Swedish pop group, active from 1972 until 1982; though several companies worldwide continued to release their songs after they had disbanded in the December of '82. Sales figures for the group vary widely, with the official estimate at 375 million records worldwide, but this is not an audited figure and is disputed.
On 6th April 1999, a musical based on their hits, called 'Mamma Mia!', was opened at Prince Edward Theatre in the West End of London. It has continued to play in London, though at different venues in the city, and at a variety of other theatres around the world, ever since.
ABBA were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2010, in the category of 'Performers'.
Agnetha Fältskog (born April 5th, 1950): vocals
Björn Ulvaeus (born April 25th, 1945): guitars, vocals
Benny Andersson (born December 16th, 1946): keyboards, vocals
Anni-Frid Lyngstad (born November 15th, 1945): vocals