ABBA songstress Agnetha Faltskog delights with new album "A"
After a long period without new music from her angelic voice, Agnetha " Anna " Faltskog has released a new album titled "A". With singles released throughout Europe and with success in many countries, the album has become a hit.
Mon May 20, 2013
Stage Tube: On This Day 5/20- Judy Kuhn
Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history! Happy Birthday, Judy Kuhn ! Kuhn made her Broadway debut was in The Mystery of Edwin Drood.
My my! Abba's Agnetha Faltskog scales new heights of UK chart...
Daisy Wyatt has newly joined the Independent online team as an arts and entertainment writer.
Sun May 19, 2013
Factbox: The 2013 Eurovision Song Contest
It was originally conceived in Monaco by Marcel Bezencon and based on the Italian Sanremo Festival, held since 1951.
The winner takes it all: Abba's Gold beats The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's ...
Abba's greatest hits collection has overtaken The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band to become the UK's second biggest selling album of all time, according to the Official Charts Company.
Rod Stewart returns to UK number one
Rod Stewart has scored his first UK number one album for 34 years, going straight to the top with his LP, Time.
Watch Eurovision 2013 presenter Petra Mede steal the song contest...
The 43-year-old is a successful comedian in Sweden and has her own TV show, but she found a whole new audience as host of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.
The Sydney Morning Herald
Dust off your Abba onesies, it's Eurovision
Eurovision is derided as a shallow spangle-fest but more than half a million Australians will tune in to watch on Sunday night even though they can't barrack for their country.
Sat May 18, 2013
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.
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.