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Agentha FäLtskog Never Thought She Would Make A New Record

ABBA's Agnetha Fältskog never thought she'd make another record.The 63-year-old Swedish singer - one of the hugest pop stars of the 70s - is returning with 'A', her first album since 2004, and admits she...

Agnetha Faltskog Feels Lucky To Be Alive

Former Abba star Agnetha Faltskog is convinced a guardian angel is watching over her after cheating death twice.The Dancing Queen hitmaker famously quit travelling by plane in 1979 after a terrifying journey over the U.S....

Agnetha Faltskog: 'Abba Were Poor In Concert'

Abba singer Agnetha Faltskog insists the pop superstars were a poor live act, blighted by clumsy dancing and erratic vocals.The Swedish sensations were one of the biggest bands in the world in their 1970s heyday...

Agnetha Faltskog Pities Pop Stars

ABBA's Agnetha Faltskog feels sorry for current pop stars.The Swedish singer - who was one of the hugest stars of the 70s with her group, before returning to her solo career when they split in...

Abba Stars To Phone Museum Visitors In Special Exhibit

Visitors to the new Abba museum in Sweden will be able to talk directly to members of the band via a special exhibit which features a working telephone.The group's career is the focus of a...

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 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'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,...

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),...

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...

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...

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...

Madonna Hints At Stage Musical

Madonna looks set to follow in the footsteps of Abba and Queen by allowing a musical featuring her hit songs to hit the stage.The Material Girl is open to having her songs written into a...

Alice Cooper Tried To 'Destroy' Audiences

Alice Cooper used to try and "destroy" his audience.The 'School's Out' hitmaker said his self-titled band didn't understand hippy culture when they first moved to California in 1967, they would purposefully go out of their...

Benny Andersson Opens Up About Alcoholism Battle

Abba star Benny Andersson sought help for his alcoholism after hitting a low point and realising he would "lose everything" unless he gave up drinking.The Mamma Mia hitmaker decided to turn his life around by...

Secret Abba Fan Dominic Cooper

Dominic Cooper used to dress up as ABBA and dance around to their songs.The actor - who starred in 'Mamma Mia!', a big-screen version of the musical based on the hits of the Swedish group...

Kylie And Dannii Minogue To Duet

Kylie Minogue is set to duet with sister, Dannii.The Australian siblings - who recorded a cover of the ABBA classic 'The Winner Takes It All' for UK TV show 'Beautiful People' in 2008 - want...

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