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There have been 22 songs that were written by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus that were UK hits for acts other than ABBA, here’s the list. They didn’t compose the German anthem, that was Haydn.

Artist Title Year Position Comments
Sweet Dreams Honey Honey 1974 10
Star Sound Stars On 45 Volume 2 1981 2
Frida And B.A. Robertson Time 1983 45
Blancmange The Day Before You Came 1984 22
Murray Head One Night In Bangkok 1984 12
Elaine Paige And Barbara Dickson I Know Him So Well 1985 1
Doctor And The Medics With Roy Wood Waterloo 1986 45
Edelweiss Bring Me Edelweiss 1989 5 Samples S.O.S
Erasure Abba-Esque (EP) 1992 1
Fugees Feat A Tribe Called Quest, Busta Rhymes & Forte Rumble In The Jungle 1997 3 Samples The Name of the Game
Steps/Tina Cousins/Cleopatra/B*Witched/Billie Thank Abba For The Music 1999 4
A-Teens Mamma Mia 1999 12
A*Teens Super Trouper 1999 21
Westlife I Have A Dream 1999 1
Steps I Know Him So Well 2001 5
Madonna Hung Up 2005 1
Amanda Seyfried, Ashley Lilley & Rachel Mcdowall Honey Honey 2008 61
Susan Boyle & Geraldine McQueen I Know Him So Well 2011 11
Lily James, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Alexa Davies & Celia Imrie When I Kissed The Teacher 2018 40
Josh Dylan, Lily James & Hugh Skinner Why Did It Have To Be Me 2018 44
Lily James Andante Andante 2018 61
Lily James, Jessica Keenan Wynn & Alexa Davies Mamma Mia 2018 57