Elton John and ABBA's Benny Andersson bring their popular fan-made mashup to life

music news 03/08/2022

Elton John and ABBA's Benny Andersson remotely performed the popular piano mash-up of "Chiquitita" and "Bennie and the Jets" that was previously created by a TikToker. 

The audio has been widely used on different social media platforms.  Just on TikTok, the mash-up audio has been used in more than 54,000 videos. The gorgeous sounds of the piano and the seamless blend between the two instrumental bits of  "Chiquitita" and "Bennie and the Jets" are the two reasons why the audio is still popular. 

In the video uploaded by Benny, he plays the "Chiquitita" part and the camera switches to Sir Elton John playing the "Bennie and the Jets" part.

“Heard that ‘Chiquitita’ was trending again… with Elton John!” Bennie wrote on the caption. 

Viewers have been calling this duet "iconic".

"Okay but this collab is ICONIC" one wrote

"OH THIS IS JUST ICONIC." another wrote.

Many have requested an 'Elton John' and 'ABBA' collaboration after watching this video. 

"We need this collab!" popular music streaming platform Spotify wrote.

"abba & elton john collab album when" a fan asked.