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4/10/23-ABBA’s long term guitarist dies

Trusted Source: CNN ABBA’s long-term guitarist Lasse Wellander has died after a short battle with cancer, his family announced. The Swedish pop group described Wellander’s talent as “immense,” and paid tribute to a “dear friend, a fun guy and a superb guitarist.” “It is with indescribable sadness that we have to announce that our beloved Lasse has fallen asleep. Lasse recently fell ill in what turned out to be spread […]

todayApril 10, 2023


3/3/23-ABBA Avatar to tour world!

Source:   ABBA's 'Voyage' avatar concert is set to go on a world tour. Universal Music Group chairman Sir Lucian Grainge confirmed the news during an earnings call for the firm this week. The music mogul is quoted by Variety as saying: “Plans are now in development to take ‘ABBA Voyage’ around the world." The show is taking place at the purpose-built ABBA Arena at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic […]

todayMarch 3, 2023


12/23/22-ABBA learned from Beatles

Source:   ABBA learned to bring variety to their music from The Beatles. Benny Andersson - who co-wrote the group's iconic hits with bandmate Björn Ulvaeus - revealed how the Fab Four inspired the 'Thank You For The Music' hitmakers to have such a diverse sound. He told Record Collector magazine: "That's something we learned from The Beatles. "They were always with their style in a way, much more […]

todayDecember 23, 2022


5/27/22-ABBA make public appearance

Source: The Swedish pop group - made up of Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad - walked the red carpet at the new ABBA Arena in London's Olympic Park for the premiere of their virtual concert series Voyage. ABBA are bringing their biggest hits to the digital stage and performing as "ABBA-tars", Billboard reports. These ABBA-tars, or avatars, depict the group as they looked in 1979. […]

todayMay 27, 2022


5/25/22-No More new ABBA music

Source: Björn Ulvaeus insists ABBA are done releasing new music. The 'Dancing Queen' hitmakers - also comprising Agnetha Faltskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Benny Andersson - reunited for their first album containing new music in four decades last year, 'Voyage', and despite its record-breaking success, Björn believes it will be the Eurovision-winning band's final record. Speaking to The Sun newspaper's Bizarre column, the songwriter said when asked if ABBA will […]

todayMay 25, 2022


2/28/22-ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus plays in subway!

Source: Bjorn Ulvaeus was spotted busking at a train station. The ABBA hitmaker confused commuters when they saw him singing and playing an acoustic guitar with a tip jar at a metro station in the Swedish capital city of Stockholm dressed up as a cowboy. The 76-year-old hitmaker - who is reported to be worth over a £100 million after selling 400 million albums across the world - was […]

todayFebruary 28, 2022


11/29/21-ABBAtars in Vegas?

Source: ABBA are reportedly the subject of a fierce bidding war between Las Vegas venues for a potential 2024 avatar residency. The iconic Swedish group - comprising Benny Andersson, 74, Agnetha Faltskog, 71, Bjorn Ulvaeus, 76, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, also 76 - just made a triumphant comeback, claiming a number one album with 'Abba Voyage', which features their first new music in almost 40 years, while they've also earned […]

todayNovember 29, 2021


11/20/21-ABBA breaking records worldwide!

Source: ABBA’s new album ‘Voyage’ has made history with its UK chart success. The ‘Waterloo’ hitmakers released their first album in 40 years earlier this month, and it soared to the top of the Official Albums Chart during its first week of release. The album marked ABBA’s 10th number one album in the UK, and it became 2021's fastest-selling album so far as it registered the biggest first week […]

todayNovember 20, 2021


10/28/21-ABBA done, again

  Source: ABBA will retire after their comeback album. The Swedish pop icons - Agnetha Faltskog, 71, Bjorn Ulvaeus, 76, Benny Andersson, 74, and 75-year-old Anni-Frid Lyngstad - will bow out following the release of their upcoming record, 'Voyage', which features their first new music in almost 40 years ('I Still Have Faith In You' and 'Don’t Shut Me Down'). Benny told The Guardian newspaper: “I never said myself […]

todayOctober 28, 2021