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ABBA's Björn Ulvaeus heads up the Ivor Novello Awards after new music reveal from the band

Björn Ulvaeus has made an appearance at the Ivor Novello Awards in London on Tuesday. 

The ABBA band member, 76, headed up to the awards show at Grosvenor House, London, donning his glad rags for the event.

The star looked sleek in an all-black ensemble, pairing a blazer jacket with skinny jeans.

ABBA's own: Björn Ulvaeus has made an appearance at the Ivor Novello Awards in London on Tuesday

He kept things comfortable for the event, stepping out in a pair of black and white trainers.

The co-composer of musicals Chess and Mamma Mia! showed off his ageless good looks at the event, sporting a full haircut and modern glasses.

The awards show celebrates creative musical achievement as they are judged and awarded by songwriters and composers.

Handsome: The co-composer of musicals Chess and Mamma Mia! showed off his ageless good looks at the event, sporting a full haircut and modern glasses

His outing comes as his band have revealed they are releasing their first new songs in 40 years in the form of a studio album and will play a 'greatest hits' tour as digital characters.

Björn, Agnetha Fältskog, 71, Benny Andersson, 74, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, 75, are returning with a revolutionary concert and new album, Voyage.

Björn and Benny were seen arriving in London a few weeks ago, ahead of making the 'historic' announcement, before appearing during a live interview.

New music: His outing comes as his band have revealed they are releasing their first new songs in 40 YEARS in the form of a studio album and will play a 'greatest hits' tour as digital characters

ABBA will release their new album November 5, decades after the legendary Swedish pop group last put out an album in 1981 when they released The Visitors. 

The hitmakers have teamed up with an 850-strong team from Industrial Light & Magic -founded by George Lucas – to create digital versions of themselves for the concert, using months of motion-capture and performance techniques.

ABBA's concert experience will open on May 27 2022 at the ABBA Arena, which is a state-of-the-art 3,000 capacity arena located at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.

Concert experience: ABBA's concert experience will open on May 27 2022 at the ABBA Arena, located at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London

Discussing their plan for the tour, Bjorn said: We're here in London to announce our new music, it will take place just behind us in the newly built arena.

Benny: 'I haven't been out there for 40 years!

Explaining how the idea came to play, he said: 'First it was two songs, then we said a few others. Then I said, well why don't we just do a whole album.'

Throwback: ABBA will release their new album November 5, decades after the legendary Swedish pop group last put out an album in 1981 when they released The Visitors. Pictured in 1974

'The first song I Still Have Faith In You, I just knew it had to be about us. It's about 'realising that it's inconcievable to be where we are, no imagination could dream it up.

'To release a new album after 40 years and still be the best of friends and enjoying each other's company, total loyalty, who has experienced that? Nobody.'

The concert will feature ABBA's two new tracks, 'I Still Have Faith In You' and 'Don't Shut Me Down', as well as songs from their upcoming album.

The foursome previously said they would never reform despite their huge worldwide popularity, and reaching more than 400 million album sales over 50 years.

Upcoming album: The concert will feature ABBA's two new tracks, 'I Still Have Faith In You' and 'Don't Shut Me Down', as well as songs from their upcoming album

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