5 hrs ago
Eurovision fever hits the land of ABBA
The Eurovision Song Contest returned to Sweden Saturday with pageantry fit for an Olympic ceremony, as flag bearers entered on stage to a special hymn by pop icon ABBA's song-writing duo.
7 hrs ago
ABBA in the air as 26 countries fight for Eurovision glory
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton and Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt pose during the arrival party for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest at Malmo Arena Hall in Malmo May 18, 2013.
Fri May 17, 2013
Eurovision Song Contest celebrates pop excess
Techno beats, over-the-top stage antics and pop stars of the past return to the spotlight in Malmo, Sweden this weekend as the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest ramps up to its showy finale.
Thu May 16, 2013
Lincoln Daily News
For most of the last three decades, ABBA was but a memory for Agnetha Faltskog. She made concerted efforts to leave behind her past as one of two principal singers of the best-selling 1970s Swedish quartet, best known for the pop classic "Dancing Queen." "There was several years after I had stopped with the group that I couldn't listen to the ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Singer Agnetha Faltskog reflects on ABBA, releases new solo album
In this July 4, 2008 file photo, Abba members Agnetha Faltskog, center, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad-Reuss, right, greet cast member Meryl Streep, left, at the premiere of the movie version of the musical "Mamma Mia!," in Stockholm.
Tue May 14, 2013
When the vocal begins on the opening track, "The One Who Loves You Now," you're instantly transported back to the 1970's, when the same voice would permeate the radio airwaves with such hits as "Waterloo," "Fernando," and "Mamma Mia." The hits of the Swedish super-group ABBA still inundate the Broadway stage at the Winter Garden Theater, but we now ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
Sweden's ABBA museum
BACK FOR GOOD: The Swedish group Abba in their stage clothes in 1975. Now fans can go to the new ABBA The Museum in Stockholm - the closest thing to a reunion.
Quiz and win with ABBA's Agnetha
Abba's Agnetha Faltskog returns to the spotlight with a new album. For A Faltskog has been working with renowned, Grammy-nominated songwriter/producer Jorgen Elofsson and acclaimed producer/arranger Peter Nordahl.
Sat May 11, 2013
Erie Times News
Abba Museum opens in Stockholm
A museum opened recently in Stockholm to show off band paraphernalia, including the helicopter featured on the cover of their "Arrival" album, a star-shaped guitar and dozens of glitzy costumes the Swedish band wore at the height of its 1970s fame.
Fri May 10, 2013
By everything, I mean they give us a set that's a model of effective simplicity, music direction by Stephen Peters that makes the most of the choral undercurrents and pop sensibilities of ABBA composers Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, staging that moves briskly with never a wasted move .
Agnetha Faltskog: 'No Reunion For Abba'
Former Abba star Agnetha Faltskog has hammered another nail in the legendary pop band's coffin - she has vowed they will never reunite.
Faltskog: 'I was the black sheep of Abba'
Former Abba singer Agnetha Faltskog said she needed to hide away from fame and that her fear of flying was the reason many people branded her a recluse after the Swedish supergroup broke up over 30 years ago "I was the black sheep of Abba.
The Huffington Post
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Agnetha FA ltskog might be best known as "the blonde from ABBA," but her musical prowess did not stop when the Swedish pop band ended.
Thu May 09, 2013
Abba Reunion visit Stevenage
TAKE a chance next weekend, and pop along to the Gordon Craig to see Abba Reunion take to the stage.
Abba didn't 'sound very good' live, says singer Agnetha
ABBA 's Agnetha Faltskog has claimed she doesn't think the band "sounded very good" live during their '70s heyday.
Agnetha Faltskog called a recluse after terror landing stopped her flying
London, May 9 : Abba's Agnetha Faltsko has revealed about the crippling flying phobia that is partly to blame for reputation for being a recluse, a tag that she is desperate to shake off.
Wed May 08, 2013
Building Cylon No. 6 In Waterloo
Most people think of Waterloo as an Abba song. I mean, except for this one woman I met who was too young to even know who Abba was.
The Daily Star
Youssou N'Dour's work for harmony lands Swedish music prize
This photograph taken on July 8, 2011 shows Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour performing during the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival.
Tue May 07, 2013
Abba fans take a chance on Sweden's newest museum - and declare it a hit
Stockholm's latest tourist attraction has pulled off the trick of appealing to both families and diehard devotees of the band Abba Museum visitors enjoy a karaoke singalong with holograms of the band.
Lincoln Daily News
Mamma Mia!: ABBA The Museum opens
A museum devoted to the pop superstars opening in Stockholm on Tuesday will celebrate the band's long list of hits.