ABBA are a Swedish popular music group that have had an active recording career since 1972, and achieved an enormous commercial success worldwide, having become one of the best-selling popular music groups in the history of recorded music.

American Guild of Variety Artists Entertainer of The Year Awards

This was an annual award, sometimes called "Georgie", in several entertainment categories from AGVA, an American trade union representing performers in a variety entertainment, including circuses, Las Vegas showrooms and cabarets, comedy showcases, dance revues, magic shows, theme park shows, and arena and auditorium extravaganzas. ABBA were honored during 11th annual ceremony.[1]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
1981 ABBA Vocal Group of the Year Won

Bravo Otto Awards

The Bravo Otto Awards are presented by Bravo magazine, the largest teen magazine within the German-language sphere. They are based on the annual readers' polls and honor top performers in film, music, television and sports.[2]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
1974 ABBA Silver Award – Pop Group Won
1975 Bronze Award – Pop Group Won
1976 Bronze Award – Pop Group Won
1977 Bronze Award – Pop Group Won
1978 Silver Award – Pop Group Won
1979 Silver Award – Pop Group Won
1980 Silver Award – Pop Group Won
1981 Bronze Award – Pop Group Won
1982 Silver Award – Pop Group Won

In 1983 poll, the group was voted #7 Pop Group of the Year.

Brit Awards

The Brit Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. At the 1977 inaugural ceremony, the awards, then named Brittania/Jubilee Centenary Award, were presented for the "outstanding contributions in the past 25 years", thus all recordings released within the last 25 years and artists who have emerged in the period qualified for nominations.[3] Next Brit Awards ceremony took place in 1982.

Year Nominee / work Award Result
1977 ABBA/Arrival LP Best International Single & LP Nominated
2022 ABBA Best International Group Nominated

Carl-Alan Awards

Currently called Carl Alan Awards, during ABBA's active years they were presented annually by the UK entertainment company Mecca in several categories for outstanding contribution to the world of dancing and dance music in the previous year. In the mid to late-20th century, the company owned the most extensive network of dance halls and nightclubs in the UK and members of British Royal Family handed the awards to the winners at the ceremony held every year, until 1983, at Mecca's top London venues: first, Empire Ballroom and later, the Lyceum Ballroom.

Year Nominee / work Award Result
1977 Dancing Queen (recording) Best Vocal Record for Dancing Won
1977 ABBA (performer) The Most Outstanding Group Won
1978 Take A Chance On Me (recording) Best Vocal Record for Dancing Won

Der Löwe von Radio Luxemburg prize (The Radio Luxembourg Lion Award)

The Radio Luxembourg Lion Award was an annual radio/television award presented by the radio/TV station Radio Luxembourg to honor achievements in pop & rock music. It was one of the most prestigious media awards in Europe.[4][circular reference]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
1974 Waterloo (song) Goldene Löwe (Golden Lion) Won

Grammy Awards

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2022 I Still Have Faith in You Record Of The Year Nominated

Other awards

References

  1. ^ Entertainer of The Year Awards
    • "Entertainer of the Year 1981". Archived from the original on February 21, 2014. Retrieved July 6, 2017.
  2. ^ Bravo Otto Awards:
  3. ^ Brit Awards: *"Brittania Awards:Best Of Last 25 Years Honored, Billboard, October 29, 1977, page 76". Billboard. 1977-10-29. Retrieved July 4, 2017.
  4. ^ de:Löwe von Radio Luxemburg
  5. ^ "ABBA (Inducted 2002)" Archived 2007-03-12 at the Wayback Machine, The Vocal Group Hall of Fame Foundation website.
  6. ^ "ABBA website". Archived from the original on 2011-05-27. Retrieved 2007-01-16.
  7. ^ "Abba Members Attend Abbaworld London Premiere". Billboard.com. 27 January 2010.
  8. ^ "ABBA: inducted in 2010 | The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum". Rockhall.com. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  9. ^ "ABBA awarded Government's Music Export Prize by Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs Anna Hallberg". 23 March 2022.

6. "Dancing Queen inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame" https://www.grammy.com/grammys/awards/hall-of-fame#d