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ABBA

Data updated on 2024-07-14 07:28:31 UTC
ABBA, a uniquely proficient pop group from the 70s, was a shining product of the commendable creative prowess of four individuals - Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid "Frida" Lyngstad. The name itself—an acronym derived from the first letters of each member's first name—undeniably alludes to their collective fusion of musicality. Formed in 1972 in Sweden, the band thrust onto the global stage in 1974 with their breakthrough hit 'Waterloo'. The spectacular success of the song set the tone for a glittering career studded with chart-busting hits.

Masterfully orchestrated by Björn and Benny, the duo who served as enterprising writers and producers, the band reached unparalleled heights. The manager, Stig Anderson, occasionally also contributed with lyric writing, further augmenting the group's radiating supremacy. Agnetha and Frida, with their remarkably powerful vocals that veered towards the emotionally stirring realm, raised the overall resonance of the songs.

ABBA's reign over the pop scene extended throughout the 70s, with their prime audience never seeming to get enough of their euphonious renditions. With hits like 'SOS', 'Mamma Mia', 'Fernando', 'Dancing Queen', 'Take A Chance On Me', 'Chiquitita', 'The Winner Takes It All', and 'Super Trouper', they laid a solid foundation in the annals of pop music. 'Dancing Queen', which debuted in 1976, is widely celebrated as their most popular track with over a billion streams on Spotify, illustrating the timeless appeal of their music.

The band, however, decided to part ways in 1982, marking the end of a melodious era in pop music. Nevertheless, the 1992 release of the compilation album 'ABBA Gold' rekindled the public's love for their music, bringing them back into the limelight. This fervor towards ABBA is far from waning even in the modern era, fortified by their impressive track record of over 6.7 billion streams on Spotify.

ABBA's legacy in the pop industry is nigh unparalleled. Throughout their journey, their songs have made an indelible impact, touched souls, and evoked emotions, making their music an eternal presence in millions of hearts. The band are not just remembered as a global sensation of the 70s, but appreciated as influential figures that helped shape the advances of pop music. ABBA remains a prodigious symbol of creativity, unity, and emotive storytelling through music, immortalized for their era-defining contributions to the musical world. Their songs continue to resonate joyously across different generations, retaining a sense of novelty that is indeed pure magic. Their journey stands as a testimony to their musical genius and an inspiration to many aspiring artists.

Total plays

8.6 billion
Updated on 2024-07-14

Monthly listeners

33,058,173

Followers

12,398,390

Top Cities

  1. United Kingdom
    478,366 listeners
  2. Australia
    375,102 listeners
  3. Chile
    362,314 listeners
  4. Netherlands
    354,871 listeners
  5. Mexico
    361,035 listeners

