ABBAFormed September 1972. Disbanded 1982
ABBA Biography (Wikipedia)
ABBA were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by members Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. They became one of the most commercially successful acts in the history of popular music, topping the charts worldwide from 1974 to 1982. ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest 1974 at The Dome in Brighton, UK, giving Sweden its first triumph in the contest, and are the most successful group to have ever taken part in the competition.
ABBA's record sales figure is uncertain and various estimates range from over 140 to over 500 million sold records. This makes them one of the best-selling music artists of all time, the best-selling band from outside the English-speaking world, and the best-selling band of all time originating in continental Europe. ABBA were the first group from a non-English-speaking country to achieve consistent success in the charts of English-speaking countries, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United States. They have a joint record eight consecutive number-one albums in the UK. The group also enjoyed significant success in Latin America, and recorded a collection of their hit songs in Spanish.
- ABBA's Agnetha and Frida are inducted into the Singers Hall of Famehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01dwhrw.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01dwhrw.jpg2013-08-11T20:01:00.000ZRadio 2 listener Mary Freeman in Wakefield nominates ABBA's Agnetha and Frida for a place in Michael Ball's Singers Hall of Famehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01dwhsn
ABBA's Agnetha and Frida are inducted into the Singers Hall of Fame
- Agnetha: Abba and After Trailerhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019ymq4.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019ymq4.jpg2013-06-04T11:53:00.000ZAbba singer Agnetha Fältskog has made a comeback to the music world. This special documentary charts her rise to stardom and the return of this reluctant star.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p019ymr3
Agnetha: Abba and After Trailer