ABBA are the best band in the world – no contest

News of a forthcoming interactive exhibition based on the lives, music and total bangers of ABBA instills me with much joy. Sure, the David Bowie and Pink Floyd exhibits at the V&A over the past few years were critical smashes, but the newly announced ABBA: Super Troopers, which will open at London’s Southbank Centre later this year, is the...

Immersive ABBA exhibition to open in London later this year

A new immersive exhibition that celebrates the music of ABBA is set to open in London later this year - offering fans an unprecedented look at the career of the Swedish Eurovision winners. Exclusive NME offer: Save £10 on Amazon Music Unlimited plans with code NME10 The exhibition, which is set to open at the Southbank Centre in December, has...

Who could the band be that Michael Eavis wants to reform for Glastonbury 2018?

That’s a wrap, guys. Glastonbury 2017 is done and dusted, and as you’re picking the last of the mud off your boots and settling down for a mighty-long nap - you’re probably already quickly eyeing up Glastonbury 2018. But as we all know, they’ll be taking a fallow year in 2018, so sadly there will be no festival next...

ABBA return for new ‘live digital experience’

ABBA have teamed up with music mogul Simon Fuller for a new "live digital experience", launching in 2018. The Swedish pop group split in 1982 but have held brief reunions since, notably in 1986, 1999 and earlier this year. Fans have long hoped for a full live reunion, but speaking last year, member Björn Ulvaeus once again said that ABBA would never reform. Spice...

Full ABBA lineup reunites for brief anniversary performance

The four members performed a song together at a private party in Stockholm

ABBA reunite for first time in eight years

Four members make first public appearance since 2008

ABBA grand piano up for auction at Sotheby’s

The instrument is expected to fetch over £600,000

ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus says band will never reform

He confirmed that the Swedish pop group still have no plans to reunite

Abba’s Frida Lyngstad: “Eminem is one of my favourites”

The 70s pop veterans admit, however, to having "never quite understood" punk

Tax breaks revealed to be the reason behind ABBA’s flamboyant stage wear

The band could only get tax deductions on clothes that were "in no way suitable for everyday wear."