Most popular tracks

Track Plays Duration Release date
Dancing Queen
Dancing Queen
1,344,329,104 3:50 1976-01-01
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)
796,560,023 4:53 1979-01-01
Mamma Mia
Mamma Mia
568,444,813 3:33 1975-01-01
Lay All Your Love On Me
Lay All Your Love On Me
460,197,942 4:34 1980-01-01
The Winner Takes It All
The Winner Takes It All
413,405,303 4:55 1980-01-01
Take A Chance On Me
Take A Chance On Me
386,768,443 4:04 1977-01-01
Waterloo
Waterloo
343,484,021 2:45 1974-01-01
Chiquitita
Chiquitita
303,562,049 5:26 1979-01-01
Super Trouper
Super Trouper
296,407,205 4:13 1980-01-01
Money, Money, Money
Money, Money, Money
245,893,342 3:06 1976-01-01
Angeleyes
Angeleyes
227,893,025 4:21 1979-01-01
SOS
SOS
220,655,687 3:22 1975-01-01
Voulez-Vous
Voulez-Vous
205,479,693 5:09 1979-01-01
Fernando
Fernando
180,774,245 4:13 1976-01-01
Does Your Mother Know
Does Your Mother Know
174,471,504 3:13 1979-01-01
Knowing Me, Knowing You
Knowing Me, Knowing You
171,066,838 4:02 1976-01-01
Slipping Through My Fingers
Slipping Through My Fingers
156,537,084 3:54 1981-01-01
I Have A Dream
I Have A Dream
105,890,157 4:45 1979-01-01
Honey, Honey
Honey, Honey
100,539,274 2:57 1974-01-01
Honey Honey - Swedish Version
Honey Honey - Swedish Version
100,539,274 2:57 1974-01-01
Thank You For The Music
Thank You For The Music
99,079,069 3:49 1977-01-01
One Of Us
One Of Us
94,994,147 3:57 1981-01-01
Don't Shut Me Down
Don't Shut Me Down
80,688,564 3:59 2021-09-02
Happy New Year
Happy New Year
66,507,342 4:24 1980-01-01
The Name Of The Game
The Name Of The Game
60,701,774 4:52 1977-01-01
When I Kissed The Teacher
When I Kissed The Teacher
59,226,722 3:01 1976-01-01
I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do
I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do
55,245,761 3:15 1975-01-01
Our Last Summer
Our Last Summer
53,241,433 4:20 1980-01-01
I Still Have Faith In You
I Still Have Faith In You
50,701,143 5:11 2021-09-02
Ring Ring - English Version
Ring Ring - English Version
43,674,367 3:02 1973-01-01
Ring, Ring - Swedish Version
Ring, Ring - Swedish Version
43,674,367 3:10 1973-01-01
If It Wasn't For The Nights
If It Wasn't For The Nights
41,702,937 5:09 1979-01-01
Andante, Andante
Andante, Andante
39,432,691 4:38 1980-01-01
When All Is Said And Done
When All Is Said And Done
37,101,915 3:16 1981-01-01
Head Over Heels
Head Over Heels
35,088,750 3:47 1981-01-01
Chiquitita - Spanish Version
Chiquitita - Spanish Version
33,882,469 5:30 1980-01-01
Hasta Manana
Hasta Manana
31,933,896 3:09 1974-01-01
The Day Before You Came
The Day Before You Came
31,446,060 5:49 1981-01-01
Summer Night City
Summer Night City
30,788,163 3:35 1979-01-01
Little Things
Little Things
29,816,121 3:08 2021-11-05
My Love, My Life
My Love, My Life
27,512,623 3:51 1976-01-01
Under Attack
Under Attack
26,876,548 3:45 1981-01-01
On And On And On
On And On And On
26,758,684 3:40 1980-01-01
Just A Notion
Just A Notion
24,121,864 3:31 2021-10-22
The Visitors
The Visitors
23,491,039 5:48 1981-01-01
So Long
So Long
22,747,454 3:05 1975-01-01
Why Did It Have To Be Me?
Why Did It Have To Be Me?
22,396,533 3:21 1976-01-01
That's Me
That's Me
21,280,387 3:15 1976-01-01
When You Danced With Me
When You Danced With Me
20,187,600 2:50 2021-11-05
People Need Love
People Need Love
18,425,157 2:47 1973-01-01
Eagle - Long Version
Eagle - Long Version
18,240,741 5:51 1977-01-01
Bang-A-Boomerang
Bang-A-Boomerang
17,613,406 3:02 1975-01-01
Me And I
Me And I
16,390,954 4:54 1980-01-01
Dum Dum Diddle
Dum Dum Diddle
15,003,256 2:54 1976-01-01
Keep An Eye On Dan
Keep An Eye On Dan
14,930,240 4:05 2021-11-05
I've Been Waiting For You
I've Been Waiting For You
14,357,101 3:41 1975-01-01
One Man, One Woman
One Man, One Woman
14,022,765 4:35 1977-01-01
I Can Be That Woman
I Can Be That Woman
13,972,775 4:02 2021-11-05
Kisses Of Fire
Kisses Of Fire
13,603,185 3:17 1979-01-01
As Good As New
As Good As New
11,367,489 3:24 1979-01-01
Bumblebee
Bumblebee
11,366,725 3:57 2021-11-05
Hey, Hey Helen
Hey, Hey Helen
11,218,107 3:15 1975-01-01
Eagle - Short Version
Eagle - Short Version
10,590,287 4:23 1993-01-01
She's My Kind Of Girl
She's My Kind Of Girl
10,300,839 2:46 1973-01-01
Disillusion
Disillusion
9,439,354 3:03 1973-01-01
Gammal fäbodpsalm - Live
