1. ABBA's Andersson Ready For Hall Of Fame

    March 11, 2010 11:39 AM EST Rock 'n' roll may not be the term most commonly associated with ABBA 's music, but the group's Benny Andersson thinks it's appropriate for the Swedish group, which broke up in 1983, to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next week. "I take it as a…

  2. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses chart fans, 'bullets,' his love of Swedish music and a lot more with readers this week. IRAQ (SO FAR AWAY) Was there a watershed moment when the Billboard charts became a fan tool as well as an industry tool? I often read you patiently explain that the charts exist…