The pop group ABBA (1972-1982) exerted a strong influence on other pop musicians with many of their songs covered by other artist and at least 25 tribute albums ranging from symphony orchestras to heavy metal groups.[1]

Artist Cover Album Country Year Comments
A-Teens The ABBA Generation Sweden 1999 Launched their careers singing ABBA songs. Also 2 girls, 2 boys line up.
Abbacadabra Revival - Flight 1 UK 1998 Club Remixes
Abbaesque ABBATASTIC: A Non-Stop Megamix of ABBA's Songs UK 1998 Megamix album. Reached number 1 in the UK budget chart.
Abbaesque Die Grosse ABBA Party UK 1999
Amberian Dawn Take a Chance - a Metal Tribute to Abba Finland 2022
Abbaesque Mamma Mia UK 2002
André Rieu André Rieu Celebrates Abba EU 2013 Bertus
Anne Sofie von Otter I Let The Music Speak Sweden 2006 Pop crossover album by opera star, featuring a selection of ABBA songs and other Andersson-Ulvaeus compositions
Brian David Gilbert AAAH!BBA US 2021 Halloween-themed ABBA cover ep
Cher Dancing Queen US 2018 Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Cher and Mark Taylor produced the album.
Erasure Abba-esque UK 1992 EP
E-Rotic Thank You For The Music Germany 1997
Hazell Dean The Winner Takes It All[2] UK 1996 Re-released as Knowing Her, Hazell Sings ABBA [3]
James Last James Last Plays Abba Germany 2001 Piano
Klaus Wunderlich Klaus Wunderlich Plays ABBA Germany 1994 also 'Klaus Wunderlich: Musical (2CD)' in 2006
London Symphony Orchestra ABBA Played by the London Symphony Orchestra UK 1991 With the London Pop Choir
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra Munich Philharmonic Orchestra Plays ABBA Classic EU 1991
Nils Landgren Funk Unit Funky Abba EU 2004 ACT Music
Richard Clayderman Richard Clayderman Plays ABBA France 1993 Piano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra A Tribute to ABBA EU 2003 Part of 3-CD set.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestral ABBA EU 1995
Salma & Sabina ABBA in Hindi India 1981 All song titles in Hindi ('Mitha Maze Dar' is 'Dancing Queen'[4])
San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus ExtrABBAganza! US 1997
Various ABBAmania UK 1999 ABBA Tribute Show from the UK
Various Abbasalutely New Zealand 1995 Covers by musicians signed to Flying Nun Records
Wing Dancing Queen[5] New Zealand 2006 One track appeared on South Park


  1. ^ David V. Moskowitz (ed.): The 100 Greatest Bands of All Time: A Guide to the Legends Who Rocked the World. ABC-CLIO, 2015, pp. 1-6
  2. ^ "Hazell Dean - Released Albums".
  3. ^ "Hazel Dean – Knowing Her, Hazel Sings Abba (2003, CD)". Discogs.
  4. ^ Sonam Joshi: Mamma Mia! When Salma Agha sang ABBA in Hindi. Times of India, 6. Mai 2018
  5. ^ "Wing – Dancing Queen (2006, CD)". Discogs.