Gammal fäbodpsalm - Live
9,128,641 1:44 2014-01-01
The Way Old Friends Do - Live At Wembley Arena, London, England / 1979
The Way Old Friends Do - Live At Wembley Arena, London, England / 1979
8,604,504 2:55 1980-01-01
The Way Old Friends Do - Live
The Way Old Friends Do - Live
8,585,490 3:05 2014-01-01
Felicidad
Felicidad
8,511,216 4:24 1980-01-01
Ode To Freedom
Ode To Freedom
8,456,621 3:32 2021-11-05
Sitting In The Palmtree
Sitting In The Palmtree
8,403,922 3:40 1974-01-01
Rock Me
Rock Me
8,304,189 3:05 1975-01-01
No Doubt About It
No Doubt About It
8,055,742 2:57 2021-11-05
Cassandra
Cassandra
7,873,720 4:50 1981-01-01
The Piper
The Piper
7,260,186 3:27 1980-01-01
Lovelight - Original Version
Lovelight - Original Version
6,508,815 3:46 1979-01-01
I Wonder (Departure)
I Wonder (Departure)
6,391,454 4:33 1977-01-01
Soldiers
Soldiers
6,301,424 4:41 1981-01-01
The King Has Lost His Crown
The King Has Lost His Crown
6,179,780 3:33 1979-01-01
Move On
Move On
5,669,167 4:43 1977-01-01
Voulez-Vous - Live
Voulez-Vous - Live
5,567,498 4:11 2014-01-01
Dance (While The Music Still Goes On)
Dance (While The Music Still Goes On)
5,557,045 3:13 1974-01-01
Happy Hawaii
Happy Hawaii
5,544,283 4:26 1976-01-01
Lovers (Live A Little Longer)
Lovers (Live A Little Longer)
5,456,127 3:30 1979-01-01
Tiger
Tiger
5,285,182 2:55 1976-01-01
Chiquitita - Live
Chiquitita - Live
5,112,057 5:34 2014-01-01
Arrival
Arrival
5,044,239 3:00 1976-01-01
I Am The City
I Am The City
4,882,558 4:04 1981-01-01
Should I Laugh Or Cry
Should I Laugh Or Cry
4,805,980 4:27 1981-01-01
Knowing Me, Knowing You - Live
Knowing Me, Knowing You - Live
4,793,349 4:31 2014-01-01
Elaine
Elaine
4,706,355 3:45 1980-01-01
Mamma Mia - Spanish Version
Mamma Mia - Spanish Version
4,565,062 3:33 1980-01-01
I Have A Dream - Live
I Have A Dream - Live
4,538,258 6:52 2014-01-01
Voulez-Vous
Voulez-Vous
4,449,912 4:22 1994-01-01
I Let The Music Speak
I Let The Music Speak
4,422,916 5:21 1981-01-01
Like An Angel Passing Through My Room
Like An Angel Passing Through My Room
4,100,750 3:36 1981-01-01
Money, Money, Money - Live
Money, Money, Money - Live
4,045,651 3:58 2014-01-01
Crazy World
Crazy World
3,990,251 3:46 1975-01-01
If It Wasn't For The Nights - Live
If It Wasn't For The Nights - Live
3,902,707 5:18 2014-01-01
Two For The Price Of One
Two For The Price Of One
3,897,646 3:38 1981-01-01
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) - Live
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) - Live
3,851,616 5:35 2014-01-01
Dancing Queen - Live
Dancing Queen - Live
3,829,884 5:52 2014-01-01
Hole In Your Soul
Hole In Your Soul
3,808,459 3:41 1977-01-01
Fernando - Live
Fernando - Live
3,561,070 4:13 2014-01-01
SOS - Live
SOS - Live
3,509,374 3:31 2014-01-01
I'm A Marionette
I'm A Marionette
3,424,104 4:04 1977-01-01
Estoy Soñando
Estoy Soñando
3,408,318 4:39 1980-01-01
Waterloo - Live
Waterloo - Live
3,352,216 3:51 2014-01-01
Man In The Middle
Man In The Middle
3,343,053 3:01 1975-01-01
Nina, Pretty Ballerina
Nina, Pretty Ballerina
3,225,316 2:51 1973-01-01
Love Isn't Easy (But It Sure Is Hard Enough)
Love Isn't Easy (But It Sure Is Hard Enough)
3,176,384 2:56 1973-01-01
As Good As New - Live
As Good As New - Live
3,098,441 3:26 2014-01-01
He Is Your Brother
He Is Your Brother
3,086,923 3:19 1973-01-01
Intermezzo No. 1
Intermezzo No. 1
3,011,459 3:46 1975-01-01
Put On Your White Sombrero
Put On Your White Sombrero
3,009,436 4:32 1980-01-01
Gonna Sing You My Love Song
Gonna Sing You My Love Song
2,980,533 3:38 1974-01-01
King Kong Song
King Kong Song
2,950,931 3:15 1974-01-01
Medley: Pick A Bale Of Cotton
Medley: Pick A Bale Of Cotton
2,843,359 4:22 1975-01-01
Rock Me - Live
Rock Me - Live
2,842,596 3:34 2014-01-01
Fernando - Spanish Version
Fernando - Spanish Version
2,833,347 4:18 1980-01-01
Gracias Por La Musica
Gracias Por La Musica
2,831,427 3:49 1980-01-01
La Reina Del Baile
La Reina Del Baile
2,803,602 4:02 1980-01-01
Tropical Loveland
Tropical Loveland
2,799,859 3:04 1975-01-01
Take A Chance On Me - Live
Take A Chance On Me - Live
2,728,431 4:26 2014-01-01
Dame! Dame! Dame!
Dame! Dame! Dame!
2,670,648 4:49 1980-01-01
Thank You For The Music - Live
Thank You For The Music - Live
2,647,404 3:53 2014-01-01
I Am Just A Girl
I Am Just A Girl
