Swedish music band ABBA's wax figures
ABBA Voyage: The Journey Is About To Begin | Promo Photo by Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP via Getty Images

A bidding war was started by three Las Vegas hotels who want to secure ABBA's new concert show, and this could make the Swedish pop group earn $1.33 billion.

A source said that there is a huge appetite for the iconic pop group's new show "Voyage" in Las Vegas. The insider added that MGM resorts, Caesars Palace and Resorts World are "desperate to secure it and have been locked in a bidding war over it," reported The Sun. Negotiations for the show are still in the early stages between the three casinos and promoters. The major decision, aside from the money deal, is about creating an intimate crowd and "the best fit for the sound facility," said the source.

ABBA's show will begin in East London in May next year. The source said that the dream would be for the show to move to America after its London run and in Las Vegas, it’s believed "it could make almost 1 billion pounds" ($1.33 billion).

The insider shared that at the moment, plans revolve around a "suggested 2024 opening which would coincide with the 50th anniversary of their Eurovision win and the release of chart-topper 'Waterloo.'”

The show will start at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on May 27, 2022 and it will see the group members -- Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad -- appearing as digitally created versions of themselves along with a band consisting of 10 members.

Speaking about it, Ulvaeus recently said that he had been thinking about what it actually means existentially, so in that respect he is eternal. For him, he looks at himself as an avatar from 1979 and he doesn’t think that it’s weird.

The "Dancing Queen" hitmakers bagged themselves a number one album with "Voyage," which dropped earlier this month, and their lead single "I Still Have Faith In You" has been nominated for a Grammy Award, which is the first in the band's history, acccording to Daily Mail. The album had released after almost a 40-year hiatus.

Whether the deal for the show gets through or not, the band members are already millionaires earning $1.03 billion collectively, according to Celebrity Net Worth. While Fältskog's net worth is $200 million, Ulvaeus' is $300 million, Andersson's is $230 million and Lyngstad's is $300 million.

File picture of ABBA performing in 1979
Bjorn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Faltskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Benny Andersson of ABBA perform on stage at the Wembley Arena, London, England, on November 5th, 1979. P Photo by Gus Stewart/Redferns

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