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Abba to reform for one-off show?


January 4th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Popular Swedish pop group Abba could be set to reform after more than 30 years following claims by band member Agnetha Faltskog she would be keen to ... Read more...

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ABBA ladies planning musical reunion


September 29th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): Girl members of ABBA- Frida and Agnetha-are thinking of a reunion, almost 30 years after the group broke up.Singer Anni-Frid Lyngstad, known to fans as Frida, reveals that ... Read more...

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ABBA’s Ulvaeus accuses musical shows like ‘X-Factor’ of killing creativity


August 16th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 16 (ANI): Swedish pop music group ABBA's member Bjorn Ulvaeus has slammed music reality shows like 'X Factor' saying that such shows are cruel.Ulvaeus accused that such TV talent contests ... Read more...

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ABBA’s 1974 Eurovision Song Contest outfits to go on display


May 24th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 24 (ANI): Swedish pop group ABBA's fans will now be able to view two stage outfits worn by members of the band when they won the April 1974 Eurovision Song ... Read more...

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ABBA museum to be opened in London


January 27th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ABBA museum is all set to be opened at Earls Court in West London, and it is named as ABBA World. It is a huge space and ... Read more...

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Bjorn Ulvaeus, Anna-Frid ‘Frida’ Lyngstad to attend ABBA exhibition


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Former Abba bandmates Bjorn Ulvaeus and Anna-Frid 'Frida' Lyngstad are set to make an appearance on the premiere of a new exhibition that celebrates their band's success.The ... Read more...

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ABBA duo linked to Doctor Who spin-off musical show


January 8th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): ABBA's Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus had been lined up for a musical version of Doctor Who spin-off show Torchwood, reveals a new book.In the book, head writer ... Read more...

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Mamma Mia! movie sequel on way, says Amanda Seyfried


October 26th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Amanda Seyfried has confirmed there are plans for a follow-up to the hugely successful movie Mamma Mia!Seyfried, who played Meryl Streep's daughter in the movie musical, has ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue’s form fitting crocheted dress leaves UK fans gasping


September 14th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 14 (ANI): Aussie pop princess Kylie Minogue is said to have left fans in London gasping after she was seen wearing a partially see-through white dress that clung tightly ... Read more...

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Abba’s music won’t feature in ‘Mama Mia’ sequel


September 13th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 13 (ANI): Abba's Benny Andersson has said that even if there is a sequel to the hit movie musical 'Mama Mia,' it won't feature the band's music.The co-writer of ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue to headline tribute Abba act in London


August 27th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 27 (ANI): Kylie Minogue is all set to perform at the Thank You For The Music event, a tribute to Abba, in London's Hyde Park next month.Kylie will not ... Read more...

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‘ABBA gig’ set for September in London


July 5th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): ABBA's songwriting team Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus will form a part of a gig featuring some of the pop legends' greatest tracks in London.Thank You For ... Read more...

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Abba stars Andersson, Ulvaeus to enthral fans with first joint composition in 15yrs


June 24th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 24 (ANI): About 35 years after rocking the world with Eurovision smash Waterloo, sexagenarian Abba songwriters Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus are now all set to enthral their fans with ... Read more...

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ABBA’s Benny Andersson slams Eurovision


May 13th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Swedish musician Benny Andersson has spoken against the talent show, Eurovision Song Contest, which had helped his band Abba to find fame.Andersson, 62, said ahead of the 54th ... Read more...

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Former Abba bandmates to team up for new track


May 9th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): Former Abba bandmates Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus are teaming up after a long time of 15 years, as they are all set to release a new song ... Read more...

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Benny Andersson to perform Swedish folk music in London


April 27th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Swedish pop group ABBA's band member Benny Andersson has revealed that he is looking forward to performing in London.Andersson, who has cited London's Hampstead Heath as the place ... Read more...

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Bjorn Ulvaeus wouldn’t mind Duffy using ABBA’s music


April 9th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Former ABBA member Bjorn Ulvaeus has revealed that he is a big fan of Welsh singer Duffy, and would not mind her using the band's music.The 63-year-old ... Read more...

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Bjorn Ulvaeus says ABBA reunion would be a disappointment for fans


April 7th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 7 (ANI): ABBA star Bjorn Ulvaeus is just not in favour of the band's reunion because he feels that it would disappoint their fans.The 4 member group - including Benny ... Read more...

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‘Mamma Mia!’ musical was originally scripted as animal show


March 27th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 27 (ANI): ABBA stars Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus say that their musical 'Mamma Mia!' would not have been a big hit had they not turned down the original script, ... Read more...

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ABBAs Faltskog and Lyngstad scotch disagreement rumours


January 24th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): The two women famously known as the voices of ABBA made a rare public appearance together, and denied that there was any sort of disagreement between them.Rumours ... Read more...

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Tormented Agnetha Flatskog avoids ABBA bandmates at premiere


July 15th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne , July 15 (ANI): After a self-imposed exile, ABBA''s ultimate sex symbol Agnetha Flatskog finally made a public appearance with her other band members but refused to be clicked with ... Read more...

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Andersson secretly auditioned actors for ‘Mamma Mia’ movie: Streep


July 9th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) The ABBA singer Benny Andersson gave final approval to the actors wanting to act in the musical "Mamma Mia" after a secret musical test, says Meryl Streep. Streep, ... Read more...

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ABBA will never take to stage again, says Bjorn Ulvaeus


July 6th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Even with the success of the Mamma Mia stage show and film, two members of the Swedish pop group ABBA are determined that they will never regroup ... Read more...

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ABBA foursome reunite for Mamma Mia premiere but kept well apart


July 5th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): All the members of supergroup ABBA got together in public for the first time in 22 years at the Swedish premiere of the film Mamma Mia! but ... Read more...

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Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus defend Pierce Brosnans singing


July 2nd, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 2 (ANI): Irish/American actor Pierce Brosnans singing in the musical Mamma Mia! has been defended by former ABBA stars Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus.A mention was made that ... Read more...

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Worlds first Abba museum to open in 2009


December 7th, 2007 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 7 (ANI): The worlds first museum dedicated to legendary pop group Abba is set to open in the band's hometown, Stockholm in June 2009.Initiators of the museum, Ulf Westman and ... Read more...

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