2,584,346 3:02 1973-01-01
Hasta Mañana - Spanish Version
Hasta Mañana - Spanish Version
2,568,537 3:09 1974-03-04
Does Your Mother Know - Live
Does Your Mother Know - Live
2,368,224 3:59 2014-01-01
Another Town, Another Train
Another Town, Another Train
2,245,939 3:14 1973-01-01
My Mama Said
My Mama Said
2,165,185 3:16 1974-01-01
The Name Of The Game - Live
The Name Of The Game - Live
2,144,843 3:10 2014-01-01
Eagle - Live
Eagle - Live
1,994,118 6:11 2014-01-01
Why Did It Have To Be Me? - Live
Why Did It Have To Be Me? - Live
1,927,594 4:33 2014-01-01
Summer Night City - Live
Summer Night City - Live
1,799,339 5:28 2014-01-01
Al Andar
Al Andar
1,710,300 4:42 1980-01-01
Thank You For The Music - Doris Day Mix
Thank You For The Music - Doris Day Mix
1,706,519 4:04 1977-01-01
I'm Still Alive - Live
I'm Still Alive - Live
1,588,861 4:30 2014-01-01
Intermezzo No. 1 - Live
Intermezzo No. 1 - Live
1,570,210 4:07 2014-01-01
Watch Out
Watch Out
1,563,960 3:47 1974-01-01
You Owe Me One
You Owe Me One
1,527,763 3:26 1981-01-01
Conociendome, Conociendote
Conociendome, Conociendote
1,480,193 4:03 1980-01-01
Hole In Your Soul - Live
Hole In Your Soul - Live
1,402,430 4:39 2014-01-01
Se Me Esta Escapando
Se Me Esta Escapando
1,377,799 3:53 1980-01-01
What About Livingstone
What About Livingstone
1,346,559 2:56 1974-01-01
Ring Ring - Spanish Version
Ring Ring - Spanish Version
1,292,384 3:00 1973-01-01
Suzy-Hang-Around
Suzy-Hang-Around
1,173,368 3:16 1974-01-01
Andante, Andante - Spanish Version
Andante, Andante - Spanish Version
1,144,940 4:40 1980-01-01
No Hay A Quien Culpar
No Hay A Quien Culpar
1,110,035 3:13 1980-01-01
Ring, Ring - US Remix
Ring, Ring - US Remix
1,063,458 3:07 1974-01-01
From A Twinkling Star To A Passing Angel - Demo Medley
From A Twinkling Star To A Passing Angel - Demo Medley
1,052,502 9:08 1981-01-01
Me And Bobby And Bobby's Brother
Me And Bobby And Bobby's Brother
859,946 2:50 1973-01-01
Merry-Go-Round
Merry-Go-Round
853,349 3:21 1973-01-01
Rock'N'Roll Band
Rock'N'Roll Band
837,850 3:09 1973-01-01
I Saw It In The Mirror
I Saw It In The Mirror
827,681 2:33 1973-01-01
Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa
791,378 3:02 1973-01-01
Waterloo - German Version
Waterloo - German Version
667,623 2:43 1974-03-04
Paper Dolls (feat. ABBA & Ted Gärdestad)
Paper Dolls (feat. ABBA & Ted Gärdestad)
644,868 3:26 1976-04-06
Waterloo - French Version
Waterloo - French Version
636,705 2:41 1974-03-04
The Name Of The Game
The Name Of The Game
566,715 3:58 1994-01-01
Abba Undeleted - Medley
Abba Undeleted - Medley
543,090 23:31 1994-01-01
Summer Night City
Summer Night City
511,287 4:14 1994-01-01
Ring Ring - 1974 Remix / Single Version
Ring Ring - 1974 Remix / Single Version
424,257 3:11 1974-03-04
Slipping Through My Fingers / Me And I - Live From Dick Cavett Meets Abba, Sveriges Television / 1981
Slipping Through My Fingers / Me And I - Live From Dick Cavett Meets Abba, Sveriges Television / 1981
417,409 8:37 1994-01-01
Dream World
Dream World
404,830 3:36 1994-01-01
Ring Ring - German Version
Ring Ring - German Version
393,473 3:11 1973-01-01
Waterloo - Alternative Mix
Waterloo - Alternative Mix
393,347 2:44 1974-03-04
Robot Man (feat. ABBA & Ted Gärdestad)
Robot Man (feat. ABBA & Ted Gärdestad)
315,882 2:45 1976-04-06
Lovelight
Lovelight
280,457 3:20 1994-01-01
I Wonder (Departure) - Live From Sydney Showground, Australia / 1977
I Wonder (Departure) - Live From Sydney Showground, Australia / 1977
277,054 4:31 1994-01-01
Wer Im Wartesaal Der Liebe Steht
Wer Im Wartesaal Der Liebe Steht
252,488 3:20 1973-01-01
En hälsning till våra parkarrangörer
En hälsning till våra parkarrangörer
190,762 2:27 1973-01-01
Bottom Coming Up (feat. ABBA & Ted Gärdestad)
Bottom Coming Up (feat. ABBA & Ted Gärdestad)
164,975 2:49 1976-04-06
Waterloo - French / Swedish Version
Waterloo - French / Swedish Version
149,304 2:40 1994-01-01
Ring Ring - Swedish / Spanish / German Version
Ring Ring - Swedish / Spanish / German Version
146,041 4:22 1994-01-01
Voulez-Vous - Extended Remix
Voulez-Vous - Extended Remix
65,796 6:11 2004-01-01
A Dream of Abba: I have a Dream/Fernando/Take a Chance on Me/Mamma Mia/Waterloo
A Dream of Abba: I have a Dream/Fernando/Take a Chance on Me/Mamma Mia/Waterloo
8,537 8:42 2022-11-20

