Olivia Newton-John


Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John is a singer, songwriter, and actress who grew up in Melbourne.

She is a 4 time Grammy winner who has amassed five No. 1 and ten other Top Ten Billboard Hot 100 singles and two No. 1 Billboard 200 solo albums. Eleven of her singles (including two platinum) and 14 of her albums (including two platinum and four double platinum) have been certified gold by the RIAA.

She played Sandy Olsson with John Travolta in the musical Grease, which featured one of the most successful film soundtracks in Hollywood history.

Although born in Cambridge (UK), when she was six (1954) her family emigrated to Melbourne and Olivia grew up there. At fourteen she was a member of an all-girl group, Sol Four, with three classmates. She became a regular on radio and tv including HSV-7's The Happy Show, Go Show and Sing, Sing, Sing.

Hit Songs


If Not for You (1971)
Olivia (1972)
Let Me Be There (1973)a
Long Live Love (1974)
If You Love Me, Let Me Know (1974)b
Have You Never Been Mellow (1975)
Clearly Love (1975)
Come on Over (1976)
Don't Stop Believin' (1976)
Making a Good Thing Better (1977)
Totally Hot (1978)
Physical (1981)
Soul Kiss (1985)
The Rumour (1988)
Warm and Tender (1989)
Gaia: One Woman's Journey (1994)
Back with a Heart (1998)
'Tis the Season (2000)
(2) (2002)
Indigo: Women of Song (2004)
Stronger Than Before (2005)
Grace and Gratitude (2006)
Christmas Wish (2007)
A Celebration in Song (2008)
This Christmas (2012)

Since surviving breast cancer in 1992, she has been an advocate for health awareness becoming involved with charities, health products and fundraising efforts including her own Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre.

With her current and ongoing projects and philanthropic endeavors, Olivia's worldwide popularity is as strong as ever!



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