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PHOTOS: Band Breakups That Shook The World

Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty

The Sept. 21 breakup of R.E.M. shook '80s music fans to the core, with many calling the announcement "the end of the world as we know it" in reference...

Mamma Mia! Stockholm Launches ABBA City Walk

AOL Weird News | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Sweden has given the world, among other things, IKEA, gravy-soaked meatballs, Ingmar Bergman films and a world-class bikini team. But to many cultu...

Note to GOP Candidates: Stick to ABBA Songs

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.30.2011 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

The good news for GOP hopefuls is that they need look no further than the ABBA canon when selecting their own theme music.

HuffPost Review: The Trip

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The pleasures of The Trip are subtle and absurd. The humor is found in the moment by a pair of witty performers who cast a gimlet eye on everything they encounter -- including each other.

"Welcome To The Future": A Group Playlist for a Tweet New Year

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I make a lot of playlists. Possibly some of you feel that I make too many -- and it's my resolution to make less of them for you in 2011. So I actually didn't make this playlist so much as I curated it with help from all of you.

'When the Deal Goes Down': A Taxing Playlist for a Tax Deal

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

It's always been hard to make a fun, catchy argument for higher taxes in America. Here, then, is my taxing playlist for background music as America plays "Let's Make A Tax Deal."

From Bare Bones to The Complete Elvis: Conversations with Bryan Adams, Ernst Jorgensen and Erich Van Tourneau

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


The Comet's Top 20 Summer Songs for Labor Day Weekend

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

Labor Day Weekend is the last hurrah for summer. BBQs, friends and music. a lot to choose from for our Top 20. The good, the bad, the che...

"Money Talks": A Playlist For The Financial Reform Debate

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Right now is the time for real financial reform. Come to think of it, right now is actually way too late for real financial reform. Still, better now than not now, right?

So Many Waterloos, So Little Time

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Napoleon is no doubt rolling under the dome of Les Invalides as the term "Waterloo" gets a post-modern workout in the wake of health care reform.

Rock Hall Of Fame 2010 Inductees: ABBA, Hollies, Genesis, Iggy Pop & More

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment


Iggy Pop, ABBA & Genesis To Be Inducted To Rock Hall Of Fame

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Two of the four members of ABBA have accepted their inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a New York City ceremony. The ...

ABBAWORLD Theme Park Opens In London

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Is it possible to have too much ABBA? Knowing me, knowing you, the answer is no....

"You Win Again": My Very Gracious Playlist To Congratulate Johnny Depp For Beating Me As Sexiest Man Alive

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Because we share so much history together, I am hereby announcing that I have decided not to protest Johnny's outrageous victory over me in this year's list of the Sexiest Men Alive.

HuffPost Reviews: Snoop Dogg, Timbaland, Clipse, and Chris Brown, Plus an Interview With Papa Roach on World Hunger Year

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Welcome to Snoopworld, where Chevys still are bouncin', would-be gangstas still kind of prowl the streets (albeit it's a new generation), explicit-isms flow like 40 oz. beer, and tempos best not harsh anyone's mellow.

"Getting Better": A Playlist for President Obama on the Anniversary of Election Day

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Rome wasn't built in a day, and apparently the United States won't be completely rebuilt in a year either. But here's to things at least "Getting Better."

"Thank You Friends": A Very Special Thanksgiving Playlist For The Huffington Post Community

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's my personal Thanksgiving playlist, designed to help put us all in the proper mindset for Thursday's holiday, and arguably for every other day here on earth too.

Music's Biggest Quitters: 20 Who Quit

Spinner | Spinner Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

They say winners never quit, but in the music biz there's something to be said for going out at the top of your game. Whether they left for greener p...

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Announces Nominees: Who Should Be Inducted? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Katy Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominations. Which five will be inducted in March? We'll have to wait until December to find out, but...

New Jersey's Bon Jovi Snubbed By Rock Hall Again

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

Why can't Bon Jovi catch a break in Cleveland?

Dancing Fool: A Moving Playlist For Tom DeLay, Our 'Dancing' Star With Two Right Feet

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Watching Tom DeLay disgrace himself and the United States Congress over the years, I distinctly remember thinking, "Sure, he's ethically challenged, but can he dance?"

ABBA Member Shoots Down Reunion Rumors

AP | LOUISE DIXON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Forget those reports that Swedish supergroup ABBA will be reuniting to cover Michael Jackson's sold-out concert dates. "No one has eve...

Playlist for a Total Dick-Tator: Songs to Put You in the Mahmoud

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Recently I did a playlist for Dick Cheney. So in light of recent horrible events, here's my playlist for some other schmuck who insists that he won an election.

Music And People, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Soundtrack Of "Wicked"

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

Why are you apologizing? What is it that still keeps confident adults insecure about their music likes and dislikes?

Putin Claims He Didn't Dance To Abba

The Independent | By Chris Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

During his time as a Russian political heavyweight, Vladimir Putin has earned a reputation as one of the world's most uncompromising leaders, a tough-...