How many US No 1 did ABBA have?

How many US No 1 did ABBA have?

1s. In the US, their Top 10 total was four, just one of which topped the chart….Follow the official ABBA Best Of playlist.

1 Dancing Queen ABBA 3:50
12 SOS ABBA 3:22
13 Fernando ABBA 4:12
14 Money, Money, Money ABBA 3:06
15 Knowing Me, Knowing You ABBA 4:01

When was Abba popular in the US?

They were popular in the 1970s, and they are arguably even more popular today, with the multiple “Mama Mia” franchises. Their music is pretty instantly recognizable. An anecdote: I was very young during ABBA’s heyday.

Where did Abba tour in the US?

Tour dates

Date City Venue
North America
September 13, 1979 Edmonton Northlands Coliseum
September 15, 1979 Vancouver Pacific Coliseum
September 17, 1979 Seattle Seattle Center Arena

How many records did Abba sell in USA?


Was ABBA big in the USA?

By 1983, according to Billboard, Abba sold 7 million albums and 8 million singles in the USA. Some say Abba never “made it” in the USA, but, 7 million albums is a lot more than a lot of other groups.

In the UK, for example, the Swedish pop maestros racked up a total of 19 Top 10 hits, nine of them No. 1s. In the US, their Top 10 total was four, just one of which topped the chart. That song, the timeless “Dancing Queen,” hit the top, after an epic route there, on April 9, 1977.

Where did ABBA tour in the US?

How many records did ABBA sell in USA?

In the small, but one time ABBA crazy Australian market, I came up with about 8- 12 million units in total. In the world’s biggest record market-the United States they sold a pathetic total of maybe 14 to 20 million records.

Why did ABBA tour for one month in America?

Upon the release of their sixth album, the group decided to tour North America for one month. Benny Andersson stated that the decision to tour was based on the need for the group to become more “present” to North American audiences. He further felt that the media would not consider ABBA to be a “real” group if they had not toured.

Where did Abba play their first show in America?

ABBA: The Tour had arrived in North America two days earlier, as the Scandinavian superstars started their itinerary with Canadian shows in Edmonton and Vancouver. But when they stepped out on the stage of the 5,000-seat Seattle Centre Arena, it was the first time they’d ever played for an American audience.

When did Abba get a number one in the US?

But despite the lack of concert tours ABBA managed to achieve a US number one single with ‘Dancing Queen’ in April 1977. As Jerry Greenberg recalled, it provided a window of opportunity for the group that they could have capitalised on, had they been so inclined.

How many copies of ABBA album have been sold?

Although upon release it only reached number 63 on Billboard’s Albums chart, it has since gone on to sell more than 32 million copies – more than any of ABBA’s other albums – and has spent more than 900 weeks on the Official Album chart. With the added success of the Mamma Mia! musical, and the Mamma Mia! movies, ABBA’s music has become ubiquitous.