockholm, Sweden and featured on some of the band's most famous songs including their breakthrough hit Waterloo, Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia and Knowing Me,...

Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus Supports Euthanasia

ABBA legend singer Bjorn Ulvaeus would rather be euthanised than live in constant pain with an illness.The 70-year-old Swedish star - a co-founder of the pop super-group - has become a supporter of assisted suicide...

Abba Bass Player Rutger Gunnarsson Dead

Gunnarsson, who performed on every album by the Waterloo hitmakers and also joined them onstage, passed away at his home in Sweden on Friday (08May15). In a post on Facebook.com, ABBA paid...

Stereophonics Announce New Album

Stereophonics are releasing a new album.The band have announced that their ninth LP 'Keep The Village Alive' will come out on September 11, 2015, through their own Stylus Records label through Ignition Records.Frontman Kelly Jones...

Bjorn Ulvaeus To Launch Mamma Mia! Eaterie

The eaterie, named Mamma Mia! The Party, will recreate the Greek taverna setting used in the stage musical and 2008 film starring Meryl Streep and Amanda Seyfried. Patrons of the restaurant will...

Mamma Mia! To Close On Broadway After 14 Years

The curtain will come down on the Abba musical on 5 September (15), just shy of the production's 18 October anniversary, after more than 5,760 performances. The musical opened at Broadway's Winter...

Bob Dylan, Abba And Chic Recordings Join Grammy Hall Of Fame

Recordings by artists including Bob Dylan, Abba and Chic will be added to the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2015.The list of 27 classic singles or albums, aged 25 years or older, have been chosen...

Abba Turn Down Battle Of Waterloo Exhibition Request

Swedish pop stars Abba have refused to lend the first vinyl of their hit single Waterloo to an exhibition marking the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.The Dancing Queen hitmakers were approached by organisers...

Musician Raphael Ravenscroft Dead At 60

Baker Street saxophonist Raphael Ravenscroft has died, aged 60.The musician passed away at a hospital in Exeter, England on Sunday (19Oct14) after suffering a heart attack. He had been recovering from a stroke which he...

Mick Jagger Eyeing Rolling Stones Museum

The Rolling Stones frontman Sir Mick Jagger paid a visit to the Abba museum in Sweden on Monday night (30Jun14) in search of inspiration for a similar attraction dedicated to his own band.The Paint It...

Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' And The Five Best Breakup Albums Of All Time

Coldplay’s new album Ghost Stories has been released, to quite a mixed bag of reviews. When just three weeks after the album’s track listing had been announced Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow announced their “conscious...

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

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...

Anni-frid Lyngstad Hints At New Abba Material

Abba star Anni-Frid Lyngstad has given fans hope of a musical reunion by revealing the bandmembers have discussed working together on new material.Devotees have long hoped the Swedish pop group would get back together for...

Abba Celebrate 40 Years Since Their Victorious 'Waterloo' Performance At The Eurovision Song Contest

In 1974 the virtually unknown foursome got on a Brighton stage to compete for their home nation of Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest, and they left victorious after performing their now famed track 'Waterloo'.Bjorn...

Bjorn Ulvaeus: 'Abba Will Not Reform'

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,...

Bruce Springsteen Back At No. 1 With 'High Hopes'

Bruce Springsteen released his latest album, High Hopes, in the UK last week and at the first time of asking the latest collection of songs from The Boss soared straight to the top of the...

Chloe Moretz's Brothers Are Like Spice Girls

Chloe Moretz says her family is like the Spice Girls.The 'Carrie' actress grew up in a single parent household with her four older brothers doting on her and she claims her siblings are all so...

Agnetha Faltskog Makes Live Return At Charity Concert

Abba star Agnetha Faltskog stunned fans by hitting the stage for a surprise performance at a London charity concert on Tuesday (12Nov13), marking her first high-profile gig in 25 years.The Swedish singer, who has reportedly...

Kylie Minogue's Catchiest Song Aids Dementia Research

Kylie Minogue's hit Can't Get You Out Of My Head has topped a poll to find the world's catchiest song.Scientists at the Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health in Manchester, England carried out a...

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...

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...

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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