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Waterloo (50th Anniversary Edition)
Waterloo (50th Anniversary Edition)
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Little Things
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[Polar Music International AB]
Voyage
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[Polar Music International AB]
Just A Notion
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I Still Have Faith In You / Don't Shut Me Down
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[Polar Music International AB]
Abba Gold Anniversary Edition
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[Polar Music International AB]
Live At Wembley Arena
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[Polar Music International AB]
The Essential Collection
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2012-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Waterloo
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2009-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
ABBA Gold
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2008-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
SOS
SOS
2005-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Abba - The Definitive Collection (Deluxe Sound & Vision) - NTSC
Abba - The Definitive Collection (Deluxe Sound & Vision) - NTSC
2004-01-01
[Universal International Music BV]
Thank You For The Music
Thank You For The Music
1994-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
More ABBA Gold
More ABBA Gold
1993-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Oro "Grandes Exitos"
Oro "Grandes Exitos"
1993-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
One Of Us
One Of Us
1981-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
The Visitors (Deluxe Edition)
The Visitors (Deluxe Edition)
1981-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
The Visitors
The Visitors
1981-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Gracias Por La Musica (Deluxe Edition)
Gracias Por La Musica (Deluxe Edition)
1980-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Super Trouper
Super Trouper
1980-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
The Winner Takes It All
The Winner Takes It All
1980-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Super Trouper
Super Trouper
1980-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Estoy Soñando
Estoy Soñando
1979-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Voulez-Vous
Voulez-Vous
1979-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Does Your Mother Know
Does Your Mother Know
1979-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Chiquitita
Chiquitita
1979-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Voulez-Vous
Voulez-Vous
1979-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Summer Night City (Video)
Summer Night City (Video)
1978-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
The Album
The Album
1977-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Thank You For The Music
Thank You For The Music
1977-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Take A Chance On Me
Take A Chance On Me
1977-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
The Name Of The Game
The Name Of The Game
1977-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Dancing Queen
Dancing Queen
1976-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Arrival
Arrival
1976-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Money, Money, Money
Money, Money, Money
1976-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Knowing Me, Knowing You
Knowing Me, Knowing You
1976-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Fernando
Fernando
1976-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Abba
Abba
1975-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do
I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do
1975-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Waterloo (Deluxe Edition)
Waterloo (Deluxe Edition)
1974-03-04
[Polar Music International AB]
Waterloo
Waterloo
1974-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Ring Ring (Deluxe Edition)
Ring Ring (Deluxe Edition)
1973-01-01
[Polar Music International AB]
Ring Ring
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[Polar Music International AB]