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After a stage appearances hiatus which would last for more than two decades, at 11PM yesterday the former ABBA member was back in front of an amazed live audience.

The annual Children in Need Rocks concert was held at London’s Hammersmith Apollo venue last evening. Together with Gary Barlow, the event’s host, Agnetha performed their duet “I Should’ve Followed You Home” taken from her album “A”.

The full concert will be aired on BBC One tomorrow, Thursday, at 8PM.

The duet “I Should’ve Followed You Home” is written by Jörgen and Gary Barlow and was recorded in the spring of 2012.

Other artists performing this evening were Barry Manilow, Kings of Leon, Jeff Lynne, Tom Jones, The Wanted, Little Mix, Dizzee Rascal, Nicole Scherzinger and Gary Barlow’s former Take That band colleague Robbie Williams.

Below a three picture gallery:

In Jörgen’s recording studio in Stockholm, on April 26, 2012. 

In London, promoting the album “A”, on May 4, 2013. 

At Hammersmith Apollo, November 12, 2013,
only moments after Agnetha and Gary’s performance.

Agnetha’s upcoming new single “I Should’ve Followed You Home” is released worldwide (except for the UK) on Monday, November 18. One week later, on November 25, “The One Who Loves You Now”, also co-written by Jörgen, will hit the UK stores.

 Agnetha Fältskog; Official Website >>

“It’s so easy to communicate today, I mean, you talk to people across the world, you write songs with people across the world in a heartbeat. Before you couldn’t.”

Watch the interview recorded last week >>

“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”, with Kelly Clarkson, is the most-performed song in the Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) catalogue on U.S. radio and television over the past twelve months.

The 2013 BMI London Awards were held at the Dorchester Hotel last night. The most prestigious award, Song of the Year, was presented to Jörgen and his U.S. BMI writing partner Ali Tamposi, signed to Jörgen’s music publishing company Perfect Storm Music Group.

Besides spending three weeks at #1 on Billboard Hot 100, Clarkson set a new U.S. list record by also topping the Country Songs, Adult Contemporary, Adult Pop Songs and Dance/Club Play Songs charts.

On May 14, 2013, in Los Angeles, Jörgen got his first BMI Award for “Stronger” and this far he has received a total of seven with different songs.

“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” is written by Jörgen, Ali Tamposi, David Gamson and Greg Kurstin.

See the complete list of winners >>

Kelly Clarkson; Official Website >>

The 27th Annual ARIA Awards is held in Sydney on Sunday, December 1, 2013. Disclosed today, Jörgen is up for the Song of the Year Award with Samantha Jade’s “What You’ve Done to Me”.

On the night of November 20, 2012, Samantha Jade was crowned Australia’s X Factor winner, season four. Jade’s coronation song “What You’ve Done to Me”, co-written by Jörgen, went straight to #1 on both the domestic iTunes’ list as well as the ARIA Singles Chart.

Samantha Jade’s self-titled debut album was released on December 7, 2012. It also includes Jade’s cover version of Kelly Clarkson’s Billboard Hot 100 #1 “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”, co-written by Jörgen, for which he in 2012 received a GRAMMY Award “Song of the Year” nomination.

ARIA Award Nominees >>

Samantha Jade; Official Website >> 

“Many years of writing but also having songs place in the charts and become hits have given me a framework, references, to know when something is good or not.”

The words are Jörgen’s, recently interviewed by the British best-selling author Paul Stenning for his forthcoming book “Success – By Those Who’ve Made It”.

The book contains 21 exclusive interviews, told as mini-biographies, with celebrities, all of which making successful careers in their respective profession. The second part of the book is about self-help, including a conclusion and analysis about what it really takes to be successful.

In the chapter dedicated to Jörgen, he tells how it all got started and the way he works. Jörgen also gives the reader a few tips and tricks in the trade of being a songwriter.

The book also includes interviews with:
Mario Andretti, Champion racing driver
Jason Newsted, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician (Metallica, Ozzy)
Frank Abagnale, Catch Me If You Can author and entrepreneur
Greg H. Olsen, Entrepreneur and astronaut
and 16 others…

“Success – By Those Who’ve Made It” will be released on November 24, 2013.

About the author:
Paul Stenning’s earlier work includes biographies of AC/DC, Rage Against the Machine, Slash, Guns’n’Roses, Robert Pattinson and many more. He writes articles for well-renowned magazines such as Rolling Stone, Record Collector, Front, FHM, Metal Hammer and Spin.

Read a sample of the book >>

For pre-order >>

Released in May, Agnetha Fältskog’s “A” is now nominated for Best Album.

The 2013 World Music Awards is held at the Marlins Park in Miami, Florida, on Sunday, December 22. It will be broadcast in more than 160 countries worldwide, reaching an estimate audience of one billion viewers.

This far three singles, all written or co-written by Jörgen, have been released from Agnetha’s first album of original material in 26 years.



Vote for Best Album >>

Agnetha Fältskog; Official Website >>

Second and third gold record for Agnetha’s new album.

On Tuesday Agnetha Fältskog’s “A” went gold in yet two more countries, the UK and Australia. In June, three weeks after its release, the album reached this status in Sweden.

Agnetha making a special appearance this week

On Thursday, August 1, Agnetha makes a special appearance at the Stockholm Pride Festival where she will be presented with the Swedish gold record.

Agnetha’s second single, “Dance Your Pain Away”, was released on July 15 and immediately went to #1 on BBC Radio 2’s airplay chart.

Agnetha Fältskog; Official Website >>

Agnetha Fältskog on Tuesday reached two number ones.

Last Wednesday Agnetha’s next single “Dance Your Pain Away”, released on July 15, went straight to the A List on BBC Radio 2. On Tuesday the song lifted from her album “A”, entirely written/co-written by Jörgen, had become the week’s most played.

BBC Radio 2 Airplay Chart >>

On Tuesday night the documentary “Agnetha: ABBA and After” was aired on Australian TV. Just hours later the album went to #1 on the national iTunes chart.

iTunes Australian Charts >>

Agnetha Fältskog; Official Website >>

Upcoming new single from Agnetha Fältskog’s album “A” whirls straight to next week’s A List on BBC Radio 2.

 

The uptempo disco track “Dance Your Pain Away”, written by Jörgen, is released on Monday July 15.

Agnetha Fältskog; Official Website >>

On Tuesday night BBC airs “Agnetha: ABBA and After”, the new documentary about Agnetha Fältskog and the making of her comeback album “A”.

This 60 minutes TV special features interviews with Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Gary Barlow, Sir Tim Rice and of course Jörgen who wrote/co-wrote Agnetha’s songs. Aired in the UK on BBC One from 10.35 pm.