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4/20/21-No ABBA biopic

Source: music-news.com ABBA have ruled out a biopic while they are still alive. Bjorn Ulvaeus has insisted he wouldn't want an actor to play him on the big screen in a film like Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' or Sir Elton John's 'Rocketman' and doubts his bandmates would either. The founding member of the iconic Swedish pop outfit - also comprising Benny Andersson, Agnetha Faltskog and Frida Lyndstad - said: “I don’t […]

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9/22/20-ABBA tour!

Source: music-news.com ABBA reunite in London to film for their 2022 hologram tour. Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Agnetha Faltskog and Frida Lyndstad reportedly reunited at Ealing Studios to resume working on their avatar show after facing technical delays and then the coronavirus pandemic halting their plans. The 'Dancing Queen' hit makers are now looking to 2022 to launch the tour as part of their 50th anniversary. An insider told The […]

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3/15/20-New ABBA tunes!

Source: music-news.com The iconic pop group recorded their comeback tracks "one-and-a-half years ago" and they're excited to allow their fans to hear the new material, according to Bjorn Ulvaeus. The 74-year-old star shared: "We recorded them quite some time ago, actually one-and-a-half years ago." Bjorn has partnered with a new software program called Session, which registers contributions to recordings in real time and as a result, it can be used […]

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1/22/19-New ABBA delayed

Fans of ABBA will have to wait a little longer to hear the new music from the reunited Swedish pop group after the release was postponed to later this year. The artists announced last year they had regrouped to record two new songs for the Virtual ABBA tour, which will feature holographic avatars of the band. "The decision to go ahead with the exciting ABBA avatar tour project had an […]

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7/22/18-Cher's ABBA tune

Cher's first time singing ABBA's hit Fernando was "terrible" because she didn't realize how complicated the song was. The singer hit the recording studio to do her rendition of the 1976 ABBA hit before she filmed her part in "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again," but she wrongly presumed the Swedish group's pop songs were easy to sing and ended up being "terrible" on her first go. "I never realized […]

todayJuly 22, 2018 1

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4/27/18-New ABBA Music!!

(CNN) Mamma Mia! ABBA is getting the band back together. The Swedish pop group announced Friday on its official Instagram account that an earlier announced avatar plan of the band, dubbed "Abbatars," helped rekindle the magic. "The decision to go ahead with the exciting ABBA avatar tour project had an unexpected consequence," the statement posted on Instagram says. "We all felt that, after some 35 years, it could be fun […]

todayApril 27, 2018 2

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4/26/18-Cher surprise!

Cher surprised movie fans at CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Wednesday by performing a cover of ABBA's hit "Fernando." Actress Amanda Seyfried took to the stage at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace to preview an extended clip of her movie musical Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, a follow-up to 2008's Mamma Mia!, during the Universal studio presentation at CinemaCon. In the clip, Cher, as her character Ruby Sheridan, leads […]

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10/18/17-Cher in Mamma Mia 2!

(CNN) The queen of reinvention is making her return to the silver screen. Cher announced over the weekend in several tweets that she has been cast in "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again," the sequel to the hit 2008 film, "Mamma Mia!" CNN also confirmed the news. Details on Cher's character still remain a mystery but she did tell fans on Twitter that "her look is amazing, not like anything […]

todayOctober 18, 2017 3

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6/7/16-ABBA Reunion!

The four members of ABBA were together at Berns Salonger in Stockholm this week and performed together for the first time since 1986. Agnetha Faltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Anderson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad came together to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Bjorn and Benny’s first meeting and the start of what is, arguably, Sweden’s greatest musical export. The party ran from 6:15 PM until midnight and included numerous performances of songs […]

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