Who owns Polar music?

Universal Music Group
The licenses were for three years at a time, meaning that between 1989 and 1992 they all expired. This enabled PolyGram to release Gold: Greatest Hits to major success around the world. Polar Music is currently distributed by Universal Music Group whose predecessor company, PolyGram, purchased it in 1989.

Where did ABBA record their music?

Polar Studios was a recording studio in Stockholm, Sweden, which operated from 1978 through 2004. The studio was formed by ABBA musicians Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson and the band’s manager Stig Anderson, owner of the Polar Music recording label.

Who wrote the song I Do I Do I Do?

Stig Anderson
Björn UlvaeusBenny Andersson
I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do/Composers

Can Benny Andersson sing?

Göran Bror Benny Andersson (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈbɛ̌nːʏ ˈânːdɛˌʂɔn] ( listen); born 16 December 1946) is a Swedish singer, musician, composer, producer, member of the Swedish music group ABBA and co-composer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia!

Who owns Abbas music?

“ABBA is estimated to have sold 385m records, making it one of Universal Music’s biggest artists,” added Segolsson. Now part of Universal Music, Polar owns all the rights to ABBA’s catalog and trademark.

Who produced ABBA records?

When Benny Andersson started to produce her recordings in 1971, she had her first number-one single, “Min egen stad” (“My Own Town”), written by Benny and featuring all the future ABBA members on backing vocals.

Who owns the rights to ABBA songs?

Who played saxophone for ABBA?

Ulf Andersson
IT’S one of the most recognisable introductions to an ABBA single – and the man responsible for it is heading for The Sage Gateshead. Ulf Andersson played the famous saxophone solo in I Do I Do I Do I Do I Do, and he’ll be doing it again with ABBA The Show later this month.

Is Agnetha Fältskog married?

Tomas Sonnenfeldtm. 1990–1993
Björn Ulvaeusm. 1971–1979
Agnetha Fältskog/Spouse

How much royalties do ABBA get?

These days, Andersson and Ulvaeus derive a lot of income from their involvement with the London-based company Littlestar, which oversees the rights to the ABBA-inspired musical Mamma Mia! In 2015, the duo reportedly made £3.1 million, or about $4.3 million, in royalties and other dividends from the show.