Will ABBA be at Eurovision? Swedish legends tipped to play some part in final

It's been 50 years since ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest for Sweden with Waterloo and, with the competition back on home turf, some and and pundits feel like its 'inevitable' that the music legends will at least play 'some part' in Saturday night' grand final.

It was in 1974 that the group topped the leaderboard in Brighton, with host nation the UK rather infamously giving them no points at all, as they notched up a high enough score from other countries to win. As, they say, the rest is history as, already an established act in their native Sweden, ABBA used Eurovision as their springboard to go on and achieve colossal worldwide fame.

They are the act that have given us countless pop classics like Mamma Mia, Thank You for the Music and The Winner Takes It All and, for the last two years, have had their own show in London, with ABBA Voyage seeing huge avatars of Agnetha, Frida, Benny and Bjorn projected onto huge screens in a custom built arena to give fans the ABBA experience in a concert setting, without the group actually being there.

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They did show up for opening night of Voyage in May 2022 and some experts and music lovers are predicting and very much hoping, that they will be at the Eurovision final in some capacity.

Will ABBA be at Eurovision?

There is strong and ever growing support for Voyage still holograms of ABBA to be involved in the final, with odds of that as low as 4/6 with bookmaker Betway.

Meanwhile, the odds for a Dancing Queen rendition to feature at any point throughout the night are 3/1, or a live ABBA tribute to grace the stage is 5/1.

It has been confirmed by organisers that former Eurovision winners Charlotte Perrelli, Carola and Conchita Wurst will pay homage to the group during the final, as a trio of Eurovision guest performers, with others including last year's champion Loreen and pop icons Alcazar.