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6/23/24-ABBA gone forever?

Trusted Source: music-news.com ABBA star Björn Ulvaeus fears he may never reunite with his bandmates publicly again. The 79-year-old music icon has enjoyed phenomenal global success in his band alongside Benny Andersson, 77, Agnetha Fältskog, 74, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, 78. The group recently reunited in Sweden to receive the Royal Vasa Order from King Carl XVI Gustaf of the Swedish royal family for their contribution to music. And while the […]

todayJune 23, 2024

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4/16/24-ABBA, Blondie & Bill Withers added to Library of Congress!

Trusted Source: NPR ABBA, The Notorious B.I.G. and Green Day named to the National Recording Registry April 16, 20245:00 AM ET Heard on All Things Considered Anastasia Tsioulcas Every year since 2000, the Library of Congress has picked 25 recordings as "audio treasures worthy of preservation for all time." The 2024 selections for the National Recording Registry, announced Tuesday morning, celebrate the sheer breadth of musical culture — from pop-culture […]

todayApril 16, 2024

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4/2/24-ABBA Avatars Coming to Vegas!

Source: music-news.com ABBA are reportedly poised to ink a multi-million-dollar deal to bring 'ABBA Voyage' to Las Vegas. The Swedish pop icons are said to be working with Resorts World to bring their hugely popular avatar show that currently takes place at the custom-built ABBA Arena in London to Sin City. A source told the Daily Star newspaper: "ABBA has been secretly in talks for a while about getting a […]

todayApril 2, 2024

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1/6/24-Elvis Presley Avatar Show!

Source: music-news.com Elvis' estate has announced a hologram show like ABBA's. The immersive concert, Elvis Evolution, will head to London in November, with the digital avatar version of the late King of Rock and Roll set to perform as old photos of the music icon are projected onscreen. The AI show comes from British immersive entertainment firm Layered Reality and Authentic Brands Group, the latter of which owns the Elvis […]

todayJanuary 6, 2024

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8/31/23-ABBA News: Agnetha’s new single!

Trusted Source: CNN Agnetha Fältskog of legendary Swedish pop group ABBA has relaunched her solo career with a new single. “So… where do we go from here? – World Premiere of ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ on @bbcradio2 with @zoetheball – Tune in on Thursday 31st August from 8:30am (BST),” wrote the singer in a post on a newly-created Instagram page. Speaking with BBC Radio 2 host Zoe Ball […]

todayAugust 31, 2023

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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

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

Source: music-news.com   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

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12/23/22-ABBA learned from Beatles

Source: music-news.com   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

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5/27/22-ABBA make public appearance

Source: music-news.com 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

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