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Background information
Origin Stockholm, Sweden
Genre(s) Pop
Years active 1972—1982
Label(s) RCA Records
Epic Records
Atlantic Records
PolyGram Records
Associated acts Agnetha Fältskog
Hep Stars
Hootenanny Singers
Benny Anderssons Orkester
Website Website
Former members
Agnetha Fältskog
Björn Ulvaeus
Benny Andersson
Anni-Frid Lyngstad

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ABBA Overview


ABBA was a Swedish pop music group formed in Stockholm in 1972, consisting of Anni-Frid "Frida" Lyngstad, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Agnetha Fältskog. They became one of the most commercially successful acts in the history of popular music, topping the charts worldwide from 1972 to 1982.

More Gold (1992) Gold (1992) Live (1986) The Visitors (1981) Super Trouper (1980) Voulez-Vous (1979) The Album (1977) Arrival (1976) ABBA (1975) Waterloo (1974)

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ABBA To Reunite Amid Royal Wedding Performance Rumours?

December 29, 2010
ABBA singer Agnetha Faltskog has said she would consider reforming with her former bandmates. It comes amid reports that the Swedish pop group have been tipped to play next year’s Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton.  Read more 

Abba To Sue After 'Mamma Mia' Is Used At Far-Right Rallies

September 24, 2010
Abba have begun legal against a Danish far-right party that has been using one of the group's hit songs at its rallies. The youth wing of the Danish People's Party (DF) has been playing a customised version of the song 'Mamma Mia', entitled 'Mamma Pia', after their leader Pia Kjaersgaard.  Read more 

The Stooges, Genesis, Abba Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

March 16, 2010
The Stooges and Abba were among at acts inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in New York on Monday (March 15). Genesis, reggae star Jimmy Cliff and The Hollies also joined the prestigious roll of honour.  Read more 

The Stooges, Genesis, ABBA To Enter Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

December 15, 2009
The Stooges and Genesis are among the acts set to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. ABBA, Hollies and Jimmy Cliff will also join the prestigious roll of honour at a ceremony in New York.  Read more 

ABBA Tribute 'Play Secret Gig For Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin'

February 6, 2009
ABBA tribute band Bjorn Again played a secret concert for the Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin last month, their founder has claimed. Rod Stephen said the group were paid £20,000 to perform at a theatre on the shores of Lake Valdai, which is 200 miles north of Moscow.  Read more 

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