ABBA, one of the most iconic Swedish pop bands of all time, is back! The news were out just last week - the long-awaited ABBA comeback is happening in 2021, and the quartet is releasing a new studio album after almost a 40-year-long break! The album Voyage is to be released on November the 5th. The tracks "I Still Have Faith in You" and "Don't Shut Me Down," can already be streamed. And Singa is proud to be the first to release the karaoke versions of these tracks!
In honor of the recently released tracks, we wanted to list the most popular ABBA songs to sing in 2021. We did a deep dive in Singa's singing data*, in order to create a list of the most popular ABBA karaoke songs globally. Let's get into it!
TOP25 Most Popular ABBA Karaoke songs
Perhaps you've done your guessing on which songs make it all the way to the top 5? Before revealing the top 5, let's take a look what we will find from position 25 to 6:
25. Ring Ring
23. Hasta Mañana
22. Angels Eyes
21. Summer Night City
20. I do, I do, I do, I do, I do
19. Knowing Me, Knowing You
18. Slipping Through My Fingers
17. One of Us
15. Andante Andante
14. Take a Chance on Me
11. Super Trooper
10. Thank You for the Music
9. Does Your Mother Know
8. Money, Money, Money
Are you ready for the hop of the top? Some song that you went out on missing? Or perhaps surprising that Waterloo, the Eurovision winner from 1974, fell out from top 5? Let's reveal the TOP5.
5. Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (1979)
"Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)" another highly successful song from ABBA. 2nd most streamed song and 5th most sung song. ABBA band member Agneta Fältskog owns the narration, as she weaves the image of a lonely woman who longs for a romantic relationship and views her loneliness as a forbidding darkness of night, even drawing parallels to how the happy endings of movie stars are so different from her own existence.
4. Lay All Your Love on Me
The lyrics of this song is rather dark. The song is about how a woman loses her loved one, and therefore don't know what to do. Although the grim narration, it became a disco classic.
3. The Winner Takes It All
According to collected data from Singa's database, home users of Singa has prefered The Winner Takes It All over any other ABBA song. What makes The Winner Takes it All the perfect ABBA song to sing at home? Perhaps, it is the perfect soundtrack while playing Monopoly with friends and family, where the winner takes it all.
2. Mamma Mia
Mamma Mia became a big hit in UK when first released in 1976. The single became number one in UK, beating another karaoke classic Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen.
1. Dancing Queen
It might not come as a surprise to have ABBA's most recognisable song as the number one ABBA song to sing. You can dance, You can jive, having the time of your life - that is exactly what karaoke is all about. Overall, Dancing Queen is the 5th most popular karaoke song of 2020. Hurra!
See here the list of the most popular karaoke songs in 2020.
Welcome back, ABBA! We've missed you.
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*The singing data is from Singa consumer app and restaurants, nightclubs, libraries, pubs, clubs, retirements homes around the world who use Singa Business.