A-ha (stylized a-ha; ) was a Norwegian band formed in Oslo in 1982. The band
was founded by Morten Harket (vocals), Magne Furuholmen (keyboards) and
Pål Waaktaar (guitars). The group initially rose to fame during the
mid-1980s after being discovered by musician and producer John Ratcliff, and
had continued global success in the 1990s and 2000s. A-ha achieved ... read more

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[VIDEO OF THE DAY] a-ha - 'Take On Me'

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Top songs

The 5 most played A-Ha songs in the past year.

  • Take On Me  228 plays
  • The Sun Always Shines On TV  227 plays
  • The Living Daylights  91 plays
  • Hunting High And Low  87 plays
  • I've Been Losing You  17 plays

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Absolute Radio stations playing songs by A-Ha over the past year.

  1. Absolute 80s 681 plays
  2. Absolute Radio 41 plays
  3. Absolute Radio 70s 2 plays
  4. Absolute Radio 60s 2 plays
  5. Absolute Radio 90s 2 plays
  6. Absolute Classic Rock 2 plays
  7. Absolute Radio 00s 2 plays

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